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 can register online from Friday, August 21 at 7 p.m. until Saturday, August 22 at 7 a.m. Additionally, Pokémon TCG players can register on site from 8:30–9:30 a.m. on Saturday 22, and Pokémon VG players can register on site from 9:30–10:30 a.m.
For more information about the tournament format and prizes, check out the Pokémon World Championships Pokémon TCG and video game side event schedules.