Konami Presents: Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series 2019 in Atlanta, GA

Konami Presents: Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series 2019 in Atlanta, GA

Konami is pleased to announce the first ever “3 vs 3 Team Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series” will take place in Atlanta, GA on March 16-17, 2019!

A Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS) is a big, exciting 2-day event that takes place from Saturday to Sunday. Duelists from all over will attend to compete for exclusive prizes, earn invites to their World Championship Qualifier, and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with hundreds of other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.

Team YCS logo

In addition to the main YCS Atlanta Championship Series tournament, there are numerous Public Events, including tournaments specifically for Duelists born in 2006 or later, and Regional Qualifier tournaments.  Competitive or casual, there is something for everyone to do at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series weekend event.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Atlanta 2019

Team Tournament Format for YCS Atlanta

  • 3 players = 1 team. The team must register at the same time.
  • This will be a two-day tournament using Advanced Constructed Decks in the Swiss format.
  • Best 2 out of 3 Matches as a team. Two team members winning their Matches will equal a Team Match win. Once two members of a team win their respective Matches, the Duel is over.
  • Each individual team member will play their matches independently, best 2 out of 3 Matches.
  • There will be no sharing of cards or fields between teammates, each Duelist plays their own opponent. Duelists on the same team can communicate with each other, if it does not significantly slow down the pace of an ongoing Match.
  • Swiss Rounds followed by a Single-Elimination Playoff Top Cut. Rounds are dependent on the total number of teams at the time registration closes.
  • Time Limit: 45 Minutes per Swiss Round.

For Single Players or Teams short of a Player

  • There will be  a meeting area on Saturday March 16 at 8:00AM so that teams that have less than 3 members can fill out their team, or single players can find a team to join.
  • Starting at 9:30AM they will start taking the people who have not found a team yet and randomly assign them to a team.
  • They cannot guarantee that Duelists that do not have a full Team will be assigned Duelists to make a full Team.

YCS Atlanta Dragon Duel Update!

At the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Atlanta, the Dragon Duel events will be individual events not team events.

There will be two different type of Dragon Duel events at YCS Atlanta: Constructed and Sealed.

  • Advanced Constructed Format Dragon Duel. Previously at a YCS, Dragon Duelists would receive cards and play using the product provided to them. But the time has come again for Dragon Duelists to compete using their own decks and the winners of the Saturday and Sunday Dragon Duel events will playoff for the Dragon Duel Championship to win Prize Cards and a Trophy on Sunday at the YCS.
  • For Dragon Duelist who doesn’t have a deck, but would still like to play, we will also be offering a casual Dragon Duel event where all the players will receive a NEW Speed Duel Starter Deck to compete with and it is yours to keep afterwards! Dragon Duelists can be among the first to learn about this new and exciting format and get brand new product!
  • Both style of Dragon Duel events are still 100% FREE!

The entry fee for the tournament is $60.00 USD per team ($20.00 USD per player) (cash only).  With your entry fee, each player on the team will receive five (5) booster packs of the most recent core booster release.

Prizes for the YCS Atlanta TEAM Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series

Place

Prizes

1st Place Team

Ultra Rare Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Prize Card per team member
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Trophy per team member
YCS Branded Premium Messenger Bag per team member 
PlayStation®4 Pro 1TB system per team member
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat per team member 
20 Ultimate Duelist Series Points, World Qualifying Points per team member

2nd Place Team

Super Rare Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Prize Card per team member
YCS Branded Premium Messenger Bag per team member 
PlayStation®4 Pro 1TB system per team member
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat per team member
10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points, World Qualifying Points per team member

3rd Place Team

Super Rare Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Prize Card per team member
Nintendo SWITCH™ per team member
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat per team member
10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points, World Qualifying Points per team member

4th Place Team

Nintendo SWITCH™ per team member
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat per team member
10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points, World Qualifying Points per team member

5th-8th Place Teams

24 booster packs of the current booster release per team member
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat per team member
10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points, World Qualifying Points per team member

9th-16th Place Teams

Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat per team member
10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points, World Qualifying Points per team member

 

2018-2019 YCS Prize Card Chaos Emperor, the Dragon of Armageddon
2018-2019 YCS Prize Card
Chaos Emperor, the Dragon of Armageddon

YCS Atlanta Team Participation Playmats

YCS Atlanta Top Cut Playmat
YCS Atlanta Top Cut Playmat

YCS Atlanta Team Participation Playmats

Each team will receive a set of these 3 participation Game Mats, each one featuring one of the three Sacred Beasts! (while supplies last).

Pre-register and turn in a valid Deck list on Friday, March 15th, 2019 to receive one random Yu-Gi-Oh! branded Millennium Dice – while supplies last (All 3 Team Members need to Register and Submit their Deck lists together)

Millennium Dice

More information and details as well as directions to get to the venue, public events, and more are available at https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/2019/YCS_Atlanta_2019.html

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