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Grand Prix Prague

27/01/17 to 29/01/17
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PVA Expo Praha
Beranových 667
199 00 Prague
Czech Republic

PVA Expo Praha

Venue website: 
Opening Hours: 

The venue is open:
Friday: 10:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 8:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 8:30 - 20:00

Travel info: 

Travel Guide

You can a very helpful travel guide made some awesome judges here.

Credits to: Jan Jestříbek,Tomáš Joska, Georges Řehák and Konrad Wieczorek

Hotel Deal Hotel Duo

We have an amazing hotel deal for you:

Hotel Duo:

  • Teplicka 492/19, 190 00 Praha
  • Superiour Twin/Double room: including breakfast, wifi, 15% VAt, swimming pool acces, room in renovated part of the hotel.
  • Price: 50€/ night
  • How to book:
  • Open this page, press on Promo/Corporate Code (see picture)

  • Fill in: GP2017 and press "update"
  • Select the dates you require and click on Grand Prix rate
  • Book the room by entering all required personal details.
  • Please note thot other offers might look more favorable, but these are 100% pre-paid, without breakfast, worse catgegories (non renovated rooms) or have a more strcit cancellation policy.

 

Hotel Deal: Bohemian Hostels

Our partner Bohemian Hostels is offering a 15% discount to players booking one of their hostels. Please visit them here

Use the code: GRANDPRIXPRAGUE while booking on their website to use the discount.

Traveling by car

Parking spaces feature a capacity of up to 700 sites inside the facility, for up to 2,500 visitors in the immediate vicinity of the area.

Allday parking: 150 CZK.
It is possible to use the car parks P + R in connection with the Prague Integrated Transport.

Traveling by taxi

General info:

The maximum prices for taxi services in the district of the capital city of Prague:

  • ride in the district of the capital city of Prague 28 CZK/1 km
  • boarding fee 40 CZK
  • waiting 6 CZK/1 minute

These prices are subject to change.

The maximum prices are valid for all the vehicles offering the taxi services in the district of Prague. The price for waiting includes waiting in a trafic jam (slow trafic) as well as waiting on customer's request. Fare outside the district of Prague is not limited.

Warning for Customers

  • Each taxi has to be equipped with a permanetly installed roof lamp with the TAXI sign.
  • The registration number, company name and the price list including the basic rate, kilometer rate and one-minute-waiting rate must be displayed on both front doors of the taxi. These prices must correspond with the prices set on the taximeters in the taxi.
  • Customers are recommended to order a taxi by means of nonstop dispatching offices, where the information on fares is available in advance.
  • When the journey is completed, the driver is obliged to issue an orderly and fully filled receipt for the payment. The receipt has to be issued by the taxameter printer.

Taxi nonstop:

Traveling by public transportation

Metro:

The most convenient transportation into the PVA is metro line C station Letňany (-30min from the city center).

The last metro from the venue to the city center departs at 23h54. After midnight you can take the night bus 511. 

Bus:

For transportation to the PVA serves as the regular bus lines to the bus station:

  • From the center
  • Additional option + 5 minutes walk.
  • Bus 110 - Heating plant Třeboradice - Hostavice
  • Bus 140 - Palmovka - Čakovice
  • Bus 158 - Miškovice - Moravian
  • Bus 195 - Sídliště Čakovice - Jesenická
  • Bus 201 - Station - Bakovská
  • Bus 269 - Business center Čakovice - Station Uhříněves
  • Bus 295 - Třeboradice - Home for the Aged Ďáblice
  • Bus 269 - Business center Čakovice - Station Uhříněves

Night buses:

  •   Bus 511 - Čakovice - Nádraží Hostivař
  •   Bus 513 - Palmovka - Vinoř
  •   Bus 603 - Palmovka - Brandys nL-Wed Bolestav, aut. st.

Traveling by plane

Prague's major airport is VACLAV HAVEL AIRPORT PRAGUE, located 20km northwest of the city center.

The airport hosts Czech Airlines, Easy Jet, Air Lingus, Delta Airlines, KLM, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, TAP, Iberia, Germanwings and many more...
So easy to reach from all over Europe (and the rest of the world).

It takes 30min by car from the airport to the city center (400-800CZK) , and 37min to the venue.

There are public busses to the city center, as well as the Airport Express Bus (42 CZK).

