Konami Digital Entertainment is launching a new monthly program of events for its Official Tournament Stores. The Yu-Gi-Oh! Day and Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day programs are designed to attract more fans of the card game to the stores, by offering exclusive prizes and events. The first Yu-Gi-Oh! Day / Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day is July 27th.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! Day events are targeted towards experienced players. Qualifying Official Tournament Stores are asked to organize a Swiss format tournament. The winner of each store’s tournament will receive an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day playmat. Participants will be charged a five dollar fee to take part, receiving participation packs valued at five dollars.
Participating stores will also be able to participate in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day event, which is designed for novice players. These events will be supported by on-site staff who will be available to teach the game to new players.
In a press release, Konami’s Vice President of Card Business Yumi Hoashi describes the intent of the new programs:
"We created Yu-Gi-Oh! Days and Demo Days to provide new and exciting opportunities for Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG players. Demo Days will introduce the game to new players and introduce them to Yu-Gi-Oh! Organized Play in a casual atmosphere. And, the Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is really a great way for seasoned Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG players to Duel with their peers and pass along their experiences to the younger players."
At Official Tournament Stores
Posted by ICv2 on July 16, 2013 @ 4:18 pm CT
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