Upper Deck Entertainment Invades Anaheim, California with Monstrous Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game
Event and Highly Popular Vs. System™ Million-Dollar Pro Circuit Tournament
Lucky Winners Receive Prizes Ranging From Large Cash Amounts, Dell Inspiron XPS Laptops,
State-of-the-Art Gaming Systems, to Exclusive UDE Products, and Invitations to Premiere
UDE Tournament Events
Bringing the ultimate gaming experience to Anaheim, Calif., Upper Deck Entertainment (UDE) is
pleased to bring one of the biggest Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME and Vs. System events to Gen
Con So Cal. From Thursday, December 2 through Sunday, December 5, savvy Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG and Vs.
System players have the chance to win large cash prizes, exclusive TCG products, and
state-of-the-art gaming systems simply by participating in UDE tournaments. UDE tournaments
will be held in the Trading Card Game Hall throughout the weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Next month’s tournaments include the highly popular Vs. System $1 million Pro Circuit. The
second of four annual stops, the Pro Circuit tournament at Gen Con So Cal will allow super
hero trading card game fans to put their skills to the test and compete for over $250,000 in
cash prizes. The main event will begin on Friday and Saturday, December 3 and 4, with the
finals running on Sunday, December 5. Players in the Pro Circuit Tournaments are qualified
entrants, who have won a previous Pro Circuit Qualifier Tournament at the local level, or by
earning an invitation based on their UDE rating. Players can also earn a spot by winning one
of the "Last Chance Tournaments" on Thursday, December 2.
It’s Marvel vs. DC in UDE’s $10,000 Vs. System Convention Championship at Gen Con So Cal.
Vs. System pros can put their favorite comic characters to the test as they compete in UDE’s
new $10,000 Convention Championship format. Vs. System fans are encouraged to bring their
pure DC or Marvel decks on Saturday, December 4 at 9 a.m. and compete against others in their
deck bracket for $5,000 in cash prizes. On Sunday, December 5, the winners of each bracket
will face-off and battle for double the prize money for those players in their bracket.
Also next month, Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG enthusiasts will have a chance to be a part of one of the
largest Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG events in history with UDE’s first-ever Shonen Jump Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
Championship Tournament. This advanced format tournament will be held on Saturday, December
4 at 1 p.m., and Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG fans will have a chance to win the incredibly popular and
powerful "Cyber-stein" card – which will be the first time ever officially printed
outside of Japan. The top winner of the tournament will win a trophy, the exclusive
"Cyber-stein" card, a sheet of uncut foil rares from Rise of Destiny, and a Dell
Inspiron XPS gaming laptop.
The second place finisher will receive a new "Slim" Playstation 2 game console and
a brand new Nintendo DS gaming system; the third through fourth place finishers will be awarded
a new "Slim" Playstation 2 game console; fifth through eighth place winners will
receive brand new Nintendo DS gaming system; and all top-eight contenders will be awarded an
invite to the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG National Championships in 2005.
Southern California’s best Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Duelists will also have tons of chances to win an
invitation to the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG National Championship event as UDE hosts Yu-Gi-Oh!
TCG Regional Championship Tournaments on Friday, December 3 at 4 p.m., Saturday, December 4
at 1 p.m., and Sunday, December 5 at 10 a.m. The top four winners of each tournament will
be awarded an invite to the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG National Championship Tournament in 2005.
For information on additional tournaments, Upper Deck Entertainment, and its products, Internet
users can log onto www.upperdeckentertainment.com.
Source: The Upper Deck Co, LLC
Date: November 29, 2004
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