Yu-Gi-Oh!

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Let the Duel Begin!

The Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game is based on the Japanese comic mega-hit. Now you can put yourself right in the middle of all the exciting action and become a master Duelist!  Collecting additional cards in the booster packs will allow you to customize your Deck and increase your odds of winning!

Alternate Universes has a great selection and great prices on Yu-Gi-Oh! singles and is always interested in buying or trading for your Yu-Gi-Oh! cards.

Holmes Store Events:

Advanced Constructed Every Saturday at 2PM $5 Entry Fee; Every player receives an Astral Pack; Top finishers receive store credit based on the number of participants

Blue Bell Store Events:

Duelist League – 14 & Under Discontinued for the summer.  Will restart in September.  $5 Entry Fee; Every player receives a Promo Card
Advanced Constructed Every Sunday at 2PM $5 Entry Fee; Packs are awarded as follows; 1st place: 24, 2nd place: 8, 3rd & 4th place: 3 each, 5th through 8th place: 1 each (min 17 players)
Advanced Constructed Every Wednesday at 7PM $5 Entry.  Each player receives an Astral Pack.  Prizes are awarded in store credit based on number of players.

Wilmington Store Events:

Advanced Constructed Every Saturday at Noon $5 Entry Fee; Packs are awarded as follows; 1st place: 24, 2nd place: 8, 3rd & 4th place: 3 each, 5th through 8th place: 1 each (min 17 players)
Advanced Constructed Every Tuesday at 7PM $5 Entry Fee; Packs are awarded as follows; 1st place: 24, 2nd place: 8, 3rd & 4th place: 3 each, 5th through 8th place: 1 each (min 17 players)

Click here for the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! Banned/Restricted List.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Tournament – Saturday, May 3rd – PA Convention Center, Phila., PA

April 6th, 2014

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Tournament

at the
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Saturday, May 3rd

Registration begins at 8:00AM and closes at 9:50AM.
(Anyone registering after 9:50AM will receive a first round loss for late registration.)

Play begins at 10:00AM

Seating available for 800+ Duelists!!!

$20.00 entry fee.
Each player will receive 5 booster packs of 
Legacy of the Valiant

Advanced Constructed Format.  Click here for the current Forbidden/Limited list.

ONLINE PREREGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE!

You must have a Konami Cossy ID to use the preregistration system.

Click here for more details and to preregister for this regional.

 

Decklists are required and should be prepared in advance.  Click here for Official Decklist.

Decklists will be collected and verified at registration.
Please prepare your decklist before you arrive.

Prizes

Top 8 finishers will receive playmats and Top 4 will receive deckboxes. 

If more then 500 players enter the Regional Tournament then Top 64 players will receive invites to the 2014 World Championship Qualifier.
*Note: There is no longer a Top 8 Cut.  Prizes are awarded on the order of finish in the swiss rounds
Please note: 
All players (including preregistration) are now required to present official ID when registering!  Acceptable forms of ID include:
  • Current-year School ID cards
  • Driver’s licenses
  • Passport
  • Other government-issued identification documents
  • If the Duelist is under the age of 16, a copy of their birth certificate

Please bring your Konami ID Card. If you do not have your Konami ID card but played at a regional before we may have your ID number.  If you do not have a Konami ID number, they will be available the day of the regional.

Due to the expected large attendance we urge players to come early to register!

For more information about Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Qualifiers click here.


Side Event Schedule:

1:00PM - Dragon Dueling Tournament (Open to players born in 2001 or later, swiss format, FREE!)
Beginning After Round 3 Begins:  Up to 8 Win-a Mats Tournaments (single elimination, $12.00 entry fee, 3 booster packs upon entry)
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Battle City Tournament, Saturday April 5th at Blue Bell

February 25th, 2014

Alternate Universes will be hosting a Yu-Gi-Oh! Battle City Tournament, Saturday April 5th at our Blue Bell store.

