“In the interest of caution to players, fans and staff, and with respect to the executive order issued March 12 by Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont prohibiting events with more than 250 people within the state, KONAMI and the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME team have made the difficult decision to postpone the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event scheduled in Hartford, CT on April 18-19, indefinitely.
Below, we are providing you with the official statement from KONAMI with more information about the decision with details on where folks can go for more information about the rescheduling of this event, as well as the status of future events, which you are welcome to publish immediately. As the KONAMI team continues to monitor this situation closely, we will continue to provide you with the most up-to-date information as often as we are able.”
In the interest of caution to players, fans and staff, and with respect to the executive order issued March 12 by Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont prohibiting events with more than 250 people within the state, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series event scheduled in Hartford, CT on April 18-19, indefinitely. We apologize if this has caused any inconvenience to those who may be affected as a result.
- The complete official update on the State of Connecticut’s Coronavirus response efforts can be referenced here: https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2020/03-2020/Governor-Lamont-Coronavirus-Update-March-12-2020-3PM
For future events on our schedule, we remain committed to monitoring the situation that is developing daily and will provide updates on those events as they become available. These updates will be posted to our website incorporated within each respective event’s FAQs, which can be found at: https://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/index.html.
We will also share details on the rescheduling of YCS Hartford and updates for other upcoming events as they become available via our official Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG social media channels:
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/YuGiOh_TCG
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialYuGiOhTCG/
Additionally, those with non-press-related inquiries regarding this event and future events are encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for updates.
We thank all our Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG fans and Duelists for their patience and understanding during this time.