Nguyen Wins YCS Philadelphia
10/13/2010 9:58:00 AM
THANH NGUYEN CAPTURES THE TITLE AT PHILADELPHIA'S
Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES EVENT
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EL SEGUNDO, CA (October 12, 2010) – After fourteen rounds of preliminary play in this city steeped in hallowed history, the halls were abuzz at the modern Philadelphia Convention Center as the final round of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series got underway. Thanh Nguyen of Royal Oak, Michigan beat out hundreds of hopeful Duelists to earn the title of Champion at Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc's. (Konami) Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS), one of the premier-level Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) events held throughout the year. This tournament matched nearly 950 Duelists against each other in face-to-face competition, all looking for a chance at recognition and incredible prizes.
Thanh expertly utilized a Plant Synchro Deck, while his opponent, Kenny Kwan of Astoria, New York countered with a Quickdraw Dandywarrior Deck. As the time ticked away, Kwan's strategy collapsed as Nguyen's stayed steady and strong for the win.
Nguyen earned a tremendous prize package that included a set of Ultra Rare YCS Prize Cards, an exclusive YCS Game Mat, a netbook computer, a paid trip to his 2011 World Championship Qualifier, and more!
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