Doors will open at 11:00 AM and the tournament will begin at Noon and the entry fee is $5.00.  Each participant will receive an Astral pack 4 upon entry.

Winner will receive the coveted Battle City Game Mat shown below and the 2nd – 4th place finishers will receive a super rare token card.   One Super Rare Battle City token card will be given out randomly.   Booster pack prizes will also be awarded to top finishers.

For more information please call the Blue Bell store at 610-277-7251.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship Tournaments, February 22nd at all 3 AU stores

January 25th, 2014

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Alternate Universes is proud to announce it will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship Tournaments at all three stores on Saturday, February 22nd.  All stores will open at 10:00AM, registration for the tournament will open at 11:00 AM and play will begin at Noon.   There is no preregistration for this event.  Official Konami Judges will be present at each location.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship is a way for Official Tournament Stores (OTS) to provide Duelists with a Store level Championship which offers Duelists the opportunity to earn invites to the World Championship Qualifier.   Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship tournaments are held simultaneously throughout North and Latin America.

Entry fee for the OTS Championship Tournament is $20.00.  Each player will receive 5 booster packs upon entry.   All Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship events are Tier 2 events, conducted as Advanced Format, Constructed Deck, Swiss round events. The Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship will play Swiss Rounds, with a Top 8 Playoff top cut, with prizes awarded at the end of the final playoff round played.   The number of swiss rounds played will depend on the number of players in the tournament.

Decklists are required for this event.  Duelists can download the official KDE Deck List at http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/forms/KDE_DeckList.pdf. This is an editable PDF, so you will be able to type the card names in this form, which should help as your Deck List needs to be legible and complete – write the name of each card in full, and write down how many copies you have in your Deck.  Make sure your name and COSSY ID are on your Deck List.  If you do not have a Cossy ID they will be available on the day of the event.  Make sure your Deck List exactly matches your Deck.  There is a very helpful article that will help you fill out your Deck List properly. Just follow the link here:  http://www.konami.com/yugioh/articles/?p=3534.   Duelists are encouraged to complete their Deck List before arriving at the Tournament.

Prizes:
In addition to the product each Duelist receives upon entering the tournament, prize distribution will be as follows:

  • First place winner, after the conclusion of the Top 8 Playoffs, will receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! OTS Championship Game Mat.
  • Top 4 Duelists, after the conclusion of the Top 8 Playoffs, will also receive invites to the 2014 World Championship Qualifier.
  • Additional booster pack prizes will be awarded depending upon the number of participants.

 

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Day, January 25th at AU, Holmes and Wilmington

January 19th, 2014

Alternate Univeres Holmes and Wilmington will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournaments on Saturday, January 25th.   The tournament at Wilmington will begin at Noon and the tournament at Holmes will begin at 2:00PM . Registration opens 1 hour before the tournament begins.

The registration fee for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is $5.00 and all participants will receive 1 Astral Pack 3 upon entering.  A decklist is not required to play.  1 Yu-Gi-Oh! Day exclusive full size Game Mat will be awarded to the winner and the top 8 finishers will win Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Super Rare Tokens.  Booster pack prizes will also be awarded to the top finishers in the tournament based on attendance.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Day tournaments will be advanced constructed format.  Advanced Format tournaments use a specific list of playable cards. Some cards are forbidden from use, or limited to a set number in the Deck, in order to better balance tournament play. The Advanced Format list changes periodically (the last change became effective January 1st, 2014). Duelists can view the most current Advanced Format card list by visiting this link: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/limited/.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is a day for all to celebrate the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, create excitement for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand at Official Tournament Stores, and to further distinguish OTS from non-OTS.  Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is held simultaneously throughout North America.

Duelists will be able to participate in a Sanctioned tournament at all participating Official Tournament Stores (OTS), with exclusive prizes only available at an Official Tournament Store (OTS).    Only Konami OTS are permitted to host a Yu-Gi-Oh! Day event.

