The Pokemon Europe International Championship is announced and it will take place at the ExCeL London convention starting on November 17 until November 19. The event will be with high Championship Point values and prize pool of up to $250.000. This prize pool will be spread between Pokemon Trading Card Game (TCG) and video game competitions (VGC), which means – more attendees, higher awards.
Pokemon TCG is open to all players who have an active Play! Pokemon account and bring their own 60 card deck. The Pokemon VCG Europe Championships is open to all players who have an active Play! Pokemon account and have to bring recent patch copy of Pokemon Sun or Pokemon Moon for Nintendo 3DS, a fully charged new Nintendo DS system (3 or 2, including XL), a team of tournament-legal Pokemon, chargers, and proof of age.
There are three division competitions and players who want to participate in the main event, have to sign up online in advance. Also, there is a Spectator registration. This registration will get you 2 English language Pokemon TCG booster packs and a place in the side events. Unfortunately, there is no info about what these side events have to offer, but we do know that they will start on Saturday and Sunday at 9 AM.
- Master Division – £45/$59 registration fee (sign-up until November 16), this competition starts on November 17 at 9 AM and will end on November 19.
- Junior Divison – £30/$39 registration fee (sign-up until November 17), this competition starts on November 18 at 9 AM and will end the next day.
- Senior Divison – £30/$39 registration fee (sign-up until November 17), this competition starts on November 18 and will end the next day.
For more details, rules and regulations, please visit the official Pokemon Uk website and find out more.