The Calling 2019

The Calling (TC) is our first event circuit, a grand introduction to the world of Flesh and Blood, taking place in select locations in the USA, Australia, and New Zealand. Season 1 runs from October - December 2019.

The Calling is a premier open-entry tournament series, with a prize pool of $10k in local currency, and invitations to the FAB World Championship for top players.

Players receive a participation promo card and FAB Classic playmat (while stock lasts).

Format and Schedule

Swiss rounds: Sealed Deck (6x Welcome to Rathe Boosters)
Top 8 Playoff: Booster Draft (3x Welcome to Rathe Boosters)

Tournament Structure

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.

Prize Structure

Cash Prizes (local currency)

1st Place - $5000
2nd Place - $2000
3-4th Place - $700
5-8th Place - $400
Total $10,000

In addition, Top 8 players will receive a prize card and invitation to the FAB World Championship.

Top 8 Playoffs

The Top 8 players after swiss rounds will advance to a single-elimination playoff.

  • Top 8 matches are best of 1.
  • Top 8 matches 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.