Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004 tournament promotional cards

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Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004 tournament
Set information
MediumOCG/TCG
TypeTournament promotional card
Prefix
  • WCS-EN (en-na)
  • WCS-AE (ae)
Number of cards2
Yugioh-Card database ID
Release dates
Asian-EnglishMay 22, 2004
English (na)
  • May 22, 2004

The Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004 tournament promotional cards are 2 cards that were available at Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 video game preliminary tournaments for the 2004 US Finals Tournament. Preliminary tournaments were held at Toys "R" Us stores on May 22, 2004, and a Wild Card Tournament was held on July 23, 2004.

"Kanan the Swordmistress" was available as a prize card to the winners of each tournament. It is an Asian-English card (with an OCG backing),[1] the same print as the Yu-Gi-Oh! Japanese World Championship Qualifier 2003 participation card and Duelist King Tournament: World Ranking Season 3 top 100 prize card. As a result, it is not legal for use in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game.

"Sengenjin" was available as a participation card to all entrants in these events. It is an English Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game card.

Events[edit]

Toys "R" Us preliminaries[edit]

On May 22, 2004, Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 video game tournaments were held at over 600 Toys "R" Us stores across the United States.[2][3]

Each participating Toys "R" Us store ran a 64 Man free-for-all Battle Royal tournament. Stores that had fewer than 64 participants ran the tournament with however many entrants they had.[4] Some stores restricted the tournament to only children aged 14 or younger.[5]

All participants received a copy of "Sengenjin".[6]

The winner at each tournament received a copy of "Kanan the Swordmistress",[7] a Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004 T-Shirt, a Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament 2004 Coin, a winner's certificate, and a $25 Toys "R" Us gift card.[2] From among all of the first-place winners at the local Toys "R" Us tournaments, the top 15 players nationwide were selected (based on points earned in the event) to receive a prize pack and a trip to San Diego Comic-Con for the US Finals Tournament.[2][3][8]

Wild Card Tournament[edit]

The Wild Card Tournament was a Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 video game tournament held at Konami's booth at San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2004. The winner of the tournament received entry to the US Finals, held the next day at Comic-Con.[9][10]

All participants received a copy of "Sengenjin".[9][11] The winner received a copy of "Kanan the Swordmistress" (among other prizes).[11]

US Finals Tournament[edit]

The US Finals Tournament was a Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 video game tournament held at Konami's booth at San Diego Comic-Con on July 23, 2004. It included the 15 selected winners from the Toys "R" Us tournaments and the winner of the Wild Card Tournament.[9][10]

The top 4 contestants in the US Finals qualified for the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004, held on July 25, 2004.[3]

The tournament's winner received a complete library of all Yu-Gi-Oh! video games that had been released in the US at the time, a $500 Toys "R" Us gift certificate, special Shonen Jump "swag", and a Nubytech King of Games accessory kit.[9]

The promotional cards "Kanan the Swordmistress" and "Sengenjin" were not distributed at this event.

Breakdown[edit]

Gallery[edit]

List[edit]

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004 tournament promotional cards
Unlimited Edition galleries
English
Asian-English

Card numberNameRarityCategory
WCS-EN403"Sengenjin"Super RareNormal Monster

External links[edit]

  • Konami: Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004 (archive)

References[edit]

  1. Akira (23 October 2019). "Kanan the Swordmistress". Road of the King. Retrieved 13 February 2021. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Have you got what it takes to become the Yu-Gi-Oh! Videogame World Champion?". Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004. Konami. Archived from the original on 15 June 2004. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Tierney, Adam (30 July 2004). "And the Winner Is..." IGN. Retrieved 13 February 2021. 
  4. TmmyCartm (27 December 2004). "Kanan the Swordmistress". Pojo.com Forums. Retrieved 13 February 2021. i won mine from the tournament on may 22nd. only 6 people showed up though, and i was the only person who completed the game 
  5. Wang, Kevin (August 13, 2004). "Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament 2004 - Guide and Walkthrough". GameFAQs. Retrieved 13 February 2021. 
  6. "The 2nd annual Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament is here!". Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004. Konami. Archived from the original on 5 June 2004. 
  7. "The 2nd annual Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament is coming!". Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004. Konami. Archived from the original on 7 April 2004. 
  8. "5.19.04 Update on upcoming Konami YuGiOh Video Games". Pojo.com. 19 May 2004. Retrieved 13 February 2021. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 "Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament US Finals". Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2004. Konami. Archived from the original on 11 July 2004. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "KONAMI HOSTS YU-GI-OH! U.S. FINALS AND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2004 TOURNAMENTS". Pojo.com. REDWOOD CITY, CALIF.: Konami Digital Entertainment. 7 July 2004. Retrieved 13 February 2021. 
  11. 11.0 11.1 "Yu-Gi-Oh! Video Game U.S. Wild Card Tournament 2004 Rules & Instructions" (PDF). Konami. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2004. Retrieved 13 February 2021.