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Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings

Game: Magic: The Gathering

Organized by: Wizards of the Coast

Tournament Type: Tabletop

Formats are Modern and The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Booster Draft More information about Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings can be found at https://magic.gg/events/pro-tour-the-lord-of-the-rings-fact-sheet-for-competitors

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Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings Fact Sheet for Competitors

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Pro Tour the Lord of the Rings was the final Pro Tour of the 2022–23 season . It took place on July 28-30, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. It followed the release of the straight-to-Modern set The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth , and the first Modern Pro Tour after the return of the Pro Tour Label. Additionally, it was the final Pro Tour before 2023 World Championship , so it was the final chance to earn AMP and lock up a slot.

Modern [ | ]

With most of Constructed Magic being relegated to MTG Arena from 2020 to 2023, Modern had been upended multiple times as to be basically unrecognizable from Mythic Championship IV Barcelona , especially with the release of Modern Horizons 2 .

The One Ring and Orcish Bowmasters , released in The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth , were expected to make waves in the now turbulent format, by upgrading Tron and Rakdos decks, respectively. Additionally, the land-cycling spells introduced in The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth were additions to the Living End and Crashing Footfalls decks. Delighted Halfling and Samwise Gamgee made appearances in select decks as a mana-dork and combo piece, respectively.

Day One [ | ]

Featured drafters: Nathan Steuer

The top eight players after day one:

Day Two [ | ]

Featured drafters: Kai Budde

Top 8 [ | ]

Javier Dominguez and Simon Nielsen make it back-to-back Pro Tour Top 8's, joined by two Italian players in Marco Del Pivo and Stefano Vinci. Additionally, Kai Budde would reach his tenth career top eight. Sadly, on this Sunday, the promise "Kai does not lose" would be broken, as Christian Calcano would beat him in the quarterfinals, en route to the finals, piloting a Mono-Green Tron deck. There he would face Jake Beardsley , who in his first Pro Tour, cheered on by commentators and fans, would win the day with a Rakdos Evoke Deck.

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Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings - Top 8 Players & Deck Lists

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Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings is well underway in Barcelona, and we're officially down to the Top 8. Some of the best players in the world have come together in Spain to slug it out with some of Modern's hardest-hitting decks. The Top 8 kicked off today at 4 a.m. ET, so be sure to tune in here . In the meantime, let's take a look at the Top 8 players and their decklists.

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Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings Top 8 Players And Deck Lists

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Below are the remaining players, which decks they're playing, and their particular list. So, without further ado, let's jump in.

Javier Dominguez

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Mono Green Tron

Main 60 cards (22 distinct).

Walking Ballista

Side 15 cards (14 distinct)

Tormod's Crypt

Christian Calcano

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Mono Green Tron (Jegantha Companion)

Main 60 cards (20 distinct).

Ugin, the Spirit Dragon

Simon Nielsen

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Jake Beardsley

Rakdos evoke, main 60 cards (21 distinct).

Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer

Side 15 cards (9 distinct)

Lightning Bolt

Marco Del Pivo

Italy has a plethora of great MTG players, Del Pivo among them. For Pro Tour Lord of the Rings, he sleeved up Temur Rhinos, one of the tournament's better-performing decks, with three copies in the finals. He said he landed on the deck because it fit his playstyle. Apparently, it was a good choice.

Temur Rhinos

Main 60 cards (25 distinct).

Crashing Footfalls

Stefano Vinci

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Main 60 cards (24 distinct)

Brazen Borrower

Side 15 cards (8 distinct)

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Top 10 Lord of the Rings Modern MTG Cards from the Pro Tour

The One Ring, Orcish Bowmasters and more are changing Modern.

By Frank Karsten | @karsten_frank | Published 8/7/2023 | 13 min read

The realms of Middle-earth and Magic collided last weekend at Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings in Barcelona. With 269 Modern deck lists submitted, the competition was fierce, and 93.3 percent of the players used at least one card from The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth . So the newest set left an indelible mark on the competitive metagame. But which new cards had the biggest impact, and which ones should be prioritized for your Modern collection?

In this article, I'll dive into the crucial new cards that defined the tournament, selected based on their popularity, performance, and impact on the ever-evolving Modern landscape. Along the way, I'll unravel the key lessons gleaned from the Pro Tour, offering valuable insights into deck innovations as the Modern RCQ season (which runs from September 9 through December 17) approaches.

