[url=http://www.pdcmagic.com/forums/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=6]PDC Classic[/url] has a long, illustrious, and storied tradition. It is the least accessible and the most hallowed of our formats. For some of us, it represents a mysterious, inscrutable, even daunting foray into the murky past of this game of Magic we all love. For others of us, the Classic format is synonymous with PDC itself.
With WotC’s impending [url=http://forums.gleemax.com/showthread.php?t=1114475]sanctioning of Pauper Classic[/url], PDC’s most venerable format is going to be cast into the spotlight like never before. Lots of speculation about the impact of “official status” on our own community and our own events has been taking place here in the PDCMagic.com forums, and only time will tell what comes of all the noise.
Before any of that, however, we PDC Paupers have our own Classic events to make some noise about — namely, the [url=http://forums.gleemax.com/showthread.php?t=1116727]Season 9 Worlds Championship[/url] of Tuesday night’s TPDC event, organized by [b]Lathspel[/b], and the following Saturday’s [url=http://forums.gleemax.com/showthread.php?t=1116439]Season 9 Worlds Championship[/url] of the Classic PDC event, hosted by [b]LulThyme[/b] (taking over for [b]Evu[/b] who is retiring from the role of Saturday’s main coordinator).
Heading into this huge week for Classic players, let’s take a look back at the Classic landscape for the last four months. For this article, we’ll start with TPDC.