Come play in the Boston Open, a huge side event for Pokémon TCG and video game players starting Saturday, August 22, alongside the 2015 Pokémon World Championships! A lot is on the line, with top players earning Championship Points toward an invitation to the 2016 Pokémon World Championships. Top finishers will also earn Pokémon TCG booster packs.
The competition is played with the Standard format for both Pokémon TCG and video game players. Note that the Pokémon TCG competition will use the 2015 Play! Pokémon season rotation. Competitors will be grouped into four flights per age division (based on the 2016 season regulations), each with up to 128 Masters, 64 Senior, or 64 Junior Division players. Top players from each flight will combine to play in single-elimination rounds on Sunday morning.The Championship Points distribution will be the same as a Regional Championships event, and will count toward the Regionals Best Finish Limit.
Anyone can play in the Boston Open, but demand will be high and space is limited. Players must register on site to participate in the competition. Registration will be available from 9:30–10:30 a.m. Saturday for the video game event, and 7–8 p.m. Friday and 8:30–9 a.m. Saturday for the TCG event.