2019’s Pokémon world champions have been crowned

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After a weekend of battles the 2019 Pokémon World Championships have drawn to a close and the new champions have been crowned.

This year saw the 16th annual tournament for Pokémon and the Pokémon Trading Card Game, with this year Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon As the games of choice for the video game portion, as well as Pokkén Tournament DX making an appearance. All in all over 7,000 players and fans gathered in Washington DC for the invitation only event.

The winners and runners up are as below:

2019 POKÉMON TRADING CARD GAME WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Junior Division Finalists 
World Champion: Haruki Miyamoto [JPN]
Second Place: Isaac Terceira [USA]

Senior Division Finalists 
World Champion: Kaya Lichtleitner [DEU]
Second Place: Grant Shen [USA]

Masters Division Finalists 
World Champion: Henry Brand [AUS]
Second Place: Shintaro Ito [JPN]

 

2019 POKÉMON VIDEO GAME WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Junior Division Finalists 
World Champion: Pi Wu [TWN]
Second Place: Teddy French [GBR]

Senior Division Finalists 
World Champion: Ko Tsukide [JPN]
Second Place: Lewis Tan [AUS]

Masters Division Finalists 
World Champion: Naoto Mizobuchi [JPN]
Second Place: Hirofumi Kimura [JPN]

 

2019 POKKÉN TOURNAMENT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Senior Division Finalists 
World Champion: ashninja1 [USA]
Second Place: Kato [JPN]

Masters Division Finalists 
World Champion: Subutan [JPN]
Second Place: Haruyuki [JPN]

 

After all that and the closing ceremony the location for next year’s World Championships was announced as London, England. I hope next year will be as hotly contested as this was.

 

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