After a day of last-chance qualifiers yesterday, the Pokémon World Championships began in earnest this sunny Saturday in Washington, D.C. While the only competitors in attendance were the few who made it through to the tournament proper, the spectators came in droves today, packing the convention center's large ballroom wall to wall with 'mon. Check out our photo gallery from Day 2 (and click 'em to enlarge):

Mega Slowbro was announced, fans got their hands on the iPad version of the Trading Card Game Online, and battles were won and lost. Stay tuned to Nintendo Life for interviews and more photos over the remainder of the weekend!