Pro Tour: Baltimore

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Legend Story Studios in partnership with Star City Games are proud to announce that Pro Tour #3 will take place April 27-30, 2023 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, featuring both Classic Constructed and Outsiders Booster Draft formats!

The Pro Tour and World Championship are the absolute pinnacle of Flesh and Blood TCG competitive play, and Pro Tour Baltimore will crown our third Flesh and Blood Pro Tour Champion! Pro Tour Baltimore will feature the best players from across the globe battling for $200,000 USD in cash, Gold Cold Foil prize cards, and of course the title and trophy!

Come together in the flesh and blood through the common language of playing great games and join us in Baltimore for a fantastic weekend of competition, socialising and fun! Members of the LSS team will be back on the ground at this event, including James White, who will be doing another one of his marathon sessions at the LSS booth. There will be a whole range of events on through the weekend for competitive, casual, and brand new players, along with a range of special guests attending. Read on below for details, with more info to come in the following weeks!


Baltimore Convention Centre


Quick Details

Date: Thursday April 27 - Sunday April 30, 2023
Venue: The Baltimore Convention Center, 1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Event Hall: Exhibit Hall A + B
Registration: http://fabprotour.com

Thursday

  • Pro Tour Player Registration (invitation required)
  • Pro Tour Player Reception (invitation required, available with select event packages)
    • LSS Q&A Discussion Panel

Friday

  • Pro Tour Rounds 1-7: Classic Constructed and Booster Draft
  • Full schedule of public events

Saturday

  • Pro Tour Rounds 8-14: Classic Constructed and Booster Draft
  • Calling Day 1: Classic Constructed (Open Entry)
  • Full schedule of public events

Sunday

  • Pro Tour Top 8: Classic Constructed
  • Calling Day 2 + Top 8: Classic Constructed
  • Battle Hardened: Blitz Constructed (Open Entry)
  • Full schedule of public events

Check out the full listing of everything happening at Pro Tour Baltimore at http://fabprotour.com


For those who haven't managed to secure a Pro Tour invitation by the end of ProQuest Season 3, LSS and Star City Games have put together a public event schedule packed full of welcoming casual and competitive events, ensuring there is something for everyone. Head over to http://fabprotour.com to check out everything on offer. We've planned a full suite of artists, vendors, and special guests, which will be revealed over the coming weeks. Stay connected with us on social media where we'll be keeping you up to speed with everything happening at Pro Tour Baltimore!

Saturday will start off with a 2-Day Classic Constructed Calling, with an increased cash prize pool of $30,000 USD, Professional Tournament Invitations (PTIs), and Gold Cold Foil Legendary prize cards, while Sunday will feature a Blitz Battle Hardened event with $2,000 USD, PTIs, a Gold Cold Foil Legendary prize card and more on the line!

In addition to the Calling and Battle Hardened events, there will be an exciting assortment of public events on offer, including Ultimate Pit Fights (multiplayer), Commoner, Sealed Deck, Booster Draft, and much more coming soon! For our fantastic community of cosplayers, the Cosplay Competition will return, with a Cold Foil Taylor Promo Card on the line for the winner.

And we'll be putting together a range of vendors, artists, special guests and more to make the event a truly fantastic occasion whether you're a top level competitor or just starting out on your journey into the world of Rathe!


Pro Tour Baltimore

Pro Tour Baltimore: April 28th - April 30th

OVERVIEW

Date: April 28-30, 2023
Format: Classic Constructed and Outsiders Booster Draft
Entry Fee: None
Registration: http://fabprotour.com
Eligibility: Pro Tour Baltimore - Invited Players
Rules Enforcement Level (REL): Professional

ELIGIBILITY

The Pro Tour is an invitation only event. All players need to pre-register for the event. Players can qualify for Pro Tour: Baltimore in the following ways:

  • Obtaining an invitation to Pro Tour Baltimore through an in-store ProQuest Season 3 event.
  • Ratings-based invitations will be issued based on standings as of Monday, January 30th, 2023 at 11:59 pm PST, directly following the end of ProQuest Season 3. Pro Tour Baltimore Invitations will be offered to players ranked in the Top 50 on the Global Leaderboards for:
  • Redeeming a PTI (Professional Tournament Invitation) obtained from a previous event, such as a National Championship or Calling.
    • Redeeming a PTI - PTIs can be redeemed by emailing protour@fabtcg.com with your name and GEM player ID. The player redeeming their PTI must send this email from the same email address registered to their GEM player account. PTI redemptions can be submitted up until Friday, April 21st at 11:59 pm PST. If the player does not attend the Pro Tour, their PTI will still be deemed to have been used.
    • Gifting a PTI - A player may also gift a PTI to another player by emailing protour@fabtcg.com with your name and GEM player ID number, and the name and GEM ID number of the recipient. The player gifting the PTI must send this email from the same email address registered to their GEM player account. PTI gifting requests can be submitted up until Friday, April 14th at 11:59 pm PST. Please note that a gifted PTI must be used by the recipient to play at Pro Tour Baltimore. If the recipient does NOT attend Pro Tour Baltimore, the PTI will cease to exist.
  • A full list of invited players has been published here. Pro Tour pre-registration for invited players is available at http://fabprotour.com.

Prizes

Pro Tour Baltimore will feature $200,000 USD of cash prizes, PTIs for the top 32 players, Gold Legendary cards for the Top 8 players and a Pro Tour Champion prize card for the winner!

