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Konami Announces Winners of Yu-Gi-Oh! U.S. Tourney

Company: Konami
Product: Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2006 Tournament

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced the winners of the Yu-Gi-Oh! U.S. Finals Video Game Tournament. Sixteen of the nation’s best Yu-Gi-Oh! duelists went head to head in the competition. The top four winners from the tournament won valuable prizes as well as a trip to Japan to compete against the best duelists in the world at the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2006 Tournament in Tokyo, Japan August 5th - 6th. After hours of fierce competition, 21-year old Jason Lee from Oakland, California triumphed over the 15 other competitors as the first place winner. He was awarded a copy of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Collection Volume 2, a limited edition booster pack and Comic-Con exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! cards from Upper Deck, Yu-Gi-Oh! branded merchandise, a spot to duel in the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2006 Tournament in Tokyo and bragging rights as the Yu-Gi-Oh! U.S. Finals Video Game Champion.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! U.S. Finals second, third, and fourth place winners are (in order): 17-year old Patrick Lewis (Norwalk, California), 24-year old Michael Haught (Finleyville, Pennsylvania), and 13-year old Brandon Sherman (Randolph, New Jersey). Each were awarded a limited edition booster pack and Comic-Con exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! cards from Upper Deck, Yu-Gi-Oh! branded merchandise, and a spot to duel in the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2006 Tournament in Tokyo.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! U.S. Finals Video Game Tournament took place on July 23 from 9:00am – 12:00pm at the Konami booth at the Comic-Con International Expo in San Diego, Calif. The sixteen finalists competed in a bracketed tournament using the Yu-Gi-Oh! Ultimate Masters World Championship Tournament 2006 video game for the Game Boy® Advance.



-GameVortex Staff, GameVortex Communications
AKA R2-GV

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