The Pokémon World Championships start this Friday, here’s how to watch them

by on August 22, 2018

The 2018 Pokémon World Championships start on Friday August 24 and you can watch them live on Twitch.

You’ll be able to watch individual streams for the Trading Card Game, the video game and Pokkén Tournament starting from 9AM CDT (after all these are being held in Nashville) and players will all be competing for a share of a $500k prize pool.

You can watch the main stage stream over at twitch.tv/pokemon

Those after the trading card tournament will need to go to twitch.tv/pokemontcg

People who want to watch the video game competitors should go to twitch.tv/pokemonvgc

And finally those who want to watch the Pokkén tournament should tune in to twitch.tv/pokkentournament

The opening ceremony will be broadcast on all four streams, after which they’ll all diverge into their own timetable.

Friday 24th

Main Stream:

Pokémon VG Stream:

Pokémon TCG Stream:

Pokkén Tournament DX Stream:


Saturday 25th

Pokémon Main Stream:

  • 9 a.m.: TCG Day 2 Swiss Rounds
  • 3 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament Senior Finals, followed by Masters Finals
  • 6:15 p.m.: VG Top Cut
  • 9:15 p.m.: Off Air

Pokémon VG Stream:

Pokémon TCG Stream:

Pokkén Tournament DX Stream:

  • 9 a.m.: Pokkén Tournament Championship Series Masters Bracket
  • 3 p.m.: Off Air (Finals matches will be shown on main stream)


Sunday 26th

Pokémon Main Stream:

  • 9 a.m.: The following matches will be played in order: TCG Junior Finals, TCG Senior Finals, TCG Masters Finals, VG Junior Finals, VG Senior Finals, VG Masters Finals
  • Afterward: Closing Ceremony


That’s a bumper schedule, so I hope you’ve freed up space in your obviously busy lives. Now you just need to Pika winner.

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