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2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 Viewers Guide

June 22, 2021
Wizards of the Coast

The first Magic Online Champions Showcase of 2021 is coming soon, featuring eight players battling for their share of $70,000 and the title of the 2021 Season 1 Showcase Champion.



What Are the Formats?



The Season 1 Showcase event leads off with a Modern Horizons 2 Draft followed by a three-round Modern Constructed format event—both using Swiss pairings. If the same player wins both events, that player is the Season 1 Showcase Champion. Otherwise, the winner of each event will square off in a single Best-of-Three playoff match in Modern Constructed to determine the Showcase Champion.

How Much Money Is on the Line?

The 2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 features a $70,000 prize pool. Here's how it breaks down:

Place Prize
1 $ 20,000
2 $ 15,000
3 $ 7,500
4 $ 7,500
5 $ 5,000
6 $ 5,000
7 $ 5,000
8 $ 5,000
TOTAL $ 70,000

Additionally, the winner of the Champions Showcase will receive an invitation to a future Championship event to be played on MTG Arena.

Who Is Playing?

The competitors for the inaugural Champions Showcase feature eight competitors from a variety of qualifying events and formats from Season 1 of 2021 Magic Online Premier Play.

Name Handle Qualification
Ryan Haddad Slasher21 Vintage Champion
Yuuki Ichikawa triosk Standard Champion
Max Mick maxmick Limited Champion
Dominik Prosek Lennny Open #2 Champion
Francisco Sánchez Patxi Legacy Champion
Nathan Steuer Nathansteuer Open #1 Champion
Max Vervoort maxmagicer Pioneer Champion
Fiona Wei Aegisaziz Modern Champion

How Can I Follow the Event?

The 2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 will be streamed live beginning at 10 a.m. PT daily June 26 at twitch.tv/magic.

You will find decklists for the event at the 2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 event page, with round-by-round standings and updates provided through the live broadcast.

Who Are the Casters?

Here's the broadcast team for the first Magic Online Showcase:

How Can I Become the Next Showcase Champion?

Want to play along while watching the Showcase? Want to try your hand at qualifying for a future Magic Online Showcase and see if you can earn your share of cash prizes and more? Leagues for Modern, Pioneer, and Modern Horizons 2 Draft are up right now, in addition to the Challenge events on Magic Online. Whether you become a Qualifier Champion or rise to the top of the Leaderboard, play the way you want and secure your invitation to a future Champions Showcase.

Check out the schedule of upcoming events, get all the details about 2021 Magic Online Premier Play, then get started today!

Can I Co-Stream the Event?

Following Twitch's Content Sharing Guidelines, you can co-stream the 2021 Magic Online Champions Showcase Season 1 broadcast from twitch.tv/magic using OBS or XSplit. This allows anyone on Twitch to cover the event in their voice and with their community. To be clear, co-streamed content is not endorsed by Wizards, and we expect anyone who participates in co-streaming to follow Wizards' Fan Content Policy.

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