Here’s every MTG 2020 partial season Grand Prix and Players Tour tournament

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Magic: The Gathering esports enters a new era with a 2020 partial season containing Grand Prix, Pro Tour, and Mythic Championship tabletop tournaments. 

The tabletop Magic: The Gathering 2020 partial season runs from Jan. 10 to July 26. A full 2020-2021 season begins in August, with the next Magic World Championship taking place toward the end of the season. Throughout the MTG 2020 partial season, tabletop Magic players can compete in numerous tournaments. 

Players Tour schedule

In the MTG 2020 partial season, the Players Tour is broken up into two series. There are three regional tournaments that feed into one final tournament per series. In the partial 2020 season, there are two Players Tour Finals and six regionals.

Update Feb. 21 1:50pm CT: Wizards of the Coast has updated the formats and dates, with the exception of the Series 3 Players Tour Final, for the rest of 2020.

SeriesPlayers Tour TournamentDates
Series 1Players Tour Europe: BrusselsJan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2020
Series 1 Players Tour Asia-Pacific: Nagoya Feb. 1 to 2, 2020
Series 1 Players Tour Americas: Phoenix Feb. 7 to 9, 2020
Series 1 Players Tour Finals: Houston April 24 to 26, 2020
Series 2Players Tour Europe: Copenhagen May 1 to 3, 2020
Series 2 Players Tour Americas: Charlotte May 8 to 10, 2020
Series 2 Players Tour Asia-Pacific: Kitakyushu May 9 to 10, 2020
Series 2 Players Tour Finals: Minneapolis July 10 to 12, 2020
Series 3Players Tour Americas: Washington DCOct. 9 to 11
Series 3Players Tour Europe: BarcelonaOct. 16 to 18
Series 3Players tour Asia-Pacific: SydneyOct. 17 to 18
Series 3Players Tour FinalsTBD

Following the first set of series 1 Players Tour tournaments, WotC released the formats for the rest of 2020. Standard Constructed was typically combined with Booster Draft. But changes are coming, featuring two different Constructed formats at one tournament.

  • Players Tour Finals Series 1: Pioneer//Standard
  • Series 2 Players Tour Europe: Modern//Standard
  • Series 2 Players Tour Americas: Modern//Standard
  • Series 2 Players Tour Asia-Pacific: Modern//Standard
  • Players Tour Finals Series 2: Modern//Standard
  • Series 3 Players Tour Americas: Zendikar Rising Booster Draft//Standard Constructed
  • Series 3 Players Tour Europe: Zendikar Rising Booster Draft//Standard Constructed
  • Series 3 Players Tour Asia-Pacific: Zendikar Rising Booster Draft//Standard Constructed
  • Players Tour Finals Series 3: TBD

Grand Prix schedule

Throughout the 2020 partial season, several Grand Prix tournaments are contained within a Players Tour series. These events allow players to qualify for a Players Tour tournament or final based on their performance.

Formats that haven’t been determined yet will get updated upon announcements from Wizards of the Coast.

GP EventDatesFormatPT Series
MagicFest Austin Jan. 10 to 12, 2020 ModernSeries 2
MagicFest New Jersey Jan. 24 to 6, 2020 LimitedSeries 2
MagicFest Brussels Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2020 PioneerSeries 2
MagicFest Nagoya Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2020 Pioneer Series 2
MagicFest Phoenix Feb. 6 to 9, 2020 Pioneer Series 2
MagicFest Reno Feb. 28 to March 1, 2020 LimitedSeries 2
MagicFest Lyon March 6 to 8, 2020 StandardSeries 2
MagicFest Detroit March 13 to 15, 2020 StandardSeries 2
MagicFest São Paulo March 20 to 22, 2020 ModernSeries 2
MagicFest Louisville March 27 to 29, 2020 PioneerSeries 2
MagicFest Turin April 3 to 5, 2020 ModernSeries 3
MagicFest Palm Beach April 10 to 12, 2020 ModernSeries 3
MagicFest Houston April 24 to 26, 2020 Limited Series 3
MagicFest Copenhagen April 30 to May 3, 2020 Limited Series 3
MagicFest Charlotte May 7 to 10, 2020 Standard Series 3
MagicFest Kitakyushu May 8 to 10, 2020 Standard Series 3
MagicFest Toronto May 22 to 24, 2020 Modern Series 3
MagicFest Prague May 29 to 31, 2020 Standard Series 3
MagicFest Seattle June 5 to 7, 2020 Team LimSeries 3
MagicFest Valencia June 12 to 14, 2020 Modern Series 3
MagicFest Providence June 19 to 21, 2020 Pioneer Series 3
MagicFest Minneapolis July 10 to 12, 2020 LimitedSeries 3
MagicFest Liverpool July 17 to 19, 2020 LimitedSeries 3
MagicFest San Jose July 24 to 26, 2020 StandardSeries 3

Update Jan. 20 2020 4:45pm CT: MagicFest Bilbao was moved to Valencia due to the UEFA Cup Spain vs. Sweden taking place in Bilbao the same weekend.