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Insight Esports Presents: Tier 1 $5,000 Standard Open #3 - tournament brand image

Insight Esports Presents: Tier 1 $5,000 Standard Open #3

Game: Magic: The Gathering

Organized by: Insight eSports

Tournament Type: MTG Arena

Standard is changing! What will you bring to battle with? Earn your entry to our Invitational and cash prizes!

Entry Fee: $20.00 + $2.19 | Open Registration | Format: Standard | Ended | 111 of 512 Enrolled Players

Welcome to the Tier 1 Standard Open presented by Insight Esports!

Please give our sponsor, Tier 1 Games a visit for any of your CCG needs!

Tier 1 $5,000 Standard Open

Date: May 15th, 2021

Time: 8 AM PDT

Entry Fee:

$15 + MTG Melee Fee (Ends May 13th)

$20 + MTG Melee Fee (Regular Price)

Format: Standard (Best Of Three)

Rounds: Swiss Tournament (Based on Attendance)

Prize Pool

1st: $1,250 USD

2nd: $750 USD

3rd-4th: $500 USD

5th-8th: $200 USD

9th-16th: $100 USD

17th-32nd: $25 USD

Players who finish between 1-16 will receive an invitation to the Tier 1 Invitational on May 22nd.

Connection/ In Game Issues

All connection issues are the responsibility of the players to work out. Everyone is responsible for their internet/computer to be in working condition! Any in-game issues, that need attention, must be brought to a staff member in a timely manner. All players should be aware of MTG Arena bugs/issues.

All players should be aware of this statement by Wizards concerning these cards: Wizards Article

Any use of this cards to exploit/win the game will result in disqualification. We are not banning the use of these cards, but we are banning the exploitation of them. If you believe your opponent is taking advantage of this, please get us involved.

**All decisions will be final when made by Staff and Tournament Organizers. **


All pairings will be final once posted. Please listen out for any text/audio notifications on new pairings posted. Please consider signing up for SMS notifications on MTGMelee.

All players need to use "Standard Tournament Challenge" when challenging your opponent.

Players are not allowed to intentionally draw.

Top 8 will be using the Play/Draw Rule. Higher Seed challenges and chooses.

Challenge Issues

Common issues arise when challenging other players, some of these are as follows:

  1. Cannot connect to opponent

  2. Rules/Settings not the same as your opponents

  3. Cannot find username due to error or unrecognizable lettering

Please take the necessary steps to speak to your opponent before contacting a staff member. Adding each other on Friends List, restarting Arena, restarting router, and making sure all challenge details are the same as your opponents are all common fixes.


In certain cases you may need to provide proof of winning/cheating in a game (This includes exploiting bugs within the game). We suggest taking screenshots of Victories or in-game issues for proof if needed, (I.E. if your opponent plays a card they shouldn't, etc.)

All pictures or videos presented will be taken into consideration when making a decision.


The Top 8 finishers will be asked to share their screens in Discord for video/coverage purposes. It will not be shared with your opponents in real-time for tournament integrity.

By registering for this event, you are agreeing that we are able to use your (username, audio, video, etc.) for our stream/social media purposes.


All prizing is payed out VIA!

Please allow up to 10 days after the tournament has concluded to be contacted about prizing.

Winners will receive an email regarding prizing policies after verifying their identity.

Players will receive all prizes within sixty days of verifying their identity and confirming our payment policy VIA email.

Legal Obligations

All players must be 18 years or older.

All players must abide by all MTG Melee, Wizards of the Coast, and Insight Esports rules/code of conducts.

Our staff reserves the right to drop any player from the tournament by breaking any rules or code of conduct. Refunds, for this reason, will not be permitted.

Insight Esports Presents: Tier 1 Standard Open #3

Registration Ends: 7:30 AM PDT

Decklist Submission Ends: 7:55 AM PDT


Round 1 Posted: 8 AM PDT

Prize Pool

1st: $1,250 USD

2nd: $750 USD

3rd-4th: $500 USD

5th-8th: $200 USD

9th-16th: $100 USD

17th-32nd: $25 USD

Players who finish between 1-16 will receive an invitation to the Tier 1 Invitational on May 22nd.

Please join our Discord for any questions or concerns!

Glitch /insightesportsca OFFLINE


Archetype Breakdown

* Record includes mirror matches. Match Win Percentage (MW%) excludes mirror matches.