Yu-Gi-Oh! Indonesia Championship – Bekasi 2017

by Kevin Yohanes
Last Update: 5 October 2017 17:50:08
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What is the Yu-Gi-Oh! Indonesia Championship?

Yu-Gi-Oh! Indonesia Championship (YIC) is an annual event held by Yu-Gi-Oh! OCG community in Indonesia since 2015. In this event, the duelist (Yu-Gi-Oh! player) from all the places in Indonesia can gather and compete againts each other at the most prestigious stage. By winning so will grant the title of “Strongest Duelist in Indonesia”.

Aside from the main tournament, this year YIC will also hold other public events, such as YGO coaching clinic and mini games at Committee booth for newcomer, with chances to win limited edition accessories. There also will be a 3 vs 3 team duel on 2nd day for those who wants to experience different kind of duel. 

Event Details

Date: 25th to 26th of November, 2017 (Saturday - Sunday) 

LOTTE Mart Bekasi Junction
Bekasi Timur, Jawa Barat 17141

Format for Yu-Gi-Oh! Indonesia Championship – Bekasi 2017

YIC will be Advanced Constructed format events, using the latest Forbidden & Limited Cards List, where only OCG Japanese, Asia-English or Traditional-Chinese cards are allowed to be used in the tournament. 

YIC 2017 Main Event

YIC 2017 will consist of several preliminary rounds that will be conducted in Swiss-style format, followed by a top cut playoffs. Details as follows:

Up to 64 Duelists:
6 rounds of Swiss on Saturday, followed by Top 16 Single-Elimination on Sunday
Above 64 Duelists:
7 rounds of Swiss on Saturday, followed by Top 16 Single-Elimination on Sunday

Main Event Prizes

YIC 2017 Champion Trophy
YIC 2017 Top4 Exclusive Playmat
1 boxes of 1003: Extreme Force (OCG)
YGO travel accommodation support IDR 1000K.
YIC 2017 Finalist Trophy
YIC 2017 Top4 Exclusive Playmat
1 boxes of 1003: Extreme Force (OCG)
3rd & 4th
YIC 2017 Top4 Exclusive Playmat 
Half Boxes of 1003: Extreme Force (OCG)
5th - 8th
10 Booster of 1003: Extreme Force (OCG)
9th - 16th
5 Booster of 1003: Extreme Force (OCG)

Side Event: YIC 2017 3 vs 3 Team Duel

Entry Fee per team: 150k IDR
Welcome Gifts per team: 6 YGO Booster Packs + 3 Lotteria discount voucher + 3 lottery ticket

Few special rules will be applied for this event. Most notable are:
  • -       The match will be conducted in parallel session (Player A vs A, B vs B, C vs C)
  • -       Team need to decide their player order before the event begin. Changing the order between the match/duel is not allowed.
  • -       Cardpool will be shared between all the 3 members of the team. Meaning that 1 team ONLY able to have maximum 3 copies of Unlimited cards, 2 Semi, and 1 Limited among the members. This including cards in Main, Side, and Extra decks.(EX: If player A using 3 “Twin Twister” in his/her deck, player B and C are not allowed to use any copy of “Twin Twister” in their deck).
  • -       Winner of the match will be decided by amount of wins that obtained by team members. So if player A and B already won their match, player C don’t need to play for the last pairing.
  • -       Limited to maximum 16 teams with knock out system. 

3 vs 3 Team Duel Prizes

YIC 2017 side event Exclusive Playmat
6 Booster of 1003: Extreme Force (OCG)


To join the main tournament, participants need to register and pay for the entry fee of 150k IDRAlso by participating in the main tournament, the duelist will also be given Welcome Gifts including:

Welcome gifts: 4 YGO Booster packs + Lotteria discount voucher + 1 lottery ticket

Participants also able to enter with a discounted registration fee of 125k IDR for the YIC 2017 Main Event by doing Pre-Registration. Once you are registered, you are officially entered into the tournament and will not need to register again on Saturday, saving you time from queuing up and keeping you fresh for the tournament. You will also get 3 lottery ticket instead of one, increasing your chance to win the lottery exclusive playmat.

Pre-registration can be done via bank transfer and sending the receipt to Dimas Adiputra at https://www.facebook.com/dimas.adiputra.9?sw_fnr_id=1515844656&fnr_t=0.

Pre-registration are limited to 50 people or until 31 October 2017.

Before The Event

Deck list need to be submitted during the player meetings, right before the main tournament begin. Deck lists must be filled based on the contents of your deck (including cards in Main, Side and Extra deck). You can get a Deck List form by downloading it from here.

Other tournament equipment should be brought by the player himself such as dice, counter, calculator, paper, pen, etc.

All cards in your deck (including Main, Side and Extra deck) must use card sleeves/protector. Double layer deck sleeves such as inner sleeve + YGO sleeve OR YGO sleeve + outer sleeve are allowed. Players must use the same color protector and printer for their Main and Side deck, and must use a different color protector for their Extra deck.
(Note: Duelists are only allowed to use Yu-Gi-Oh! Official card sleeves or solid color card sleeves without any designs).


Event NameEntry FeePlayersFormatTimeParticipation PrizePrizing

YIC 2017

Main Event


IDR 125,000 (until October 31 2017)


IDR 150,000 (Saturday)


Advanced Constructed

Day 1:

6 Swiss Rounds

(7 if more than 64 players)

Day 2:

Top 16 Single Elimination



Lotte Mart

09:00 - 09:45

Start Time





See aboveSee Above

3 vs 3

Team Duel


IDR 150,000

16 TeamsSingle Elimination



Lotte Mart

10:00 - 10:45

Start Time



See aboveSee Above

Information obtained from Dimas Adiputra