Wizard World Tour Adds Trading Card Game Tournaments

February 4, 2010 by  
Filed under Canada, Comic Books, Convention News, Gaming

WIZARD WORLD’S NORTH AMERICAN COMIC CON TOUR ADDS SANCTIONED TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) TOURNAMENTS

Magic: The Gathering

Yu-Gi-Oh!

World of Warcraft TCG

New York, NY (February 4, 2010) – Sanctioned Trading Card Gaming tournaments will be held as part of the Wizard World 2010 Comic Con tour. Competitive TCG tournaments will premiere at Toronto Comic Con.

“Gaming fans have a rich history of attending our Comic Con events and we are proud to add sanctioned, full-fledged gaming areas at all our events,” said Gareb Shamus, Wizard Entertainment CEO. “The ability to compete for national rankings, win incredible prizes, and meet up with their fellow game players and friends adds a whole new element to our live events tour.”

As a special bonus, game players will only need to pay for the tournaments they enter. This is a huge savings for all players! Registration for all tournaments will take place both online and on-site. Limited seating may be available for all events, so players are encouraged to register early. Discounted convention admission tickets are available for all registered participants.

Tournaments will take place all weekend long and will include Player vs Player league play for casual players as well as various formats for competitive play. Many different games will be represented! check the website for a complete listing of events and times. Players can register now for Toronto TCG tournaments.

REGISTER NOW FOR TORONTO TOURNAMENTS

For a complete up-to-date schedule of tournaments, rules, registration and prizes go to www.wizardworld.com/gaming-toronto.html. Schedules and registration for TCG tournaments for the entire Wizard World Comic Con tour will be announced soon. Check www.wizardworld.com for updates.

About Gareb Shamus:
Gareb Shamus founded Wizard Entertainment in 1991. Today, Shamus publishes consumer magazines Wizard, ToyFare, FunFare and numerous books about pop-culture’s top talent, comic books and toys. Shamus also produces a North American Comic Con tour.

Wizard World Comic Con Tour:

March 26-28, 2010, Toronto Comic Con, Direct Energy Centre

April 16-18, 2010, Anaheim Comic Con, Anaheim Convention Center

June 11-13, 2010, Philadelphia Comic Con, Pennsylvania Convention Center

August 19-22, 2010, Chicago Comic Con, Donald E. Stephens (Rosemont) Convention Center

October 7-10, 2010, Big Apple Comic Con, Pier 94

October 15-17, 2010, New Jersey Comic Con, New Jersey Convention and Expo Center

November 12-14, 2010, Austin Comic Con, Austin Convention Center

Atlanta Comic Con, TBD

Cincinnati Comic Con, TBD

New England Comic Con, TBD

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