1st $50,000 USD Pro Tour Champion prize card + Gold Legendary of their hero's Class/Talent + PTI
2nd $20,000 USD Gold Legendary of their hero's Class/Talent + PTI
3rd-4th $13,000 USD Gold Legendary of their hero's Class/Talent + PTI
5th-8th $6,000 USD Gold Legendary of their hero's Class/Talent + PTI
9th-16th $3,000 USD PTI
17th-32nd $1,500 USD PTI
33rd-64th $1,000 USD
TOTAL $200,000 USD

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Calling Baltimore: April 29th - April 30th

The Calling: Baltimore will take place using the Classic Constructed format, with $30,000 USD of Cash Prizes, Professional Tournament Invitations (PTIs), and Gold Cold Foil Legendary prize cards!

This event is the perfect opportunity for players without a Pro Tour invitation to experience the Outsiders Classic Constructed metagame at a professional level, as well as giving players who didn't make Day 2 of the Pro Tour a chance to 'go again'.

The Calling is an open-entry tournament - no invitation required, everyone is welcome to play!

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OVERVIEW

Date: April 29-30, 2023
Format: Classic Constructed
Entry Fee: $70 USD
Registration: http://fabprotour.com
Eligibility: Open-entry (no invitation required)
Rules Enforcement Level (REL): Professional

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

ALL decklists must be submitted prior to the start of Day 1. Spaces in Calling Baltimore will be reserved for players who do not make the Day 2 cut for the Pro Tour.

SCHEDULE

  • Saturday - Calling Day 1:
    • At the conclusion of the final round of Swiss on Day 1, there will be a cut to the Top 48, 64, or 72 players (depending on number of players) or to all players with X-2 or better records, whichever is greater. These players will progress to the Calling Day 2.

  • Sunday - Calling Day 2:
    • At the conclusion of the final round of Swiss, there will be a cut to the Top 8 players who will progress to a Top 8 single elimination playoff.
    • Prize ceremony at the conclusion of the Top 8 playoffs.
Number
of players
Swiss
rounds day 1
Day
2 cut
Swiss
rounds day 2
Up to 256 7 Top 48 or all X-2 or better 4
257 to 512 7 Top 64 or all X-2 or better 5
513 to 916 8 Top 72 or all X-2 or better 5
917+ 9 Top 72 or all X-2 or better 5

TOP 8

  • Top 8 playoffs are single elimination, best-of-one matches.
  • Top 8 matches have no time limit. Players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and Slow Play penalties will be enforced.
  • For each Top 8 match, the player that finished higher in the Swiss portion of the event chooses to play first or second.

DECKS

  • Decks must be Classic Constructed legal as defined by the Card Legality Policy.
  • Deck registration must be done PRIOR to the start of the event
  • Players may not change their registered deck during the tournament.
  • Deck checks will be conducted by event staff throughout the tournament.
  • It is the responsibility of each player to ensure there are no distinguishing marks or patterns on their cards or card sleeves for the duration of the tournament. Vendors will be onsite to purchase sleeves if required.

PRIZES

1st $7,500 USD Gold Cold Foil Extended Art Crown of Providence + PTI
2nd $3,500 USD Random drop Gold Cold Foil Legendary + PTI
3rd-4th $1,500 USD Random drop Gold Cold Foil Legendary + PTI
5th-8th $1,000 USD Random drop Gold Cold Foil Legendary + PTI
9th-16th $500 USD
17th-32nd $300 USD
33rd-48th $200 USD
TOTAL $30,000 USD

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Battle Hardened: April 30th

The path to the biggest stage in Flesh and Blood TCG Organized Play begins with a Professional Tournament Invitation (PTI), and one of the best places to secure these prized assets is Battle Hardened with PTIs awarded to both finalists! PTIs can be used to enter any Professional level tournament, including Pro Tours and the World Championship, and do not expire, compared to invitations from ProQuest events that are only valid for the associated Pro Tour event they feed.

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OVERVIEW

Date: April 30, 2023
Format: Blitz
Entry Fee: $50 USD
Registration: http://fabprotour.com
Eligibility: Open entry (no invitation required)
Rules Enforcement Level (REL): Competitive

Number of players Rounds of Swiss
Up to 64 6
65 to 128 7
129 to 226 8
227 to 409 9
410+ 10

TOP 8

  • Top 8 playoffs are single elimination, best-of-one matches.
  • Top 8 matches have no time limit. Players are expected to play at a reasonable pace and Slow Play penalties will be enforced.
  • For each Top 8 match, the player that finished higher in the Swiss portion of the event chooses to play first or second.

DECKS

  • Decks must be Blitz legal as defined by the Card Legality Policy.
  • Deck registration must be done PRIOR to the start of the event
  • Players may not change their registered deck during the tournament.
  • Deck checks will be conducted by event staff throughout the tournament.
  • It is the responsibility of each player to ensure there are no distinguishing marks or patterns on their cards or card sleeves for the duration of the tournament. Vendors will be onsite to purchase sleeves if required.

PRIZES

1st $500 USD Random Drop Gold Cold Foil Legendary + PTI + Battle Hardened Exclusive Playmat
2nd $500 USD PTI + Battle Hardened Exclusive Playmat
3rd-4th $250 USD Battle Hardened Exclusive Playmat
5th-8th $125 USD Battle Hardened Exclusive Playmat
TOTAL $2,000 USD

More Event Info

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