The European Championship is a two-day tournament gathering some of the best players from all across the continent of Europe.
The WCQ EC happens once a year, in the summer, after National season.
The Top 4 will qualify for the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship, later in the same summer.
Since 2010, only those who qualified via WCQ Regional in their country, can participate in the European Championship.
2015 European Championship
It will Dublin, Ireland, the 4th and 5th of July 2015.
2014 European Championship
It was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the 28th and 29th of June,2014, with 1057 Participants.
Champion : Eugen Heidt (Germany) (Mermail)
Runner-Up : Marcel Burri (Switzerland) (Lightsworn Dragons)
Semi-Finalist : Andrea Zenari (Italy) (Bujin)
'Semi-Finalist : 'Niccoló Mazzoleni (Italy) (Spellbook)
2013 European Championship
It was held in Franckfurt, Germany from June 29-30, 2013. 1142 Players registered.
2013 European Championship Standings
Semi-Finalist: Valerio Rozza (Italy) (Dragon Ruler)
Semi-Finalist: Sergio Soldani (Italy) (Spellbook)
2012 European Championship
It was held in Milan, Italy from July 6−8, 2012. 865 Players registered.
2012 European Championship Standings
Runner-Up: Michail Paraschos (Greece) (Chaos Dragon)
Semi-Finalist: Angel Matas (Spain) (Inzektor)
Semi-Finalist: Joschua Schmidt (Germany) (Wind-Up)
2011 European Championship
It was held in Madrid, Spain. The 2011 European Championship included 580 entrants.
2011 European Championship Standings
Runner-Up: Sami Sekkoum (UK) (Gravekeeper's)
Semi-Finalist: Raul Fernandez (Spain) (Worm)
Semi-Finalist: Luke Lennard (UK) (X-Saber)
2010 European Championship
It was held in Birmingham, England, with more than 500 participants
2010 European Championship Standings
Champion: Rodrigo Togores Moli (Spain) (Frog OTK)
Runner-Up: Stephan Sluis (Netherlands) (Infernity)
Semi-Finalist: Sebastien Gonzalez (Belgium) (X-Saber)
2009 European Championship
It was held in Lille, France.
2009 European Championship Standings
Champion: Vittorio Wiktor (Germany)
Runner-Up: Eduard Alvarez Carrera (Spain)
Semi-Finalist: Sebastien Gonzalez (Belgium)
Semi-Finalist: Sharief Mahomedradja (Netherlands)
2008 European Championship
The 2008 European Championship included 245 entrants from 25 nations. It was held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2008 European Championship Standings
Champion: Vasilis Boulbasakos (Greece)
Runner-Up: Claudio Kirchmair (Austria)
Semi-Finalist: David Dursun (Germany)
Semi-Finalist: Terence Figueiredo (France)
2007 European Championship
The 2007 European Championship had over 688 duelists invited to the event. It was held in Turin, Italy.
2007 European Championship Standings
Champion: Davide Bellocchio (Italy)
Runner-Up: Alessandro Nunziato (Italy)
Semi-Finalist: Mattia Sarpa (Italy)
Semi-Finalist: Oliver Schmidt-Voss (Germany)
2006 European Championship
The 2006 European Championship included more than 240 entrants from over 22 nations. It was held in Bochum, Germany.
2006 European Championship Standings
Champion: Vincent GrindtegelAhé Wielandt (Netherlands)
Runner-Up: Adrian Madaj (Poland)
Semi-Finalist: Donato Mancini (Italy)
Semi-Finalist: Dario Longo (Italy)
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