The gaming world is buzzing with excitement as the 2023 Pokémon World Championships are set to kick off on Friday, August 11th. This premier competitive Pokémon event is where the world’s most skilled Pokémon video game, Pokémon GO, Pokémon UNITE, and Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) players come together to compete and prove who truly is the very best.
Hosted in Yokohama, Japan, the event spans three intense days, with competitors from all over the world battling for the coveted title of Pokémon World Champion and their share of over $1,000,000 in prizes.
Fans globally can be part of the action by tuning into live broadcasts on Twitch. The streams will feature not only thrilling matchups but also expert commentary, offering a complete experience for the viewers.
Main Stage Stream
- Opening Ceremony: Friday
- Rotating Matchups: Throughout the weekend
- Final Matches and Closing Ceremony: Sunday
Specific Game Streams
- Pokémon TCG: Twitch.tv/PokemonTCG
- Pokémon VGC: Twitch.tv/Pokemon
- Pokémon GO: Twitch.tv/PokemonGO
- Pokémon UNITE: Twitch.tv/PokemonUNITE
Stream Schedule (PDT)
- Pokémon TCG:
- Day 1 Swiss: Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
- Day 2 Swiss, Top 8, and Top 4: Friday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.
- Final matches: Saturday, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
- Pokémon VGC:
- Same schedule as Pokémon TCG
- Pokémon GO:
- Bracket Stage: Thursday & Friday, 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m./1:00 a.m.
- Grand Finals: Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
- Pokémon UNITE:
- Group Play: Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
- Bracket Play: Friday, 5:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.
- Closing Ceremonies: Twitch.tv/Pokemon, Sunday, 1:00–1:30 a.m.
To celebrate the event, Trainers who purchase $30 or more on PokemonCenter.com will receive a 2023 Pokémon World Championships Postcard set as a special gift until August 31, 2023, while supplies last. For additional details, visit the official site.
With so much on the line and a schedule filled with intense competition, the 2023 Pokémon World Championships promises to be an unmissable event for all Pokémon enthusiasts. Stay connected with G-LYFE for the latest updates and in-depth coverage of this massive gaming spectacle.