What is Worlds?
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Welcome to Pokémon’s official live-stream channel for the 2013 Pokémon World Championships. Hundreds of players will be competing in Vancouver, Canada, until new World Champions are crowned in our three age divisions for the Pokémon Trading Card Game and video game!"

This year's Pokemon World Championships are being held in Vancouver, Canada, and are scheduled to take place between August 9-11. Which is happening right now.

The Top Cut and the Finals will all be streamed live from Pokemon's official Twitch.TV account, so we can all follow along the action and see everything as it takes place!

Streaming will take place between:

August 10, 2013

  • 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PT: Video Game Top Cut
  • 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM PT: Trading Card Game Top Cut

August 11, 2013

  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT: Video Game Finals
  • 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM PT: Trading Card Game Finals


With all that said, let's talk about the actual tournament guys! There are a bunch of pictures on the official site, and there's a lot of news coming through by the hour. What are your thoughts?

And tomorrow, when they start streaming the tournament, let's talk about the battles we see! Good plays? Bad plays? Who do you want to win?