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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

North American World Championship Qualifier 2016 hits Pittsburgh July 8 – 10

North American World Championship Qualifier 2016

The North American World Championship Qualifier 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 Orlando, Florida on August 20-21, 2016. The winner of the WCQ will receive paid travel and accommodations, along with a host of other prizes, and the title of “North American Champion 2016.” Runners-up will also receive exciting prizes.YCSW EN008 UR - Ultra Rare version of the Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn prize card... Read More

Brandon Aguilar and Ronaldo Sierra Rise to the Top at Central American WCQ

Brandon Aguilar and Ronaldo Sierra Rise to the Top at Central American World Championship Qualifier & Central American Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier

Central_America_World_Championship_QualifierEl Segundo, Calif. (June 14, 2016) – Legions of lucky Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) players from Central America spent an exciting weekend Dueling in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Central American World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) and Yu-Gi-Oh! Central American Dragon Duel WCQ to earn the right to compete in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championship this August in Orlando, Florida. TCG powerhouse Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) brought its premier-level event to the Hotel Misión Carlton Guadalajara, México for a weekend of head-to-head competition among veteran and novice players, but only two emerged victorious: Brandon Aguilar of the Main Event and Dragon Duel winner, Ronaldo Sierra.... Read More

Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG South American World Championship Qualifier will be held this weekend June 18 – 19 in Bogota, Colombia

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA TO HOST 2016 SOUTH AMERICAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER & 2016 SOUTH AMERICAN DRAGON DUEL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER

Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier for Younger Players

El Segundo, Calif. (June 14, 2016) – Get your Game on! Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is excited to announce the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) South American World Championship Qualifier (WCQ) and South American Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier to be held June 18 – 19 in Bogota, Colombia.... Read More