The 2022 Pokémon World Championships are now live in London and streaming live on Twitch

The Pokémon Company has revealed more details regarding the 2022 Pokémon World Championships. Read on below to learn more:

Worlds Is Back in London and Live on Twitch!

The 2022 Pokémon World Championships are live in London and streaming live on Twitch.

The Pokémon World Championships are live in London, and you can catch all the action live on Twitch until the games conclude on August 21, 2022! Trainers will be battling it out in the Pokémon TCGPokémon VGCPokémon GOPokémon UNITE, and Pokkén Tournament DX for the chance to hoist a World Championships trophy. Tune in to Twitch.tv/Pokemon and follow your favorite games and Trainers as they compete in the first Pokémon World Championships since 2019.

For more information on the Worlds livestream, check out the Worlds broadcast schedule.

Source: Pokemon.com

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Welcome to Pokémon Worlds 2022

Welcome to Worlds 2022!

Pokémon Worlds 2022 has begun! Join us over 4 days, while competitors from around the globe catch, train, and battle across Pokémon VG, Pokémon TCG, Pokémon GO, Pokémon UNITE, and Pokkén Tournament DX!

Train On!

Update: News about Pokémon Scarlet and Violet and the Pokémon TCG: Pokémon Scarlet & Violet series will officially be revealed this Sunday during the 2022 Pokémon World Championships Closing Ceremony.

2022 Pokémon World Championships Streaming Schedule: Tune-In to Twitch for the Very Best of Competitive Pokémon!

More details shared for Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store and special broadcast digital rewards

August 12, 2022—The 2022 Pokémon World Championships, the premier competitive Pokémon event of the year, kicks off Thursday, August 18. Fans around the world can tune in to all the action with live broadcasts from The Pokémon Company International on Twitch. The livestreams from London, UK will feature intense matchups and expert commentary from all four days of the event.

The 2022 Pokémon World Championships are an international event where the world’s most elite Pokémon video game, Pokémon UNITE, Pokémon GO, Pokkén Tournament DX and Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) players will come together to compete to be the very best. Competitors from all over the world will battle for the title of Pokémon World Champion and more than $1,000,000 in prizes.

The live stream is headlined by a main stage stream that will broadcast the opening ceremony on Thursday morning, followed by rotating matchups throughout the weekend, and the final matches and closing ceremony on Sunday. The weekend’s streams are:

Streaming Schedule: All times BST

Thursday, August 18:

Opening Ceremony on all streams at 9 a.m.

Main Stage Stream:

  • 9 a.m.: Opening Ceremony
  • 9:30 a.m.: Preshow

Pokémon VG Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.: VG Swiss Rounds

Pokémon TCG Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.: TCG Swiss Rounds

Pokkén Tournament DX Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament DX Last Chance Qualifier

Pokémon GO Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Pokémon GO Last Chance Qualifier

Friday, August 19:
Pokémon VG Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.: VG Swiss Rounds

Pokémon TCG Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 9:15 p.m.: TCG Swiss Rounds

Pokkén Tournament DX Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament DX Main Double Elimination Bracket
    • Finals: 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Pokémon GO Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Pokémon GO Main Double Elimination Bracket

Pokémon UNITE Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Group Stage

Saturday, August 20:
Pokémon VG Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: VG Single Elimination Top Cut

Pokémon TCG Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.: TCG Single Elimination Top Cut

Pokémon GO Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Main Bracket Completes
    • Finals: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. with trophy presentation immediately following

Pokémon UNITE Stream:

  • 9 a.m. – 7:15 p.m.: Double Elimination Bracket
    • Finals: 5 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. with trophy presentation immediately following

Sunday, August 21:

Main Stage Stream:

  • 9 a.m.:
    • TCG Junior Finals
    • TCG Senior Finals
    • TCG Masters Finals
  • 12:30 p.m.:
    • VG Junior Finals
    • VG Senior Finals
    • VG Masters Finals
  • 4 p.m.:
    • Closing Ceremony

Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store
Additionally, fans in London can also look forward to the Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store available throughout the 2022 Pokémon World Championships, featuring a range of Pokémon Center-branded products and Pokémon World Championships merchandise not found anywhere else, including the Pikachu 2022 Pokémon World Championships Poké Plush.

Store Hours (in BST):

  • Wednesday, August 17 à 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 18 à 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, August 19 à 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 20 à 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 21 à 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Pokémon Center Pop-Up Store will be located in the Capital Hall of the ExCeL Centre London

All times approximate and subject to change.

Broadcast Digital Rewards
Fans can tune in to the Pokémon World Championships livestream to receive special digital rewards!

Video Game Distribution Featuring Mythical Pokémon Victini
Victini will be distributed as follows: [1]

  • GamePokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
  • Level: 50
  • Moves:
    • V-Create
    • Zen Headbutt
    • Work Up
    • Flame Charge

Other Digital Broadcast Rewards
Fans can additionally receive the following while watching the broadcast:

  • Pokémon UNITE Worlds-themed T-shirt  [2]
  • Pokémon GO Worlds-themed T-shirt [3]
  • Pokémon TCG – Path to the Peak (SWSH10 #213)[4] card in Pokémon TCG Online & Pokémon TCG Live

The safety and well-being of our competitors, organizers, employees, local communities and partners continue to be our top priority. Information on our COVID-19 policy can be found here.


[1] Per User Redemption Limit: 1 / Redemption Expires: August 22, 2022 @ 23:59 UTC
[2] Redemption Expires: August 30, 2022 @ 23:59 UTC
[3] Redemption Expires: August 22, 2022 @ 23:59 UTC
[4] Per User Redemption Limit: 1 / Redemption Expires: August 29, 2022 @ 06:00 UTC

Source: Pokemon.com and Nintendo.com

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