Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series Dallas 2012 was a Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series tournament held at the Arlington Convention Center in Dallas, Texas in the United States from April 14 to 15, 2012.
The first day consisted of nine rounds of Swiss. At the end of the first day Nizar Sarhan and Benito Garcia tied first on 27 points.
The second day consisted of two more rounds of Swiss before the playoffs.
In the top 16, Nizar Sarhan defeated Joseph Giorlando, Frazier Smith defeated Benito Garcia, Raul Calderon defeated Nicholas Wei, Larry Chapman defeated Adrian Shakir, Dominique Eskridge defeated Nicklos Dukes, Justin Duran defeated Juan Flores, Alexander Reed defeated Samuel Parry and Christopher Hentz defeated Jacob Rewald.
In the quarter-finals, Nizar Sarhan defeated Frazier Smith, Raul Calderon defeated Larry Chapman, Justin Duran defeated Dominique Eskridge and Alexander Reed defeated Christopher Hentz.
In the semi-finals, Nizar Sarhan defeated Raul Calderon and Alexander Reed defeated Justin Duran.
In the finals, Nizar Sarhan defeated Alexander Reed.
Chase Fulmer won the Dragon Duel on the first day using an "Inzektor" Deck. He defeated Zachary Leverett, who used a "Dino Rabbit" Deck, 2-0 in the final round.
On the second day, the Dragon Duel tournament was won by Benjamen Leverett, who defeated his brother Zachary Leverett 2-1 in the final round. Both of them used "Dino Rabbit" Decks. Brian McNeese came third in this tournament.
Brian McNeese, the father of the Brian McNeese from the Dragon Duel tournament, won the random prize playoffs using a Stun Deck.
Abraham Durazo won the points playoffs with a "Frognarchs" Deck. He earned his points by entering six Dragons Collide Sealed tournaments, winning one of them and entering two Classic Draft tournaments, winning one of them.
In the top sixteen, Nizar Sarhan, Joseph Giorlando, Frazier Smith, Raul Calderon, Nicholas Wei and Dominique Eskridge used "Dino Rabbit" Decks, Larry Chapman, Nicklos Dukes, Juan Flores and Christopher Hentz used "Inzektor" Decks, Benito Garcia and Justin Duran used "Miracle Gemini" Decks, Adrian Shakir and Samuel Parry used "Wind-Up" Decks, Alexander Reed used a Dragon "Lightsworn" Deck and Jacob Rewald used a "Chain Burn" Deck.