Last Updated: 12 / 04 / 2019

Welcome to Speed Dueling!

Welcome to Speed Dueling, the perfect introduction to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME!

Speed Dueling is easy to learn, and is based on the ruleset found in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links video game.

Whether this is your first time playing a physical card game, or you’re looking to take your Duel Links knowledge to the real world, Speed Dueling is your gateway to the world of Yu-Gi-Oh!

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  • Speed Dueling is a specialised version of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME.
  • Speed Dueling features 4 basic card types: Monster Cards, Spell Cards, Trap Cards and Skill Cards.
  • The goal is to Summon powerful monsters, power them up with Spell or Trap Cards, and battle your opponent.
  • Skill Cards let you become your favourite Yu-Gi-Oh! character, and give you special abilities to use in your Duels!
  • Both players start with 4,000 Life Points. Reduce your opponent’s Life Points to 0 to win the Duel!







  • Speed Dueling and Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links share a similar ruleset. By playing one game you learn how to play the other at the same time.
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links is available on Steam and your mobile device. Visit the Duel Links website to learn more.
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links features an interactive tutorial called Duel School. Use Duel School to learn new tactics for Speed Dueling!





  • Speed Dueling products can be used in all versions of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME.
  • Speed Dueling cards feature a special symbol. Only cards with this symbol can be used in Speed Duels.
  • Skill Cards are special cards designed for Speed Dueling, and can only be used in Speed Duels.











  • “Master Dueling” is the standard version of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME.
  • Master Dueling features bigger Decks and a larger Dueling Field, with special Card Zones for additional monster types.
  • Master Dueling introduces more advanced types of monster, like Synchro, Xyz, Pendulum and Link Monsters.
  • Master Dueling allows players to use cards from over 15 years of Yu-Gi-Oh! history, allowing for more powerful card interactions and strategies.
  • You can use your Speed Dueling cards in Master Duels!
  • To learn more about Master Dueling, check out this Beginner’s Guide which you’ll find in every Starter Deck.