The Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship 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.... Read More
IT’S TIME TO DUEL AT SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON! KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT SHOWCASES ITS Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME AND MUCH MORE
Company’s Con Offerings Include Personalized Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Token Card, an Exclusive Game Mat and Organized Play Room
El Segundo, Calif. (July 19, 2017) – Comic-Con International: San Diego attendees will want to head over to the Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) booth #3713 as the company showcases the world’s best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) and providing attendees with loads of entertaining and engaging activities to experience at Comic-Con from July 19th to July 23rd.... Read More
Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is a day for all to celebrate the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, create excitement for our brand at our Official Tournament Stores (OTS), and to further distinguish OTS from non-OTS. Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is held simultaneously throughout North and South America. The event is scheduled to occur on either Saturday, January 28, 2017, or Sunday, January 29, 2017.... Read More
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
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
Current TCG Forbidden & Limited Cards list was updated on April 8, 2016
Effective from April 11, 2016
Almost all tournaments follows the Advanced format, which has many forbidden & limited cards. Cards are banned in order to keep the game interesting. Without these lists, tournament matches will just be a game of luck: whoever draws the super powerful card first will win.... Read More
Info on the Upcoming North American Yu-Gi-Oh! Day!
Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is a day for all to celebrate Yu-Gi-Oh!, create excitement for the brand at Official Tournament Stores (OTS), and to further distinguish the OTS locations from non-OTS. Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is held simultaneously throughout North America and is scheduled to occur on either Saturday, January 30th or Sunday, January 31st, 2016.
Duelists will be able to participate in a Sanctioned tournament at all participating Official Tournament Stores, with exclusive prizes only available there. Only official Konami OTS are permitted to host a Yu-Gi-Oh! Day event. The registration fee for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is $5.00 USD in the United States ($5.00 CND in Canada). All players entering the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day event will receive this amount in commensurate prizing.
Where and when are the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day events?
The Yu-Gi-Oh! Days will be held on either Saturday, January 30th, 2016, or Sunday, January 31st, 2016 at select locations throughout North America. A list of locations and dates for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day event can be found online at http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/ygoday/.
Please contact the OTS for exact Tournament start time.
What are the prizes for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournament?
In addition to the product each Duelist receives upon entering the tournament, prize distribution will be as follows:
- First place winner, after the conclusion of the last round of Swiss, will receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day full size Game Mat.
- Top 8 Duelists, after the conclusion of the last round of Swiss, will each receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Super Rare Token Card.
- At the OTS’s discretion, the above prizes may be supplemented with additional Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG product or accessories.
How long will the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournament last?
The number of Swiss rounds is determined by the number of Duelists enrolled in the tournament. Rounds in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME are 40 minutes long. Since you can play all rounds in a Swiss tournament, you should expect to be at the event for several hours.
If I’ve never been to a Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournament, what should I expect?
Yu-Gi-Oh! Days are Tier 1 tournaments, and attract both casual and competitive Duelists who wish to celebrate the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand.
There are a lot of things you should do to make sure you are prepared before heading to the tournament.
Read over the list of things you will need for the tournament, and make sure you have everything.
You’ll have a better time at the event if you don’t have too many bulky or heavy possessions to carry around, as it can get crowded there on the floor. Think ahead while you are planning what to bring with you.
The Demo Day ‘Bring a Friend’ campaign is a great way to introduce even more players to Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Organized Play
Konami is announcing today the next Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day. This exciting program is being held nationwide at Official Tournament Stores (OTS), on December 5, 2015. Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists are encouraged to bring a friend to Demo Day to get a one-of-a-kind item not available anywhere else!... Read More