New Champions Crowned At The 2019 Pokémon World Championships

2019 Pokémon World Championships Photo

More than 7,000 players and fans from around the world descended on Washington, DC this month for the 2019 Pokémon World Championships.

After three days of intense matches and friendly competition, this year’s world champions have been crowned having competed in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, and Pokkén Tournament DX.

The winners received a one-of-a-kind Pokémon World Championships trophy, an invitation to the 2020 Pokémon World Championships, and a monetary prize in the form of a scholarship, cash prize, or Travel Certificate – with the prize pool totaling more than $500,000.

2019 Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championships

Junior Division Finalists

World Champion: Haruki Miyamoto [JPN]
Second Place: Isaac Terceira [USA]

Senior Division Finalists

World Champion: Kaya Lichtleitner [DEU]
Second Place: Grant Shen [USA]

Masters Division Finalists

World Champion: Henry Brand [AUS]
Second Place: Shintaro Ito [JPN]

2019 Pokémon Video Game World Championships

Junior Division Finalists

World Champion: Pi Wu [TWN]
Second Place: Teddy French [GBR]

Senior Division Finalists

World Champion: Ko Tsukide [JPN]
Second Place: Lewis Tan [AUS]

Masters Division Finalists

World Champion: Naoto Mizobuchi [JPN]
Second Place: Hirofumi Kimura [JPN]

2019 Pokkén Tournament World Championships

Senior Division Finalists

World Champion: ashninja1 [USA]
Second Place: Kato [JPN]

Masters Division Finalists

World Champion: Subutan [JPN]
Second Place: Haruyuki [JPN]

Alex Seedhouse
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