United Kingdom National Championship 2021

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Format: Classic Constructed and Tales of Aria Draft

Rules Enforcement: Professional

Entry: Invitation-only. There is no entry fee to participate

Player Cap: 96

Date: October 29-31

Time: exact times TBC

  • Friday 29 October - Battle Hardened
  • Saturday October 30 - National Championship Day 1
  • Sunday October 31 - National Championship Day 2 // ProQuest

Sunday 27th 8:30am doors open, 9:00am National Champs round 8 starts, 10.30am PTI Qualifier starts

Venue: Royal Armouries Musesum

Hosted by: Living Realms

Side Events: Please see the 'Side Events' section at bottom of page.

Invitations and Eligibility


Players are eligible to participate in one National Championship per year, and only in the country of their primary place of residence.

An invitation is required to participate at a National Championship.

  • 96 players will be invited to the UK National Championship via:
    • Road to Nationals invites
    • 90-day XP invites

In addition to the 96 invitations awarded via the above, a previously uninvited player may redeem a Professional Tournament Invitation by notifying op@fabtcg.com no later than 11:59pm Sunday, October 10.

Please see the National Championship 2021 - Fact Sheet for additional information about invitations and eligibility.

Tournament Structure

Day 1

Day 1 will consist of 9 rounds of Swiss, with the Top 24 players advancing to Day 2.

  • Swiss rounds will consist of:
    • 3x Classic Constructed --> 3x Tales of Aria Draft --> 3x Classic Constructed

  • All Swiss rounds are best of one.
    • Classic Constructed rounds are 50 +5 mins
    • Draft rounds are 30 + 5 mins

  • Deck registration is required for both Classic Constructed and Draft
    • Players will need to register their deck after drafting.

Please see the Tournament Rules and Policy document for further information.

Day 2

Day 2 will consist of 3 rounds of Swiss, followed by a cut to Top 8.

  • Swiss rounds will consist of:
    • 3x Tales of Aria Draft

Top 8

Players must use the same Classic Constructed deck for the Swiss Classic Constructed rounds and the Top 8.

  • For each Top 8 match, the player that finished higher in the Swiss rounds is given the choice to go first or second.
  • Top 8 matches are untimed, but players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and slow play penalties will be enforced.
  • Top 8 matches are best-of-one.


Champion USD1500 + National Champion Trophy + Gold Cold Foil Legendary
Finalist USD1000 + Gold Cold Foil Legendary
3rd-4th USD750 + Gold Cold Foil Legendary
5th-8th USD500 + Gold Cold Foil Legendary
9th-24th USD250
Participation Cold Foil Hero + National Championship participation gift
  • All players who make the Top 8 will also receive
    • National Championship Top 8 playmat
    • Professional Tournament Invite

  • Cash prizes will be awarded in your local currency equivalent.

  • Gold Cold Foil Legendary cards will be awarded at random to Top 8 players upon their elimination from the Top 8.

Side Events

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Battle Hardened

Format: Blitz Constructed

Entry Fee: GBP25

Player Cap: TBC

Date: Friday 29 October

Time: TBC

Venue: Royal Armouries Musesum


Secure your invitation to the next major professional-level Flesh and Blood TCG tournament with ProQuest!

The winner of this event will receive:

  • Gold Cold Foil Arcanite Skullcap
  • Professional Tournament Invitation

Format: Tales of Aria Limited (Sealed + Top 8 Draft)

Entry Fee: GBP35

Player Cap: TBC

Date: Sunday 30 October

Time: TBC

Venue: Royal Armouries Musesum

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Other Side Events

Other side events may also be on offer throughout the weekend - we recommend keeping an eye on the Living Realms National Championship page for further updates!