Final league standings at the end of the season, after seven total League Weekends, will place players into postseason Gauntlet to determine the new invitees to the league.
The 24 participants for the 2020-21 Rivals League Gauntlet were defined as follows:
- 13th through 16th in MPL standings from the end of the season.
- 21st through 32nd in Rivals League standings from the end of the season.
- 5th through 12th places from the Challenger Gauntlet.
- The winner qualifies for Magic World Championship XXVII.
- Top 4 receive invitation to the MPL for the following season.
- All other players will be invited to the Rivals League for the following season.