Magic 2020

The newest core set releases July 2019! Starting with this set, pre-releases may now be run starting Fridays at 3pm and we’ll be doing just that!

Battlegrounds Gaming M20 prerelease events:

  • Friday at 3pm
  • Friday at 9pm
  • Saturday at Noon
  • Saturday at 6pm
  • Sunday 2HG at 1pm

Each event costs $30 to enter and consists of 4 rounds.
Prizes will be booster packs of Magic 2020
4-0: 8 packs
3-0-1: 6 packs
3-1: 4 packs
2 wins gets 1 pack

Register here.

Booster Box Preorder

Click on the image above to pre-order your Magic Core Set 2020!

Modern Horizons Prerelease

We’ve got 4 Modern Horizons Prerelease events June 8 and June 9!

  • Midnight June 7-8: Booster Draft – $30+tax
  • Noon June 8: Booster Draft – $30 +tax
  • 5PM June 8: Booster Draft – $30 +tax
  • 1pm June 9: Two-Headed Giant Sealed – $50 per player

Booster Drafts are 3 rounds with 1 booster pack of Modern Horizons given out to each Match winner. Players who finish with a record of 3-0 get a bonus booster pack.

Teams in Two-Headed Giant Sealed consist of two players. Each team gets 8 booster packs and builds two 40-card decks. Four rounds. Matches are 1 game – there are no sideboards. Prizes for 2HG:
4-0: 6 Packs per team
3-1: 4 Packs per team
2-2: 2 Packs per team

Register here.

Magic Modern Horizons

Excitement is building as spoilers for Magic’s next set begin soon!  Modern Horizons is a 254 card set and has NEW cards and reprints of cards not in Modern.  Cards in this set will not be legal in standard.

Early release date for pre-orders is June 8-9, 2019.

Regular release date is June 14, 2019.

Place your orders here.

War of the Spark prereleases and preorders

The newest edition of Magic the Gathering features Planeswalkers galore!  This set’s spoilers have already begun and pre-releases are just around the corner.  With a release date of May 3, 2019 War of the Spark is going to have a huge impact on events.  Here is what Battlegrounds Gaming will be offering in the coming weeks!

PRE-RELEASES (April 27-28)

We have 4 events over the weekend of April 27 and April 28.  Each tournament costs $30 and includes 6 booster packs of War of the Spark and a special date-stamped foil promo rare or mythic.

Our Midnight event is now 3 rounds!  This will make things easier on the players and the staff.  The following prizes are for Midnight:

  • 3-0: 8 packs
  • 2-0-1: 5 packs
  • 2-1: 2 packs

The 4-round events (Noon, 6pm, and 2HG) have the following prize payouts:

  • 4-0 get 10 booster packs
  • 3-0-1 get 7 booster packs
  • 3-1 get 4 booster packs
  • 2 wins gets 1 pack

So come play in one of our events and sign up online here to reserve a spot.

Fri/Sat April 26/27 at Midnight

Saturday April 27 at Noon

Saturday April 27 at 6pm

Sunday April 28 at 1pm – Format is Two-Headed Giant

Sign up online at


War of the Spark releases Friday, May 3 and Battlegrounds Gaming will celebrate with an FNM Booster Draft at 7pm.  Entry is $15 + tax and will run for 3 rounds.  All players with a 3-0 record will get 6 boosters of the new set and an FNM Promo.  Players who finish 2-1 will get 2 booster packs.  In addition, extra FNM Promo cards will be distributed randomly during the draft.


If the release day draft wasn’t enough for you, we’ll do it again.  Saturday at 2pm.
Entry is $15 plus tax with the same pack prizes as the release day draft (no FNM promos though).




Pre-order booster boxes of War of the Spark and pick them up during pre-release weekend!  Each box purchased will receive the foil Buy-A-Box Promo card of Tezzeret, Master of the Bridge – not available in booster packs.

Order now and get your boxes April 27-28.  Click here.
Any other purchases will be available on release date of May 3, 2019.

Pre-release offer and pre-orders expire April 26, 2019


About Battlegrounds

January 13, 2016 is the start of a new era for Battlegrounds Gaming! Our new location at 362 Main Avenue, Norwalk CT will open with more space and more parking!  This larger space will allow us to run more events concurrently.  Keep an eye on our event calendar for more information.  Also follow us on Twitter and our Facebook page.

July 8th, 2011 marked a new day for gaming in Fairfield County as Battlegrounds Gaming opened it’s doors for the first time. We are looking to provide a place for fans of all genres of games to get together to share their favorite hobby. We have tables available for trading card games, board games, Warhammer & 40k, and role-playing games. For the Magic the Gathering player, we will have weekly tournaments for standard and booster drafts!
Come to Norwalk, Connecticut and check us out! Easy to get to from I-95 or the Merritt Parkway (Route 15).
Feel free to email us with questions, comments, suggestions, criticisms or praise. Look for us on Facebook by clicking the logo to the right.

Store Hours

Monday 11 – 10
Tuesday 11 – 10
Wednesday 11 – 10
Thursday 11 – 9
Friday 11 – 11
Saturday 11 – 6
Sunday 11 – 6


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