The Pokémon International Championships

The Pokémon International Championships draw Pokémon TCG and video game players from all around the globe during the Championship Series season. These amazing events will feature high Championship Point payouts.

  • Top-level competition

  • Large Championship Point and prize payout

  • Current top players can earn awards for travel

  • No qualifications or residency restrictions for tournament entry

Awards for travel to the International Championships will be available to players worldwide based on Championship Point performance in their home rating zone (except South Africa and Russia, where awards for travel will not be distributed). In the 2019 season, awards for travel will be based on performance during specific qualification periods.

All players who have a Trainer Club account and are in good standing with the Play! Pokémon program are welcome to participate.

2019 Pokémon International Championships Events

RegionLocationDate
Latin America International ChampionshipsPro Magno, Centro de Eventos, São Paulo, BrazilNovember 16–18, 2018
Oceania International ChampionshipsAustraliaFebruary 2019
Europe International ChampionshipsGermanyApril 2019
North America International ChampionshipsUSAJune 2019

Dates and locations are tentative. Please check back for more information on upcoming events.

Championship Points for the 2019 Pokémon TCG International Championships

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

Championship Point values subject to change.

Championship Points for the 2019 Pokémon VG International Championships

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

Championship Point values subject to change.

Awards for Travel

Check back for information on awards for travel.

Qualification Periods

In the 2019 season, awards for travel to the International Championships will be based on stand-alone qualification periods.

Latin America International Championships: Awards for travel to the Latin America International Championships are based on Championship Points earned from April 30 through July 8, 2018.

Oceania International Championships: Awards for travel to the Oceania International Championships are based on Championship Points earned from July 9 through November 18, 2018.

Europe International Championships: Awards for travel to the Europe International Championships are based on Championship Points earned from November 19, 2018, through the final day of the Oceania International Championships in February 2019.

North America International Championships: Awards for travel to the North America International Championships are based on Championship Points earned from the day after the Oceania International Championships through the final day of the Europe International Championships.

*Subject to change

Prizes

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Championship Series Events

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