Tag Archives: organized play

Elvis Vu and Rohan Motie win big at Anaheim YCS

AT THE FINAL Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES OF 2016 ELVIS VU TAKES HOME CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY

AS DOES ROHAN MOTIE, THE DRAGON DUEL CHAMPION!

El Segundo, Calif.  (November 28, 2016) – The Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS Anaheim) drew a large post-Thanksgiving crowd to the Anaheim Convention Center this past weekend as hundreds of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists gathered to compete at the last YCS of 2016 in the Americas. Hosted by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI), this premier-level event gives players a chance to show-off their skills and strategies while enjoying great camaraderie with their fellow Duelists.  YCS Anaheim earned both Champion Elvis Vu and Dragon Duel Champion Rohan Motie the highly-coveted Championship trophies.... Read More

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series rolls on, next stop Anaheim over the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend

ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER TO BECOME WEEKEND HOME TO KONAMI’S Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES NOVEMBER 26-27

Big Weekend Event Includes Special Black Friday Game Mat For Those Who Pre-Register For Event and a Dragon Duel Tournament for Younger Players

El Segundo, Calif. (November 17, 2016) – Nothing says the holidays are upon us like spending your free time gaming with good friends. This Thanksgiving weekend Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) brings its premier level Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) to Southern California’s Anaheim Convention Center November 26 – 27. This weekend-long tournament gives hundreds of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists from across the United States and Canada a chance to show off their Deck-building skills and strategies and to compete with their peers. ... Read More

Konami announces Galileo De Obaldia and Enzo Salviati as the YCS Rio de Janeiro Champion

GALILEO DE OBALDIA TOPS DUELISTS AT BRAZILIAN Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES AND DRAGON DUEL WINNER ENZO SALVIATI ALSO BRINGS HOME TROPHY IN RIO DE JANEIRO

 This Season Debuts New Prize Card and Game Mat

 El Segundo, Calif.  (November 15, 2016) – With Rio de Janeiro still bustling from the recent Olympic Games, the city happily hosted another competitive contest, this time with the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) coming to town to crown two winners. 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 Rio event proved to be a reason to shout “Carnival” for new YCS Rio de Janeiro Champion Galileo De Obaldia, and young... Read More

YCS Rio Opens the Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES South American Season

FIRST SOUTH AMERICAN Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES OF THE NEW DUELING SEASON TO BE HELD IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

 Top Three Finishers will Receive New Exclusive Prize Card – Number 93: Utopia Kaiser

Weekend’s Events Include Dragon Duel Tournament for Younger Players

 El Segundo, Calif. (November 7, 2016) – Though the Olympic flame has been extinguished in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, competitors of a different kind will head there next month when Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) launches the new South American Dueling season for its premier-level Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) November 12-13. This ultra-competitive weekend-long tournament gives hundreds of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists throughout Brazil and South America their first chance of the season to compete with their peers and show off their Deck-building skills and strategies.... Read More

Konami Announces the upcoming Ultimate Duelist Series San Salvador

KONAMI BRINGS ITS ULTIMATE DUELIST SERIES INVITATIONAL TO SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR

Weekend Also Includes Many Fun Events For All Duelists

 El Segundo, Calif. (October 25, 2016) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is bringing its premier-level Ultimate Duelist Series (UDS) Invitational Central America 2016 for the ever-popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) to San Salvador, El Salvador November 5-6.  Giving players the opportunity to play competitively year-round, the UDS Invitational is another premier event in KONAMI’s extensive Organized Play program. Duelists across the Americas will venture to San Salvador for this two-day event to compete for the title of The Ultimate Duelist, earn exclusive prizes, and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.Ultimate Duelist Series logo... Read More

Konami Releases Details on YCS Minneapolis

KONAMI’S Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES HEADS TO MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA OCTOBER 15 – 16

Top Three Finishers will Receive Exclusive Prize Card – Number 93: Utopia Kaiser
Big Weekend Events at YCS Minneapolis Include Dragon Duel Tournament for Younger Players

 El Segundo, Calif. (October 12, 2016) – It’s Time to Duel in Minneapolis! Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) brings its premier level Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) to Minneapolis, Minn. October 15 – 16. This is the first YCS of the new Dueling season to be held in the United States. This weekend-long tournament gives hundreds of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists from across the United States and Canada a chance to show off their Deck-building skills and strategies and to compete with their peers.... Read More

OTS Championships are this weekend!

The Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championships is a way for Official Tournament Stores (OTS) to provide Duelists with a Store level Championship which offers Duelists the opportunity to earn invites to the World Championship Qualifier at one of our OTS. Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship tournaments are held simultaneously throughout North and Latin America. This Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship is scheduled to occur on Saturday, September 24th, 2016.... Read More

Adrian Madriz and Mauricio Campillo win big at YCS Mexico City

ADRIAN MADRIZ FINISHES ATOP THE STANDINGS AT FIRST Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES OF THE NEW SEASON AND DRAGON DUEL WINNER MAURICIO CAMPILLO ALSO BRINGS HOME TROPHY IN MEXICO CITY

Plus Central American Debut of New Prize Card and Game Mat

El Segundo, Calif.  (September 20, 2016) – With a large crowd of spectators cheering on the field, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) drew hordes of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists to its first premier level event of the new Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) Dueling season in Central America, YCS Mexico City.... Read More

The Ultimate Duelist Series Invitational – Summer 2016 heads to Chicago, Ill. Sept 17-18

KONAMI BRINGS ITS ULTIMATE DUELIST SERIES INVITATIONAL TO DOWNTOWN CHICAGO

Weekend Also Includes Many Fun Events For All Duelists

El Segundo, Calif. (September 9, 2016) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is pleased to announce that the next premier-level event for the ever-popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) – the Ultimate Duelist Series Invitational – Summer 2016 will be held in Chicago, Ill. September 17-18.  Giving players the opportunity to play competitively year-round, the Ultimate Duelist Series (UDS) is another premier event in KONAMI’s extensive Organized Play program. Duelists from across the region will travel to Chicago for this two-day event to compete for the title of The Ultimate Duelist and earn exclusive prizes, and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.... Read More

MEXICO CITY TO HOST FIRST LATIN AMERICAN Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES OF THE NEW DUELING SEASON

Top Three Finishers at YCS Mexico City will Receive New Exclusive Prize Card – Number 93: Utopia Kaiser

Weekend’s Events Include Dragon Duel Tournament for Younger Players

El Segundo, Calif. (September 5, 2016) – The new season is upon us, meaning once again – it’s time to Duel! Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) launches the new Central American Dueling season for its premier level Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) in the capital of Mexico – Mexico City on September 17-18. This ultra-competitive weekend-long tournament gives hundreds of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists throughout Mexico and Central America their first chance of the season to show off their Deck-building skills and strategies, and to compete with their peers.  The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG is a card game involving strategy and skill made famous by the Yu-Gi-Oh! manga and animated  TV series.... Read More