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KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT TO HOLD PREEMINENT Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
IN SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA APRIL 20th – 21st
Younger Players Can Compete in Dragon Duel
El Segundo, CA (April 10, 2013) –
TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) players from across Central America
are busy strengthening their Decks in preparation for next
month’s Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) San José, Costa
Rica. Duelists participating at this premier-level
Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG event from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
(Konami) can anticipate two days of action-packed Dueling
with hundreds of players, traveling from near and far,
expecting to compete at the YCS San José, Costa Rica April
20th – 21st.
The head-to-head battles start early Saturday as the First Round of the competition gets underway. Duelists will be playing hard right out of the gate in hopes of making it through in good standing to Sunday’s rounds, with all eyes on the ultimate honor, a seat at the Final Round table. The Final Round will showcase the best two Duelists, each playing for the chance to raise the YCS San José, Costa Rica Champion Trophy in victory!
In addition, Konami will once again hold a Dragon Duel for
the younger set (for Duelists born 2000 or later). The top
four finishers in the Dragon Duel events will receive a
special Dragon Duel Champion’s Medal, a 2013 Regional Game
Mat, a Regional Deck Box, and an invitation to their
region’s 2013 Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier –
Continental, where they can earn an invitation to the Dragon
Duel World Championship to be played at the Yu-Gi-Oh! World
Championship August 10th – 11th in Las
Hotel Barceló San José Palacio
La Uruca, Urb. Robledal
458-1150 San José, Costa Rica
Duelists can also participate in a wide variety of fun and
challenging Public Events to push their Dueling skills to
the limit. Running concurrently with the Main Event, will be
a full range of Public Events such as 2013 Regional
Qualifiers, Battle Pack: Epic Dawn Sealed Pack
Tournaments, 3 vs. 3 Team Dueling, ATTACK OF THE GIANT
CARD!!, Starter Deck: Xyz Symphony
Tournaments, Onslaught of the Fire Kings Structure Deck
Tournaments and Win-A-Mats just to name a few!
In a first for Latin America, Konami is also pleased to bring the Duelist League Tournament format to the YCS San José, Costa Rica. Duelist League is an event that provides a more casual tournament experience for Duelists who are either new to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG or new to Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG tournaments. The Duelist League even has its own special Duelist League Rare Prize Card!
The Main Event winner, the two runners-up and the winners of
Sunday’s two Public Event playoffs will each be awarded a
YCS prize card. The Main Event winner will take home
an Ultra Rare version of the Digvorzhak, King of Heavy
Industry prize card, with the other winners bringing
home Super Rare versions.
1st place – Ultra Rare Digvorzhak, King of Heavy Industry YCS Prize Card; Trophy; Paid travel to their World Championship Qualifier (if underage, then winner and guardian) or a local-market YCS (flight and accommodations) if the Duelist has already won an earlier YCS in the current year; YCS Top Cut Game Mat; Playstation 3 500GB console; and an invite to their 2013 World Championship Qualifier tournament
2nd place – Super Rare Digvorzhak, King of Heavy Industry YCS Prize Card; 32 GB Tablet PC with redemption codes for Konami Mobile games; YCS Top Cut Game Mat; and an invite to their 2013 World Championship Qualifier
3rd place – Super Rare Digvorzhak, King of Heavy Industry YCS Prize Card; 32 GB Touch Screen MP3 Player with redemption codes for Konami Mobile games; YCS Top Cut Game Mat; and an invite to their 2013 World Championship Qualifier
4th place – 32GB touch-screen MP3 Player; Konami game codes to be used on the touch-screen MP3 player; YCS Top Cut Game Mat; and an invite to their 2013 World Championship Qualifier
5th – 8th place – Xbox 360 Elite 4GB console; YCS Top Cut Game Mat and an invite to their 2013 World Championship Qualifier
9th – 16th place – 24 booster packs of Cosmo Blazer; YCS Top Cut Game Mat; and an invite to their 2013 World Championship Qualifier
If attendance exceeds 513 Duelists:
17th – 32nd place – YCS Top Cut Game Mat and an invite to their 2013 World Championship Qualifier
Every Saturday morning, Duelists can watch the all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL animated series as well as classic Yu-Gi-Oh! episodes on Vortexx on The CW programming block, the leading Saturday morning kids broadcast network in the United States. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL every Friday and Saturday on YTV!
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