Who Will Be The Very Best? 2017 Pokemon World Championships Begin This Weekend

by Christine Marie Attardo

This weekend brings the start of the 2017 Pokémon World Championships! Can’t be there yourself? Don’t worry. The championship will be streamed online at Pokemon.com/Live across four different channels, so you can watch your favorite players and events all weekend long. Expert commentators will provide coverage and analysis for all the action.

There is no doubt that there will be some competitive spirits battling it out! After all, the Pokemon: TCG is constantly adding new cards and expansions to keep things exciting. Take advantage of this great opportunity to tune in. Here’s what the streaming schedule will look like:

Main Channel

Friday:

  • 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:

  • 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:

  • 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:

  • 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds

Saturday:

  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
  • 6–10 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Top Cut

SundayOff air

Pokémon Video Game Channel

Friday:

  • 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Swiss Rounds

Saturday:

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Swiss Rounds
  • 4:30–8:30 p.m.: Pokémon VGC Top Cut

SundayOff air

Pokkén Tournament Channel
Friday:

  • 10 a.m. – Noon: Pokkén Tournament Last Chance Qualifier
  • 1–5 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament Last Chance Qualifier (as needed)

Saturday:

  • 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Pokkén Tournament Masters Division World Championships

SundayOff air