Infinity ITS Tournament AUG

Format: Mid-Tier (300pts) Direct Action Tournament

When: Saturday, August 18th, 11:00am (Registration begins at 10:30am)

Entry fee: $20 (includes pizza lunch)

Prizes: Store credit; also, special prizes for melee kills (see below)

Missions:

-Biotechvore
-Decapitation
-Unmasking

Extras: Soldiers of Fortune **ARE** allowed (see details on page 10 of the Season 9 ITS document).  Spec Ops **ARE NOT** allowed

Prizes:
-Store credit prizes based on number of participants
-Stabbingsmanship Award: As a bonus, players will be given a scoresheet at the start of the day where they can record any MELEE kills they score during the three games. This is strictly optional, and you can ignore the melee kill tracker and play normally if you prefer. Two prizes will be awarded at the end of the day: one to the player with the most MODELS killed in melee, and the other to the player with the most POINTS killed in melee. Each winner will be awarded a mercenary model of their choice out of a pool of melee-oriented models– currently Mushashi and Massacre, but I’ll likely add a few other choices. 🙂

Be sure to register on the ITS site at this link:

https://its.infinitythegame.com/event/68f6138c5-300pt-direct-action-its-at-black-knight

All players are responsible for bringing their own models, dice, tokens, measuring devices, classified decks, and printed army lists.

We look forward to seeing everyone out on August 18th! 🙂

KoB: MTG Youth Draft Tournament

The Knights of Blackwood is our FREE to join Youth Program.  Our goal is to provide great events for the younger players in the shop to participate in, and to that end we are very excited to bring you a Magic: the Gathering booster draft for younger players!

When: SUN, August 19, 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Entry Fee: $20.00 -or- 6 Hero’s Rewards

Event Details: This is a Draft Event, which means that you get cards from the new Core 2019 set and take turns selecting cards for the deck you will be using!  We will have a staff running the event, making it clear how everything works, helping make sure nobody passes up any cards they’d regret, and generally teaching everyone how to draft!

What You Get: All Participants will 3 Booster Packs to build their deck with, and a Hero’s Reward for participating.  Lastly, all Knights of Blackwood members will get a free Knights of Blackwood Pet!

Adult Mentors: The Knights of Blackwood is a program for kids ages 6-16, however anyone can participate in this event.  If you are older than 16 years old, you will be a ‘mentor’ helping out the younger players with rules and being a good example of a good sport.  Mentors will get all the same rewards as younger players, except the Pets.

Prizes: Everyone that plays a game will earn a Core 2019 booster pack, and when you win your first match you earn another!

So join us for a youth-draft in our first ever Knights of Blackwood Booster Draft for Magic!

Star Wars Destiny Tournament AUG

When: Saturday, August 25, 11:00am (Registration begins at 10:00am)

Entry Fee: $10.00 (or 3 Hero’s Rewards), Stronghold Members get a Hero’s Reward

Prizes: We will be supplying a current Star Wars Destiny OP Kit which includes some great promos. We will also provide additional prizes based on the overall attendance, which might take the form of packs or store credit (based on stock levels). Overall we will pitch in $10 per player to the prize pool minus the cost of the OP kit.

Deck Building: Players follow the standard rules for deck-building.  Players are responsible for bringing any dice that go along with their cards.

Tournament Format:

Swiss: 3-4 Swiss Rounds (Depending on Attendance) / 1 Game per Round / Swiss Rounds are 35mins each, Cut to Top 4

Fore full details on the SW Destiny Tournament Guidelines check out the FFG Website.

Shadespire Tournament AUG

Black Knight Games is very excited to be hosting another Shadespire tournament, this time in August – and this one is for the Trophy!

When: Saturday, August 18, 12:00pm (Registration begins at 11:00am)

Entry Fee: $15, Stronghold Members get a Hero’s Reward

Format:  Swiss, 3-4 Rounds depending on attendance, Rounds are best of 3, 90mins.  Full tournament rules can be found HERE

Prizes: We will be putting $15/Player in to a prize pool, which the top players will get in the form of Store Credit (minus any door prizes).  We will also be passing out some of the prizes from the Shadespire OP kit – including the sick Shadespire Trophy!

Bring: One Shadespire Force, and a legal deck of cards to accompany them.  Bring both Shadespire boards, and any tokens you wish to use.

