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Charlotte’s Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Event is Postponed Indefinitely

Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series

Konami and the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game team have announced that the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event scheduled in Charlotte, NC for March 28-29 has been postponed indefinitely.

Below is Konami’s full statement and where further updates can be found.

Every year, we at KONAMI take great pleasure in hosting the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series to bring together fans from all over the world to share their passion for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME; simultaneously, we also place the health and safety of our players, fans and staff as a top priority. In an abundance of caution relating to the developing situation surrounding COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event scheduled in Charlotte, NC on March 28-29, indefinitely.

We apologize if this has caused any inconvenience for our players who were planning to attend, judges who were preparing for the event, fans who were looking to keep an eye on the coverage, and everyone else who may be affected as a result. We continue to closely monitor the situation that is developing daily and will provide updates on the rescheduling of this event, as well as the status of future events as they become available. These updates will be posted to our website incorporated within each respective event’s FAQs, which can be found at: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/index.html.

We will also share details on the rescheduling of YCS Charlotte and updates for other upcoming events as they become available via our official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG social media channels:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/YuGiOh_TCG
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialYuGiOhTCG/

Additionally, those with non-press-related inquiries regarding this event and future events are encouraged to contact us-opsupport@konami.com for updates.

We thank all our Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG fans and Duelists for their patience and understanding during this time.

Las Vegas Open 2020: The White Scars’ Qin Xa Revealed Plus New Forge World Rules

At the Las Vegas Open 2020, Games Workshop has revealed Qin Xa of the White Scars! There’s more to come about the Master of Keshig.

Qin Xa

Also announced is that Forge World’s indexes are being updated. All-new books with updated rules for units and armies are being worked on which means the current indexes are going away. Pick them up now if you want any!

Las Vegas Open 2020: Teclis and the Lumineth Aelves and Seraphon

The Las Vegas Open 2020 is underway and Games Workshop has a bunch of reveals. For Age of Sigmar, the Aelves, the Lumineth Realm-lords are the big news. The classic High Elves get an update with Teclis leading the charge.

Vanari Auralan Wardens are the classic High Elf Spearmen with lots of details.

Vanari Auralan Wardens

Vanari Dawnriders are formidable cavalry mounted on horses to charge the battlefield.

Vanari Dawnriders

The Light of Eltharion is a stunning miniature… it’s hollow! WTF!?

Light of Eltharion

And of course, Teclis gets a new model that’s a worthy return for the character to Warhammer. Teclis features Celennar, Spirit of Hysh!

Teclis

There’s even more to come!

That’s not all for Age of Sigmar

The Seraphon are getting a new battletome! You’ll now get allegiance abilities, sub-faction rules, and more.

Seraphon

There’s also an exploration of the origin of the Seraphon including an exploration of the Starborne and how the Seraphon are chaning into the Coalesced.

Seraphon

Las Vegas Open 2020: New Adeptus Mechanicus and Gaz is Back!

The Las Vegas Open 2020 is underway and Games Workshop has a bunch of reveals. For Warhammer 40K, the Adeptus Mechanicus are getting reinforcements!

Say hello to Serberys Sulphurhounds and skirmishers Serberys Raiders a new unit of cyber-beasts to take into battle!

Serberys Sulphurhounds
Serberys Raiders

You’ll also take to the sky with Pteraxii. You’ll drop in to take out key targets allowing the rest of your troops to advance.

Pteraxii
Pteraxii

Both new units, along with the Archaeopter, will be in Psychic Awakening: Engine War which will feature Imperial Knights, Chaos Knights, Adpetus Mechanicus, and Daemons of Chaos.

But that’s not all!

Ghazghkull Thraka is back! Along with Makari, the Orks are going to be getting their iconic leader soon!

Pokémon World Championships will be held at ExCeL London

Pokémon World Championships 2020

Pokémon Company International today confirmed that this year’s Pokémon World Championships will be held at ExCeL London from August 14–16, 2020. The best Pokémon Trading Card Game and video game players from around the world will be invited to compete, with fans welcome to purchase spectator passes and witness the excitement of the most prestigious event in the Pokémon Championship Series.

The 2020 Pokémon World Championships will also be home to a Pokémon Center store, where fans will be able to purchase a wide variety of products including a range of items themed around the tournament.

For those wishing to make travel arrangements, a suggested list of hotels and accommodation can be found here.

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