Pokemon Worlds Championships 2022
London, August 18th-21st
About the World Championships

About the World Championships

What Is Worlds?

The Pokémon World Championships is a yearly tournament to determine the best Pokémon players in the world. Held over several days in a different location each year, Worlds showcases the top Pokémon game competition across multiple tournaments.

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The 2022 Pokémon World Championships

The 2022 Pokémon World Championships

In 2022, London, England plays host to what is expected to be the largest World Championships ever. Over four days from 18–21 August, the top qualifying Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Pokémon TCG, Pokémon GO, Pokémon UNITE, and Pokkén Tournament DX competitors will vie to earn the title of Champion.

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After an exciting exhibition tournament in 2019, Pokémon GO joins as an official event at the 2022 World Championships.
The Pokémon UNITE Championships is the first official team event at Worlds.
London, England is the first city to host Worlds outside of North America.
With so many exciting events taking place, the Pokémon World Championships will take place over four days.
Attendees can take part in Pokémon-inspired drawing and crafts classes at Worlds.
A gallery featuring works from the recent Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest will be open for visitors.
Fans will get a peek at the first cards from the upcoming Pokémon TCG: Pokémon Scarlet & Pokémon Violet series.
Looking Forward to 2023

Looking Forward to 2023

For many, the 2022 Pokémon World Championships is the payoff for months of practice and competition. For others, it's the start of the road to the next Pokémon World Championships taking place in... Yokohama, Japan!

Qualifying for the 2023 Worlds begins shortly after the events in London have concluded. Keep checking Pokemon.com for more details as the 2023 Championship Series gets under way.

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A History of Worlds

A History of Worlds

Learn about the history and evolution of Pokémon competitive play through several decades of intensive competition.

Meet the Players

Meet the Players