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Master Rule 3
Every column contains exactly 4 Zones: a Monster Zone and a Spell & Trap Zone on each player's side of the field.
New Master Rule
As per New Master Rule, the second column and the fourth column (counting from either direction) have 5 Zones, while all others contain 4 Zones. The second and fourth columns each contain an Extra Monster Zone, in addition to the Main Monster Zone and Spell & Trap Zone on each player's side of the field.
The following are the cards that mention columns in their card text: