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 https://squareup.com/store/battlegroundsgamingct


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