Pokémon TCG Championship Points

Information subject to change.

Pokémon TCG Championship Points are awarded to players based on how well they finish at each Pokémon Championship Series event.

These events include:

About the Championship Points System

All Championship Series events award Championship Points to players who finish in 1st place in their age division. Players finishing below 1st place earn points only if the attendance at a specific event and in their age division reaches a specific threshold. The awarding of additional Championship Points at an event based on attendance is called the Kicker.

Each Championship Series event has a Best Finish Limit. This is the maximum number of scores that can count for that series, with higher-scoring placements replacing lower scores.

To be eligible for Championship Points and Play! Points, players must have a registered Player ID attached to their Pokémon Trainer Club account and must opt in to the Play! Pokémon program.


Pokémon TCG Championship Points Tables

Championship Points will be used to determine various awards during the 2020 Championship Series season, including invitations to the Pokémon World Championships.


League Challenge

Best Finish Limit: 8
Play! Points: 1

PlacementChampionship PointsKicker (# of participants)
1150
2120
3–4100
5–8824
9–16648
17–324100

League Cup

League Cup Seasons are based on Pokémon TCG expansion tournament legality dates, with additional accommodations made for the end of the tournament season.

Season 1: August 16 through November 14, 2019

Season 2: November 15, 2019, through February 20, 2020

Season 3: February 21 through May 14, 2020

Season 4: May 15 through June 28, 2020

Best Finish Limit: 8
Play! Points: 2

PlacementChampionship PointsKicker (# of participants)
1500
2400
3–4320
5–82524
9–162048
17–3216100
33–6413200

Regional Championships & Special Events

Best Finish Limit: 6
Play! Points: 3

PlacementChampionship PointsKicker (# of participants)
12000
21600
3–41300
5–81000
9–168048
17–3260100
33–6450200
65–12840400
129–25630800

International Championships

Best Finish Limit: 4
Play! Points: 5

PlacementChampionship PointsKicker (# of participants)
15000
24000
3–43200
5–82500
9–1620048
17–32160100
33–64130200
65–128100400
129–25680800
257–512601600

Special Events

Special Events take place in addition to standard Championship Series events. Most of these occur either as side events at major Championship Series tournaments or as standalone events scheduled at gaming conventions. The format and prizes at Special Events may vary.

Championship Series Events

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