Published On: Fri, May 15th, 2020

Pokémon Players Cup Announced, New Online Tournament For TCG, VGC And Pokkén Players

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The Pokémon Company International has announced a Pokémon Players Cup, a code new online contest that will give rival players a possibility to uncover their skills opposite a Pokémon Trading Card Game, Pokémon Sword and Shield Video Game Championships, and Pokkén Tournament DX.

The foe will have dual stages, starting in Jul 2020. To start with, authorised players will contest in a double-elimination bracket, damaged down by rating zones, to establish a tip players in any zone. Those tip finishers will face off in a final theatre of a Pokémon Players Cup in Aug 2020, when a leader will be crowned as champion and acquire themselves transport to a destiny International Championships event.

With a normal Play! Pokémon events being deferred due to a coronavirus, it’s good to see an choice be put in place. If we wish to get concerned yourself, bear in mind that TCG and VGC competitors will need to validate for a Players Cup by their opening in a events listed next (Pokkén players will be means to simply register for a Players Cup initial turn during a after date):

Pokémon TCG Championships
Pokémon TCG competitors will validate by their ranking on a Jun Leaderboard (Standard format, Tournament Rep) in a Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.

Pokémon VG Championships
Pokémon Video Game Championships competitors will validate by a Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield International Challenge May Online Competition, that runs from May 21 to 24, 2020[link]. Masters Division competitors in a Pokémon VGC will need to finish among a tip authorised Trainers in their rating section for a May International Challenge to validate for a Pokémon Players Cup.

– North America: Top 256
– Europe: Top 256
– Oceania: Top 128
– Latin America: Top 256

Please note that in sequence for Pokémon VGC competitors to be eligible, they will need to couple their Nintendo Account with their Pokémon Trainer Club comment before signing up.

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