Category Archives: Events

Statement from Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Regarding Status of Upcoming Regional Qualifiers

We wanted to make you aware that out of great care for the health and safety of the Yu-Gi-Oh! community and due to the ever-changing situation surrounding COVID-19, KONAMI and the Yu-Gi-Oh TRADING CARD GAME team have decided to cancel all Regional Qualifiers scheduled through April 6 in North America and Latin America effective immediately. Decisions about future events will be made with serious consideration of the official recommendations from federal and local health authorities.... Read More

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Championship Events are About to Get Even Bigger in 2020!

We’re excited about the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME tournament season!

With major changes coming to some of the biggest Championship events along with some huge fan-favorite features, including a new, more robust structure for the World Qualifying Points Playoffs, public event Tag Duel tournaments at Championship events, and live-streaming coverage at the majority of YCS’s in the United States, KONAMI and the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG are raising the bar for your Dueling experience, whether you’re standing in the center of the competition, or watching it all play out from the comfort of your own home!... Read More

Konami announces that the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2020 will be held August 22 – 23 in Minneapolis, MN!

The Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2020 invites the best Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME and Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS Duelists from around the globe to compete against each other and determine who will be crowned the next King of Games. The 2020 World Championship will be held on August 22 – 23, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN USA!... Read More

The Final Season of the Ultimate Duelist Series Approaches its Close

The Ultimate Duelist Series program (UDS) launched in 2015, and during the last five years we’ve watched the best of the best come together and compete for the title of Ultimate Duelist. Eighteen different champions have walked away with amazing title belts and the rich rewards that come with being an Ultimate Duelist.... Read More

Konami Judge Program for Yu-Gi-Oh TCG Events Releases 2020 Info and Swag

The Konami Judge Program seeks, certifies, and registers Konami Judges.   The program offers resources, training and support for registered judges.  Anyone wishing to judge at official, Sanctioned Konami events such as Regionals, Yu-Gi-Oh! Championships (YCS), Ultimate Duelist Series (UDS) tournaments, and World Championship Qualifiers (WCQ) must join the Konami Judge Program.... Read More

Three More YCS Events Are Announced!

So the UDS Invitational in Tulsa, OK from February 14th-16th was already announced, and you most likely know about the Team YCS in Las Vegas on February 22nd and 23rd. You should know about the 225th YCS in Rio de Janeiro on March 14th and 15th too. But did you hear about the location and dates of the following three all new North American YCS events?... Read More