ADRIAN MADRIZ FINISHES ATOP THE STANDINGS AT FIRST Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES OF THE NEW SEASON AND DRAGON DUEL WINNER MAURICIO CAMPILLO ALSO BRINGS HOME TROPHY IN MEXICO CITY
Plus Central American Debut of New Prize Card and Game Mat
El Segundo, Calif. (September 20, 2016) – With a large crowd of spectators cheering on the field, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) drew hordes of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists to its first premier level event of the new Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) Dueling season in Central America, YCS Mexico City.
Crowds of players of every age and ability showed off their impressive Dueling skills round after round at YCS Mexico City. From Guadalajara, Mexico, Adrian Madriz expertly played his Metalfoes Deck to earn him a spot in Day 2 of the tournament; then, after several rounds of Single Elimination, he faced Alexander Von Soto from Mexico City, Mexico, playing a Blue-Eyes Deck in the final playoff.
In addition to bringing home the title of YCS Champion, Madriz received a special set of prizes that included the new YCS prize card making its Latin American debut at YCS Mexico City, an Ultra Rare Number 93: Utopia Kaiser, a YCS Championship Trophy, the new YCS Top Cut Game Mat, a PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, and an invitation and paid travel to his 2017 World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) tournament! And if that wasn’t enough, he will receive VIP Status at his 2017 World Championship Qualifier.
Another exciting series of Duels happened during the Dragon Duel Championship, an event for Duelists born in 2004 or later. Mauricio Campillo from Mexico City, Mexico used his own Constructed Domain Monarch Deck all of the way to the finals. Campillo’s skill and strategy proved to be the winning combination as he beat Osvaldo Sanchez playing a Fluffal Deck to capture the title of Dragon Duel Champion. He picked up some great prizes too, including a Dragon Duel Championship Trophy, a Regional Deck Box, a 2017 Regional Game Mat, and an invitation to their 2017 Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier.
Duelists can watch a new episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Sunday on Nicktoons – check local listings for times. In addition, all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL episodes every Tuesday as well as all of Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s can be seen on www.yugioh.com in the United States. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Friday and Saturday on Teletoon! For more information on KONAMI or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, please visit www.yugioh-card.com or call 310-220-8630 to speak directly with a Yu-Gi-Oh! customer support team member.
About The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is the #1 trading card game in the world with over 25 billion cards sold. It is a game of strategy, where players create individual Decks of cards collected from Structure Decks and Booster Packs. Two players engage in a Duel while using cards that represent powerful monsters, magical Spells and surprising Traps. Duelists with well-constructed Decks, dominating monsters, solid strategy and good fortune are the victors in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is the exclusive licensee and rights holder to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in North America and Latin America.
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