Star Wars Legion Tournament SEP

We will be hosting another Star Wars Legion tournament in August!

When: Saturday, September 1st, 11:00am (Registration begins at 10:30am)

Entry Fee: $20.00 /or/ 6 Hero’s Rewards

Stronghold Members Get: a Hero’s Reward

Format: 800pts, 3 Rounds

Forces: Every army must follow to rules for a legal 800 point Star Wars Legion army.

Event Scoring: The tournament will be a Swiss-style tournament, using TOME (the FFG online tournament organizer)

Prizes: We will put $20 per participant, minus the cost of the OP kit, in to a prize pool.  We have SWL Organized Play kits, so we will be giving out promos from it as well!

Warhammer 40,000 Doubles Tournament AUG

When: Saturday, August 4th, 11:00am (Registration begins at 10am)

Entry Fee: $20.00 // 6 Hero’s Rewards – Includes a pizza lunch

Stronghold Members: Get a Hero’s Reward for participating.

Format: 3 Rounds, Teams of 2, 1000 points/Player, ITC Rules. We will use the Best Coast Parings program to track.  Scenarios will be chosen from the ITC scenarios, rulebook, and/or Chapter Approved.

Armies: We encourage our players to have all their models be WYSIWYG (What you see it what you get) to avoid possible confusion for your opponents. Simple conversions are allowed, but anything more extreme, or model substitutions, must be approved by the event organizer. We encourage you to always double check with us in advance before using non WYSIWYG models.

Teams:

  • Each team’s army is classified as the same army with the restriction of one faction per team removed. Each player’s individual army still has this restriction.
  • Maximum 2 detachments per player
  • Interactions for specific factions/abilities can work between ally armies providing they all contain the required key words. This does not mean you can name two different factions the same key word to try and circumvent this rule. (an ork weirdboy cannot use da jump on a unit of space marines even if the space marine chapter you chose to name them is “speed freaks”)
  • Unique Characters are unique to the entire team army (no armies with two Sly Marbos or two Magnus the Reds etc.)
  • Strategems can only be used once per team per phase and all command points are shared. (3 for battleforged + the amount generated by detachments in both players lists)

Prizes: $20.00 per person (minus the cost of lunch) is all put towards the prize pool. Prizes given for Top three players, best painted and best sportsman.

Painting: Your Army does not need to be painted and based but it is always better to play with and against a fully painted and based army. There is prize for best painted (voted on by your peers). Armies that are not fully painted do not qualify for this prize.

MTG 2018 BKG Grand Championship Invitational

Our Seasonal Championship series has been a very popular addition to our regular gaming nights, crowning champions every three months, be we want to take it a step further!  To that end Black Knight Games is very happy to announce our 2018 Grand Championship Invitational tournament!

What is it?:  Our Invitational will be a prestigious MTG event that we host at the end of 2018.  The 32 participants will each be invited to attend based on their successes gaming at BKG over the past year.  The event will be a multi-format event, with the aim of crowning a single BKG Grand Champion, and presenting them with an exciting reward.

Who Gets Invited?: There are a couple of ways that our gamers might get invited:

  • If you are crowned ‘Champion‘ in any of the four seasons of 2018, you will be invited.
  • If you win one of our four Store Championship events in 2018, or any BKG Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier in 2018 you will be invited.
  • If you are the top-ranked unqualified player in one of our ‘Last Chance Qualifier‘ events you will earn an invite.  The three weekly events in the week immediately before the Grand Championship will be LCQs.  In the case of a tie, for example multiple undefeated draft pods, the player yet to qualify with the best record in the Winter 2018 season will win the tie.
  • Remaining seats in the invitational will be hand-selected by BKG, based on things like overall attendance, record, and loyalty to the community.

Invitations, other than those from the LCQ, will be extended in advance, and we will also have a waiting list that we will keep in the case of some of our top 32 not being able to make it.

Event Details

When: January 2019, Saturday & Sunday TBD

Entry Fee: $30.00 per player
Total Prize Pool & Prize Value: $1,200 in credit, 1 Booster Box, 8 Playmats, Champion Plaque, Draft Packs for eight, & 40 Hero’s Rewards.

Competition Level: REL Competitive, We will have a L2 judge on hand.

