Cosmic Crown Showdown Announcement

Aug 3, 2016

We are excited to announce our Cosmic Crown Showdown! In this event, the best ladder players of the season will duke it out for glory, prizes, and a pool of $5,000 cash from the comfort of their own homes! Here’s how it works:

The top 64 players on each Ladder (constructed and limited) at the end of this season will get a ladder ticket that allows them to participate in this season’s Cosmic Crown Showdown. The showdown is broken up into two Stages which will take place on Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th. The tournament will be held in-client under the “Special” tab of the tournament screen.

Cosmic Crown Showdown

Stage 1:

September 10th, starting at 9am PT (6pm CEST), we will have a Constructed Swiss tournament (with best 2-out-of-3 matches) for qualifying ladder players. The top 8 players from this Stage will move on to Stage 2.

Stage 2:

September 11th, starting at 9am PT (6pm CEST), we will have a Single-Elimination Draft tournament (with best 2-out-of-3 matches). The winner of Stage 2 will walk away with exclusive cosmetics and the lion’s share of the prize pool.


  • 1st Place: $2,000 and the Cosmic Crown Showdown Animated Sleeve
  • 2nd Place: $1,000
  • 3rd-4th Place: $500
  • 5th-8th Place: $250
  • 9th-16th Place: 25 boosters from the current set
  • 17th-32nd Place: 10 boosters from the current set
  • 33rd-128th Place: 5 boosters from the current set

Keep your eyes peeled for the full (Terms and Conditions), we’ll have them for you soon.

Will you be the first to wear the Cosmic Crown? Start climbing and find out! Best of luck on the battlefield!

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