Pokémon Competitors Crowned at the 2019 Pokémon World Championships


The 2019 Pokémon World Championships drew to a close yesterday following three days of intense matches and friendly competition in Washington, DC. The best Trainers from around the world attended the 16th annual event to take part in the premier tournament for Pokémon video games and the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG). This year’s event featured the Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon video games, as well as Pokkén Tournament DX. More than 7,000 players and fans from around the globe gathered in the nation’s capital at the world’s most prestigious Pokémon event.

The Pokémon World Championships is an invitation-only event held in a different location every year, for which players can qualify by competing in various local, regional, and international tournaments. This year’s champions were awarded a one-of-a-kind Pokémon World Championships trophy, an invitation to the 2020 Pokémon World Championships, and a monetary prize in the form of a scholarship, cash prize, or Travel Certificate. The prize pool this year totaled more than $500,000 in prizes.

The 2019 Pokémon World Champions are:

    2019 Pokémon TCG Junior Division World Champion, Haruki Miyamoto of Japan

    2019 Pokémon TCG Senior Division World Champion, Kaya Lichtleitner of Germany

    2019 Pokémon TCG Masters Division World Champion, Henry Brand of Australia

    2019 Pokémon Video Game Junior Division World Champion, Pi Wu of Taiwan

    2019 Pokémon Video Game Senior Division World Champion, Ko Tsukide of Japan

    2019 Pokémon Video Game Masters Division World Champion, Naoto Mizobuchi of Japan

    2019 Pokkén Tournament Senior Division World Champion, ashninja1 of the United States

    2019 Pokkén Tournament Masters Division World Champion, Subutan of Japan


2019 POKÉMON TRADING CARD GAME WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Junior Division Finalists

World Champion: Haruki Miyamoto of Japan

Second Place: Isaac Terceira of the United States

Senior Division Finalists

World Champion: Kaya Lichtleitner of Germany

Second Place: Grant Shen of the United States

Masters Division Finalists

World Champion: Henry Brand of Australia

Second Place: Shintaro Ito of Japan

2019 POKÉMON VIDEO GAME WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Junior Division Finalists

World Champion: Pi Wu of Taiwan

Second Place: Teddy French of the United Kingdom

Senior Division Finalists

World Champion: Ko Tsukide of Japan

Second Place: Lewis Tan of Australia

Masters Division Finalists

World Champion: Naoto Mizobuchi of Japan

Second Place: Hirofumi Kimura of Japan

2019 POKKÉN TOURNAMENT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Senior Division Finalists

World Champion: ashninja1 of the United States

Second Place: Kato of Japan

Masters Division Finalists

World Champion: Subutan of Japan

Second Place: Haruyuki of Japan

The location of the 2020 Pokémon World Championships was also announced during the closing ceremony on Sunday evening, to be held in London, U.K.

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