PPTQ Poll: Standard or IM Sealed?

We will be hosting our first Magic the Gathering PPTQ (Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier) in some time this December.  We are given the option to run Standard (since the PPTQ season is for a Standard Pro Tour Qualifier), or Sealed Deck.  So we want to hear from you, which one would you prefer?

40K Tournament AUG

Our first tournament for 8th edition was a roaring success with the best attendance in years!  We have cleared a day in August to give 40k free reign in the shop, so we’re hoping this one will be even bigger!

When: Saturday, August 26, 11:00am (Registtration 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, 1500 points strait out of the rulebook nothing is banned. no rules tweaks. Forgeworld is allowed.  Just bring your models (painted or otherwise) and your index.  Maximum of 3 Detachments

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.

Star Wars Destiny Tournament AUG

When: Saturday, August 19, 12:00pm (Registration begins at 11:00am)

Entry Fee: $10.00, Stronghold Members get a Hero’s Reward

Prizes: We will be supplying a current Star Wars Destiny OP Kits 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.

Netrunner Tournament

It has been some time since BKG hosted regular Netrunner tournaments, which is something we intend to remedy.  This August we have the first of many Netrunner tournaments scheduled – check out our Events Page for more details on other upcoming events!  We will have the most recent Netrunner Game Night Kit prepared to add some great prizes to the mix, as well as a SECOND tournament kit thrown in from a previous season for bonus prizes!  So be sure to join us this August and help us begin a new era of regular events at BKG!

When: Saturday, August 12th, 12:00pm (Registration at 11:30am)

Entry Fee: $10.00, Stronghold Members get a FREE Hero’s Reward!

Details: 3-4 Swiss Rounds followed by a Top 4 Cut. Bring one Corp Deck & one Runner Deck with decklists and influence count for each.

Prizes: Two Tournament kits will be added to the prize pool, including the current kit.  Additionally, depending on attendance, we will be putting $10.00 of store credit (minus the cost of just one kit) in to a prize pool.

MTG: Draft ‘n’ Draft Social

Ever wanted to have a beer with your buddies while drafting Magic: the Gathering? Now you can with Black Knight Games 1st ever Draft ‘n’ Draft Social.  Come on out and bring your friends to a great evening of food, drink, prizes and of course Magic!

Date: August 14th  6:30pm

Entry Fee: $35.00 (*Pre-Register only*)

Where: Stoneroads Bar and Grill 533 Concession St. Hamilton, ON

Format: 3 Round Draft Tournament (Unsanctioned),

Players Get:

  • 3 Booster Packs, 2 Hour of Devastation and 1 Amonkhet to draft with
  • 1 Pint (Guinness, or Mill St. Organic) and Choice of 1 Appetizer (Chicken Strips & Fries, Chili and Nachos, Deep Fried Pickles, Onion Rings)
  • Access to a Special Drink and Meal Menu (Including $5 Tall Boys, $5 Pints of Guinness, $10 Burger & Fries, $10 1 lb Wings)
  • 1 Door Prize Ballot (Stronghold members receive a second ballot)
  • 1 Hero’s Reward for pre-registering by August 12th

Prizes: We will put in 1.5 Packs into the prize pool per participant.  Players that go 2-1 or better will get prizes.

Door Prizes: Each participant will get a chance to win one of the several door prizes!

Cap: There is a player cap of 24, so pre-register now to get on this Magic Monday Madness!

Check out Stoneroads Bar and Grill or Black Knight Games for more!

*Pre-registration is required to confirm sitting and food preparations*   

MTG: Standard Showdown HOU Series

Black Knight Games is happy to announce that we will be running Standard Showdown each Saturday (except Game Day weekend) for the next couple months!

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

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 Hour of Devastation Booster Pack/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 attended the previous week (or to anyone on the first week). We will host a bounty at these events like we do for FNM and Modern Wednesdays.  These events do not count towards the FNM Standard standings.

Standard Showdown Packs: The nine packs given out each event are a special 5-Card booster pack that will include two premium cards (1 Foil common/uncommon, and 1 Foil rare/mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set, including Hour of Devastation full-art lands), 1 Hour of Devastation full-art land, and 2 non-foil rare or mythic rare from a currently legal Standard set!

