The 2019 Pokémon World Championships Will Be Held in Washington D.C.

The next location for the Pokémon World Championships has been revealed and it'll be located in the United States' Capital.

on August 26, 2018 5:58 PM

Following the end of the 2018 Pokémon World Championships, the folks over on the official Pokémon Twitter announced where the next competition will be held. Which means it’s time to stop slacking and get training if you want to be the very best like no one ever was.

The 2019 Pokémon World Championships will be held in my very own nation’s capital, Washington D.C. This year, three games were present at the championship, Pokkén Tournament DX, Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, and the TCG game of the same name. Perhaps next year we’ll see the addition of the next generation which hasn’t been given a name yet when it comes to Nintendo Switch sometime next year.

In other World Championships news, Paul Ruiz, the first ever Latin American champion, took home the gold in the Masters Division of the tournament for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, so hats off to him for getting out there and winning. Furthermore, Nintendo is still revealing lots of new information about Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! Most recently, they showed off a new trailer for some mega evolutions featuring some of the series’ most iconic monsters.

If you’d like to, you can preorder Let’s Go! Pikachu and Let’s Go! Eevee on Amazon right now. They’ll both be available exclusively for Nintendo Switch on November 16.


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Jordan Boyd is a Staff Writer at DualShockers, specializing in indie games, RPGs and shooting titles. He's majoring in journalism at Stony Brook University on Long Island. During the 7th console generation, Jordan faced a crippling blow with the release of Aliens: Colonial Marines that scarred him for life.