Empire of Glass $5K Draft Open!April 22, 2021
The Eternal® 2021 World Championship Series continues with the Empire of Glass $5k Draft Open!
Beginning on Friday, April 30th at 10 AM MDT (16:00 UTC) and running until Sunday, May 2nd, all participants will receive up to four Alternate Art copies of Krull, Xumuc Occultist just for playing! Players with the Masters Medallion will also receive up to four premium Alternate Art copies and begin round one with two wins already under their belt!
Make sure to tune in on the Dire Wolf Digital Twitch to see the top 64 battle it out for a spot in the 2021 World Championship with live commentary from the Eternal team! Twitch drops will be enabled throughout the broadcast so make sure to check out the action and get your share of the loot! The stream begins at 11 AM MDT (17:00 UTC) on Sunday, May 2nd.
Note: We are aware of an ongoing issue where Twitch drops are not working for users watching on mobile devices. To ensure you receive all drops, we currently recommend watching on a desktop device.
The Empire of Glass $5k Draft Open consists of two stages: Qualifiers that are open to all players on Steam, iOS, Android, and Xbox, and the Finals that will feature the Top 64 players from the Qualifiers.
Participating in the Empire of Glass $5k Draft Open requires a registered and validated account and email address. This can be done through the Options menu in-game. We strongly encourage players to register and validate their email addresses in advance of attempting to enter the tournament.
Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help validating your email address.
- The Qualifiers will consist of 4 draft runs.
- Each run, a player will draft a new deck, and play 7 matches with that deck, win-or-lose.
- After the 7 matches, the player will earn their run rewards and be able to enter the event again.
- All players on Steam, Xbox, and iOS or Android phones & tablets can participate.
- The Qualifiers begin on Friday, April 30th at 10 am MDT (16:00 UTC) and will close sharply on Saturday, May 1st at 4 pm MDT (22:00 UTC).
- No one may enter the tournament or start a new game after 4:00 pm MDT (22:00 UTC).
- Games in progress may be completed until 4:30 pm MDT (22:30 UTC), at which time all scores will become final.
- Players can complete their games at any time during the Qualifiers.
- After all competitors have finished their 28 matches, the top 64 players will advance to the finals.
- Each run has an entry cost of 450 Gems or 8750 Gold. (A total of 1800 Gems or 35,000 Gold for a maximum 4 runs.)
- The Finals begin promptly at 11 am MDT (17:00 UTC) on Sunday, May 2nd.
- Qualifying players must be online and ready to play when the Finals begin.
- You will receive an in-game prompt to join your first game when the Finals begin.
- The finals are open to only the top 64 players from the Qualifiers.
- The top 64 players will play in a seeded, single elimination bracket
- Finals matches are best-of-3 games
- When the finals begin, players will have 45 minutes to draft and build their decks. After this time, we will send a list of draft pools to all players.
- Play will begin after all players have received the draft pools of the other players via email.
- After the tournament has progressed to the Top 8, players will enter another seeded single elimination bracket. Players will again have 45 minutes to draft and build new decks. After this time, we will send the new draft pools to all players.
- Top 8 play will begin again after players have received the new draft pools via email.
- There will be a short delay between the last active game in a round and the start of the next round.
- All games must finish before the next round can start, so watch the Bracket View.
- When it is time to play, you will receive an invitation to join your next game.
- Leaderboard Prizes and Premium Alt-Art cards will be delivered after the conclusion of the Finals. All packs are from Empire of Glass.
- All players will receive up to four alternate-art copies of Krull, Xumuc Occultist just for participating! (One copy per run entered.)
- Players with the Masters Medallion will also receive up to four premium Alternate Art copies of Krull, Xumuc Occultist! (One copy per run entered, delivered after the tournament conclusion.)
|1||$1500, Invitation to 2021 Worlds, 32 Packs|
|2||$1000, 25 Packs of Empire of Glass|
|3-4||$650, 20 Packs of Empire of Glass|
|5-8||$300, 16 Packs of Empire of Glass|
|9-16||12 Packs of Empire of Glass|
|17-32||8 Packs of Empire of Glass|
|33-64||4 Packs of Empire of Glass|
Run Rewards (awarded once per run, up to 4 runs)
|7||12 Empire of Glass Packs|
|6||11 Empire of Glass Packs|
|5||10 Empire of Glass Packs|
|4||9 Empire of Glass Packs|
|3||8 Empire of Glass Packs|
|2||7 Empire of Glass Packs|
|1||6 Empire of Glass Packs|
|0||5 Empire of Glass Packs|
Join us for broadcast coverage of the Finals on Sunday, May 2nd at 11 am MDT (17:00 UTC), live on Twitch!
Special Twitch Drops will be enabled exclusively on the DWD channel during the broadcast – so if you’re not playing in the Finals, make sure to tune in to claim your share of the loot!
As with the last broadcasts, we’re honoring ongoing CDC recommendations and will be broadcasting from a remote location to help keep our staff safe and healthy! We’re still working through some of the process of remote broadcasts, and ask for your patience if we experience any technical issues along the way.