Honorable Mentions

Before getting to the Top 10 most important new cards that shaped the battlefield, I'll highlight five honorable mentions that mostly slotted into sideboards.

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Stern Scolding, the most-played new sideboard card, offered an effect reminiscent of Fatal Push for blue control decks. It was also included in the sideboard of the single Merfolk player, who crushed the Modern rounds with an 8-2 record.

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Elven Chorus was a regular inclusion in the sideboard of Golgari Yawgmoth , providing a constant stream of value in long games.

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Stone of Erech is a new option to stop Feign Death , Living End or graveyard loops. As a colorless card, it slotted into the sideboard of various decks, including Dimir Control and Rakdos Scam.

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Cast into the Fire offers a clean answer to The One Ring . As such, it saw regular sideboard inclusion in decks like Rakdos Scam and Izzet Murktide.

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Flame of Anor not only combined with Snapcaster Mage as an awesome value play in Izzet Control but also made it to the Top 8 in the sideboard of Kai Budde's Temur Rhinos. In that deck, it's an answer to Chalice of the Void that doesn't screw up your cascades and that is never dead. Indeed, when the opponent doesn't have Chalice of the Void , Flame of Anor provides the option of burning their Sheoldred, the Apocalypse or drawing two cards.

With the honorable mentions out of the way, now let's count down the Top 10 cards from The Lord of the Rings that had the largest Modern impact at the Pro Tour.

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Jake Beardsley Wins Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings

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Jake Beardsley, piloting Rakdos Evoke, defeated Christian Calcano and his Mono-Green Tron deck three games to two in the finals to win Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings .

It was quite the weekend for Beardsley—not only did he become a Pro Tour champion at his very first Pro Tour, but it was also his birthday weekend.

He played the most popular deck at the tournament, Rakdos Evoke, which made up nearly 20% of the field. The deck sometimes play out like a midrange deck but its best starts are those of a combo deck, combining “pitch” evoke creatures like Fury and Grief with either Undying Malice or Feign Death to get two enters the battlefield triggers from his evoke creatures and a giant threat…all on Turn 1.

Beardsley faced Calcano in the finals, who is a long time veteran of the Pro Tour circuit and made his first Top 8 at Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings with Mono-Green Tron. Tron is focused on assembly the three Urza lands— Urza’s Mine, Urza’s Power Plant, and Urza’s Tower —as early as possible to make a ton of mana to play expensive, game-ending threats like Karn Liberated and Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger .

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The finals was a back and forth affair. In Game 1, Calcano was able to assemble Tron plus Karn, the Great Creator to take over the game. Beardsley roared back in Game 2 by playing Dauthi Voidwalker on Turn 2, then using Thoughtseize on Turn 3 to force Calcano to discard Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger , which was exiled by Beardsley’s Dauthi Voidwalker , allowing Beardsley to sacrifice the Voidwalker and cast Ulamog for the Turn 3 win.

Game 3 saw Calcano mulligan to five cards, while Beardsley started with a Turn 1 Fury plus Feign Death to begin attacking for eight damage a turn…which quickly overwhelmed Calcano’s much slower start.

That set up a decisive Game 4 in which Beardsley managed to play a Turn 2 Blood Moon thanks to a Treasure token off of a Turn 1 Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer, , shutting off Calcano’s Tron lands. But Calcano fought his way back and stabilized at five life behind an Ensnaring Bridge. Beardsley had a potential six damage in his hand between Kroxa, Titan of Death’s Hunger and Lightning Bolt —but he needed Calcano to either play out his last card to ensure Kroxa would deal three damage or for that card to be a land. On Calcano’s turn, he agonized as to weather to play out his last card—a Chromatic Star —and eventually chose to keep it in hand. Beardsley then played the Kroxa, Calcano discarded the Chromatic Star to take no damage, and then Calcano proceeded to win the game a force Game 5.

After such an intense Game 4, Game 5 turned out to be much shorter and far less stressful. Beardsley had a Turn 1 Grief plus Undying Malice to strip Calcano of any relevant plays, then proceeded to beat Calcano down to win the game, match, and Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings .

Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings Top 8 Modern Decks

Modern rakdos evoke by jake beardsley (1st place), modern mono-green tron by christian calcano (2nd place), modern amulet titan by dom harvey (3rd-4th place), modern mono-green tron by simon nielsen (3rd-4th place), modern temur rhinos by kai budde (5th-8th place), modern temur rhinos by marco del pivo (5th-8th), modern mono-green tron by javier dominguez (5th-8th place), modern temur rhinos by stefano vinci (5th-8th place), don't miss out.

