Congrats to the winners!
The culmination of the 2022 Play! Pokémon season is on the horizon with the conclusion of last week’s 2022 Pokémon North America International Championships. The North American International Championships took place in Columbus, Ohio, and winners have been awarded. You can see the full list of winners from the event below.
Trading Card Game Junior Division: 1st place: Nathan Osterkatz
Trading Card Game Senior Division: 1st place: Rune Heiremans
Trading Card Game Masters Division: 1st place: Azul Garcia Griego
Video Game Junior Division: 1st place: Abel Ashby
Video Game Senior Division: 1st place: Christopher Han
Video Game Masters Division: 1st place: James Evans
Pokémon GO Senior Division: 1st place: Andrew Ford
Pokémon GO Masters Division: 1st place: Payden Bingham
Pokkén Tournament DX Senior Division: 1st place: Peyton Fearing
Pokkén Tournament DX Masters Division: 1st place: Chaz Wright
Top-ranked players have now secured an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships. Now a four-day event, the 2022 Pokémon World Championships will take place August 18–21 in London, England. Thousands of competitors, spectators, and fans will converge at ExCeL London, where some of the world’s most elite Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video game, Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon UNITE, and Pokémon GO players will compete for the coveted title of World Champion and more than $500,000 in scholarships, cash, and prizes.