Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. has announced the official dates and venue for the much-anticipated Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2023. Taking place on August 5-6 at the Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Center) in Japan, the tournament will feature three separate tournaments for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS, and, for the first time, the Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL.
Konami has also revealed details on qualifying rounds for Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS and Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL. All Duelists will be able to compete in-game for the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2023 Qualifiers for a chance to battle it out in the Championship in person. Each of the eight qualified Duelists from around the world will choose their additional teammates. The format for “Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL” WCS 2023 Finals will be Team Battle, with eight teams battling it out to win the Championship.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL WCS 2023 Qualifiers begin May 15, while the Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS WCS 2023 Qualifiers begin May 30. The full schedule of the WCS 2023 Qualifiers for both titles is as follows:
• Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL 1st Stage – 21:00 (PDT), May 15 – 20:59, May 28
• Yu-Gi-Oh! MASTER DUEL Regional Qualifiers – 21:00 May 25 – 20:59, May 28
• Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS 1st Stage – 00:30, May 30 – 21:59, June 11
• Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS Regional Qualifiers – 22:00, June 8 – 21:59, June 11
Duelists from around the world are invited to participate in the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2023 this August. The tournament offers an exciting opportunity for fans of the popular franchise to compete for the title of Grand Champion and the chance to win incredible prizes. For more information, please visit the official website at: https://www.konami.com/yugioh/worldchampionship/2023/en/