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"Emrakul, the World Anew," one of the most powerful new cards in "Modern Horizon's 3." (Courtesy of Wizards of the Coast)

Until the wild success of its crossover with “ The Lord of the Rings ,” “Modern Horizons 2” was “Magic: the Gathering”’s best-selling product . Now, the world’s first trading card game is debuting its sequel — and it’s bigger and fancier than nearly anything before it.

“Modern Horizons 3” boasts nearly 1,000 unique card treatments in its booster packs and commander decks . It’s headlined by unknowable eldritch titans and cards representing the origins of some of the game’s main characters — powerful Planeswalkers that will likely become tournament staples. It caters to players who’ve followed the game for decades, with updates to memorable mechanics and reprints that have long fetched high prices on the secondary market.

After playing with the set early, I can say it’s as powerful as it looks — and that has me feeling both giddy and apprehensive.

The world anew

I was among the lucky few invited by Wizards of the Coast to preview “Modern Horizons 3” on Arena, Magic’s digital app, ahead of its physical release next week. I spent that time crushing draft tournaments and diving deep into the set’s intersecting mechanics.

The first thing I noticed: The format is speedier than the preceding set, “ Outlaws of Thunder Junction .” While my games could last up to 20 minutes, they were often decided in their opening turns, thanks to aggressive creatures like Hexgold Slith and Eldrazi Linebreaker . If you survive to the mid-game, behemoths like Territory Culler can refill your hand and go toe-to-toe with the set’s biggest threats.

These synergies combine in dizzying ways: Horrid Shadowspinner attacks to return Sneaky Snackers from the graveyard; Kudo, King Among Bears cuts opposing creatures down to size while aiding modified creatures like Faithful Watchdog ; Propagator Drone immediately evolves tiny tokens spawned by Glaring Fleshraker . These are just the obvious combinations; I look forward to discovering many more!

That complexity will intimidate casual players, but it suits my tastes. MH3 brings back modal dual-faced cards which smooth Magic’s most nettlesome problem: a system that requires decks to balance lands, the resources that pay for creatures and spells, which actually progress the game. The new set features 20 of these doubled lands/spells, and I love them so much I’ve upended one of my cubes (a hand-selected collection of draftable cards) to accommodate them.

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Then come the Eldrazi — unknowable abominations that don’t obey the normal rules of Magic. While the game’s defined by its five colors of mana , many Eldrazi require you to essentially dip into a sixth — “colorless” mana. The archetype dominated constructed tournaments after its introduction in 2016’s Oath of the Gatewatch, but it was harder to execute in draft. MH3, by contrast, makes it so accessible that I drafted it more often than anything else.

Finally, there’s energy — a mechanic that introduces another resource to the game. Certain cards will grant energy counters which you can then spend for effects ranging from damage to buffs to card draw. Unlike mana, these counters don’t drain between steps, allowing you to store up for outrageous pay-offs like Chthonian Nightmare and Wrath of the Skies . I’m not nearly so galvanized by this mechanic, but I’m glad it’s returning this year — not only in this set, but also in a licensed “Fallout” Commander deck .

Consign to memory

Even as I admire many of MH3’s individual card designs, its overall power escalation worries me. As a product line, “Modern Horizons” has always shaken up established formats: from the original’s Hogaak, Arisen Necropolis , which terrorized tournament play in 2019, to “Modern Horizons 2”’s Ragavan, Nimble Pilferer , which still reigns today. I’m not sure which cards will break out of this most recent edition (early bets are on Ajani, Nacatl Pariah and Necrodominance ), but by juicing new cards so much, I fear that old favorites may soon wither away .

I’m not just talking about the set’s rarest cards. MH3’s commons are so strong that they resemble rares from a decade ago; its uncommons would have convulsed the competitive scene five years ago. As Magic’s production accelerates and its mandate to produce more exciting cards continues, I worry about the overall sustainability of the hobby.

That’s not to mention the pricetag. The cost of Magic packs spiked this year after the introduction of new “ Play Boosters ,” which contain more rares and special collectible cards on average than the previous “Draft Boosters.” At roughly $8 a pack, “Modern Horizons 3” is nearly as expensive as Commander Masters , a 2023 product that drew criticism for its high cost. But Magic players are more enamored with “Modern Horizons 3,” and, judging from my own circle, much more resigned to the game’s ballooning power and price.

