2019

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The year 2019 is the twenty-seventh year of existence for Magic: The Gathering.

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Date Event
January 25 Release of Ravnica Allegiance
February 15 Release of the Ravnica Allegiance Guild Kits.
February 15 Announcement of the discontinuation of the Magic League.
February 24 Mythic Championship Cleveland 2019. Won by {GB-ENG} Autumn Burchett.
March 25 Soft launch of Valor's Reach
March 27 Release of the Legendary Collection Relic Tokens by UltraPro.
March 31 First Magic Invitational. Won by {ITA} Andrea Mengucci.
April 12 Release of the Challenger Decks 2019.
April 25 Mythic Championship London 2019. won by {USA} Eli Loveman.
May 3 Release of War of the Spark
May 17-19 Final of the 2018 Magic Online Championship. Won by {ITA} Mattia Oneto.
June 3 Netflix announces the production of an upcoming animated Magic: The Gathering TV series.
June 14 Release of Modern Horizons.
June 27 Reveal of the San Diego Comic-Con 2019 promos, featuring Nicol Bolas and his four God-Eternals.
June 27 Release of Ravnica Inquisition.
  • A social deduction game set on Ravnica.
June 27 Introduction of Historic, a constructed non-rotating format for Magic: The Gathering Arena.
June 28 Release of Signature Spellbook: Gideon.
June 28 The Pauper format gains official tabletop support.
July 20 Release of Core Set 2020.
July 25 Wizards of the Coast announce that going forward the Magic story will be told through e-books rather than weekly episodic stories.
July 27 The Judge Program is ending, to be replaced with a Judge Academy that will require a yearly subscription fee.
July 28 Mythic Championship IV in Barcelona, Spain. Won by {DEU} Thoralf Severin.
August 14 Elaine Chase announces several improvements to the Organized Play structure, including the creation of the Rivals League, the MPL Gauntlet, the Players Tour and Player Points for tabletop gaming.
August 19 Wizards of the Coast launches the open beta of the Magic: The Gathering Companion app, a home tournament organizer.
September 4 Announcement Day.[1]
October 4 Release of Throne of Eldraine
October 18-20 Mythic Championship V on MTG Arena. Won by {ESP} Javier Dominguez.
October 29 Release of Ponies: The Galloping
November 7 Release of the Mystery Booster (Convention Edition)
November 8 Release of Challenger Decks 2019 Japan.
  • Only available in Japan.
November 15 Release of the Throne of Eldraine Gift Edition.
November 15 Release of Game Night 2019.
  • Containing 5 exclusive cards.
November 8–10 Mythic Championship VI in Richmond, USA. Won by {CZE} Ondřej Stráský.
December 2 - 9 Release of the Secret Lair Drop Series.
December 6-8 Mythic Championship VII on MTG Arena. Won by {POL} Piotr Glogowski.
December 12 The 2019 Magic Pro League is won by {ESP} Javier Dominguez.
December 12 Introduction of the Magic Online Premier Play Program, replacing the Magic Online Championship Series.
December 12 Introduction of Magic: Legends, a MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game).
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