The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG is all about Dueling, and the best way to Duel is to compete in events!

Players of all ages and skill levels can compete together in tournaments to make new friends, see new cards and show off their best strategies. There's no better way to experience the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME than to compete in events and Duel with your friends!

There are Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG events for every type of Duelist, from small tournaments in your local store to massive international events where the top Duelists from around the world play for big prizes. No matter which type of tournament you play in, you will always get prizes for taking part; nobody goes home empty-handed after a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG event!

Check out our Organised Play programs below and get ready to Duel!

Official Tournament Stores Speed Dueling Additional Events & Formats
Sneak Peeks Launch Events Local Legend Duelist Series
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series World Championship Qualifiers Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championship

Official Tournament Stores

Your journey to becoming the next King of Games starts here!

Playing in events at your nearest Official Tournament Store is a great way to compete against other Duelists and make new friends.

Event Location Date(s)
Official Tournament Stores Store Locator Every Week
Remote Duel Multiple Locations Ongoing

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Core Booster Premiere!

A brand-new event series offering Duelists a launch experience for all quarterly, core booster releases.

Event Location Date(s)
Burst of Destiny Premiere! Store Locator 30 / 10 / 2021
31 / 10 / 2021
Dawn of Majesty Premiere! Store Locator 07 / 08 / 2021
08 / 08 / 2021
Lightning Overdrive Premiere! Store Locator 29 / 05 / 2021
30 / 05 / 2021
Blazing Vortex Premiere! Store Locator 30 / 01 / 2021
31 / 01 / 2021
Eternity Code Premiere! Store Locator 25 / 04 / 2020
26 / 04 / 2020

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Additional Events & Formats

In addition to your standard Local Tournament, many stores also run additional events, sometimes using a format that is different from the usual Advanced Constructed.

These events are an exciting and different way to play the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, check out the categories below for further information!

Event Location Date(s)
Structure Deck: Cyber Strike Release Events Store Locator 14 October
to 28 November
Yu-Gi-Oh! Day 2021 Store Locator 03 / 07 / 2021
04 / 07 / 2021
Egyptian God Deck: Slifer the Sky Dragon & Egyptian God Deck: Obelisk the Tormentor Release Events Store Locator 9 June
to 31 July
Structure Deck: Freezing Chains Release Events Store Locator 18 February
to 28 March
Back to Duel Season 2 Store Locator February 2021
to April 2021

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series

Take part in these huge international tournaments and meet Duelists from all over the world!

Duelists from all far and wide attend these events to compete for exclusive prizes and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with hundreds of other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.

YCS Events take place in major cities and also feature live tournament coverage so that you can show off your Dueling skills to the world!

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Event Location Date(s)
2021 Oceanic OTS State Championship Series July 2021
to October 2021
Remote Duel Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series 2021 Remote 10 / 07 / 2021
11 / 07 / 2021
Remote Duel YCS VIP Qualifier 2021 Remote 26 - 27 June 2021
03 - 04 July 2021
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Sydney 2020 Sydney, Australia 11 / 01 / 2020
12 / 01 / 2020

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World Championship Qualifiers

The journey to becoming the world's greatest Duelist starts here!

Compete in various Qualifier tournaments in order to compete in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championship.

Regional Qualifiers take place in several cities each year, and National Championships are held once a year in each country. The top performing Duelists in these will then compete in a huge Continental Championship, with the victors going on to the World Championship itself!

Event Location Date(s)
2020 WCQ: State Championships Australia & New Zealand April 2020
to June 2020

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Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championship

The ultimate contest for the highest honours in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME.

Event Location Date(s)

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