I get it. A new Magic product, particularly one this mechanically adventurous, always hits the community like a shot of adrenaline. I had fun with the set and I hope others do too. But I also understand players who complain that they’re exhausted by the breakneck pace. For all our sakes, I hope the temperature comes down just a little bit before the inevitable “Modern Horizons 4.”

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Tips for Draft

“Modern Horizons 3” release events hit game stores this weekend. While I’m not a Pro Tour veteran like other reviewers , I am a draft obsessive with robust experience with the format. Here’s some wisdom distilled from my ten tournaments with the set:

  • Landscapes are great. Evolving Wilds has been definitively outclassed. These new commons fetch for tapped basic lands and pay colorless costs the turn they come out. They’re plenty good if you only use them to get two of the three colors they fix for, and some decks (notably those with Landfall and Sacrifice triggers) will use them even if they only hit one of their colors.
  • There’s no such thing as too many Writhing Chrysalises . Especially if you can ramp to these on turn 3, they’ll provide an incredible defense until they grow to game-winning  size (also try giving them evasion with cards like Temperamental Oozewagg or Meteoric Mace ). You can see my most successful writhing in this clip .
  • Bestow is (probably) better than you think. If you haven’t played these cards , you might not see that they’re often two-for-ones. Should you lose the target they enchant, they’ll enter the battlefield as creatures. I can vouch for Detective’s Phoenix in particular, but Glyph Elemental , Triton Wavebreaker , and Nyxborn Hydra also push tremendous damage.
  • With the right support, Hexgold Slith is a common bomb. The card’s play pattern reminds me of the Longtusk Cub glory days. Play it on turn two, back it up with removal like Galvanic Discharge or tricks like Wing It , and snowball to victory. I once faced a turn one Guide of Souls into the Slith, effectively shutting down the game before I could mount a defense!
  • Energy decks can win out of nowhere. I’ve had the immense pleasure of stealing wins with Scurry of Gremlins , and the heartbreaking displeasure of losing to obscene energy pay-offs like Aether Revolt . Beware!
  • Black-Red needs early enablers. I somehow managed to draft an abysmal Black-Red sacrifice deck without the crucial Retrofitted Transmogrants . If you go down this path, make sure to balance cheaper artifacts with threats like Furnace Hellkite .
  • Don’t overlook Sundering Eruption as both a flexible mana source and a surprise win condition. Just don’t be a fool like me and throw a game by targeting a land owned by a formidable opponent who had a Genku, Future Shaper on the battlefield!

This article was originally published on June 07, 2024.

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Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings Fact Sheet for Competitors

Magic: The Gathering Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings will take place in Barcelona, Spain at MagicCon: Barcelona on July 28–30, 2023.

The formats for Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings are The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Booster Draft and Modern Constructed.

Official hashtag: #PTLOTR

MagicCon Barcelona Fira Gran Via, Barcelona Av. Joan Carles I, 64 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat Spain

The Pro Tour will take place in the Pro Tour section of Hall 2 The Pro Tour section will be open to MagicCon Barcelona attendees.

Invited Competitors

Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings is an invitation-only tournament. Invitations to Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings are awarded as follows:

  • The Top 4 finishers at Magic World Championship XXVIII.
  • Competitors with thirty-nine (39) or more points in the Adjusted Match Points standing generated at the conclusion of Pro Tour March of the Machine .
  • Top finishing competitors from each Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings Regional Championship.
  • Pro Tour March of the Machine competitors that finished with twenty-seven (27) or more match points.
  • Competitors from each MTG Arena Qualifier Weekend with seven (7) wins that awards invitations to Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings .
  • The eight (8) competitors from the Magic Online Champions Showcase that awards invitations to Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings ..
  • Members of the Pro Tour Hall of Fame that selected Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings as their once per season Pro Tour invitation benefit.
  • Competitors that are otherwise invited to Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings .

The Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings invitation list is available online . If you believe you are an invited competitor but are not on the invitation list, please email [email protected]

Competitor Information

Modern decklists will be due in MTGMelee on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at 12:00 PM (Barcelona local time). To see the equivalent time where you are located, click here .

During the Modern rounds, opponents' decklists will be available for viewing on MTGMelee on your mobile device. Competitors can only access the decklists of other players prior to the start of a game or in between games. Competitors cannot reference decklists during games.

During the Booster Draft rounds, only competitors from the featured draft table will have access to their opponent's decklist. These will be a paper checklist.

