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North America World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) 2018 in Ft. Worth, TX

 The North America World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) is an invite-only tournament, where Duelists will compete for a chance to represent North America at the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship tournament, held in Japan on August 4-5, 2018. The winner of the WCQ will receive paid travel and accommodations, along with a host of other prizes, and the title of “North America WCQ Champion 2018.” Runners-up will also receive exciting prizes.... Read More

2018 Central America World Championship Qualifier and Central America Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier – Details and Winners

Duelists and young Dragon Duelists from around Central America have gathered at the Hotel Misión Guadalajara Carlton in Guadalajara, México to prove their Dueling skills and earn an invitation to the most prestigious tournament of the year – the World Championship. The winner of both the Central America World Championship Qualifier and the Central America Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier will be invited to compete in the 2018 World Championship in Tokyo, Japan this summer, and will receive paid travel and accommodations to do so. Phenomenal prizes including game mats, sleeves, trophies, booster packs, complete booster sets, YCS Prize Cards, and electronic game consoles will also be provided to top-ranking Duelists; but all eyes are on that top prize and the honor of competing on a global stage.... Read More

Results of Yu-Gi-Oh! North America World Championship Qualifier Announced

Konami’s Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is excited to announce the results of the recent Yu-Gi-Oh! North America World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) and Yu-Gi-Oh! North America Dragon Duel WCQ in Rosemont, IL. The two winners will move on to compete in Japan’s 2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME World Championship this August.... Read More

Winners of the 2017 Central American World Championship Qualifier

At last weekend’s 2017 Central American World Championship Qualifier, in Mexico it all comes down to this! Juan Israel Galvez Vallejo from Zelaya, Mexico and Pedro Benhumea Salto from Mexico City have made it to the Finals of the Central American World Championship Qualifier! One of these Duelists will earn an invitation to compete in the World Championship in Japan, while the other will not. A single Match will determine the fate of each of these Duelists, and the pressure on these players has never been higher. It’s time to Duel!... Read More

Aaron Furman and Justus Long Win Big at YCS Pittsburgh

TWO NEW CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES PITTSBURGHAARON FURMAN & DRAGON DUEL WINNER JUSTUS LONG WIN TOP SPOTS

El Segundo, Calif.  (May 15, 2017) – Pittsburgh, well-known for its championship professional teams, welcomed two new champions this past weekend as hundreds of passionate fans of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) competed for the top prize at Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) Pittsburgh. Hosted by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI), this premier-level event featured many of the top Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG players and enthusiastic newcomers. Duelists met their peers and displayed the skills and strategies necessary to win prizes and make lifelong friends.  YCS Pittsburgh crowned two new Champions, Aaron Furman and Dragon Duel top finisher Justus Long.... Read More

Konami Announces a New Way to Earn World Qualifying Points for the World Championship

KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT INTRODUCES WORLD QUALIFYING POINTS TO THE Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME

North American Duelists Receive World Qualifying Points As An Alternate Method To Earning an Invitation To The 2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME World Championship

El Segundo, Calif. (February 13, 2017) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is thrilled to announce a change to earning invitations to the 2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) World Championship! In previous years, Duelists would earn invitations to the World Championship solely by their performance at their World Championship Qualifier (WCQ). For 2017, not only will top-performing Duelists continue to earn invitations to the World Championship at their WCQ, but Duelists that compete and do well at events throughout the course of the Dueling season can now receive “World Qualifying Points” to earn an invitation to the World Championship.... Read More

Winners of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME North American World Championship Crowned

ERIK CHRISTENSEN EARNS ESTEEMED Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME NORTH AMERICAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE; WILL COMPETE IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA

12 YEAR OLD AIDEN TIEMANN BEATS OUT HIS COMPETITION IN THE Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME DRAGON DUEL NORTH AMERICAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER; EARNED A SPOT AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

El Segundo, Calif.  (July 12, 2016) – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was teeming with Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists this past weekend as they displayed their fine-tuned Dueling and Deck-building skills at the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG North American World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) and the Dragon Duel North American WCQ presented by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI).... Read More