UK X-Wing System Series Open - Milton Keynes 2020

Feb 08 2020 08:00 - Feb 09 2020 22:00

Stadium MK, Stadium Way W, MK1 1ST Milton Keynes

We're excited to announce the 2020 UK System Open in Milton Keynes!

Tickets go live 06/12/2019 @ 19:00 GMT

As this is part of the 2020 Series of System Opens, they will be played using the new X-Wing Second Edition – please pay attention to the Squad Building requirements below to ensure that your list is legal for this event.
All events award Prize Tickets to redeem for unique prizes, more information on prizes can be found at: https://www.fantasyflightgames... side event tickets can be purchased on the day. 

Captains Ticket: £35
The Captains Ticket allows access to the following:
• The System Open Main Event • The Sunday World Championship Qualifier

Side event ticket: £5The Side Event Ticket allows access to the following:
• Entry to 1 Hangar Bay Pod/Aces High Pod

Side event tickets can be purchesed during the event.
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Main Event
Registration for the main event opens at 8.00am on Saturday morning and closes at 9.00am sharp. Players must have 2 copies of their list. The Game Mode for this is Hyperspace.Each player will receive prize tickets as participation, players can spend these tickets on the prize wall to customise their participation.

Saturday
Players compete in a 6 round Swiss tournament. 200 point, Hyperspace Game Mode build. Players with 5 or more wins advance to the Finals on Sunday. Prize tickets will be given for playing a round & winning a round that players can redeem for prizes! 

Sunday
Players who have qualified for the elimination round can register from 8am on Sunday. Registration will close at 9am with the elimination rounds starting soon after. Players will keep the same 200 point build they used on Saturday to qualify for the elimination rounds.

World Championship Qualifiers:
All main event players not in the elimination rounds can register for the World Championship Qualifiers. Registration opens at 8.00am and closes at 9.00am. The event will start after the elimination rounds have started. This is a 5-round tournament. Players in the elimination rounds can enter this event as they are knocked out up until the top 8. They enter this event with byes for the rounds they have missed.World Championship Qualifiers will be the extended Game Mode. Players will earn prize tickets for each round of the World Championship Qualifier. Aces High PodsAces high pods use the Extended or Hyperspace game modes. Up to eight players can sign up for an Aces High pod and play two rounds of the Aces High scenario from the Epic Battles Multiplayer Expansion, with some minor adjustments. Players will play for 60 minutes and score match points according to their placement at their table (see below). The first round will be randomly paired with four players to a table. In the second round, the 1st and 2nd place players from each table will face each other, and the 3rd and 4th place players from each table will face each other. Once the second round is complete, players will receive prize tickets based on their standing within the pod. In order to play, each player will need to bring two Obstacles, one Hyperspace Marker, and one ship with a squad limit of 80 points, in addition to other necessary Core Set components.Match Points1st place: 8 points2nd place: 6 points3rd place: 4 points4th place: 2 pointsIn the event of a tie, players add up the potential points for placements and divide them by the number of tied players.Example: There is a two-way tie for second place. The players add up the potential scores (6 points and 4 points for 2nd and 3rd place) for a total of 10 points, divided by the number of tied players (which is two). The two players tied would each receive 5 points.

Hangar Bay: 

Hangar Bay events will be available for any player who wishes to drop from the main event after round 3 on Saturday.
You will also be able to start in a Hangar Bay pods on Sunday

Players can choose to play either Extended or Hyperspace Hangar bay pods. The restrictions for these game modes can be found via the Squad Builder App.Prize StationThrough the Prize Station, you can customize your personal prize package simply by participating in the System Open Series. You'll be given several prize tickets at the start of the event and through playing in the System Open tournament and other side events, you'll earn more tickets as you play (and extra tickets for each win) which can be exchanged for a variety of rewards at the Prize Station. Choose the prizes that best suit you and customize your squadron as you see fit! At the new System Open Series events, the Prize Station will include alternate ship punch, promotional cards, an alternate art damage deck, tokens, and premium plastic cards, including Omega Squadron Ace, Bravo Flight Officer, and Red Squadron Expert!
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Accommodation
https://doubletree3.hilton.com... Arena will be selling food inside the venue
There is also a KFC, Nandos and TGI Fridays all within walking distance
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Travel
Train
Milton Keynes Central
Directions from the station to the venue https://www.google.co.uk/maps/...
Bletchley, Station
Directions from the station to the venue https://www.google.co.uk/maps/... cheap flights check;
https://www.skyscanner.net/ Airports
All London airports
Birmingham Airport
Car Parking
Free parking will be available at the venue
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