Constructed Grand Prix and Pro Tour Deck Check Procedure

General Philosophy It is important for a tournament’s integrity that players play all day long a deck that matches exactly the list they submitted prior to the beginning of the tournament. While there is little doubt that most Deck/Decklist problem infraction are genuine and that there is no Cheating involved, it is important that the associated penalty is a Game Loss so that this is a deterrent against players not caring about the decklist they submit. A penalty lesser than a Game Loss could

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[O]fficial: Lost cards and stamped product

Limited Grand Prix Day 2s as well as the limited portions of Pro Tours are played with regular Magic cards that have been stamped so they can be uniquely identifiable.     Why do we stamp product?   Card Pool Registration   So that limited tournaments are fair, it is It is essential that players do not alter the content of their limited card pools. To achieve this, we make players register a card pool that doesn’t belong to them. Note: That’s why we’ve

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[O]fficial: Handling identical permanents with non-visual differences

Note: This situation happened at GP Detroit and led to discussion on the L4-list so as to provide an [O]fficial answer as to how to handle it more easily.     The situation   AP controls and three s. He then: Plays a second Blinkmoth Nexus, Taps two Darksteel Citadels to cast , Taps one of the two Blinkmoth Nexus to animate the other one, Equips it with using the last Darksteel Citadel, Proceeds to combat and attacks with the Equipped Nexus. At that

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