Day 1 Format: 32 Player event.  10:00am start time.  4 Rounds Swiss of Modern, followed by 4 Rounds Swiss of Standard.  Each of the 4 round segments will be seeded, and matched as their own separate events. After combining the standings the top 8 players overall, including tie-breakers, will be invited to Day 2.

Byes: If you auto-qualified more than once, not including LCQs, you will be given a single Bye, which can be take either in the Modern or in the Standard leg.  No more than 1 Bye may be earned.

Day 2 Format: 8 Player event.  12:00pm start time.  3 Round, elimination, Booster Draft.

Prize Distribution:

All participants get: 1 Hero’s Reward
Top 8 Participants get: Grand Championship Playmat, a second Hero’s Reward, Boosters for the Top 8 Draft.
5th-8th Place: An additional $25.00 BKG Store Credit
3rd-4th Place: An additional $50.00 BKG Store Credit
2nd Place: A standard-legal Booster Box of their choice, or $100.00 BKG Store Credit
BKG Grand Champion 2018: $1000.00 BKG Store Credit, Grand Champion Plaque

Already Qualified: The following individuals have already earned an invite

Nolan McDonald
(Earned 1 Bye)
Winter 2018 Modern
Winter 2018 Standard
Steve Conway Spring 2018 Modern
Cody McCowell Spring 2018 Standard Micah Hewer Winter 2018 Draft
Aaron Stross Spring 2018 Draft Adam Guite Dominaria Store Champ
Jack Robbins Rivals of Ixalan Store Champ

 

MTG Modern PPTQ

It has been some time since we’ve hosted a PPTQ, but we are coming back with a bang with a Modern event!

When: Saturday, September 1st, 12:00pm (check-in begins at 11:00am)

Entry Fee: $25.00 -or- 8 Hero’s Rewards

Format: Modern, 4-6 Rounds (based on attendance) and a Cut to Top 8.  Rules Enforcement Level: Competitive

Prizes: The winner of the event will get an invite to a Regional PTQ.  Additionally we will be putting $25.00 per participant in to the prize pool.  The prize pool will be split among those in the Top 8, with more going to those that make it furthest.  All participants get a Hero’s Reward, and Stronghold Members get two.

So join us for a big Modern Event to close out summer vacation!

MTG Core 2019 Standard Showdown

Black Knight Games is happy to announce that we will be running Standard Showdown each Saturday after the release of Core 2019 until the season ends!  Showdown is great because in addition to our regular Standard prize pool, we will be adding 9 Standard Showdown packs too!

When: Saturday Evenings, beginning at 6:00pm (Registration begins at 5:30pm)

The Core 2019 Showdown season runs from SAT, July 28 – SAT, September 8

Entry Fee: $8.00 // $7.00 if you are a Stronghold Member // 2 Hero’s Rewards

Format: Standard, 3-4 Rounds based on attendance (usually 4), No Cut

Prizes: 1.5 Core 3019 Booster Packs/Player will be added to a Prize Pool to be split among the top players. Additionally at each event we will give out 9 Standard Showdown packs (Players that go at least x-1 player will each get at least one, and the rest will be passed out randomly among those that attend.  These events do not count towards the FNM Standard standings.

Standard Showdown Packs: The nine packs given out each event are a special 4-Card booster pack that will include

  • 2 rare or mythic rare cards from a currently legal Standard set
  • 1 foil basic land with art by Rebecca Guay
  • 1 foil card of any rarity from a currently legal Standard set

MTG: Core 2019 Draft Weekend

To celebrate the Core 2019 release weekend Black Knight Games will be running another special MEGA-SIZED Draft Weekend Event!

When: Saturday, July 14, 12:00pm

Entry Fee: $20.00 -or- 6 Hero’s Rewards.  Stronghold Members receive a Hero’s Reward for participating.

Prizes: Drafts will add 1.5 packs per player to a prize pool.  Prizes are distributed based on record, so all 3-0s receive the same prize as each other, all 2-1s receive the same prize, etc.  Additionally, Wizards has provided us with a special draft weekend promo Desecrated Tomb to pass out to participants as well!

Format: Our Draft Weekend events will be just like normal drafts here, except participants will get 4 BOOSTER PACKS instead of 3 to draft with, for the same price!

So join us to celebrate the release of the very solid looking Core 2019 set!