Pokémon World Championships London 2022

Region:

United Kingdom

Location:

London ExCel

Started:
9:00am on 18th August 2022
Ends:
4:00pm on 21st August 2022

Originally scheduled to take place in summer 2020, London is finally playing home to the Pokémon World Championships for the very first time this August.

Competitors from all over the world will battle for the title of Pokémon World Champion and more than a million dollars in prizes across a record-breaking five different categories throughout the extended weekend tournament.

Joining the Pokémon Video Game Championship, played using Pokémon Sword & Shield, are tournaments for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Unite and Pokémon GO.

This will also be the last year Pokkén Tournament will be featured during the event.

A Pokémon Center Pop-up shop will also be available, and will include event-exclusive Pikachu and Roserade plushes among other special Worlds related merchandise.

This year, all events will be featured live on their own special Twitch channel as below.

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

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