Rules & Regulations

WGP Deluxe 2023

[Cardfight!! Vanguard Regional Qualifier]


☆ Only players with Malaysia citizenship/permanent resident visa, or long-term student/working visa may

participate in the regional qualifier. (ID check might be requested)


☆ There will be a region lock on the eligibility of receiving invites to the World Finals.


☆ Only Japanese edition cards may be used

Deck & Cards

☆ All Japanese version cards officially released in Japan and distributed before or on the

tournament day can be used.


☆It is mandatory to register the deck (submit the deck list) upon tournament registration.

Discrepancies between the deck list and the actual deck used in the tournament may result in a penalty.

Please generate your deck list via Bushiroad Deck log during registration ( https://decklog.bushiroad.com/ )


☆ VG-D Ride decks will be used for this format. (Standard Format)

It is mandatory to indicate your ride deck in your deck list.


☆ A player must use the same deck throughout a tournament.

No switching of cards is permitted in between games within a tournament. 


☆ Please also refer to the latest Japanese version of tournament rules at:

Fighters Rule( http://cf-vanguard.com/howto/fighters_rule/ )


☆ Fighters are required to use opaque card sleeves so that the back of cards cannot be easily distinguished.


☆ Oversleeves with a Matte finish on one side and Gloss finish on the other side are allowed.

However, the Matte finish must be uniform throughout, on either the front or back of the cards.

Oversleeves with patterns or borders are not allowed.


☆ You are not allowed to use Standard sized sleeves for your main deck.


☆ Usage of generic or character sleeves are allowed.


☆ Sleeves used must be licensed and official.


☆ Usage of sleeves representing non Bushiroad Card Games are not allowed


☆ Sleeves used for all cards must be of the same design unless otherwise stated.

Exception: You MUST use different card sleeves from your main deck for your Ride Deck/Tokens/Markers/G Zone

For additional details, please refer to the Fighter Rule ( http://cf-vanguard.com/howto/fighters_rule/ )

Regulation & Format

☆ Individual / Standard (VG-D) format


☆ 25 min/round


☆ Best of 1, Swiss (Number of rounds will be dependent on the number of participants and schedule)


☆ Cut to Top 8 (or Top 16 depending on the number of participants and schedule), Best of 1, Single Elimination.

☆ The same player cannot be qualified more than once for a top 8 of WGP qualifier tournament.


☆ You are allowed to participate in other WGP qualifier tournaments and receive the participation FR PR pack.


☆ If you are qualified for top 8 again, you will not be given any additional PR pack or PR card.


☆ Your top 8 spot will be passed down to the 9th place player and so forth.

Time-out Policy

☆ Until Top 8/16: time-up is counted as a loss for both parties. The judge can decide to give extra time in case of lost time during a round.


☆ For top 8/16→Top 4: Extra turn according to the following rules:

1. Players must stop playing when time is up (even in the middle of their turn) and call the judge.

2. After the Judge’s approval, players resume their play (only one turn each).

3. In case a winner cannot be designated after the above “2.”, the fighter with the most damage will lose the game.

If the damage is still the same, repeat the Extra turn 3 times until the winner is decided.


☆ If there is a “simultaneous loss” during the extra turn, the Player waiting for his turn will win.


☆ There is no time limit for the Top 4.