40K: Tournament 8th Edition Kick Off

It’s the first 8th edition tournament so if you’ve never been to a tournament this is a great time to come out!

When: Saturday, July 22, 11:00am (Registtration 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, 1250 points strait out of the rulebook nothing is banned. no rules tweaks. Forgeworld is allowed.  Just bring your models (painted or otherwise) and your index.

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.

MTG: Hour of Devastation Game Day

Hour of Devastation Game Day will be the final Game Day event in the old method, which also makes this our last Game Day with a Second Chance Tournament!  Moving forward Wizards is re-branding the Game Day as a ‘Store Championship’ event, and moving it to the end of the schedule.  So join us for the final ‘Game Day’!

When: Saturday, August 5th

Game Day: 12:00pm (Registration begins at 11am)
Second Chance Tournament: 3:00pm

Entry Fee:

Game Day: $10.00 // $8.00 for Stronghold Members // 3 Hero’s Rewards
Second Chance Tournament: FREE!

Game Day Event Prizes: All participants will get a promo card. We will add $10.00 to the Prize Pool for the Top 8 participants in the Game Day Event for each participant. Additionally the Top 8 players will receive a promo full art card, and a Hero’s Reward. In addition to their other prizes the winner will earn the Game Day Champion Playmat!

Second Chance Tournament: Our Second Chance Tournament gives players that missed the cut, or that couldn’t make the earlier event a second chance at all the great Game Day promos. Each participant will earn the promo (while supplies last), and the Top 8 players will win the top 8 promo card as well. The top player will win the second Champion Playmat too!

Imperial Assault Store Championship

When: Saturday, July 29th, 11:00am (Registration begins at 10:00am)

Entry Fee: $20.00 // 6 Hero’s Rewards

Pre-register: Anyone that pre-registers will be entered in to our monthly draw for a $50.00 Gift Card!

Format: Store Championships follow the Basic Tournament Structure, 40pts, 65mins/round, ‘Relaxed Tier’, 3-4 Swiss Rounds (based on attendance), typically followed by a Cut to Top 4 or 8.

Prizes: Every single participant will be given a Hero’s Reward, additionally Stronghold Members will get a second Hero’s Reward.  The Store Championship kit provides some excellent prizes based on where you finish:

Top 32: Alternate-Art ‘Unshakable’ Card
Top 8: Set of five Terminal tokens
Top 4: Acrylic point dial
Top 2: ‘Junk Droid’ extended art card and printed acrylic token
Champion: A Bye at a Regional event, and a Champion Plaque!

Additionally we will be adding $10/player to a prize pool, which will be divided up among the Top 4-8 players (Depending on attendance), based on how they finish.

So join us for our 2017 Imperial Assault Store Championship!

Imp Assault Store Champ

MTG: Draft Weekend (HOU)

Following the excitement of the Prerelease Weekend we are excited to announce our Draft Weekend Event!  Draft Weekend is a new event type from Wizards to celebrate the launch weekend of a new set.

This Draft Weekend we have decided to make it all about the Hero’s Rewards.  We will be giving out Hero’s Rewards like crazy at these events, so if you want to start saving up for something big like a box or a Prerelease Weekend, this is the single best opportunity for the next three months to load up on Hero’s Rewards!

When: Saturday, July 15, 12:00pm (Registration begins at 11:30am)

Entry Fee: $20.00 // 6 Hero’s Rewards

You Get: 3 Booster Packs to draft with, an Hour of Devastation Draft Weekend Promo Card (Ramunap Excavator), the chance at a bunch of Hero’s Rewards!

Hero’s Reward Prizes:

Participate as a Stronghold Member: 1 Hero’s Reward
Win a Match: 1 Hero’s Reward
Go undefeated in your pod: +3 Hero’s Rewards (for a total of 6 – which is a FREE draft if you want it!)
Attend your First Event: If this is your first event at BKG (other than other HOU events like Open House or Prerelease), or your first one in a year get 1 Hero’s Reward
Bring a Friend: If you bring a friend with you that quialifies for the ‘Attend your First Event’ reward get a Hero’s Reward
Random Winners: For every 5 participants in the event, we will give out one random Hero’s Reward (rounding up)

So load up on Hero’s Rewards and get the prize you really want – be sure to register now!