Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series London: Dates, registration & everything we know

Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series London: Dates, registration & everything we know
Images courtesy of Konami

Written by 

Lloyd Coombes


15th Mar 2023 18:48

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS) is coming to London, and that means it's time to d-d-duel.

The event, which will bring together the world's best Yu-Gi-Oh players, is taking place later this month and there are big prizes up for grabs, as well as other events to compete in. It's also the 250th YCS, with this year marking the franchise's 25th anniversary.

Whether you're looking to watch players send their cards into battle, or want to compete yourself, here's everything you need to know about the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series. 

Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Date and Location

This time around, the YCS is coming to London's ExCel centre. It kicks off on March 31 and runs until April 2.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Prizes

The YCS Prize pool doesn't offer cash prizes, but it does offer a unique set of goodies.

The overall winner of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series London will walk away with:

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Trophy
  • Ultra Rare - YCSW-EN013 - Anotherverse Dragon
  • YCS Branded Premium Messenger Bag
  • Nintendo Switchâ„¢
  • Custom YCS Switch Case
  • Physical Copy of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of The Duelist: Link Evolution
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! RUSH DUEL: Dawn of the Battle Royale!! download code

Second and third-placed winners will also earn the Anotherverse Dragon card seen below (courtesy of the Yu-Gi-Oh blog).

Yu-Gi-Oh Anotherverse Dragon Card
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Image courtesy of the Yu-Gi-Oh Blog

Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Registration

Because YCS events are open events, players are invited to test their decks and strategies against the very best. 

To register, you'll need to find the KCGN ID within Konami's NEURON app and ensure the app is on your phone before travelling. 

As per the registration page for the event, you'll need to submit your deck by 7 pm GMT on March 31.

For more on Yu-Gi-Oh, be sure to check out our rundown of the Maze of Memories card set and the Beware of Traptrix Structure Deck.

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