Official Events

The Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG features officially-sponsored year-round events for Duelists to take part in!Check below to find out more about the most popular events!

As we continue to monitor developments related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, some events need to be delayed or cancelled, we sorry for the inconvenience to all Duelists and this year there will be some changes in our events and hope all Duelists could still support and enjoy the events.

Ranking Tournaments

Ranking tournaments are held regularly at recognized Yu-Gi-Oh! Official Shops!
Players earn 15 points for taking part, and an additional 10 points per duel won.

Tournament periods usually begin and end on April 1st of each year, so be sure to prepare yourself!

In 2020, points calculation will be separated by 2 Phase

Phase 1: 2020 1st APR – 30th Sep

Phase 2: 1st Oct – 2021 31st Mar


Update: Starting 2020, the top ranking 32 players from each phase will be invited to duel for the throne of the Rank-Up League champion. The Champion of Rank-up league grants participation rights to the WCSQ 2021 event (World Championship Qualifier former name ACS Final)

Asia Championship

The Asia Championships (ACS) are annual events that serve as a series of preliminary rounds for qualifying into the World Championships (WSC). Duelists across the Asian Region (which typically includes Hong Kong & Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines) take part in this event through a series of varying tournaments.

The champion of this event will then proceed to the World Championships, which usually take place outside of the Asian Region.

Asia Championship PLUS

The Asia Championship PLUS events distinguish themselves from the normal Asia Championships by being tag-team events.

World Championship

The World Championships (WCS) take place once a year in the summer months between July-August.
Held in different locations around the world every year, this tournament invites only the best of the best of every region to pit their skills against each other and for the winner to be crowned the World Champion!

Yu-Gi-Oh! Open Tournament (YOT)

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Open Tournament (YOT) is a series of 2-day tournaments to be held in the Asia region, where duelists from the Asia region and around the globe can compete for fame, glory and great prizes.

These tournaments are a great chance for all players to meet up to duel, trade and also meet up with like-minded friends. Through the YOT Regionals, duelists will get a chance to prepare for the upcoming YOT, and the winners will receive byes in the YOT main event and receive the limited edition sleeves from the upcoming YOT.!