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Pokémon World Championships 2022 Art Logo, pop-up Pokémon Centre entry tickets and North American International Championships winners announced
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Alongside officially announcing the winners of the North American International Championships, the Pokémon Company International's Official Press Site has revealed the official Art logo for the Pokémon World Championships 2022, which will be taking place on August 18th to 21st in London at the ExCeL Centre. The Pokémon World Championships Art logo is styled in a manner reminiscent of a coat of arms. The design features the event's two mascots, Roserade and Pikachu, in British inspired outfits, as well as a highly stylised "London" that includes the three Galar region starter Pokémon. The Official Pokémon website has also announced that entry tickets for reservations of entry into the pop-up Pokémon Centre at the Pokémon World Championships will become available on July 18th. The exact method of reserving these tickets will be announced closer to the date of release. 2022 Pokémon North America International Championships Winners The winners of last week's 2022 Pokémon North...
Receive Eric Rios's Gastrodon in Pokémon Sword and Shield with code「ER1CSGASTR0D0N」
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A limited-time distribution of Gastrodon was announced for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield during the 2022 Pokémon North America International Championships Pokémon VGC Day 1 livestream. This Gastrodon is based on the Gastrodon used by Eric Rios to win the 2022 Pokémon Europe International Championships. Players can redeem Gastrodon using the code「ER1CSGASTR0D0N」. This code can only be redeemed until June 27th.
Several cards banned from use at Pokémon World Championships 2022; 2023 season TCG rotation to begin in early 2023
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The Pokémon Company International and Play! Pokémon have announced that several cards will be banned from use in the upcoming 2022 Pokémon World Championships held in August in London. These bans are not being put in place due to any inherent balance issues with the cards themselves, but rather are being made to ensure a fair play environment due to certain cards having not received a worldwide distribution.
Catch the 2022 Pokémon North America International Championships livestream on Twitch from June 24th-26th
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The 2022 Pokémon North America International Championships will be held in Columbus, Ohio from June 24th to June 26th. Trainers will compete for Championship Points (CP) for the 2022 Pokémon World Championships, which are taking place across August 18th to 21st in London, England at the ExCeL London events center. Fans can catch all the action via livestreams on the various official Pokémon Twitch channels.
Pokkén Tournament DX to be removed from the Pokémon World Championships for the 2023 season
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The Pokémon Company International and Play! Pokémon has announced on the official Play! Pokémon Twitter account that the Nintendo Switch game, Pokkén Tournament DX will no longer be a part of the Pokémon World Championships when the 2022 season concludes this August. Pokkén Tournament DX first entered the competitive scene in 2016.
Participate in the Global Challenge 2022 Spring Online Competition on Pokémon Sword and Shield
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The Global Challenge 2022 Spring Online Competition has been announced for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Registration has begun and will remain open until May 5th, at 4:59 p.m. (PDT). The competition itself will then take place from May 5th, at 5:00pm to May 9th, at 4:59pm (PDT).
Receive Marc0fier0's Dracovish in Pokémon Sword and Shield with code「EU1C2022G1FT」
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A limited-time distribution of Dracovish was announced for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield during the 2022 Pokémon Europe International Championships Pokémon VGC Day 1 livestream. This Dracovish is based on the Dracovish used by Marc0fier0 to win the 2020 Pokémon Oceania International Championships. Players can redeem Dracovish using the code「EU1C2022G1FT」. This code can only be redeemed until April 25th, 2022.
Catch the 2022 Pokémon Europe International Championships this weekend on Twitch to receive a code for Marc0fier0's Dracovish
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The Pokémon Company International has announced the livestream commentators for the 2022 Pokémon Europe International Championships held this weekend from April 22th - 24th. The event will be broadcast live on the official Twitch accounts of The Pokémon Company International. Some of the world's best Pokémon Trainers will be competing in tournaments including the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games, Pokkén Tournament DX, and for the first time on Pokémon GO.
2022 Pokémon World Championships to be held at ExCeL London from August 18th to 21st; Pop-up Pokémon Center store to open at venue from August 17th
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The Pokémon Company International has announced that the 2022 Pokémon World Championships will be held from August 18th to 21st, 2022, at the enormous ExCeL London event center in England, which has also hosted previous Europe International Championships. The event will include competitions for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games, Pokémon GO, Pokémon UNITE, and Pokkén Tournament DX.
March Cup registrations open for Pokémon UNITE Championship Series
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Registration has officially opened for the Pokémon UNITE March Cup, which will run on March 12th-13th. This tournament forms part of the Pokémon UNITE Championship Series, which began just last month, and is an Open Qualifier for the March Finals to be held on March 26th. The series allows Trainers around the world to compete in a series of monthly, online tournaments for a chance to earn championship points, prize money, and a possible trip to the 2022 Pokemon Unite World Championships in London. In total, over $1 million USD in prizes will be awarded in cash and other prizes over the course of the 2022 series, with half a million USD to be given away at the World Championships alone.
