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Konami Presents: Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series
Chicago 2019
UPDATED: 1/29/2018

 

 

We are pleased to announce that the next "Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series" will take place in Chicago, IL on February 2-3, 2019!

A Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS) is a big, exciting 2-day event that takes place from Saturday to Sunday. Duelists from all over will attend to compete for exclusive prizes, earn invites to their World Championship Qualifier, and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with hundreds of other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.

In addition to the main Championship Series tournament, there are numerous Public Events, including tournaments specifically for Duelists born in 2006 or later, Attack of the Giant Card!! and Regional Qualifier tournaments. Competitive or casual, there is something for everyone to do at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series weekend event.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago 2019

  • This will be a two-day tournament using Advanced Constructed Decks in the Swiss format.
  • Best 2 out of 3 Matches
  • Swiss Rounds followed by a Single-Elimination Playoff Top Cut. Rounds are dependent on the total number of Duelists at the time registration closes.
  • Time Limit: 40 Minutes per Swiss Round.

Dragon Duel Update

  • At the Yu-Gi-Oh Championship Series Chicago, the Dragon Duel Public events will be ADVANCED Constructed. Previously at a YCS, Dragon Duelists would receive cards and play using the product provided to them. But the time has come again for Dragon Duelists to compete using their own decks and the winners of the Saturday and Sunday Dragon Duel events will playoff for the Dragon Duel Championship to win Prize Cards and a Trophy on Sunday at the YCS.
  • For Dragon Duelist who doesn't have a deck, but would still like to play, we will also be offering a casual Dragon Duel event where all the players will receive a NEW Speed Duel Starter Deck to compete with and it is yours to keep afterwards! Dragon Duelists can be among the first to learn about this new and exciting format and get brand new product!
  • Both Style of Dragon Duel events are still 100% FREE!

 

DATES AND LOCATION

DATES   CITY ADDRESS
February 2-3, 2019 Rosemont, IL

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Hall G
5555 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
https://www.rosemont.com/desconvention/

 

ENTRY FEES

EVENT

ENTRY FEE

NOTES

YCS Chicago 2019

$20 USD per Player

5 Booster Packs of Savage Strike per player, "Kuriboh Headband" (while supplies last) per player

Public Events

Various

See Public Event Schedule for details (coming soon)

 

EVENT SCHEDULE (MAIN EVENT)

  DAY START TIME END TIME

Pre-registration

Friday February 1st, 2019

3:00 PM

7:00 PM

Registration

Saturday February 2nd, 2019

8:00 AM

9:30 AM

YCS Chicago 2019

Saturday February 2nd, 2019

10:00 AM

-

YCS Chicago 2019 Day 2

Sunday February 3rd, 2019

9:00 AM

-

***Schedules are subject to change and may be updated before the event begins.***

 

TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

  • What is the closest airport to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago?
  • What's the best way to get to the tournament from the airports?
  • Are there any nearby hotels?

Q: What is the closest airport to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago?

A: Nearest Airport(s):
O'Hare International Airport

Airport Code: ORD

Q: What's the best way to get to the tournament from the airport?

A:
Transportation:
The list of Taxi, Limousines, and Rideshare services at O'Hare International Airport (ORD) can be found here:
O'Hare Taxi, Limo, and Rideshare

The list Public Transportation services at O'Hare International Airport (ORD) can be found here:
O'Hare Public Transportation

Q: Are there any nearby Hotels?

A:Hyatt Regency O'Hare
9300 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 696-1234

DoubleTree by Hilton
5460 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 292-9100

Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel & Conference Center
5440 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 671-6350

Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago O'Hare
5500 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 678-4000

Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare
5550 N. River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018
(847) 678-4488

 

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Who should I contact if I have questions about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago?
  • Will there be coverage of Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago?
  • When do I turn in my Deck list for the YCS?
  • When can I register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago?

Q: Who should I contact if I have questions about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago?
A: Email: wm.74472@konami.com
Phone: (310) 220-8434

Q: Will there be coverage of Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago?
A: There will be online coverage of Featured Matches, Standings and other updates at the YCS available here;
Event Coverage blog – written articles, Feature Matches, Pairings and Standings

Q: When do I turn in my Deck list for the YCS?
A: We will be collecting your Deck list at registration.  This means that you must have a completed Deck list ready to hand in when you register for the YCS.  There will be one exception to this; you can turn in your Deck List when you Pre-Register or no later than 9:30AM Saturday morning. Duelists who Pre-Register and do not turn in their Deck List by 9:30AM Saturday morning will receive a Match loss for the first round and will not be allowed to participate until a legal Deck list has been properly submitted.

 Once a Deck list has been submitted it can no longer be changed.

You can find a copy of the official Konami Deck list located here:
http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf

This Deck list can be downloaded and filled out on your computer and printed out at home for your convenience.    

Q: When can I register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Chicago?
A: There are two opportunities to register for the Main Event. Duelists can register for the Main Event during Pre-Registration on Friday afternoon from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM* or during Registration on Saturday morning from 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM. If you choose to pre-register for the event on Friday, you will not need to show up and register on Saturday morning. Simply show up Saturday morning no later than 9:30 AM if you still need to turn in your Deck list, or by 9:45 AM if you have already handed in your Deck list, and your name will already be on the list for the 1st Round. The Duelist Meeting will occur while Duelists are seated for the 1st Round of play, before play begins.

 

2018-2019 YCS Prize Card
Chaos Emperor, the Dragon of Armageddon

Pre-register and turn in a valid Deck List on Friday, February 1, 2019 ONLY to receive one Yu-Gi-Oh! branded Millennium Dice!

2018-2019 YCS Top Cut Game Mat

EVENT COVERAGE

Event Coverage blog – written articles, Feature Matches, Pairings and Standings

 


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