Watch The 2017 Pokémon World Championships Live This Weekend

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The 2017 Pokémon World Championships will take place this weekend, and, for those unable to attend in person, The Pokémon Company will once again stream all of the action live.

That will see expert commentators provide coverage and analysis as the competition is whittled down to crown a new Pokémon World Champion in the Pokémon Trading Card Game, video game, and Pokkén Tournament categories.

There will be four different channels that will stream that coverage online, that can all be viewed on the official Pokémon website.

In looking to make sure that you know precisely when everything is happening, The Pokémon Company has released their streaming schedule for the three days that you can see below.

2017 Pokémon World Championships Streaming Schedule

All times are PDT.

Main Channel

Friday 18th August 2017
9 a.m.: Opening Ceremony
10 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
2–6 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Swiss Rounds

Saturday 19th August 2017
9 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
3:30–5 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament Top 4 & Finals
5:30–10 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Top Cut

Sunday 20th August 2017
9 a.m.: Pokémon TCG Junior Division Finals
Immediately following: Pokémon TCG Senior Division Finals
Immediately following: Pokémon TCG Masters Division Finals
30-minute break
Immediately following: Pokémon VGC Junior Division Finals
Immediately following: Pokémon VGC Senior Division Finals
Immediately following: Pokémon VGC Masters Division Finals
Immediately following: Closing Ceremony

Pokémon TCG Channel

Friday 18th August 2017
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds

Saturday 19th August 2017
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
6–10 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Top Cut

Sunday 20th August 2017
Off air

Pokémon Video Game Channel

Friday 18th August 2017
10 a.m. – 9 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Swiss Rounds

Saturday 19th August 2017
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Swiss Rounds
4:30–8:30 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Top Cut

Sunday 20th August 2017
Off air

Pokkén Tournament Channel

Friday 18th August 2017
10 a.m. – Noon: Pokkén Tournament Last Chance Qualifier
1–5 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament Last Chance Qualifier (as needed)

Saturday 19th August 2017
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament Masters Division World Championships

Sunday 20th August 2017
Off air

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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