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North America WCQ Tech Update

July 1st, 2018

It’s Day 2 of the North American World Championship Qualifier!  We’ve cut to the top 190 Duelists who had 19 Points at the end of Round 9.  We’re playing 2 more rounds of Swiss before cutting to the Top 64!

We saw a lot of strategies during Day 1 and in any tournament as big as the WCQ, it’s the little differences in individual Decks that will make a difference.  Let’s take a look at what tech Duelists brought to the WCQ this year!

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YCS Secaucus Tech Update!

June 3rd, 2018

With the release of Flames of Destruction, Dark Saviors and a new Forbidden and Limited List update, players are looking for ways to surprise the competition with old cards they won’t be expecting. Let’s take a look at some of the tech picks for YCS Secaucus!

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Tech Update: Lair of Darkness

April 21st, 2018

New cards are always unknown quantities when coming into competitive events like a YCS, so let’s take a look at the cards in the latest Structure Deck Lair of Darkness!

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YCS Atlanta: Tech Update

February 17th, 2018

The newest Forbidden and Limited List update allows for Duelists to add previously Forbidden cards to their Decks and to have more than one copy of previously Limited cards.  Players in attendance today have taken advantage of the looser restrictions in a big way.

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Tech Update: YCS Dallas

October 21st, 2017

YCS Dallas 2017 is the first premiere event with Circuit Break legal for play, and Duelists have prepared their Decks and strategies for the newest 100 cards added to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME!  Here’s what players are including to combat the field!

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Tech Update: UDS Invitational – Summer 2017

September 24th, 2017

Duelists were only just starting to settle into the Advanced Format with Link Monsters that began with Starter Deck – Link Strike – and Code of the Duelist, and then BAM! We had a brand new Forbidden & Limited List to completely shake things up. Duelists had to adapt to the new changes in just a few days, so it has been very interesting to see what everyone’s using. Here are some of the standout choices.

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North America WCQ – Tech Update

July 9th, 2017

The North America WCQ is the final major event before the World Championship, and the Duelists are continuing to adapt their strategies do get an edge on the competition. Here are the trends we’re seeing this weekend.

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North America WCQ – Day 1: What Side Are You On?

July 8th, 2017

The big question going into this year’s North America World Championship Qualifier is whether or not True Draco or Zoodiac is the side you want to be on. After the European World Championship Qualifier, pure Zoodiac strategies were strongly regarded as the top choice. The Top 8 was completed dominated by Zoodiac, without a True Draco, True King, or even Wind Witch in sight. While we have seen Zoodiac put up impressive numbers since its release, we haven’t seen anything like what happened in Europe. As the format progresses, we can expect some amount of natural churn to happen, creating counters to the most popular strategies, and that is exactly what is happening today in Chicago.

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YCS Denver Tech Update!

April 9th, 2017

Check out some of the popular tech cards here at YCS Denver!

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Ultimate Duelist Series Invitational – Winter 2017: Tech Update

March 19th, 2017

Having so many huge events so close together has allowed us to closely watch the trends shaping the Dueling landscape. From YCS Seattle and YCS Atlanta in the last few weeks, we’ve watched as Duelists adopt cards and adapt to others. Here are some of the trends we’re seeing in the Ultimate Duelist Series Winter Invitational.

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