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Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019 Recap

August 12th, 2019

The Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019 came to a thrilling conclusion on August 11, 2019, with three Duelists crowned champions in the finals of the three competitions that make up the tournament.

For the final results of the Dragon Duel, Duel Links, and TCG tournaments, visit here for more information:
https://www.konami.com/yugioh/worldchampionship/2019/en/

You can watch the livestream from both days of the tournament here:

Livestream [DAY 1] – Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019 – Berlin

Livestream [DAY 2]– Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019 – Berlin

Also, check out unique coverage of the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019 from several Yu-Gi-Oh! content creators that were at the event! More videos will be going live in the next several days, so be sure to come back to this page often for updates, or keep an eye on the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019 Playlist on the official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG YouTube channel
https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialYuGiOhTCG

2019 North America WCQ: Wrap-Up!

June 23rd, 2019

What an event!  2101 Duelists entered, and after 12 Rounds of Swiss, an unprecedented play-in match to break a tie for 64th, and 6 Rounds of Single Elimination later, we’ve crowned a new North America WCQ Champion!  Dakota Angeloff from Tuscaloosa, Alabama took it all down and is our newest North America WCQ Champion! We’ve also determined our team representing North America at the 2019 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship in Berlin, Germany!  Dakota Angeloff, Raymond Dai, Manav Dawar, and Wei Li won their qualification from the WCQ, while Jesse Kotton and Gabriel Vargas punched their tickets to the World Championship from topping the Worlds Qualifying Points Playoffs on Friday.

We’ve seen some wild Feature Matches on the Livestream (which you can find on our YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialYuGiOhTCG) but we’ve also seen some cool things on the coverage blog, including Public Events winners, cosplayers, and people enjoying MEGA DUEL, demos for the upcoming Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution video game, and Speed Duel tournaments!

After the World Championship, we will be at the Ultimate Duelist Series Invitational at Indianapolis, Indiana on August 16-18, followed by our next Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series the very next week in Portland, Oregon on August 24th and 25th.  Check out the coverage blog for all the action from these tournaments!  Thanks for tuning in!

North America WCQ: Final Standings

June 23rd, 2019

Here are the final standings for the North America WCQ.

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Congratulations to the Top 8 of the North America WCQ!

June 23rd, 2019

We have a Top 8!

(from right to left)

1st place: Dakota Angeloff
2nd place: Raymond Dai
3rd place: Wei Li
4th place: Manav Dawar
5th place: Brian Rayos
6th place: Thanh Nguyen
7th place: Abdur Dominguez
8th place: Maguette Gueye

Congratulations!

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2019 North America WCQ: And the Winner is…

June 23rd, 2019

The 2019 North America WCQ is over and we have a winner!

Dakota Angeloff from Tuscaloosa, Alabama used his Crusadia Thunder Dragon Danger! Deck to best the competition and win the 2019 North America World Championship Qualifier! Congratulations!

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North America WCQ: World’s Competitor Player Profile – Dakota Angeloff

June 23rd, 2019

Dakota Angeloff from Tuscaloosa, Alabama took 1st place in this weekend’s North America WCQ, earning himself an invitation to compete on the global stage in Berlin, Germany in August!

Here’s the Deck he used to achieve this goal:

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North America WCQ: World’s Competitor Player Profile – Wei Li

June 23rd, 2019

Wei Li from Brooklyn, NY took 3rd place in this weekend’s North America WCQ, earning himself an invitation to compete on the global stage in Berlin, Germany in August.

Here’s the Deck he used to achieve this goal:

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North America WCQ: World’s Competitor Player Profile – Manav Dawar

June 23rd, 2019

Manav Dawar placed in the Top 4 of the 2019 North America World Championship Qualifier, earning his invite to the 2019 Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME World Championship!  See the Deck he won his invite with and more below…

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North America WCQ: Final Match

June 23rd, 2019

And it comes down to this! For the Championship Match we have:

Good luck Duelists!

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North America WCQ: Public Events Playoffs (Random)

June 23rd, 2019

Congratulations to Dennie Pham-Le from Los Angeles, California for winning the random Public Events Playoffs with his Trickstar Sky Striker Deck!