Konami Issues a Statement Regarding Status of Upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Events

Konami Issues a Statement Regarding Status of Upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Events

As the developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to evolve, we wanted to make you aware of some updates to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME 2020 events schedule announced by Konami recently, which we have for you below in an official statement.

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To the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME community –

As we monitor developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to take seriously the guidelines and recommendations put forth by government health authorities and experts. In keeping with those guidelines and in recognizing our own responsibility to prioritize the health and safety of our entire Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG community, we are making the following changes to our 2020 events schedule:

Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS)

  • YCS Minneapolis (originally Aug 22-23) is canceled.

WCQ – National Championships

  • All nationals (originally postponed) are canceled.

Organized Play and Promotional Events

  • All OP and events postponed indefinitely, until further notice.

We are aware of the steps that communities across the nation have taken to gradually reopen; however, with the increase in daily COVID-19 cases occurring around the U.S., we want to prioritize the safety and well-being of our communities. As circumstances evolve throughout the coming weeks, we will periodically provide future updates relating to the status of local Organized Play 2020 events and promotional 2020 events, as we review government health authority guidelines.

Please continue to visit our official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG website and official social media channels on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and updates:

Official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG website: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/YuGiOh_TCG

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialYuGiOhTCG/

When any additional updates become available, we will be sure to share that information with you.

Our thoughts remain with those affected by this pandemic and we are grateful for everyone’s commitment to the safety of our community. We thank the Yu-Gi-Oh! community for their patience and understanding during this time.


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