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Top 10 Side Deck Cards from YCS Knoxville

June 7th, 2019

Last weekend, the final YCS of the 2018-2019 Dueling season took place in Knoxville, TN, and while we provided, as always, the information on which Decks and strategies made it to the playoffs, what we’re unable to do on-site is provide information on the cards used in the Top 32 Duelists’ Side Decks, as our reporters are dedicated to bringing you all the playoff action. Now that the Deck Lists have been transported back to KDE-US HQ and reviewed, we can now provide some information that may or may not be useful to Duelists looking to compete in the upcoming WCQs: The 10 cards with the highest Side Deck usage rate among Duelists in the Top 32 of YCS Knoxville. None of this information will be attached to specific players, nor will we reveal the specific numbers of each card. The choice to adjust your preparations based on this list is yours and yours alone, but the data you’re about to read is true.

Here are the 10 most played Side Deck cards in the Top 32 of YCS Knoxville:

1 Artifact Lancea
2 Twin Twisters
3. TIE: Gnomaterial and Dinowrestler Pankratops
5. Ghost Ogre & Snow Rabbit
6. TIE: Droll & Lock Bird and Fantastical Dragon Phantazmay and Electric Virus
9. Mystic Mine
10. Denko Sekka

Good luck to all Duelists in their preparation for the World Championship Qualifiers!

Tournament Policy: Card Verification Explained

April 11th, 2019

The Official KDE-US Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Tournament Policy includes an update to Card/Hand/Deck Verification which has caused some confusion among Duelists.  We’d like to provide guidance on the most commonly asked questions about this section, and the impact it has on the cards people play.

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Shadows in Valhalla: As the Prophecy Foretold

August 15th, 2018

Ziegfried von Schroeder went all the way to the finals of the KC Grand Championship, and he got there thanks to the combination of his Valkyrie cards and the power of the three Goddesses.  In the quarterfinals, he eliminated Joey Wheeler using the three Goddesses to pick apart Joey’s field and manipulate the top cards of his Deck.  And in Shadows in Valhalla, you can add these powerful cards to your Deck and control the fate of your Duels!

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Listen up…

February 17th, 2018

That third-rate Duelist, Joey Wheeler, has his own Legendary Collection and the great Seto Kaiba does not? Inconceivable! Fortunately, the powers-that-be have “chosen” to correct this grave error. On March 9th, 2018, Legendary Collection Kaiba will show Duelists all across the world who the true King of Games is! Read more…

Advanced Link Monster Tactics: What Does “Extra Linked” Mean?

August 25th, 2017

In this video, it’s mentioned that there’s a way that you can make use of both Extra Monster Zones. Now that you’ve had a month to play with the basics of Link Monsters, it’s time to talk about an advanced strategy that only becomes available when using lots of Link Monsters. Before we can get to that though, we need to know what it means for Link Monsters to be “Extra Linked”! Read more…