The official dates for 2022’s Pokemon World Championships held in London have been officially confirmed! The Pokémon TCG, Video Game, Pokemon GO, Unite, and Pokkén Tournament 2022 competitions will be held from August 18th until August 21st 2022 at the ExCeL London.
This will be the first Pokemon World Championships to be held since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be a huge celebration for everything Pokemon.
The official statement reads:
“The Pokémon World Championships are the pinnacle of competitive Pokémon play. Typically occurring in August of each year, the Pokémon World Championships feature the best Pokémon players from around the globe. Players will compete for over a half-million dollars in prizes, the title of Pokémon World Champion, and return invitations for the following year’s Worlds.
Pokémon TCG, video game, and Pokémon UNITE players qualify for Worlds by earning Championship Points at events throughout the Championship Series season. The number of Championship Points required for Pokémon TCG and video game players to receive an invitation is based on both geographical Regional Zone and age division. The very best players will automatically advance to Day Two, and some will receive an award for travel to attend the event. Pokémon UNITE players will qualify under a slightly different Championship Point system. Visit the Pokémon UNITE Championship Series page for more information.
Due to the expansion of Worlds to a four-day event for 2022, Day Two of Worlds will occur on Friday. Players who qualify for the first day will begin play on Thursday. Information about additional invitations that advance the player straight to Day Two of Worlds, but without travel awarded, will be available at a later date.
Pokémon GO and Pokkén Tournament DX players compete in Qualifier tournaments throughout the season to win a direct invitation to Worlds. The highest performers in these Qualifiers will also receive an award for travel to attend the event.
The 2022 Pokémon World Championships take place 18th-21st August 2022 in London, England. The venue for the event is the ExCeL London events centre.
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London, England E16 1XL”
Are you excited for The Pokemon World Championships 2022? Will we see you in London?
More updates to follow.
John-Anthony Disotto – Ludkins Media Editor