On demand events
02 Jun
03 Jun
04 Jun

Limited Booster Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
10:00
18:30
16,00 €
8
Entry fee: €16
 
Start: at 8 players
 
Structure: Single Elimination
 
Rounds: 3
 
Prizes: 50 play points per win
 
Extra: the winner receives a €8 coupon for Side Events and a Voucher for a playmat (redeemable at Info Point)

Constructed: Standard, Modern or Legacy

On demand
Constructed
10:00
18:30
16,00 €
8

Entry fee: €16

Start:at 8 players

Structure:Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 100 play points per win

Extra: the winner receives a €8 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info Point)

Limited Chaos Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
10:00
18:30
32,00 €
8

24 different boosters from Magic's epic past!

Entry fee: €32

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra:The winner receives a Revised booster!

Limited Modern Masters 3 Draft

On demand
Limited
10:00
18:30
32,00 €
8

Entry fee: €32

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: winner receives a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info point)

Limited 2 HG Booster Draft

On demand
Limited
10:00
18:30
32,00 €
4

Entry fee: €32 per team

Start: at 4 teams

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 2

Prizes: each player: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winners each receive a €8 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at Info Point)

Limited Turbo Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
18:30
20:00
16,00 €
8

Entry fee: €16

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 1

Prizes: 100 play points per win

Limited Modern Masters 3 Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
09:00
18:30
32,00 €
8

Entry fee: €32

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: winner receives a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info point)

Limited 2 HG Booster Draft

On demand
Limited
09:00
18:30
32,00 €
4

Entry fee: €32 per team

Start: at 4 teams

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 2

Prizes: each player: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winners each receive a €8 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at Info Point)

Limited Booster Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
09:00
18:30
16,00 €
8

Entry fee: €16 

Start:at 8 players

Structure:Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winner receives a €8 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info Point)

Constructed: Standard, Modern or Legacy

On demand
Constructed
09:00
18:30
16,00 €
8

Entry fee: €16

Start:at 8 players

Structure:Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 100 play points per win

Extra: the winner receives a €8 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info Point)

Limited Chaos Draft

On demand
Limited
09:00
18:30
32,00 €
8

24 different boosters from Magic's epic past!

Entry fee: €32

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: The winner receives a Revised booster!

Limited Turbo Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
18:30
20:00
16,00 €
8

Entry fee: €16
Start: at 8 players
Structure: Single Elimination
Rounds: 1
Prizes: 100 play points per win

Limited Modern Masters 3 Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
08:30
17:30
32,00 €
8

Entry fee: €32

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: winner receives a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info point)

Limited Turbo Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
17:30
19:00
16,00 €
8

Entry fee: €16
Start: at 8 players
Structure: Single Elimination
Rounds: 1
Prizes: 100 play points per win

Constructed: Standard, Modern or Legacy

On demand
Constructed
8:30
17:30
16,00 €
8

Entry fee: €16 

Start:at 8 players

Structure:Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 100 play points per win

Extra: the winner receives a €8 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info Point)

Limited Chaos Draft

On demand
Limited
8:30
17:30
32,00 €
8

24 different boosters from Magic's epic past!

Entry fee: €32 

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: The winner receives a Revised booster!

Limited 2 HG Booster Draft

On demand
Limited
8:30
17:30
32,00 €
4

Entry fee: €32 per team

Start: at 4 teams

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 2

Prizes: each player: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winners each receive a €8 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at Info Point)

Limited Booster Draft

On demand
Booster Draft
8:30
17:30
16,00 €
8

Entry fee: €16

Start: at 8 players

Structure: Single Elimination

Rounds: 3

Prizes: 50 play points per win

Extra: the winner receives €8 coupon for Side Events and a playmat voucher (redeemable at the Info Point)

Extra information
Extra information: 

FAQ - Registration

I don’t want to participate in the Main Event, can I enter the venue?

Entrance to the venue is free. You only pay a fee for the events you participate in. If you only want to play side events, you do not need to pay for the Grand Prix Main Event.

How can I register for the Main Event?

You can register online on www.tournamentcenter.eu or on site during registration hours (if the GP is not sold out). 

Can I register on Saturday morning?

No, registration on Saturday morning is no longer possible.

How can I check if my online registration is confirmed?

If you received the confirmation email from tournamentcenter, than your registration was successful. If you did not receive an email, please contact us at info@play-mtg.eu.  Additionally a list will be published on Friday afternoon with all players registered online and the byes they have. This will be available onsite (not online)

Do I need to pass registration on site if I registered online?

