Wizards of the Coast extends their prohibition of in-store Magic: The Gathering play due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Citing a second wave of the novel coronavirus and feedback from the recent Core Set 2021 prerelease, Wizards of the Coast is temporarily suspending sanctioned in-store play.
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Wizards of the Coast suspends all sanctioned play of paper Magic. What does this mean for game stores, and the game itself?