The estimated hours of operation for Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings are:

  • Friday & Saturday: Hall opens at 8:00 AM and closes at the end of the last Swiss round.
  • Sunday: Hall opens at 8:00 AM and closes at 7:00 PM

Note: The opening times on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are for Pro Tour competitors ONLY. The public will be able to enter the Pro Tour section only when the show opens each day.

Registration

In-person registration takes place from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at a location to be determined (details will be provided to players at a later date). If you are unable to attend this registration session on Thursday, late registration will be available Friday morning from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM. Competitors should email [email protected] if they will not be attending the Thursday registration session.

Even though competitors will have registered for the tournament on MTGMelee prior to Thursday, competitors must still register on-site to confirm they are in Barcelona, undergo an ID check, and receive their complementary Pro Tour gifts.

For in-person registration, all competitors must present one of the following forms of identification:

  • a driver's license; or
  • a passport; or
  • a copy of a birth certification and photo ID (school IDs are acceptable)

Tournament Information

The Magic: The Gathering Tournament Rules and Infraction & Penalty Guide are in effect for this tournament unless specifically overruled by information in this section.

Structure (Swiss Rounds)

  • Friday: 3 rounds of The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Booster Draft, followed by 5 rounds of Modern Constructed.
  • Saturday: 3 rounds of The Lord of the Rings: Tales of Middle-earth Booster Draft, followed by 5 rounds of Modern Constructed.
  • 16 Swiss Rounds total, 50 minutes per round.
  • All competitors may participate in all 8 Swiss rounds of Friday's competition.
  • Competitors with twelve (12) or more match points after Round 8 will advance to Saturday's portion of the competition.
  • Whenever a competitor reaches thirteen (13) match wins before round 16, they immediately advance to the Top 8 playoff and are removed from future pairings in Swiss rounds.
  • The round in which a competitor received their 13th win.
  • Their OMW%, GW%, and OGW% as of the round in which they receive their 13th match win.
  • Seeding for the Top 8 playoff is locked after each round in which a competitor reaches their 13th win.
  • The top 8 competitors after Round 16 will advance to Sunday's single-elimination playoff rounds.

Structure (Playoff Rounds)

  • Playoff rounds will use a traditional, single-elimination bracket.
  • Playoff rounds will run in the Modern Constructed format.
  • All playoff matches will be best 3 out of 5. The first two games played in each playoff match are pre-sideboard games. After Game 2 is complete, competitors may exchange cards from their deck for cards in their sideboard.
  • Standings after the Swiss rounds will be used to determine final order in the standings for losing competitors in the quarterfinal and semifinal playoff rounds.
  • While there are no time limits in the playoff rounds, competitors are expected to play at a reasonable pace and finish their matches within 90 minutes.
  • For the first game of each match in the playoff rounds, the competitor that finished higher in the Swiss rounds chooses either to play first or to play second. For subsequent games in each playoff match, the usual Play/Draw rule applies (loser of the previous game decides whether to play first in the next game).

Other Items

  • Rules Enforcement Level: Professional
  • Competitors must use the same Modern deck for Day 1, Day 2, and the Top 8 playoff
  • Competitors are responsible for knowing all tournament rules
  • Competitors are responsible for bringing their own appropriate counters and tokens

Competitors that finish Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings with thirty (30) or more match points will be invited to the first Pro Tour in the 2023-2024 Season.

Competitors that have 39 or more Adjusted Match Points (AMP) in the post-Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings AMP standing will be invited to the first Pro Tour in the 2023-2024 Season.

Competitors that finish with 36 or more match points at the end of the Swiss rounds or the top eight (8) finishing competitors (whichever is greater) will be invited to the Magic World Championship XXIX.

There is a $500,000 prize pool, which is awarded to competitors based on their final standing in the tournament. All prizes are displayed in U.S Dollars. Prizes are subject to change.

Prizes for the Top 8 finishers are awarded as follows. All competitors will receive at least $1000 regardless of the final placing.

** Assumes 267 players

Second Chance Pro Tour Qualifier

Date: Sunday, July 30 at 9:00 AM.

Format: Modern Constructed

Invitations: Four (4) invitations to the first Pro Tour of the 2023-2024 Season.

Structure: 6 or 7 Swiss rounds (based on attendance), top 8 cut, 1 single-elimination round

Who can play: Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings Competitors that are not already qualified for the first Pro Tour of the 2023-2024 Season. Remember that if you finish Pro Tour The Lord of the Rings with thirty (30) or more match points, you will be invited to the first Pro Tour of the 2023-2024 Season.

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