Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS is Holding KC Grand Tournament

Konami Digital Entertainment Limited is pleased to announce that the large-scale online competition “KC GRAND TOURNAMENT” will be held.

“KC GRAND TOURNAMENT” is a new large-scale PVP online competition to be held in “Yu-Gi-Oh! DUEL LINKS” after the cancellation of the “Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2020”, the e-Sports world championship to decide the world’s best of Yu-Gi-Oh! series once scheduled to be held in August 2020.

The event consist 2 parts, the qualifying and the main match. Around 100 top duelists of the world from qualifying preliminary scheduled to start on June 1st (Monday) can proceed to compete for the championship in the main match scheduled for August. There will be internet lives of the final stage tournament and special prizes for those who top ranked in the final stage, so please stay tuned for in-game further information. Special celebrations in the game are underway. Log in now to obtain special items!

About “KC GRAND TOURNAMENT”

Participate in the in-game PvP event consist of two parts, the qualifying and the main match!

①KC GRAND TOURNAMENT Qualifying
■Holding period
・1st Stage : From June 1 (Mon) to June 15 (Mon) 2020
・Qualifying Final : From June 12 (Fri) to June 15 (Mon) 2020

■Conditions to participate
Stage (DM) 6 or above

■Form of competetion
・1st Stage : Reach the stage (DLvMAX) through PvP duels
・Qualifying Final : Gather as most DP from each other who breakthrough 1st Stage,
“around global top 100 duelists” will be eligible to compete in the Main Match.

② KC GRAND TOURNAMENT Main Match
■Holding period
Scheduled for August 2020 (The schedule will be announced later)

■Conditions to participate
Eligible finalists of Qualifying preliminary, 1st place each of “KC CUP 2019 Sep.”, “KC CUP 2019 Nov.”, “KC CUP 2020 Feb.”, “KC CUP 2020 Apr.”, Champion of “Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2019″※
※Participation rights for this event will not interfere the already acquired “WCS2021 Main Match participation rights”.

■Form of competetion
・The match is held online.
・1st Stage : Duel among the participants to determine top 16 duelists.
・Final Stage : Tournament of the top 16 players to compete for the championship of this event.

Based on the official Yu-Gi-Oh! OFFICIAL CARD GAME, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links brings the popular game to life on mobile devices and on PC. Duelists can kindle the spirit of Yami Yugi, Jaden Yuki, Yusei Fudo and other beloved characters from the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise in competitive card battle action.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! series is based on the manga Yu-Gi-Oh! (by Kazuki Takahashi), which was serialized in SHUEISHA Inc.’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1996 and is now on the sixth iteration of the “Yu-Gi-Oh!” animated series (currently airing on TV Tokyo-affiliated channels).

KONAMI released the first console game in 1998, and the series, including the trading card game, is still enjoyed by countless customers worldwide. KONAMI continues to develop and distribute a wide range of Yu-Gi-Oh! content to deliver the fun and excitement of the series to customers around the globe.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links is available for free on the App Store® for iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch®, Google Play™ for Android™ devices, and for PC via Steam.

For more information, visit www.konami.com/yugioh/duel_links/en/