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The Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Returns To In-Person Events Starting January 2022

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Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has announced the long-awaited return of in-person events for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS), starting in Pasadena, California next year.

Taking place January 15-16, 2022, the Pasadena YCS will be the first event of its kind in nearly two years, with the last in-person YCS being held in February 2020.

Well over a thousand Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (TCG) players are expected to come together to Duel in the Pasadena Convention Center. They’ll battle in a two-day tournament for an array of fantastic prizes and the chance to qualify for the North America World Championship Qualifier (WCQ), with the victors from the WCQ going on to the prestigious Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship.

Prizes include the gaming systems and special prize cards, with the winner picking up an Ultra Rare Duel Link Dragon, the Duel Dragon, and the special YCS trophy. And all attending Duelists that pre-register for the YCS will receive a special Game Mat and Promo Card.

Outside of the main tournament, there’ll be plenty of things for attendees to enjoy over the course of the weekend, including a Yu-Gi-Oh! Token Card booth and popular public events such as Win-A-Mat tournaments and ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!

KONAMI will also be hosting a Remote Duel YCS in Latin America on the same weekend so Duelists in Latin America can participate in their own YCS.

Players can register for the event soon. Due to the venue size, the event can only accommodate 2,000 Duelists. KONAMI requires all attendees 12 years and older to be vaccinated.  Attendees under the age of 12 or who provide proof of a medical exemption must instead provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result. Visit the Yu-Gi-Oh! event website for more details.

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

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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.