The Pokemon Company International has announced the first details for the 2019 Pokemon World Championships and 2019 Pokemon North America International Championships.
The 2019 Pokemon North America International Championships will take place from June 21 to June 23, 2019 in Columbus. It will be open to all players worldwide with no restrictions on residency. The International Championships is considered the last chance for players to secure an invitation to the 2019 World Championships.
2019 World Championships will be held from August 16 to August 18, 2019 at Washington D.C.. During the Championships, players will compete in video games (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon), TCG (Trading Card Game), and Pokken Tournament DX.
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The Greater Columbus Convention Center will host the North America International Championships in June. Open to players worldwide with no residency restrictions, this tournament provides Pokémon TCG and video game competitors with a final opportunity to score valuable Championship Points in order to secure an invitation to the 2019 World Championships.
In August, the top Pokémon TCG and video game players will meet and compete at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, for the Pokémon World Championships. The Pokémon World Championships celebrate the hardworking players and supportive community around them. To qualify, Pokémon TCG and video game Trainers must have battled at Championship Series events throughout the season and earned enough Championship Points to contend for a spot in the final competition. Winners will receive the title of World Champion and a share of the more than $500,000 prize pool.