GERALD SOUTH CHAVES DOMINATES THE FIELD OF DUELISTS AT Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES GUATEMALA CITY BRINGS HOME TROPHY
El Segundo, Calif. (March 21, 2017) – The largest city in Central America, Guatemala City, was rocking this past weekend as the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS), presented by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI), drew hundreds of Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Duelists to the premier-level event. The city proved to be an excellent host for Gerald South Chaves, the new YCS Guatemala City Champion.
Players of every age and ability showed off their impressive Dueling skills round after round at YCS Guatemala City. From San Jose, Costa Rica, Chaves masterfully played his Zoodiac-Infernoid Deck to earn himself a spot in Day 2 of the tournament. Then, after several rounds of Single Elimination, he faced Alejandro Moreno from Mexico City, Mexico playing a Zoodiac Deck in the final playoff.
In addition to bringing home the title of YCS Champion, Gerald South Chaves, received a special set of prizes that included the new YCS prize card, an Ultra Rare Number 93: Utopia Kaiser, a YCS Championship Trophy, a 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!
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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