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Konami Presents: Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series
Hartford 2020

UPDATED: 1/16/2020

 

 

We are pleased to announce that a "Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series" will take place in Hartford, CT on April 18-19, 2020!

A Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS) is a big, exciting 2-day event that takes place from Saturday to Sunday. Duelists from all over will attend to compete for exclusive prizes, earn invites to their World Championship Qualifier, and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with hundreds of other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.

In addition to the main Championship Series tournament, there are numerous Public Events, including tournaments specifically for Duelists born in 2006 or later, Attack of the Giant Card!!, and Regional Qualifier tournaments. Competitive or casual, there is something for everyone to do at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series weekend event.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford 2020

  • This will be a two-day tournament using Advanced Constructed Decks in the Swiss format.
  • Best 2 out of 3 Matches
  • Swiss Rounds followed by a Single-Elimination Playoff Top Cut. Rounds are dependent on the total number of Duelists at the time registration closes.
  • Time Limit: 40 Minutes per Swiss Round.

 

DATES AND LOCATION

DATES   CITY ADDRESS

April 18-19, 2020

Hartford, CT

The Connecticut Convention Center
Hall B
100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103

 

 

ENTRY FEES

EVENT

ENTRY FEE

NOTES

YCS Hartford 2020

$20 USD per Player

Each player will receive 5 Booster Packs of Ignition Assault

Public Events

Various

See Public Event Schedule for details

 

EVENT SCHEDULE (MAIN EVENT)

  DAY START TIME END TIME

Pre-Registration

Friday, April 17th, 2020

3:00 PM

7:00 PM

Registration

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

8:00 AM

9:30 AM

YCS Hartford 2020 - Day 1

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

10:00 AM

-

YCS Hartford 2020 - Day 2

Sunday, April 19th, 2020

9:00 AM

-

***Schedules are subject to change and may be updated before the event begins.***

 

TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

  • What is the closest airport to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?
  • What's the best way to get to the tournament from the airports?
  • Are there any nearby hotels?

 

Q: What is the closest airport to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?

A: Nearest Airport(s):

Airport Name

Airport Code

City

State

Distance to Venue

Bradley International Airport

BDL

Windsor Locks

CT

15.7 Miles to Venue

Q: What's the best way to get to the tournament from the airport?

A:
UBER and LYFT are available for pickup and drop off at both airports.
More information can be found here.

Q: Are there any nearby Hotels?

A:

Hotel

Address

Phone

Distance to Venue

Hartford Marriott Downtown

200 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103

(860) 249-8000

Across the Street

Hampton Inn & Suites Harford/East Hartford

351 Pitkin St
Hartford, CT 06108

(860) 282-2500

1 Mile to Venue

Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area

100 E River Dr
East Hartford, CT 06108

(860) 528-9703

1.2 Miles to Venue

Residence Inn Hartford Downtown

942 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103

(860) 524-5550

0.7 Miles to Venue

Hilton Hartford

315 Trumbull St
Hartford, CT 06103

(860) 728-5151

0.9 Miles to Venue

 

YCS INFORMATION

  • What happens at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event?
  • What Security information should I know for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series?
  • Who should I contact if I have questions about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?
  • Will there be coverage of Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?
  • When do I turn in my Deck list for the YCS?
  • When can I register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?
  • What are the details for the Charity Tournament at Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford
  • There are Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Tournaments at Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?

 

Q: What happens at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event?

A: These are big, exciting 2-day events that take place from Saturday to Sunday. Duelists from all over will attend these events to compete for exclusive prizes; earn invites to their World Championship Qualifier; and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with hundreds of other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.

In addition to the main Championship Series tournament, there are numerous Public Events, including tournaments specifically for Duelists born in 2006 or later, and Regional Qualifier tournaments.  Competitive or casual, there is something for everyone to do at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series weekend event.

Q: What Security information should I know for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series?

A:  There will be security personnel and local police onsite at the YCS.

Q: Who should I contact if I have questions about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?

A:
Konami Representative: Matthew Weaver
Email: wm.74472@konami.com
Phone: (310) 975-9059

Tournament Organizer
Top Cut Events
Email: info@topcutevents.com


Q: Will there be coverage of Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?

A: There will be a live stream of feature matches and Top Cut matches on Saturday, April 18th, from 10:00 AM EST and Sunday, April 19th, from 9:00 AM EST. The stream will be available on our official YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialYuGiOhTCG.

There will also be online coverage of Featured Matches, Standings and other updates at the YCS available here; Event Coverage blog – written articles, Feature Matches, Pairings and Standings

Q: When do I turn in my Deck list for the YCS?

A: We will be collecting your Deck list at registration.  This means that you must have a completed Deck list ready to hand in when you register for the YCS.  There will be one exception to this; you can turn in your Deck List when you Pre-Register or no later than 9:30AM Saturday morning. Duelists who Pre-Register and do not turn in their Deck List by 9:30AM Saturday morning will receive a Match loss for the first round and will not be allowed to participate until a legal Deck list has been properly submitted.

 Once a Deck list has been submitted it can no longer be changed.

You can find a copy of the official Konami Deck list located here:
http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf

This Deck list can be downloaded and filled out on your computer and printed out at home for your convenience.    

Q: When can I register for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?

A: There are two opportunities to register for the Main Event. Duelists can register for the Main Event during Pre-Registration on Friday afternoon from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM or during Registration on Saturday morning from 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. If you choose to pre-register for the event on Friday, you will not need to show up and register on Saturday morning. Simply show up Saturday morning no later than 9:30 AM if you still need to turn in your Deck list, or by 9:45 AM if you have already handed in your Deck list, and your name will already be on the list for the 1st Round. The Duelist Meeting will occur while Duelists are seated for the 1st Round of play, before play begins.

Pre-register and turn in a valid Deck List on Friday, April 17th, 2020 ONLY to receive one random Yu-Gi-Oh! branded Spell and Trap Dice
(while supplies last)

Q: What are the details for the Charity Tournament at Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford

A: at Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford, Duelists can compete in an event for Tournament Pack prizes. More details will be revealed as we confirm them, check back here for updates!

Q: There are Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Tournaments at Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford?

A: At Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Hartford, there will be ongoing 8 Duelist Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Tournaments on both Saturday and Sunday. More details to come for YGO Day events! Check back here for updates!

 

EVENT COVERAGE

Event Coverage blog – written articles, Feature Matches, Pairings and Standings

 


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