TCG Tournaments

Trading Card Game Tournaments at Swansea Comic and Gaming Convention 2017



The Gamers' Emporium will be running a number of TCG events throughout the day. All of the events, regardless of which TCG, will have the following structure;

SCGC 2017 “Fast-Fun Format”
Entry: £5 per event (there are two events per TCG scheduled)
Format: Swiss Tournament (Players play in every round of the event)
Round Duration: 20 minutes (play one single game per round, rather than best-of-three)
Number of Rounds: 8 Players – 3 Rounds
9-16 Players – 4 Rounds
17-32 Players – 5 Rounds
Prize Structure: 1st Place – 12 Booster Packs
2nd Place – 8 Booster Packs
3rd Place – 6 Booster Packs
4th Place – 4 Booster Packs
Decklist Required: No


Players will need to pay for their entry at The Gamers' Emporium stall at least 15 minutes before the start of their event in order to register. Events will be held in the TCG area of the George Hall.

A minimum of 8 players is required to start each event, refunds will be given if less than 8 players are present at the start time.

Additional rules for each TCG, as well as event times are listed below;

MAGIC: The Gathering – Start Times 11:00 and 15:00
Magic Tournaments will be STANDARD format. Please see http://magic.wizards.com/en/content/standard-formats-magic-gathering for a list of which sets are currently in Standard, and which cards are banned.

Cardfight Vanguard – Start Times 11:20 and 15:20
CFV Tournaments will be played to “Clan Fight” rules, which can be found here http://cf-vanguard.com/en/howto/fighters_rules/

Pokemon – Start Times 11:40 and 15:40
Pokemon Tournaments will be STANDARD format. Please see http://www.pokemon.com/uk/pokemon-news/pokemon-tcg-format-rotation-for-2017/ for a list of which sets are currently in Standard.

Yu-Gi-Oh! – Start Times 12:00 and 16:00
Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournaments will be played using the Advanced Format Ban List. Please see http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/ for a list of cards which are Forbidden (no copies allowed in deck) or Limited (only 1 copy allowed in deck)