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2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships
Tournament details
Host country Japan
Dates August 12 – 13
Teams 32
Final positions
Champions 46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James Harrison (5th title)
Runners-up Flag of Japan.svg Ryosuke Tsujimura
Third place Flag of Japan.svg Sōichirō Kajihara
Fourth place Flag of Japan.svg Daiki Momiji 

The 2017 World Championship is a Yu-Gi-Oh! Official and Trading Card Game tournament, which determined the world champion for the year 2017. Marking the 15th anniversary of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, players from all over the world gathered to the Konami Sports Club Honten Arena in Tokyo, Japan to attend the event.

The tournament was won by James Harrison who won his fifth title, his first since 2009. Two-time defending champion Shunsuke Hiyama was eliminated in the quarter-finals after being disqualified for slow play. This event also marked the first time a non-seeded player had won the tournament.

SeedsEdit

  1. Flag of Japan.svg Shunsuke Hiyama (Quarter-finals; disqualified)
  2. Flag of the United States.svg Erik Christiansen (Quarter-finals)
  3. Flag of Japan.svg Sōichirō Kajihara (Semi-finals)
  4. Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Yada (Quarter-finals)
  5. Flag of Japan.svg Daiki Momiji (Semi-finals)
  6. Flag of Italy.svg Daniele Stella (Quarter-finals)
  7. Flag of Singapore.svg Shen Fei Milton Chua (Second Round)
  8. Flag of Japan.svg Ryosuke Tsujimura (Final)
  1. Flag of Italy.svg Marcello Barbei (Second Round)
  2. Flag of Japan.svg Naoki Takeda (First Round)
  3. Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Tae-Hoon (Second Round)
  4. Flag of the United States.svg Kenny Nguyen (Second Round)
  5. Flag of Italy.svg Michael Forner (First Round)
  6. Flag of Germany.svg Joshua Schmidt (First Round)
  7. 43px-Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Jose Rodrigues de Souza (Second Round)
  8. 46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg JY Sharif (Second Round)

BracketEdit

Round of 32
Best of 3
Round of 16
Best of 3
Quarterfinals
Best of 5
Semifinals
Best of 5
Final
Best of 7
               
1 Flag of Japan.svg Shunsuke Hiyama 2
Flag of Canada.svg Richard Yam 0
1 Flag of Japan.svg Shunsuke Hiyama 2
16 46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg JY Sharif 0
Flag of France Maxime Abrimont 1
16 46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg JY Sharif 2
1 Flag of Japan.svg Shunsuke Hiyama 1 (DQ)
8 Flag of Japan.svg Ryosuke Tsujimura 1
9 Flag of Italy.svg Marcello Barbei 2
Flag of Mexico.svg Alejandro Moreno 1
9 Flag of Italy.svg Marcello Barbei 1
8 Flag of Japan.svg Ryosuke Tsujimura 2
Flag of the United States.svg Roland Fang 0
8 Flag of Japan.svg Ryosuke Tsujimura 2
8 Flag of Japan.svg Ryosuke Tsujimura 3
5 Flag of Japan.svg Daiki Momiji 2
5 Flag of Japan.svg Daiki Momiji 2
Flag of the United States.svg Esala Wauthuathantrige 0
5 Flag of Japan.svg Daiki Momiji 2
12 Flag of the United States.svg Kenny Nguyen 1
Flag of South Korea.svg Byeong-Uk Choi 1
12 Flag of the United States.svg Kenny Nguyen 2
5 Flag of Japan.svg Daiki Momiji 3
4 Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Yada 2
13 Flag of Italy.svg Michael Forner 1
Flag of the United States.svg Billy Brake 2
Flag of the United States.svg Billy Brake 0
4 Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Yada 2
Flag of the United States.svg Aaron Furman 0
4 Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Yada 2
8 Flag of Japan.svg Ryosuke Tsujimura 2
46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James Harrison 4
3 Flag of Japan.svg Sōichirō Kajihara 2
Flag of the United States.svg Roland Fang 0
3 Flag of Japan.svg Sōichirō Kajihara 2
Flag of Canada.svg Jesse Kotton 1
Flag of Canada.svg Jesse Kotton 2
14 Flag of Germany.svg Joshua Schmidt 0
3 Flag of Japan.svg Sōichirō Kajihara 3
6 Flag of Italy.svg Daniele Stella 1
11 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Tae-Hoon 2
Flag of Australia.svg Taden Williams 0
11 Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Tae-Hoon 1
6 Flag of Italy.svg Daniele Stella 2
Flag of Australia.svg Ryan Slot 1
6 Flag of Italy.svg Daniele Stella 2
3 Flag of Japan.svg Sōichirō Kajihara 1
46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James Harrison 3
7 Flag of Singapore.svg Shen Fei Milton Chua 2
43px-Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael Reich 0
7 Flag of Singapore.svg Shen Fei Milton Chua 0
46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James Harrison 2
46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James Harrison 2
10 Flag of Japan.svg Naoki Takeda 0
46px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James Harrison 3
2 Flag of the United States.svg Erik Christiansen 1
15 43px-Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael de Souza 2
Flag of Australia.svg Connor Dwyer 0
15 43px-Flag of Brazil.svg Rafael de Souza 0
2 Flag of the United States.svg Erik Christiansen 2
Flag of the United States.svg Charley Futch III 0
2 Flag of the United States.svg Erik Christiansen 2