Pokémon 2022 International Challenge February, March, April announced for players worldwide; Pokémon Japan Championships 2022 Qualifiers in May
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The Pokémon Company has announced three Pokémon 2022 International Challenge online competitions, which will be taking place over February, March, and April for all players globally. Top players from Japan in these online competitions will also qualify for the Pokémon Japan Championships 2022 Qualifiers that will be held in May. Successful trainers from that competition will then qualify to participate in the Pokémon Japan Championships 2022 in June.
GO Battle League: Season 10 begins November 29 in Pokémon GO
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Niantic has announced the schedule and details for the upcoming GO Battle League Season 10 in Pokémon GO. The season will start on November 29, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8). As previously announced, Trainers who reach Legend rank this season will be able to register early for certain Pokémon GO World Championship Series events.
Receive Leonardo Bonanomi's Charizard in Pokémon Sword and Shield with code「GL0BALCHAMP2021」
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At the end of the Pokémon Global Exhibition Day 2 livestream, a limited-time distribution for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield was announced. By redeeming the code 「GL0BALCHAMP2021」 , players can receive a Charizard based on that used by Leonardo Bonanomi to win the Pokémon Global Exhibition.
Play! Pokémon to return in 2022. Dates for Regional Championships, International Championships, and Special Events for the 2022 season announced.
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The Pokémon Company International have announced that Play! Pokémon Premier Events will be resuming in North America and Europe from March 2022. Dates for Regional and International Championships across North America and Europe were also announced. The Play! Pokémon 2022 Championship Series season, leading to the 2022 Pokémon World Championships planned to take place in London in August 2022, will include four different Pokémon products: the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon video games, Pokkén Tournament DX, and for the first time, Pokémon GO in partnership with Niantic.
Ranked Battles Series 11 regulations announced; to begin on October 31st
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The Pokémon Company International has announced the regulations for Ranked Battles Series 11 in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, which will begin on October 31, 2021.
More details for the 2022 Play! Pokémon Championship Series announced; introduction of the Pokémon GO Championship Series
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Play! Pokémon and The Pokémon Company International have announced more details for the 2022 Play! Pokémon Championship Series. In the 2022 Pokémon Championship Series, Trainers from around the world will compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Pokkén Tournament DX, and for the first time, Pokémon GO, for millions in prizes and travel awards.
Pokémon Global Exhibition participants announced - Event to be streamed live on October 30-31, 2021
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The official Pokémon website has announced the participants for the Pokémon Global Exhibition, which will be livestreamed on Twitch.tv/Pokemon on October 30–31, 2021.
Pokémon Asia Players Cup 2021 to be held from August 28 to September 11; winners to earn opportunity to the 2022 Pokémon World Championships in London
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The official Facebook accounts for Pokémon in Asia have announced the Pokémon Asia Players Cup 2021, the first online tournament for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield over multi-regions in Asia. The tournament will be taking place from August 28 to September 11, 2021, with players from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand battling against other Trainers around Asia. Registration will begin on August 16, 2021.
Receive a Coalossal in Sword and Shield with code「V1CT0RYENG1NE25」 and a Quick Ball SR card in Pokémon TCGO with code「25THANNIVCHAMPIONS」
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A limited-time distribution of a Coalossal based on Wolfe Glick's Coalossal that he used to win the Pokémon Players Cup II for Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield was announced during the Pokémon Players Cup 25th Anniversary Invitational Day 1 livestream. This Coalossal is Modest Nature, has the moves Heat Wave, Meteor Beam, Protect, and Solar Beam. Its Ability is Steam Engine and has Weakness Policy as its held item. Players can redeem it using the code「V1CT0RYENG1NE25」. This code can only be redeemed until August 16, 2021. How to receive the Coalossal via Mystery Gift: 1. Launch Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield from the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu. 2. Press the X button during gameplay to access the in-game menu. 3. Select MYSTERY GIFT. 4. Select Get a Mystery Gift. 5. Select Get with Code/Password. 6. Enter code V1CT0RYENG1NE25 and select OK. 7. Select Coalossal Gift. 8. Be sure to save your game after receiving your gift. Players of Pokémon Trading Card Game Online can also...
Receive a Beast Ball in Sword and Shield with code「PC4F1NALSBEAST」, and a Full Art Crobat V card in the Pokémon TCG online with code「DARKASSETPC4」
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Special gifts for players of Pokémon Sword & Shield, and Pokémon TCG Online, were revealed earlier in the Day 1 Global Finals streams for Pokemon Players Cup IV.
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