"The Gauntlet is Thrown", known as "The Trap of Illusionist No Face" in Japan, is the second episode of the Yu-Gi-Oh! second series anime. It first aired in Japan on April 25, 2000 and in the United States on October 6, 2001.
With his victory over Seto Kaiba already earning him a reputation, Yugi is sent a package by the creator of Duel Monsters, Maximillion Pegasus. Yugi is then forced into a game of real magic as Pegasus challenges Yugi to a Duel. Pegasus sees all of Yugi's cards and strategies with his Millennium Eye. In the end, Yugi loses the Duel and Pegasus steals the soul of Yugi's grandfather.