Announcing The Calling: Austin
One of the most important aspects of a card game is being able to play regularly at different levels of competition. Flesh and Blood believes in providing that experience through a multitude of events that cater towards all types of players.
The Calling - Austin 2019
Sunday, 8th December 2019.
Facebook event link
Official hashtag: #TCaustin
The format is Welcome to Rathe Sealed Deck.
Event entry: $60 USD
Maximum capacity: 120 players
Online Registration/Pre-registration: TBA
Game Kastle - Austin
3407 Wells Branch Pkwy
Austin TX 78728 USA
Doors open 9:00 am
Tournament starts 10:00 am
For more information on how to get to the venue, click here.
Format and Schedule
Swiss rounds: Sealed Deck (6x Welcome to Rathe Boosters)
Top 8 Playoff: Booster Draft (3x Welcome to Rathe Boosters)
A beginner's guide to building sealed decks can be found here.
All players will receive a Flesh and Blood Classic playmat.
Cash Prizes (USD)
1st Place - $5000
2nd Place - $2000
3-4th Place - $700
5-8th Place - $400
Total $10,000 (USD)
In addition, the Top 8 players of The Calling will receive an invitation to the Flesh and Blood World Championship 2020.
The main portion of the tournament will use swiss style pairings.
- Swiss round matches are best of one
- Each round of swiss will be 30 minutes. This includes pre-game procedure.
- For details about start-of-match and end-of-match procedure, please read here.
The number of swiss rounds for the tournament will be based on attendance:
- 128 or less: 10 rounds
- 129 or more: 11 rounds
The Top 8 players after swiss rounds will advance to the Top 8 single-elimination playoffs.
- The finals will be best 2 out of 3 games. Quarterfinals and semi-finals are best of one.
- Top 8 playoff matches will have no time limit. (Players are expected to play at a reasonable pace. Slow play penalties enforced.)
- For the first game of each match in the Top 8, the player that finished higher in the swiss rounds chooses to play first or second.