Mar 15

This Week’s Friday Night Magic & GPT Richmond Event!

Man, do we have an exciting Friday Night coming up for all of you Magic players! In addition to our special Modern Masters 2017 draft, we’ve also got a GPT Richmond Standard Event happening then! Event details are below:

GPT Richmond (3/17)

Looking to earn some byes in the upcoming Grand Prix Richmond event? Make sure you make an appearance at our GPT Richmond event this Saturday!

  • Event Date: March 17, 2017
  • Name: GRAND PRIX TRIAL: Richmond 2017
  • Event Type: STANDARD
  • Event Sign up: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m. and via pre-registration (To pre-register, give us a call or come in to the store before 11/18)
  • Event Start Time: 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17th
  • Event Entry Fee: $20 Pre-Registration price before 3/16; $25 Door Price.
  • Please arrive early enough to finalize and turn in a deck registration sheet: https://www.wizards.com/ContentResources/Wizards/WPN/Main/Documents/MTG_Constructed_Deck_Registration_Sheet_PDF1.pdf
  • Please note that this event is a VERY long day due to tournament requirements; Number of rounds will be determined by number of participants. (5 if under 32; or 6 if under 64 PLUS a top eight for any group size).
  • This is a Grand Prix TRIAL for GP Richmond; that Grand Prix is being held on May 5-7, 2017. Winning a TRIAL event awards TWO “byes” in the GP.

Modern Masters 2017 Drafts

  • Event Start Time: 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17th; Additional draft event may be offered if GPT Richmond fires! If so, the second draft will start at 10:00 p.m.
  • Event Entry Fee: $35/Person 

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Mar 15

Modern Masters 2017 Release is THIS FRIDAY!

We’re just two days out from the much-anticipated release of Modern Masters 2017 – where will you be this Friday?

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We’ll have product here starting right at 11:00am for you to get your fix. Also, we’ll be hosting a special Modern Master 2017 Draft that night for just $35/Player!

 

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Mar 14

The Fantastic Store Will Be Closed Today – March 14, 2017

For the safety of our customers and employees, we’ll be closed today due to snow. Because of this, our regularly scheduled MTG Standard Event and the Super Smash Bros Melee Tournament will be cancelled tonight. Please stay tuned for any additional announcements regarding tomorrow’s hours of operation.

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Stay safe out there and enjoy the snow day!

 

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Mar 07

Chantilly League Cup – This Saturday!

The day that we’ve been waiting for is finally almost here – we’ll be hosting the Chantilly League Cup this Saturday, March 11th! We’re expecting a big turnout, so make sure you don’t miss out this weekend! Check-in begins at 10:00am and will run through 10:30am; the event will begin shortly after.

We’ll also have a lunch session with meals catered by our friends at Carrabba’s! Prices and Menu Items will be available soon.

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What are Pokémon TCG League Cup Tournaments

Pokémon TCG League Cup tournaments are smaller events that give players an opportunity to earn Championship Points and practice their skills for larger competitions. The Pokémon TCG League Cup events are held throughout the year. Are there any requirements for attendance?

The Pokémon TCG League Cup events do not require an invitation or qualification. All players who have Trainer Club accounts and are in good standing with the Play! Pokémon rules are welcome to participate. Players need to bring their own 60-card deck. League Cup may use either the Standard format or the Expanded format, at the discretion of the Tournament Organizer.

What is the entry fee?

Players may be charged an entry fee determined by the Tournament Organizer. See event listing or contact the Tournament Organizer for details.

What are the prizes?

Players will be competing for 2 Play! Points as well as the potential for additional prize support. Check out the points breakdown below:

Participants will receive 2 Play! Points just for playing.

Placement Points Kicker (# of participants)
1 50 0
2 40 4
3–4 30 8
5–8 20 32
9–16 10 64
17–32 8 128
33–64 6 256

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Mar 07

This Week’s New Releases (3/7-3/11)

Want some of the hottest new products on the market? Check out what’s coming down the pipeline this week in the collectible world below:

2016/17 Panini Prestige Basketball (3/8)

2017 Panini Donruss Baseball (3/8)

As always, please understand that it takes one business day between the release date and when we receive the item from our warehouse! Feel free to call us before coming in to confirm availability.

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Mar 04

Modern Masters 2017 is Just Around The Corner – Get It Here On 3/17

As you already know, Modern Masters 2017 is coming out in two weeks! We’ll have plenty here for you upon release date, so you won’t have to worry about pre-ordering any boxes. 

Want a sneak peek of all everything that’ll be available in the new set? Click here!

Also, we’ll be hosting a special Modern Master 2017 Draft that night for just $35/Player!Image result for modern masters 2017

Mark your calendars and get ready for yet another legendary MTG set!

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Mar 03

This Week’s Hot Releases!

Another week brings us yet another big week of new releases in the world of trading cards, check out the new hotness in our industry at The Fantastic Store this weekend!

2017 Topps Heritage Baseball (3/1)

2016 Panini Honors Football (3/1)

2016 Leaf Trinity Baseball

 

2016 Panini Select Football (3/3)

As always, please understand that it takes one business day between the release date and when we receive the item from our warehouse! Feel free to call us before coming in to confirm availability.

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Feb 23

Pokemon League Challenge – This Weekend!

This Saturday brings us another installment of our Pokemon League Challenge – come out and compete for some World Championship Points!

Pokemon League Challenge

Dates: February 25th
Event Start: 1:00pm
Entry Fee: $5 – Juniors; $6 – Masters.
Prizes: Play for World Championship Points and other prizes based on attendance.

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Feb 22

This Week’s New Releases (2/21-2/25)

Another week, another batch of new releases – check out what you can expect to see here at The Fantastic Store this week!

2016/17 Upper Deck SPx Hockey (2/22)

2016 Panini Plates & Patches Football (2/24)

As always, please understand that it takes one business day between the release date and when we receive the item from our warehouse! Feel free to call us before coming in to confirm availability.

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Feb 21

The Fantastic Classic: A Smash 4 Regional is Happening in April!

It’s been a long time coming – D.C. eSports is very excited to bring you their first regional Smash 4 tournament here at The Fantastic Store! This venue is absolutely perfect for an event of this scale and we can’t wait to share it with all of you.

Singles, Doubles, and Triples will be offered at The Fantastic Classic – stay tuned for more information coming soon!

Tournament Details:
– Venue Fee: $10/Person
– Singles Entry: $10/Person
– Doubles Entry: $20/Team ($10/Person)
– Triples Entry: $15/Team ($5/Person)

Payouts:
≤ 32 Entrants
1st: 50%
2nd: 25%
3rd: 15%
4th: 10%

≤ 64 Entrants
1st: 45%
2nd: 20%
3rd: 15%
4th: 10%
5th: 5% each

> 64 Entrants
1st: 40%
2nd: 20%
3rd: 15%
4th: 10%
5th: 5% each
7th: 2.5% each

 

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