Tournament Information

  • The KC Cup is divided into two Stages.
  • Stage 1 is available from November 8th until November 21st.
  • Stage 2 becomes available for Duelist who reached DLv. 20 which begins November 18th and ends on November 21st.
  • Updates from previous KC Cups:
    • Changes in Titles
    • Changes to KC Cup Card Ticket Rewards
    • Addition of KC Cup Points for Top-Ranking Players (Top 4 Points-Earners will also gain a Worlds Invite)

Stage 1


  • The first stage of the KC Cup plays very similar to the ranked ladder.
  • Reaching DLV MAX qualifies a player for Stage 2 of the KC Cup.
  • Gems, tickets, and gold are given to players for each DLV level.
  • Your DLv. will begin at the following levels depending on your rank in Season 81 (September) of Ranked Duels:
Rank DLv.
Silver Rank DLv. 3
Gold Rank DLv. 5
Platinum Rank DLv. 7
Legend Rank and beyond DLv. 10
  • Duelists who reached King of Games in August 2022 are invited straight to Stage 2.

Stage 2

  • Stage 2 of the KC Cup follows an ELO system, with points gained/lost for each win or loss.
  • Duels are global and not region only.
  • Based on a player's global ranking at the end of the event, they will receive a certain amount of tickets as well as other rewards.
  • The Top 500 players of each region will be eligible to play in the World Championship Regional Qualifiers, and be exempt from the next qualifiers for international competition.
  • Players who reached KOG rank for the 81st season of Ranked Duels (September) are automatically entered into Stage 2, but can still play in Stage 1 to gain the rewards.


The player achieving the spot of #1 Global after the rankings will receive a KCGT Main Tournament Championship 2022 Invitation, allowing them to compete in the online KCGT tournament. Players Ranking from 2nd-100th will receive KC Cup Points

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships 2023

  • Currently there are no details on World Championships 2023
  • The winner of each KC Cup, and the Top 4 KC Cup Point earners will receive invites to the World Championships

Top 100 Decklists

These are the decks used by the duelists placing within the Top 100 global ranking in the November 2022 KC Cup