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Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Competitive Champion Barred From Tournaments For Cheating

A Yu-Gi-Oh! competitive champion was discovered to have cheated during a Hatti Grand Championship tournament, the largest Yu-Gi-Oh! the tournament in Japan.

The tournament's blog posted the results of their investigation on Tuesday, stating that a player named "Hitsuji" was found to have:

       - manipulated the order of the cards in his deck

       - not shuffled his deck properly throughout the match

       - drawn cards without shuffling

As a result of these misdemeanours, Hitsuji has been barred indefinitely from participating in the Hatti Grand Championship and in any tournaments related to the Hatti Championships.

A video was posted on Twitter showing Hitsuji performing a false shuffle:


Hitsuji, whose real name is Ryosuke Tsujimura, previously won the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships in 2017.

Source: Hatti Championship official blog via Yara-on!

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