2016 Pokemon National Championships Begin

U.S. Trainers compete for a spot at Pokemon World Championships

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From July 1st-3rd, Pokemon trainers from across the country will be gathering in Columbus, Ohio at the Pokemon National Championships, competing to prove their Pokemon mastery to win prizes and Championship points.

Pokemon players from all over the country will be battling in the Pokemon TCG (Trading Card Game) and video games in exciting tournament action. You can follow the coverage live on Twitch by going to www.twitch.tv/pokemon. Points awarded to the winners will help them earn an invitation to the Pokemon World Championships in San Francisco this August.

Pokemon National Championships

This year, the National’s are featuring a Pokken Tournament for the first time, made up of a Senior and Masters Division. Top two finishers at the Pokken Tournament will earn an invitation to compete in the Pokken Tournament at the Pokemon World Championships. If you’re not familiar with Pokken, it is a video game involving Pokemon characters dueling for supremacy in a Tekken-style fighting format. You can catch our review of Pokken Tournament here.

Jamison is a veteran gamer-from Pong to PS4, AD&D to Fifth Edition, Catan to Caverna, he loves them all. Writing about games is almost as fun as playing them- so here he is!

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