The 2018 Pokkén Tournament World Championships will be held Saturday, August 25, in Halls C and D of the Nashville Music City Center. Players in the Masters division will compete for a share of the $20,000 prize pool while players in the Senior division will battle for great prizes. All players will battle for the title of World Champion.
The competition will begin on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in the Pokkén Tournament DX area.
Senior division players will compete in an 8-player double elimination bracket beginning at 9:00 a.m. Masters division players will compete in a 16-player double elimination bracket starting at 9:00 a.m. All matches will be played on Nintendo Switch systems connected by LAN cables where each player will play with their own monitor. All matches will be best-of-5 games and most matches will be streamed. Players must use the official Pokkén Tournament DX Pro Pad by HORI. Players may wear wired headphones.
Senior Division Competition Schedule
9:00 a.m. – Winners Round 1 (4 matches)
10:00 a.m. – Winners Round 2 (2 matches)
10:30 a.m. – Losers Round 1 (2 matches)
11:00 a.m. – Losers Round 2 (2 matches)
11:30 a.m. – Losers Round 3 (1 match)
Noon – Winners Finals (Pokkén Tournament DX stage)
12:30 p.m. – Losers Finals (Pokkén Tournament DX stage)
1:00 p.m. – Break
3:00 p.m. – Grand Finals (Main stage)
Masters Division Competition Schedule
9:00 a.m. – Winners Round 1 (8 matches)
11:00 a.m. – Winners Round 2 (4 matches)
Noon – Losers Round 1 (4 matches)
1:00 p.m. – Losers Round 2 (4 matches)
2:00 p.m. – Winners Semi-finals (2 matches)
2:30 p.m. – Losers Round 3 (2 matches)
3:00 p.m. – Losers Round 4 (2 matches)
3:30 p.m. – Winners Finals (Main stage)
4:00 p.m. – Losers Semi-finals (Main stage)
4:30 p.m. – Losers Finals (Main stage)
5:00 p.m. – Grand Finals (Main stage)
5:30 p.m. – Trophy presentation
*Times are approximate; players must be available to play when their match is called. Matches may be called earlier than scheduled, if possible.
Pokkén Tournament World Championships Prizes
1st place: $6,000
2nd place: $4,000
3rd place: $3,000
4th place: $2,000
5th place tie: $1,500 each
7th place tie: $1,000 each
1st place: $3,000 Pokémon Visa® Prepaid Card
2nd place: $1,500 Pokémon Visa Prepaid Card
3rd place: $500 Pokémon Visa Prepaid Card
Qualified Players (Gamertags Listed)
To be announced following completion of all qualifiers.