Konami announced today details for the KC Grand Tournament 2021, the second edition of the online PvP tournament for the hit mobile and PC game Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links. Starting on May 31, the tournament challenges Duelists from all over the world to compete for the grand prize Dark Magician (Extra Secret Rare) trophy.
Additionally, starting today all Duelists can get a head start towards the competition with the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links KC Grand Tournament 2021 Celebration Campaign.
Official Press Release
KONAMI Kicks Off Its Global PvP Competition with the KC Grand Tournament Celebration Campaign Featuring a Free Legend Foil Shooting Star Dragon Card and More
LOS ANGELES – MAY 20, 2021 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) announced today details for the KC Grand Tournament 2021 (KC GT 2021), the second edition of the online PvP tournament for the hit mobile and PC game Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links. Starting on May 31, the tournament challenges Duelists from all over the world to compete for the grand prize Dark Magician (Extra Secret Rare) trophy.
Starting today, all Duelists can get a head start towards the competition with the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links KC Grand Tournament 2021 Celebration Campaign. By logging in now, Duelists can obtain Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Yusei Fudo’s new UR Shooting Star Dragon card (Legend Foil Rarity) and his Shooting Star Road Skill. In addition, Duelists will receive 1,000 Gems, up to eight SR and UR Tickets, and one Skill Ticket to exchange for a character Skill.
KC Grand Tournament 2021 Schedule:
Preliminary Tournament 1st Stage: May 31 – June 14, 2021
Duelists will aim for completing the Stage by reaching DLv. Max through PvP Duels.
Preliminary Tournament Qualifiers: June 11 – 14, 2021
Participants who have completed the 1st Stage will Duel to gain DP. The top 128 will be invited to the Main Tournament.
Main Tournament: 1st Stage: July 17, 2021
Main Tournament Championship: August 28
The top 128 Duelists at the end of the Preliminary Tournament Qualifiers will be competing against the previous season’s KC Cup Winners: KC Cup September 2019, KC Cup November 2019, KC Cup February 2020, KC Cup April 2020, KC Cup September 2020, KC Cup November 2020, KC Cup February 2021, and KC Cup April 2021.
The winner, runner-up, and 3rd place of the KC GT 2021 will receive the Dark Magician (Extra Secret Rare) trophy. Other in-app items will be rewarded and distributed separately.
Based on the official Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING 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 seventh 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.
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