Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Will Return to Chicago This Week

Those of you who have been waiting for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series to announce their next date, it’s finally happening this week in Chicago. The TCG Championship of 2019 will officially happen between February 2nd-3rd, 2019 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Pre-registration for YCS Chicago will open from 3pm – 7pm on Friday, February 1st as players will be competing for the prizes below, as well as paid travel and accommodations to their 2019 World Championship Qualifier (WCQ). The tourney will be in Constructed Advanced Format, which you can read all the rules and whatnot here.

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YCS Chicago Prizing Information:

  • 1st place – Ultra Rare Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Prize Card: Chaos Emperor, the Dragon of Armageddon; Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Trophy; paid travel and accommodations to the winner’s 2019 World Championship Qualifier, with invite to compete and VIP status; YCS branded premium Messenger Bag; PlayStation®4 Pro 1 TB system; Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat; and 30 Ultimate Duelist Series Points.
  • 2nd place – Super Rare Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Prize Card: Chaos Emperor, the Dragon of Armageddon; invite to the 2019 World Championship Qualifier tournament; YCS branded premium Messenger Bag; PlayStation®4 Pro 1 TB system; Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat; and 10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points.
  • 3rd place – Super Rare Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Prize Card: Chaos Emperor, the Dragon of Armageddon; invite to the 2019 World Championship Qualifier tournament; PlayStation®4 Pro 1 TB system; Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat; and 10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points.
  • 4th place – Invite to the 2019 World Championship Qualifier tournament; PlayStation®4 Pro 1 TB system; Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat; and 10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points.
  • 5th – 8th place – Invite to the 2019 World Championship Qualifier tournament; PlayStation®4 1TB system; Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat; and 10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points.
  • 9th – 16th place – Invite to the 2019 World Championship Qualifier tournament; 24 Booster Packs of Soul Fusion; Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat; and 10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points.
  • 17th – 32nd place – Invite to the 2019 World Championship Qualifier tournament; Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Top Cut Game Mat; and 10 Ultimate Duelist Series Points.

Players that make the Top Cut at the YCS will also be awarded World Qualifying Points based on standings.

YCS Chicago Dragon Duel Prizing Information:

  • 1st – 4th place –2019 Regional Game Mat; Dragon Duel Medal; and a Dragon Duel T-Shirt.

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