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Valiant Sneak Peek Events – Janaury 18th & 19th

January 5th, 2014

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh Legacy of the Valiant Sneak Peek Events  Saturday,  January 18th at all 3 AU stores and on Sunday, January 19th at AU Blue Bell.  The dueling will begin on Saturday, January 18th at 10:00AM and run until 5:00PM.  Dueling will resume at Blue Bell on Sunday, January 19th at 11:00 AM and run through 5:00PM.

Entry fee for the event is $20.00. Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Legacy of the Valiant to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day.  Each duelist will also receive a foil promo card. Additionally, Legacy of the Valiant Sneak Sneak Peek play mats will be randomly given away throughout the day while supplies last.  (Must be present to win.)

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Side events will be held at each location as follows:

Holmes
Saturday, January 18th
Constructed tournaments at 2PM Saturday. $5.00 entry fee. (Legacy of the Valiant cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack 3 upon entering.

Blue Bell
Saturday, January 18th at  2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Legacy of the Valiant cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack 3 upon entering.
Sunday, January 19th at  2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Legacy of the Valiant cards will be legal).

Wilmington
Saturday, January 18th
Noon: Constructed Tournament (Legacy of the Valiant cards will be legal). $5.00 entry fee.

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New Year’s Day Yu-Gi-Oh! – Double Prizes! – $5.00 entry Fee – 2:00PM start time!

December 18th, 2013

Alternate Universes Blue Bell will be open on New Year’s Day, January 1st and we will be holding a special 2:00 PM Yu-Gi-Oh!  Tournament (instead of our regular 7:00 PM tournament.)    Entry fee will be our usual $5.00 but we will be doubling the prizes –  1st place: 2 booster boxes; 2nd place: 20 booster packs; 3rd & 4th: 6 booster packs;  5th – 8th: 3 packs each.  The new Forbidden/Limited list will be in effect.

COME ON BY AND CELEBRATE 2014 AT AUBB!

 

 

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iPad Air Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament – Saturday, December 28th at AU, Blue Bell

December 1st, 2013

Alternate Universes Blue Bell will be holding a special Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament on Saturday, December 28th, 2013. First place prize will be a brand new Apple iPad Air! Registration will open at 11AM and the tournament will begin promptly at Noon.  Entry fee is $25.

The complete prize structure is:

1st Place: Apple iPad Air
2nd Place: 3x sealed boxes of Shadow Specters
3rd & 4th Places: $125.00 store credit each
5th through 8th: 1 sealed box of Shadow Specters each

This is an Advanced Constructed Swiss-Style tournament with the number of rounds depending on the number of players. There will be a top 8 cut.   Local tournament rules will be in effect, so there will be no draws.   Decklists are required.

Side Events (beginning after round 3 starts)

Win-A-Box Tournaments

8-player single elimination  tournaments.  Winner can pick any in stock sealed booster box.   Entry fee for the box tournaments will be $12.00.

Win-A-Mat Tournaments

8-player single elimination tournaments.  Winner can pick any of the in-stock Spellground mats.   Entry fee for the box tournaments will be $10.00.

Come join us on the Saturday, December 28th!

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Tournament, Philadelphia, PA – November 23rd, 2013

October 23rd, 2013

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Regional Tournament

at the
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Registration begins at 8:00AM and closes at 9:50AM.
(Anyone registering after 9:50AM will receive a first round loss for late registration.)

Play begins at 10:00AM

Seating available for 800+ Duelists!!!

$20.00 entry fee.   Each player will receive 5 booster packs of Shadow Specters

Advanced Constructed Format.  Click here for the current Forbidden/Limited list.

 

ONLINE PREREGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE!

You must have a Konami Cossy ID to use the preregistration system.

Click here for more details and to preregister for this regional.

 

Decklists are required and should be prepared in advance.  Click here for Official Decklist.

