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 Core Booster Premiere! Additional Events & Formats
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)
Core Booster Premiere! - Photon Hypernova Store Locator 04 / 02 / 2023
05 / 02 / 2023
Darkwing Blast Premiere! Store Locator 15 / 10 / 2022
16 / 10 / 2022
Power of the Elements Premiere! Store Locator 30 / 07 / 2022
31 / 07 / 2022
Dimension Force Premiere! Store Locator 14 / 05 / 2022
15 / 05 / 2022
Battle of Chaos Premiere! Store Locator 05 / 02 / 2022
06 / 02 / 2022

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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)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Christmas Charity Event 2022 Store Locator December 2022
Structure Deck: Dark World Release Events Store Locator 30 November
to 31 December
Speed Duel GX: Midterm Paradox Release Events Store Locator 05 October
to 30 November
Structure Deck: Legend of the Crystal Beasts Release Events Store Locator 29 September
to 31 October
Back to Duel Season 3 Store Locator July 2022 to September 2022

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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)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Lyon 2023 Lyon, France 10 / 02 / 2023
12 / 02 / 2023
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Dortmund 2022 Dortmund, Germany 11 / 11 / 2022
13 / 11 / 2022
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Utrecht 2022 Utrecht, Netherlands 14 / 10 / 2022
16 / 10 / 2022
Remote Duel Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series - January 2022 Remote 22 / 01 / 2022
23 / 01 / 2022
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Utrecht 2022 (Cancelled) Utrecht, Netherlands 21 / 01 / 2022
23 / 01 / 2022

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Ordeal of a Traveler

Attend all of our Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series events to earn exclusive loyalty rewards!

Event Location Date(s)

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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)
2023 OTS Championships Store Locator 19th November 2022
20th November 2022
2023 WCQ: Regional Qualifiers Store Locator September 2022 to May 2023
2022 European Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Qualifier – Nationals Multiple Countries 14.05.2022
2022 European Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Qualifier – States (South Africa) Multiple Countries 14.05.2022
2022 OTS Championships Multiple Locations 5th March 2022
6th March 2022
2022 WCQ: Regional Qualifiers November 2021
to June 2022

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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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