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FAQ for YCS Germany is up!

Europe's first ever Championship Series event, YCS Bochum, is less than a week away. For the full rundown of the event, prizes and helpful information, read on below..

Source: http://www.yugioh-card.com/uk/events/ycs.html

These are big, exciting 2-day events that take place from Saturday to Sunday. Duelists from all over will attend these events to compete for exclusive prizes and spend the weekend Dueling, trading, and hanging out with hundreds of other Yu-Gi-Oh! fans.
In addition to the main Championship Series tournament there are numerous Public Events, including tournaments specifically for Duelists aged 13 and under. Competitive or casual, there is something for everyone to do at a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series weekend event.

Who can participate in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series?
The Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series tournament is an open event. No invite is required – everyone can participate!

Event Location & Date
September 25th / 26th
RuhrCongress Bochum
Stadionring 20
44791 Bochum

Event Structure
The Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series will be Advanced Constructed format.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series’s first day will consist of a number of Swiss-style rounds, dependant on the number of participants, as follows:

# of players
# of rounds




For Day 2, the top 128 players will play another 2 rounds of Swiss. After those Swiss rounds, there will be a cut to the Top32 players, who will continue to play in Single-Eliminiation mode until a winner is determined.
There will be a playoff match for 3rd place.

Entry Fee and Prizes
The entry fee for this event is 20 €. For this entry fee, each participant will receive 5 boosters of Duelist Revolution. Apart from the title of “Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Winner”, players will compete for many other cool prizes, as follows:

Set of Ultra Rare YCS Prize Cards,
Netbook plus 500 BoosterPass Points für Yu-Gi-Oh! Online Duel Accelerator Reise
Paid Qualification for WCQ EC 2011

Set of Super Rare YCS Prize Cards,
iPad Wi-Fi 32 GB

Set of Super Rare YCS Prize Card,
32GB iPod Touch

32GB iPod Touch

DSi XL with YGO World Championship 2010*

24 packs of Duelist Revolution

All Top 32
YCS gamemat & qualification to WCQ EC 2011

Main Event Schedule

15:00-18:00 Registration

08:00-09:00 Registration
10:00 Player meeting, Main Event begins
11:00 Registration for Public Events begins
18:00 Registration for Public Events closes
Appx. 20:00 Main Event ends

08:00 Registration for Public Events begins
09:00 Player meeting, Main Event begins
Appx. 12:00 Playoffs (Top32) begin
16:00 Registration for Public Events closes
Appx. 17:00 Finals Playoff
Appx. 18:00 Awards ceremony

KONAMI offers many exciting activities during those two days, namely a feature match area where you can watch the top Duels of the main event, and a wide selection of Public Events, ranging from casual to highly-competive events. Among others, there will be:

Duelist League – casual League play for young players
Win-a-mat – some fine and limited gamemats to win (e.g. YCS mats)
8-player-single elimination events
A “King of Saturday’s Public Events” final on Sunday, open to everyone who came first in any Public Event on Saturday
Dragon Duel – for players born in 1997 and later; no qualification needed and cool prizes provided
Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Trial – offering travel sponsoring and accomodation to the next European YCS
With all those attractions, attending the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series will be a thrilling experience for everyone!

Dragon Duel prizes

Trophy, gamemat, 1 Nintendo DS lite, 8 Boosters

Gamemat, 8 Boosters

4 Boosters

top 8

top 16

There will be round-by-round online coverage of this event, including feature matches, a photo gallery, deck analysis and more – even if you’re unable to make it to the event, you can still be part of the action as the coverage page is updated with live content from the tournament site. Look for coverage at http://tcg.konami-europe.net/coverage/, and follow the event as it progresses.

Full info on the Konami site, including travel and hotel info, pre-registration, and more.