Tag Archive: PTQ

Modern Times: Shifting Gears

GP Kobe is in a few days and I couldn’t be in a worse position. I went 2-6 drop at the Modern PTQ at Hareruya in Tokyo, Japan last weekend, winning my first… Continue reading

Scouting the meta before GP Kitakyushu – a Weekend in Tokyo

Last weekend I went to Tokyo. My girlfriend really wanted to go to Disneyland this summer and there was a Theros Pro Tour Qualifier so it worked out perfectly. Friday was extremely hot… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Popping My Cherry

“So what’s it like . . . you know?” “It’s like warm apple pie” I’m no stranger to Pro Tour Qualifiers. Since I moved to Nagoya and decided to become a serious Magic… Continue reading

Summer MTG Events in Nagoya

The Magic Market Open Today’s post will be a  short one and will be mostly informational. There is a plethora of Magic the Gathering Events going on in Nagoya this summer, and all… Continue reading

The Japan Metagame Diaries: Picking up the Pieces

On June 2nd and June 3rd, Over 600 players descended on Nagoya, Japan for the final World Magic Cup Qualifier and a Pro Tour Theros Qualifier. Among them were many legends and professionals:… Continue reading

Return to Ravnica Metagame: Week 3

Another week down, and another week closer to to GP Nagoya. How was everybody’s Game Day? Did anybody top 8? I came very close both days with my new GWB Token Populate deck,… Continue reading

Magic Game Day Return to Ravnica and MTG Event update

I have a few quick updates today. The first is about Magic Gameday next weekend. Most places will be hosting one next week, and the format is standard. I’m pretty psyched about the… Continue reading

Six Chances at Glory in Nagoya

The Nagoya GP is now only TWO MONTHS away! Time has really flown, and I am nowhere NEAR ready for the event. Luckily, there are quite a few chances for me to improve… Continue reading

Metagame Musings: Post M13 release in July

With a Pro Tour Qualifier coming up on Sunday in Nagoya (see my previous post) and a few more in early August, I think now is the best time to post the results… 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.