Tag Archive: Grand Prix Nagoya

The Japan Metagame Diaries – GP Nagoya: Bringing the Fury

As some of you may know from my Twitter and Facebook updates, I was pretty angry when Big Magic announced that Grand Prix Nagoya was going to cost 10,000 yen ($83). The format… Continue reading

Modern Times: Super Sundays

If you followed me on Twitter the other weekend at Grand Prix Nagoya, then you’d know that it didn’t end as I had hoped. I went 6-3 at the main event which meant… Continue reading

Grand Prix Nagoya: School of Hard Knocks

The magic number was 4. All I had to do was win 4 times and I was a shoe in for day 2. I started the day 3-0 thanks to byes I earned… Continue reading

Grand Prix Nagoya Primer: Trial and Error

Where will you be April 12th, 2014? I’ll be in Nagoya, Japan playing in a Grand Prix. It seems like there will be a decent number of foreign players coming to the event.… Continue reading

Going Native

The clouds were a murky gray and rain fell lightly. For some reason, I had decided to ride my bike. It wasn’t too heavy, but I wasn’t going to risk getting wet with… Continue reading

The Japan Hobbyist presents: G(reat)P(arty) Nagoya

It’s official, we are now in countdown mode for GP Nagoya. In less than a month, hundreds (if not thousands) of players will be descending on Fukiage Hall. The last limited Grand Prix,… Continue reading

Grand Prix Nagoya: Day 2 – Sleeping in

In my last article about day 1 of the Grand Prix I talked about how I washed out at 4-5 on the day but had a great time with my friends, especially cheering… Continue reading

In the Embers of Rakdos . . .

If you follow my twitter, then you’ve probably seen the link to my latest 60cards.com article, but if you haven’t feel free to check it out using this link.  http://60cards.com/in-the-embers-of-rakdos-grand-prix-nagoya/ The article talks… Continue reading

Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse (Gearing up for the Nagoya GP)

While it’s probably too late to help anybody who attended the Nagoya Grand Prix this weekend, one of my articles was posted over at 60cards.com. Check it out and give me any feedback… Continue reading

Crunch Time: Closing in on the 2012 Nagoya GP

After some rough weeks of Magic and very poor showings at Grand Prix Trials, I’m at my wits end. I have one final chance on Friday of getting 3 byes in the Nagoya… Continue reading

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  • List of Weekly Tournaments in Nagoya

    Nagoya has standard Magic tournaments almost every day.

    -- MONDAY: Card Brunch Kanayama, 6:30
    -- TUESDAY: Hobby Station Sasashima, 6:45 pm
    -- WEDNESDAY: Hobby Station Mei Eki, 6pm
    -- THURSDAY: TCG 193, 7pm
    -- FRIDAY: 6pm, FNM, Various locations (check MTG locator), Draft at Big Magic usually if enough people. Prinny Club Kanayama 8pm and 11pm.
    -- SATURDAY: Card Labo Mei Eki, 11:30 am - Hobby Station Mei Eki, 2pm.
    -- SUNDAY: Big Magic, 11 am. Usually a booster draft after standard tournament (3:30 or later depending on number of participants at the standard event).

    There are also Legacy and Modern events held around town during the week.

    -- Monday: TCG 193, 7pm (Modern)
    -- Tuesday: TCG 193, 7pm (Legacy)
    -- Thursday: Advantage Kamimaezu, 7pm (Legacy)
    -- Friday: Hobby Station Mei Eki (modern) 6pm, Advantage Kamimaezu (modern and legacy) 6:30pm, TCG Shop 193 (modern), 7pm
    -- Saturday: Hobby Station Osu, 1pm (Legacy), TCG 193 (Legacy)
    -- Sunday: Hobby Station Osu, 5pm (Modern)

    There are also modern, legacy, and vintage events about one time a month at Big Magic as well. Amenity Dream also hosts one Legacy even a month too I think. Check the "Magic the Gathering" tab on the top of my website to get more information about the locations of these stores.