Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Solo Cup 4

Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel
Saturday 4th March

Bo3 Swiss bracket with siding. 

Note that the tournament format is subject to change and the number of rounds will depend on the signups.

All times are in GMT.


Online ( - UKUCG Discord Server)


Welcome to the fourth UK University event for Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel!


Come use the new packs and test your decks with an inter-university tournament.


On Saturday, 4th March, we will be hosting an online Bo3 Swiss tournament with siding


You will need to submit your deck alongside a 15 card side deck to Battlefy before the event starts.


Between games you will be allowed to swap cards between your main and side deck, but you will need to start each match with your original main deck. 


Prizes will be awarded to the highest ranking players after 4 rounds of Swiss.


Exact prizes TBA.

All proceedings will be coordinated via Battlefy, and all communications will be distributed via our Discord.

UK University Card Games Discord Link:

To take part, please first register here, then, join the Discord. Once your registration has been verified there, you will gain access to the Battlefy. From there you will be able to register and submit decklists, and see announcements in the Discord.

Please log in to register for this tournament

Eligibility Criteria

  • All players must have a student or alumni NSE account.


Tournament Rules

  • All players should register on the NSE website by 23:59 on Friday, 3rd March. Late registrations may incur a Round 1 loss. No players may be added to the tournament once Round 1 has begun.
  • All players must also register and submit decklists including a side (maximum 15 cards) on Battlefy by 12:00 on Saturday, March 4. Links to the Battlefy event page will be provided via the tournament Discord.
  • Instructions regarding uploading decklists will be available on the tournament Discord.
  • The same deck and side deck must be used throughout the event.
  • You may swap cards between your main and side deck between games but must start each match with your original main deck. 
  • All Swiss matches are Bo3 with siding.
  • All matches will have a strict 60 minute limit. 
  • If the match is not concluded after 60 minutes, then the player who has the highest life points when time is called will be declared the winner of that game. The winner of the match will then be decided normally.
  • Players will have a maximum of 3 minutes between games to side. 
  • All matches are to be played as an individual, without external support.
  • Slow play which is delaying the progression of the Swiss bracket or aiming to gain an advantage (such as not making any plays when they have higher LP) will be penalised.

Admin rulings will be guided by the Konami TCG Tournament Policy and the Master Duel Challenger Cup Player Booklet, if applicable (, If not, disputes will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Saturday, 4th March


Battlefy Registration Closes: 12:00

Tournament Briefing on Discord: 12:45


Swiss Round 1 Start: 13:00

Swiss Round 2 Start: 14:10

Swiss Round 3 Start: 15:20

Swiss Round 4 Start: 16:30

Finish: 17:30


Note that start times and end times for the brackets will depend on the players and universities registered. Matches will be played as soon as all matches from the previous round have completed and players are ready and available.