So, You Want To Enter A Yu-Gi Oh! Tournament?

So, You Want To Enter A Yu-Gi Oh! Tournament?

Yu-Gi-Oh! is one of the world’s most popular card games, with regional and international tournaments. Tournaments are where some of the best players meet to show off their skill so, if you think that you have what it takes to take on a Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament, consider constructing your best deck and heading to the tables.

How do you enter a Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament? Where can you download the official tournament schedule? Are face-to-face tournaments still continuing in 2021? 

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17 Spectacular Tarot Decks Every Tarot Lover Should See

17 Spectacular Tarot Decks Every Tarot Lover Should See - Gifts for Card Players
Building your collection of cool tarot card decks, or buying a gift for the favourite tarot fan in your life? Here are 17 spectacular tarot decks every tarot lover should see.
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Want to design your own board game?

Design your own Board Game
There are people who enjoy playing card and tabletop games, and then there are people who would like to know more about creating or programming their own. Perhaps you've got a great idea but just are not sure how to get started. Or maybe you have an interest in board game design, game theory, or creating your own TCG and traditional card games? Here are some places where you can get started.
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The Best Resources for Learning Cardistry & Card Tricks

The Best Resources for Learning Cardistry & Card Tricks - Gifts for Card Players
Learning card magic and illusion is rewarding, though expect hours of practice and many dropped cards at first! Great journeys begin with single steps – and a collection of the best possible resources to get you started.
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Card Tricks (& Where to Get Them)

Card Tricks (& Where to Get Them)
The standard playing card deck can be used for thousands of individual card tricks. But every magician or cardist's kit will eventually grow to include several types of trick decks. Trick decks allow cards to do different (and often specific) things. For many recognizable card tricks, the type of deck is the secret.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Texas Holdem Poker

A Beginner's Guide to Texas Holdem Poker - Gifts for Card Players
Poker is one of the world's most popular and widely enjoyed card games. Casual games, poker rooms, and online poker attracts millions of card players every year. Celebrities and pop-culture icons are also known to love the game, with fans like Matt Damon, Jennifer Tilly, and Tobey Macguire a regular sight at tournaments. If you've never played poker before, now is one of the best times to learn how!
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Studying Cards: Where To Find Courses & Tutors

Studying Cards: Where To Find Courses & Tutors
For millions of people around the world, cards are a lifestyle, a long-term interest, and can become a career. As well, recent studies have shown that playing cards prevents dementia! Do you want to get more serious about your card playing skills? Here's a look at where to find the best bridge, poker, and general card playing courses & tutors online.
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Can You Kill Someone With a Playing Card?

All about card throwing - gifts for card players
Card throwing just looks awesome. And, since most of us have a deck of cards handy, we had a look at the art of card throwing, the world records, how you can learn to hurl playing cards yourself and just how much damage you can do with a single thrown playing card.
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The Wise and Entertaining Gypsy Witch

Gypsy Witch
When I was in high school, my mother had no clue what to get me for Christmas. I wasn’t a difficult teenager, but I was particular, snobby, and preferred high culture above all else. I had severely intense reading habits and watched almost nothing except British dramas and comedies with my father.
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Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Playing Cards Set Review

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Playing Cards Set Review

Since its launch in 1988, Final Fantasy has become one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. The series is still going strong, and a recent remake of arguably the most popular game in the franchise, Final Fantasy VII achieved record sales. However, one of the most in-demand pieces of memorabilia comes from 2012 and is a deck of playing cards celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the game.

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Popular Ways To Shuffle Playing Cards

Popular Ways to Shuffle Cards - Gifts for Card Players

Popular Ways To Shuffle Playing Cards

We have all shared that insecure feeling that comes when the dealer position rotates to you during a card game amongst friends. The people in the circle haphazardly push their cards your way and turn to each other to discuss their various levels of luck in the preceding round. While most of the cards are faced down, a few Kings stare at you, demanding to see your shuffling skills.

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How to Invent Your Own Card Game

How to Invent Your Own Card Game - Gifts for Card Players
If you are a fan of card games, you've probably wondered if there are any new card games worth playing. Did you know there are whole communities of people who invent their own, and many can be found online?
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Theory11, JJ Abrams and the Mystery Puzzle Box

JJ Abrams Puzzle Box - Gifts or Card Players
Puzzle boxes are a pretty good metaphor for human curiosity: We all want to know, what's in the box? We can't help but look as a stop to our curious nature - and it'll usually bother us until we know. Overall, puzzle boxes can be a lot of fun. So much so that film director JJ Abrams collaborated with one of the world's largest playing card manufacturers to bring the JJ Abrams Mystery Box to life. Check it out.
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5 interesting playing card facts you want to know

5 interesting playing card facts you want to know
We’ve all picked up a deck of playing cards in our lifetime, most likely playing leisure or casino games such as Rummy, Bridge, Blackjack and Poker. But how many of us know the history of the humble deck, or the myths and superstitions that surround those small coated sheets of paper? Here are some of the most interesting facts we can find – how many have you heard of before?
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Decks in the Halls

We’re not sure if that’s what the classic song meant with “deck the halls”, but another card deck always makes for a great gift – especially around Christmas. We’re about to bring another year to a close, and what’s better to end the year on than an article about some great Christmas-themed card decks to make for a great just-before-Christmas gift.
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Exploring the Stainless Steel Card

Yu-Gi-Oh! Exploring the Stainless Steel Card - Gifts for Mystics
Having recently re-discovered Yu-Gi-Oh! the show, through Dueling Nexus and binge-watching, I heard about a particularly valuable Yu-Gi-Oh! Card: printed on stainless steel, and very special issue. Here’s what I found looking into the Black Luster Solider - issued in 1999 for the big winner of the first-ever Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament.
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The Suicide King (and Other Card Nicknames)

The Suicide King - Gifts for Card Players
Playing cards have a rich history spanning hundreds of years. This has given us enough time to come up with sayings and nicknames for practically every card in the deck. There’s the Suicide King, the Axe-Man and the notorious Ace of Spades - and, anyone heard of the Beer Card? Here's a little delve into some cool card superstitions.
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Obscure TCG’s that Rock

Obscure TCGs That Rock - Gifts for Card Players
Trading card games (also called TCG's for short) have soared in popularity since the release of the official first TCG Magic: The Gathering way back in 1993. Hundeds of TCG's have hit the market since then - some just plan weird, most of them a lot of fun. We took a look at some awesome TCG's and created this list, just for you!
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Exploring Magic Kits

Magic Kits - Gifts for Card Players
Many professional magicians consider magic kits corny, but they can still remember their first one! If you buy the right kit, it can be a great inspiration for a young card player or magician. We spoke to The Magic Shop about all things magic and checked out some of the kits on the market.
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Learn How to Shuffle a Deck, It Can Give You the Upper Hand

Learn How to Shuffle a Deck, It Can Give You the Upper Hand - Great Bridge Links
Style and skill go hand in when playing any card game. Looking like you know what you’re doing is part and parcel of every card game. So learning some new shuffling tips and tricks will give your opponents the idea that you’re a whizz at whatever you’re playing.
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