2022 Pokémon World Championships

The 2022 Pokémon World Championships are traveling to London, England, for the first time in history. From August 18 to 21, 2022, the best players from all over the world will compete for the title of Pokémon TCG, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield (VG), Pokémon GO, Pokémon UNITE, or Pokkén Tournament DX World Champion—and for their share of the prizes!

Event location:
ExCeL London
One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London, England E16 1XL

Main events at the Pokémon World Championships are by invitation only. Check out the Pokémon TCG Player Info, VGC Player Info, Pokémon GO Player Info, Pokémon UNITE Player Info, and Pokkén Tournament DX Player Info pages to learn more about this year's event.


Badges and Registration

You can have a great time at the Pokémon World Championships even if you aren't competing in the main event by attending as a spectator. Come see all the battles in person and participate in side events throughout the four-day event.

Entry to this event will require a badge for all attendees—competitors and spectators both.

The safety and well-being of the community is our top priority. By entering or attending a Play! Pokémon event, all attendees agree to adhere to the rules and requirements outlined in our COVID-19 policies. Please read this policy thoroughly before registering for and arriving at the event.

Get more details on registration and badges.


Livestreaming Information

Tune in to watch the exciting matches live from London, England, from August 18 to 21, 2022. Catch Pokémon matches from your favorite Pokémon game on their respective channels.

Information subject to change.

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