2019 Europe International Championships Schedules

Doors open at 8 a.m. Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28.

All Pokémon TCG and VGC final matches will be played on the main stage on Sunday, April 28. Side events will take place during all three days of the International Championships. Check out the side events schedule.

All times are approximate and subject to change.


Pokémon TCG Masters Division

Friday, April 26

8:45 a.m.Round 1 pairings posted
9 a.m.Player meeting and opening announcements
End of meeting – 9 p.m.Day One of Swiss, 9 rounds total; Top 32 players (or those with 19 or more match points—whichever is greater) advance to Day Two

No planned lunch break

Saturday, April 27

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Day Two of Swiss, 5 or 6 additional rounds (depending on attendance); Top 8 players advance

No planned lunch break
5–9 p.m.Single-elimination rounds (Top 8 and Top 4)

Pokémon TCG Junior and Senior Divisions

Saturday, April 27

8:45 a.m.Round 1 pairings posted
9 a.m.Player meeting and opening announcements
End of meeting – 6 or 7 p.m.7 or 8 Swiss rounds (depending on attendance); Top 8 players advance

No planned lunch or dinner break
6–9 p.m.Junior Top 8 and Top 4
7–9 p.m.Senior Top 8

Sunday, April 28

9–10 a.m.Junior finals on stage; Senior Top 4
10 a.m.Senior finals on stage

VGC Masters Division

Friday, April 26

8–8:45 a.m.Battle Team locking in hall
8:45 a.m.Round 1 pairings posted
9 a.m.Player meeting and opening announcements
End of meeting – 6:30 p.m.Day One of Swiss, 9 rounds total; Top 32 players (or those with 19 or more match points—whichever is greater) advance to Day Two

Saturday, April 27

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.Day Two of Swiss, 5 rounds; Top 8 players advance
2–7 p.m.Single-elimination rounds (Top 8 and Top 4)

VGC Senior and Junior Divisions

Saturday, April 27

8–8:45 a.m.Battle Team locking
9 a.m.Player meeting and Round 1 pairings posted
End of meeting – 2 p.m.5 or 6 Swiss rounds (depending on attendance); Top 8 players advance

Junior and Senior players will have a lunch break between end of Swiss rounds and start of single-elimination rounds
2–6 p.m.Single-elimination rounds (Top 8 and Top 4)

Finals Sunday—Pokémon TCG and VGC, All Divisions*

Sunday, April 28

9 a.m.TCG Junior Division finals
10 a.m.TCG Senior Division finals
11:30 a.m.TCG Masters Division finals
1 p.m.TCG trophy presentation
1:30 p.m.VGC Junior Division finals
2:30 p.m.VGC Senior Division finals
3:30 p.m.VGC Masters Division finals
4:30 p.m.VGC trophy presentation

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


Pokkén Tournament DX—Masters and Senior Divisions

Saturday, April 27

9 a.m.Player meeting in the Pokkén Tournament DX area
End of meeting – 3 p.m.Double-elimination bracket until 8 players remain

Senior Division players will be separated into their own bracket if at least 5 players enter; if fewer than 32 players compete, the Senior Division will complete the entire tournament on Saturday

Sunday, April 28

9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Remaining 8 players of the double-elimination bracket continue play until a Champion is determined

Schedule and times subject to change.

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