Decklists will be collected and verified at registration.

Prizes

Top 8 finishers will receive playmats and Top 4 will receive deckboxes.

If more then 500 players enter the Regional Tournament then Top 64 players will receive invites to the 2014 World Championship Qualifier.
*Note: There is no longer a Top 8 Cut.  Prizes are awarded on the order of finish in the swiss rounds
Please note: 
All players (including preregistration) are now required to present official ID when registering!  Acceptable forms of ID include:
  • Current-year School ID cards
  • Driver’s licenses
  • Passport
  • Other government-issued identification documents
  • If the Duelist is under the age of 16, a copy of their birth certificate

Please bring your Konami ID Card. If you do not have your Konami ID card but played at a regional before we may have your ID number.  If you do not have a Konami ID number, they will be available the day of the regional.

Due to the expected large attendance we urge players to come early to register!


Side Event Schedule:

1:00PM - Dragon Dueling Tournament (Open to players born in 2001 or later, swiss format, FREE!)
Beginning After Round 3 Begins:  At least Five Win-a Mats Tournaments (single elimination, $12.00 entry fee, 3 booster packs upon entry)
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MTG Legacy Tournament at AU, Blue Bell – Saturday, November 23rd

November 6th, 2013

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Alternate Universes Blue Bell is hosting a Magic: the Gathering Legacy Tournament on Saturday, November 23rd.  This event is part of the Philadelphia Legacy Series (PLS).  High finishes in this event count towards the 2013 PLS Championship in December for which you can earn byes and even free entry.   The championship will be a tournament where a full playset of Revised Dual Lands will be given out as prizes.

TIME: Doors and registration open at 11:00AM.  Play will begin at Noon

COST: $25

FORMAT: Legacy. Competitive REL. The number of Swiss rounds played is based on attendance.  There will be a cut to Top 8 who will then play single elimination to determine the winner . The play/draw rule will be in use for the Top 8 so the higher seeds have the choice of whether to play or draw.

PRIZES: (in store credit) 1st: $400 2nd: $200 3rd – 4th: $100 5th – 8th: $50 Prizes to be given out are based on attendance. This prize breakdown is based on 40 players. As always, 100% of the entry fees collected are put back into the prize pool.

DOOR PRIZE: We will be giving away one From The Vault: Twenty as a door prize at this event.   You must be entered into the tournament and have played at least one round to eligible for the random drawing.  Must be present to win.

 

 

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Yu-Gi-Oh Shadow Specters Sneak Peek Events November 2nd & 3rd at AU

October 16th, 2013

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Alternate Universes will be hosting Yu-Gi-Oh Shadow Specters Sneak Peek Events Saturday,  November 2nd at all 3 AU stores and on Sunday, November 3rd at AU  Blue Bell.  The dueling will begin on Saturday, November 2nd at 10:00AM and run until 5:00PM.  Dueling will resume at Blue Bell on Sunday, November 3rd at 11:00 AM and run through 5:00PM.

Entry fee for the event is $20.00. Each participant will receive 5 booster packs of Shadow Specters to build a 40 card deck for casual play throughout the day.  Each duelist will also receive a foil promo card. Additionally, Shadow Specters Sneak Peek play mats will be randomly given away throughout the day while supplies last.  (Must be present to win.)

Side events will be held at each location as follows:

Holmes
Saturday, November 2nd
Constructed tournaments at 2PM Saturday. $5.00 entry fee. (Shadow Specters cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack 3 upon entering.

Blue Bell
Saturday, November 2nd 2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Shadow Specters cards will be legal).  All players receive an Astral Pack 2 upon entering.
Sunday, Novemeber 3rd 2PM: Constructed Tournament $5.00 entry fee. (Shadow Specters cards will be legal).

Wilmington
Saturday, Novemebr 2nd
Noon Constructed Tournament (Shadow Specters cards will be legal). $5.00 entry fee.

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