Hrishi's right, it does indeed stand for New York Stax Exchange.
It was, very briefly, a team name for myself and a few others, before it became the moniker for rebooted Vintage tournament series that I started running again in 2009. The N.Y.S.E. Challenge was a monthly Vintage series that I ran out at Brothers Grim. I ran 20+ of those, then abandoned the name when Nick Coss and I started running the N.E.V. (North East Vintage) series after that. I stopped running monthly Vintage events after the N.E.V. Invitational, and started running the N.Y.S.E. Open annually after that (though I did skip 2018).
With every NYSE Open that's run, a limited number of qualifier tournament are run. For the price of an entry fee, a T/O is able to run an event guaranteeing the winner of the qualifier free entry to that year's NYSE Open.
I currently have seven qualifier spots left open. If you'd like to run a qualifier, please reach out to me and let me know!
Prize support for the NYSE Open has been announced!
1st: Unlimited Mox Sapphire
2nd: Unlimited Mox Ruby
3rd: Unlimited Mox Emerald
4th: Unlimited Mox Pearl
5th-8th: Mishra's Workshop
For 9th-16th, based on final standing, each player will be able to choose one of the original 10 Revised dual lands. So, for example, 9th picks Underground Sea (leaving nine duals left), 8th picks Volcanic Island (leaving eight duals), until each player has one dual land, and we then stop.
And, as always, there will be giveaways galore, with playmats, altered Karns, and a slew of other cool things that I've been collecting for a while now.
If you haven't pre-registered, please pre-register soon! This event will be capped!
Hope to see you all soon!
I can't check availability from work, but here are a few hotels that are close by:
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Let me know if none of those worked.
Need more sweet news about the NYSE? How about this?
NYSE is pleased to announce that Altfest Personal Wealth Management will be sponsoring the tournament. Dave Kaplan has been with Altfest since 2017 and I have known Dave since 1999. He recently introduced the firm to NYSE and we are excited to have them join us.
Altfest is a fee-only comprehensive wealth management firm. It serves as a one stop shop for all things investment and financial planning-related which includes: reviewing collector’s insurance policies, buying a home, investments, through to retirement planning, and everything in between.
Altfest specializes in working with clients in all walks of life from young professionals to retirees, and a niche group it’s fully committed to serving is the gaming community.
On the day of the tournament, Altfest will be raffling off 3 vintage staple cards valued at $1,000, $250 and $100. Everyone who writes their name on a ticket will receive 1 raffle ticket. Everyone who is interested in learning more about Altfest and setting up an introductory phone call if we are a good match can answer a few questions and will receive 3 raffle tickets. The raffle winners will be announced before the Top 8 begins.
To learn more either come meet the Altfest team at the tournament or visit their website to arrange a complimentary meeting ahead of time: www.altfest.com
(NO DREDGE PLAYERS ALLOWED )
Just a reminder, but TODAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR $125 entry!
If you're coming, and you haven't registered, register here, and save yourself $25:
Thanks for the post Nick! I am very excited to have the opportunity to sponsor NYSE and look forward to introducing my colleagues Ben and Reza to the event. Ben is a financial advisor whose primary client base is e-sports millionaires, so we are hoping to create some Vintage millionaires as well!