2019 Pokémon World Championships Schedules

Doors open at 8 a.m. Friday, August 16, and Saturday, August 17. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, August 18.

All Pokémon TCG and VGC final matches will be played on the main stage on Sunday, August 18. Side events will take place during all three days of the World Championships.

All times are approximate and subject to change.


Pokémon TCG All Divisions

Thursday, August 15

5–8 p.m.Welcome Kit pickup and check-in
8 p.m.Deadline to submit online deck lists for day 1 players

Friday, August 16

8 a.m.Doors open
9 a.m.Opening ceremony
9:30 a.m.Day 1 players seated for round 1 of Swiss

No planned lunch break
6:30 p.m.Estimated finish time for TCG Junior and Senior Divisions
8 p.m.Estimated finished time for TCG Masters Division

Saturday, August 17

8 a.m.Doors open
8:45 a.m.Round 1 pairings posted for day 2 players
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.Up to 8 rounds of Swiss

No planned lunch or dinner break
6–10 p.m.Single-elimination rounds (Top 8 and Top 4)

Pokémon VGC All Divisions

Thursday, August 15

5–8 p.m.Welcome Kit pickup and check-in, Battle Team locking for day 1 players

Friday, August 16

8 a.m.Doors open
9 a.m.Opening ceremony
9:30 a.m.Day 1 players seated for round 1 of Swiss

No planned lunch break
4 p.m.Estimated finish time for VGC Junior and Senior Divisions
7 p.m.Estimated finish time for VGC Masters Division

Saturday, August 17

8 a.m.Doors open
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Up to 7 rounds of Swiss

No planned lunch or dinner break
4–9 p.m.Single-elimination rounds (Top 8 and Top 4)

Finals Sunday—Pokémon TCG and VGC, All Divisions*

Sunday, August 18

9 a.m.TCG Junior Division finals
Followed byTCG Senior Division finals
TCG Masters Division finals
VGC Junior Division finals
VGC Senior Division finals
VGC Masters Division finals
4 p.m.Closing ceremony

*Matches will be played sequentially, and the schedule will run faster if possible.


Pokkén Tournament DX—Masters and Senior Divisions

See Pokkén Tournament DX competitor info.

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