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Magic Online Constructed Events

Magic Online runs events around the clock. No matter when the urge to play strikes, you can log on and find events to join in any Magic format, from 2-person Queues to giant events with hundreds of other players! This page is dedicated to Constructed Events, so if you're looking to test your favorite deck against others in the format, read on!


New To Magic Online Events

Some Magic Online Events can be joined with New Player Points, which are included with every new Magic Online account and also feature in the Account Upgrade Kit. Familiarize yourself with the game and program through these events before exploring what else Magic Online has to offer!


Location: Limited or Constructed > Gauntlet
Format: Modern Gauntlet – Magic Online will randomly provide one of several preconstructed Modern decks. This is a Phantom event - cards won’t be added to your Collection at the end of this event.
Entry Options: 2 New Player Points
Structure: Gauntlet League. Play 3 matches on your schedule.


Location: Limited or Constructed > Gauntlet
Format: Commander Gauntlet – After joining, you choose which of the 5 Starter Commander Decks you wish to use. This is a Phantom event - cards won’t be added to your Collection at the end of this event. (The Decks are available for purchase separately in the MTGO Store)
Entry Options: 6 New Player Points OR 2 Event Tickets OR 20 Play Points
Structure: Gauntlet League: Single-game, two-player matches with 40 life. Play up to 3 matches on your schedule.


Location: Limited > Draft
Format: Jumpstart – After joining, you choose one of three 20-card half-decks presented from the pool of 10-50 lists. Then you choose a second half-deck from a new display of three. You get a chance to review your combined decklist before joining the match queue. This is a Phantom event - cards won’t be added to your Collection at the end of this event.
Entry Options: 10 New Player Points OR 4 Event Tickets OR 50 Play Points
Structure: Play single-game matches on your schedule until you reach 5 wins or 3 losses, 15-minute timer per player per match.


Constructed Leagues are available in Standard, Pioneer, Modern, Legacy, Vintage, and Pauper formats.

League Begin/Close/End Dates: Listed in game client (Constructed tab prior to joining event, Event Details window after joining event)
Location: Click Constructed tab, choose your format, then click on the League box
Entry Options:

Structure: Up to 5 matches
Format: Standard, Modern, Legacy, Vintage, Pauper, and Pioneer

Wins Play Points Treasure Chests MTGO
5 Wins 150 Play Points 11 Treasure Chests 5
4 Wins 120 Play Points 5 Treasure Chests 2
3 Wins 100 Play Points 1 Treasure Chest 1
2 Wins 50 Play Points None 0


Constructed Queues assure that you'll be able to find a match whenever you want, no matter what Constructed format you're looking for!

Constructed Two-Player Queue

Constructed two-player single elimination queues include the following formats:

Start Time: Fire on demand
Location: Click Constructed tab, then click your chosen format (for Momir Basic, first click Specialty)
Entry Options:

Size: 2 players
Play Style: Single Elimination
Duration: One round, lasting up to 50 minutes

Place Prizes
1st 30 Play Points
2nd 5 Play Points


Looking to step up the level of competition or earn Magic Online Qualifier Points in larger chunks? Then join a Preliminary event (scattered through the week) or a Format Challenge (held Friday-Sunday). For more details, click here


Battle the best in the Magic: The Gathering Online Premier Play Program.

Whether you want to focus on a single format or dabble in a variety of event types, whether you want to qualify for the Regional Championship, Pro Tour or the end-of-season Magic Online Champions Showcase and a share of its large cash prize pool and two invitations to the World Championship, now more than ever you can play your way with the Magic Online Premier Play Program.

Use Qualifier Points (QPs) you earn in other events to join Magic Online Premier Play events. Check out the full details of the Program to learn more.