YCS Madrid – Now on YouTube!

[ycs] Madrid is now over and we hope that you all enjoyed the event, whether you were competing in Spain or watching at home.

As with the European and World Championships, we added a live broadcast to our event coverage. If you missed any of our live content don’t worry, as it is now all available to re-watch on the Konami Europe YouTube channel!

You can find all of our video content for YCS Madrid embedded below; thank you for supporting the event and we hope to see you all again in London on October 25/26!
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YCS Madrid – Coverage Overview

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Here are all of the articles posted for Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Madrid. Thank you for being a part of this event, whether you were playing or watching/reading from the comfort of your home. Please click here to re-watch all of the video content from this event.

See you next month for [ycs] London!

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Public Events: Playoff Winners

At Premier Events there is always a chance to win a Super-Rare copy of the current prize card – in this case [ascension]. Let’s see the winners from YCS Madrid.

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YCS Trial Winner: Themistoklis Gkyzis

Public Events have been occurring all weekend. One of the most anticipated is the YCS Trial where the winner gets their flight and accommodation to an upcoming European YCS provided for them.

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The Final Match, LIVE!

The Final match is upon us, head on over to the {stream} page to watch it now!

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Federico Pastore vs Joshua Schmidt
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Duelist Profile: Kuwait Duelists Return!

You may or may not remember that back in February at YCS Berlin we met a group of Duelists from Kuwait. Well this time, eight of them have made the trip back across from the Middle East to once again compete with Europe’s elite!

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Top 4 Pairings

Here are the Top 4
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Top 8 Feature Match: Eugen Heidt (Shaddoll Artifact) vs Tom Paine (Shaddoll)

After a really embarrassing moment involving Paine getting the name of the group of friends Heidt tests with wrong, these two renowned Duelists got down to business. We saw Heidt earlier as he dispensed with the competition and now he’s up against the previous UK National Champion Tom Paine. Heidt uses the Artifact version of the Deck while Paine’s revolves more around a different Light engine of [lyla] and [thunder dragon].

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YCS Madrid: Top 8 Profiles

After nine rounds of Swiss across the two days and two further knockout rounds, there are only eight elite Duelists left from the original pool of 463. Here is a closer look at the players that have made it to the top eight cut and what they think about their chances of winning the tournament today.

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Deck Analysis: Paolo Pacchiana’s 54-card Burning Shaddoll Deck!

One of the bigger talking points on the stream this weekend was Paolo Pacchiana and his 54-card Deck which contains elements of both the Burning Abyss and Shaddoll archetypes. Larger sized Decks were frowned upon for a long time until a >50 card Mermail Deck came to fruition over a year ago and since then people have been trying to replicate the success.

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