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!

Local Tournaments Additional Events & Formats Sneak Peeks
Launch Events Local Legend Duelist Series Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganzas
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series World Championship Qualifiers Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG World Championship

Local Tournaments

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

Many of these stores run small-scale tournaments every week, and sometimes host bigger tournaments like Sneak Peeks or WCQ: Regional Qualifiers.

Click on a country below to find your nearest Official Tournament Store!

Austria Belgium Bulgaria Croatia
Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia
Finland France Germany Greece
Hungary Ireland Israel Italy
Kuwait Lithuania Luxembourg Malta
Netherlands Norway Poland Portugal
Romania Serbia Slovakia Slovenia
South Africa Spain Sweden Switzerland
Turkey United Kingdom

Astral Packs are special tournament-exclusive booster packs that you can only get by competing in events held at Official Tournament Stores. Compete in your local tournaments to pick up versatile and powerful cards!

Astral Pack Seven Astral Pack Six Astral Pack Five Astral Pack Four
Available from: 04 / 06 / 2015 Available from: 05 / 12 / 2014 Available from: 25 / 07 / 2014 Available from: 07 / 02 / 2014

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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!

Duelist League Pegasus Challenge Sealed Pack Play

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Sneak Peeks

Be one of the first to Duel with brand-new cards from the latest booster packs, before the product is available in most stores!

Many Official Tournament Stores run these tournaments to celebrate the launch of a new booster set, where you can win promotional cards and Game Mats!

Event Location Date(s)
Breakers of Shadow Sneak Peek Participating Stores 09 / 01 / 2016
10 / 01 / 2016
Dimension of Chaos Sneak Peek Participating Stores 31 / 10 / 2015
01 / 11 / 2015

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Launch Events

Celebrate the launch of various products with specially-themed events at your local store!

Duel with new cards and win exclusive prizes!

Master of Pendulum Structure Deck Synchron Extreme Structure Deck Geargia Rampage Structure Deck
03 / 12 / 2015
04 / 12 / 2015
05 / 12 / 2015
06 / 12 / 2015
27 / 08 / 2015
28 / 08 / 2015
29 / 08 / 2015
30 / 08 / 2015
18 / 10 / 2014
19 / 10 / 2014

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Local Legend Duelist Series

Duel with all your might and take part in a multi-level tournament series to become a Local Legend!

Local Legend Duelist Series: 2015 Season
September to November 2015

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganzas

A Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza is a fun-filled weekend for Dueling fans of all ages.

The entire weekend is comprised of Public Events and activities, such as Win-A-Mat tournaments, WCQ: Regional Qualifiers and Sealed Pack Play tournaments.

Duelists can also take part in fun Yu-Gi-Oh!-themed carnival games and compete for a chance to win a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series prize card.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza - MCM London Comic Con 2015 Yu-Gi-Oh! Extravaganza - FACTS 2015
23 / 10 / 2015
24 / 10 / 2015
25 / 10 / 2015
26 / 09 / 2015
27 / 09 / 2015

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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!

For more information please click here.

Event Location Date(s)
YCS Prague Prague, Czech Republic 27 / 02 / 2016
28 / 02 / 2016
YCS Rimini Rimini, Italy 29 / 08 / 2015
30 / 08 / 2015

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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)
2016 Regional Qualifiers Participating Stores October 2015 to June 2016

2015 European Championship Dublin, Ireland 03 / 07 / 2015
04 / 07 / 2015
05 / 07 / 2015
2015 National Championships All Countries April to June 2015
2015 Regional Qualifiers Participating Stores September 2014 to June 2015

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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)
2016 World Championship United States August 2016
2015 World Championship Kyoto, Japan 15 / 08 / 2015
16 / 08 / 2015
2014 World Championship Rimini, Italy 09 / 08 / 2014
10 / 08 / 2014

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