The Pokémon World Championships are almost here, the culmination of months of regional qualifying events. In Anaheim, California from 18th to 20th August the best Pokémon Sun and Moon, Trading Card Game and Pokkén Tournament players will gather to prove they're the very best.

As always there's going to be full live stream coverage online, and The Pokémon Company has confirmed the line-up; all channels will be on the official website, and we're planning to host them here on Nintendo Life as well.

Check out the full breakdown per channel below; all times are for the Pacific time zone.


Main Channel

Friday:

  • 9 a.m.: Opening Ceremony
  • 10 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
  • 2–6 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Swiss Rounds

Saturday:

  • 9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
  • 3:30–5 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament Top 4 & Finals
  • 5:30–10 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Top Cut

Sunday:

  • 9 a.m.: Pokémon TCG Junior Division Finals
  • Immediately following: Pokémon TCG Senior Division Finals
  • Immediately following: Pokémon TCG Masters Division Finals
  • 30-minute break
  • Immediately following: Pokémon VGC Junior Division Finals
  • Immediately following: Pokémon VGC Senior Division Finals
  • Immediately following: Pokémon VGC Masters Division Finals
  • Immediately following: Closing Ceremony

Pokémon TCG Channel

Friday:

  • 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds

Saturday:

  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
  • 6–10 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Top Cut

Sunday: Off air

Pokémon Video Game Channel

Friday:

  • 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Swiss Rounds

Saturday:

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Swiss Rounds
  • 4:30–8:30 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Top Cut

Sunday: Off air

Pokkén Tournament Channel

Friday:

  • 10 a.m. – Noon: Pokkén Tournament Last Chance Qualifier
  • 1–5 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament Last Chance Qualifier (as needed)

Saturday:

  • 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament World Championships

Sunday: Off air


Are you planning to watch the Championships online?

[via pokemonchampionships.com]