The Star Chips were used in the Duelist Kingdom tournament as a way for Pegasus to make sure the strongest players would enter the finale. Each player got a gauntlet that could hold 10 star chips and two star chips. In order to enter Pegasus' castle where the final was going to be held the players had to challenge each other and bet a number of chips. The looser had to give up the pre-agreed number of star chips to the winner. A player that lost all star chips was out of the tournament. A player that had 10 chips could enter the castle.