No, if you registered online, your name will automatically appear on the pairing boards for the player meeting. You do not need to pass registration on site.

What is a sleep-in registration?

A sleep-in registration allows players with byes to skip the player meeting and to come to the tournament at a later time. More info can be found on the GP Info page. 

When will I get my goodiebox?

The goodiebox will be distributed by judges during the players meeting. If you have a VIP experience you will get your goodiebix at the VIP lounge when signing in at the lounge.

I registered but can not attend, can I get a refund?

Unfortunately,  as stated in our terms and conditions we do not offer refunds. If you have questions about this, feel free to send us an e-mail (info@play-mtg.eu)

FAQ - Grand Prix

I have never been to a Grand Prix before, what can I expect?

Please have a look at this introduction video

Where can I find a decklist form?

Decklists can be found in the venue. You can fill these in at your arrival. You can also download them here.

What is the consent form, and why do I need to fill it in?

Players must fill in a consent form to compete at any Grand Prix. By signing this document you agree to adhere to all conditions and requirements for entry and participation in the Grand Prix. Forms can be downloaded here.

When and where do I need to go to start playing in the Main Event?

The Main Event starts on Saturday morning at 09:00. The head judge will make an announcement and will ask everyone to have a look at the pairing boards. Next to your name, you’ll find a table number where you are requested to take a seat. If you have any questions at your arrival, you can go to the Info Point near the entrance of the hall, where you can get more information.

I have byes. Can I skip the player meeting at 09:00?

If you have byes, you can only skip the player meeting, your can start building your deck at 09:30 in the deck building area.

I have byes, when does my tournament starts?

Deckbuilding will be:

  • 0 byes: at 9:00 sharp
  • 1 bye: between 9:30 and 10:15
  • 2 byes: between 9:30 and 11:30 
  • 3 byes: between 9:30 and 12:45 

Your name will appear in the pairings at the start of your round, you don’t need to sign in anywhere if you registered online.

When does Day 2 start?

09h00, doors of the venue open at 08h30, don't be late.

FAQ - Trading

Am I allowed to trade, sell or advertise in the venue?

Although trading is both allowed and encouraged, please note that the following things are not permitted at this event:

  • Buying/selling cards with anyone except for our authorized dealers.
  • Advertising without receiving permission from the on-site Event Manager.
  • Offering to alter cards in exchange for some form of compensation.
  • Utilizing an excessive amount of space when trading.
  • Using suitcases, handcarts, luggage carts, etc. for the purpose of transporting excessive amounts of trade stock.
  • Using the official #GP hashtag in order to facilitate breaking any of the rules listed above.
  • Use of playmats that display prices (more commonly known as buy mats) and/or price tags/stickers.

Please note that failure to obey these rules may result in all involved parties being removed from the event without refund and banned from attending future events.

FAQ - Lost & Found

What do I need to do if I lost something?

If you lost something at the event, please go to the Info Point near the main entrance, and inform the event staff. There is a lost & found box, where your goods might be. If not, you’ll be asked to fill in a document so we can identify your goods once handed in.

What do I do when I find some lost property?

If you find something that does not belong to you (deckbox, backpack, mobile phone, wallet, ID, …) please bring it to the Info Point. We’ll give it back to the owner.

FAQ - Prize Pay-out

I’ve won a prize in the Main Event! Where can I collect it?

Prize pay-out is handled by Wizards of the Coast directly. In case you win a prize in the Main Event, you need to fill in a few documents (bank details, ... ) on site. 

How can I collect my Side Events prizes?

First you need to collect your Play Points, these will be available at the Info Point.

Then, you can exchange your Play Points for prizes at our Prize Wall. The Prize Wall works like a shop where you can buy items for a certain amount of Play Points. Typically a booster of the current set is worth 10 Play Points, we also have boxed product (From the Vault, Archenemy …), single cards and MTG Goodies available. For all Tournamentcenter GP’s in 2017 Ultimate Guard accessories will also be available!

Artists Attending

It's with great pleasure we are welcome these great artists at GP Prague:

Igor Kieryluk:

You can find all his cards here.

Tomek Jedruzcek:

You can find all his cards here.

Opening Hours Venue Catering

Friday: 10:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 08:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 08:30 - 20:00

Event organizer

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