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Generation Duel

Which Generation will YOU Duel for?

The Generation Duel Tournament is a new event where Duelists can play a Deck based off of one of the five different anime series (eras) of Yu-Gi-Oh!.  Each era has its own Forbidden & Limited List, listed below.

Choose your Era and Get Ready to DUEL!


Play the most powerful Monsters, Spells, and Traps from the first few years of Yu-Gi-Oh!Cards from this era only are played with their Original Text. Dark Magician of Chaos, Sinister Serpent, Ring of Destruction, etc.

Yu-Gi-Oh! GX

Play with cards like Elemental HERO Stratos and Destiny HERO – Disc Commander, from an era focused on Fusion Summoning.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s

Play with cards like Trishula, Dragon of the Ice Barrier and Brionac, Dragon of the Ice Barrier that come from an era that focuses on Synchro Summoning.


Play with cards like Number 16: Shock Master and Lavalval Chain, from an era focused on Xyz Summoning.

Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V

Test your skill with the current Forbidden & Limited List against the other eras of Yu-Gi-Oh!.

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The Generation Duel Tournament is a Modified Advanced Format, Constructed event. The number of Duelists will determine the number of rounds that are played.

Number of ParticipantsNumber of Swiss Rounds
5 – 8 Duelists3 Rounds
9 – 16 Duelists4 Rounds
17 – 32 Duelists5 Rounds
33 – 64 Duelists6 Rounds

At the end of the rounds of Swiss, Duelists that are ranked 1st through 4th place will receive the Generation Game Mat that corresponds to the era of their Deck.