More details on the Pokkén Tournament Championship Series

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Following the announcement of the Pokkén Tournament Championship Series last month, more details of tournament have come to light, with the first ones coming this month.

The first event that has been scheduled is a series on February 27 at select GameStop across the United States. GameStop stores that are participating are:

  • 2201 Preston Road, Plano, TX
  • 1841 Chamblee Tucker Road, Chamblee, GA
  • 3972 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, CA
  • 8115 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL
  • 6451 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago, IL
  • 242 Bellevue Square, Bellevue, WA
  • 32 E. 14th St. – Union Square, New York, NY
  • 3914 Rivermark Plaza, Santa Clara, CA

The winners will be flown to the Nintendo NY store on March 18 for a spot to compete in the Pokémon Word Championships.

Players will be split up into two divisions: those born before 2000, and those born 2001 onward.

Competing information:

Registration will be on a first come first serve basis with no pre-registration possible. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Players under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian complete the official registration form to participate.

Playable Pokémon are:

  • Blaziken
  • Pikachu
  • Lucario
  • Gardevoir
  • Pikachu Libre
  • Sceptile
  • Gengar
  • Machamp
  • Braixen
  • Chandelure
  • Suicune
  • Weavile
  • Charizard
  • Garchomp

Choosing random, Mewtwo, and Shadow Mewtwo is not allowed.

Selectable Supports are:

  • Emolga and Fennekin
  • Snivy and Lapras
  • Frogadier and Eevee