World Championships Championships

VGC Rule Set:

Usable Games Pokémon X, Pokémon Y
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Kalos Pokédex.
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, and Diancie, Pokémon not captured or hatched in X & Y, Pokémon not in Kalos Pokédex
Clauses: No same Pokémon, No same item
Players may only use Pokémon with items or moves obtained in Pokémon X or Y


Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

15th - 17th August 2014

Hold Item:
No Item
Date of Receiving
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The Pokémon World Championships are not open to all, but rather require participants to earn Championship Points through Internet Competitions, Premier Challenges, Regional Championships and National Championships in their location of residence. Based on this, the invitations go out as follows.

North AmericaTop 24Top 40Top 40
EuropeTop 36Top 60Top 60
Latin AmericaTop 10Top 18Top 18
Asia PacificTop 10Top 8Top 8
South AfricaTop 2Top 2Top 2

In addition to that, winners of the Top 4 from the 2014 series in all divisions will receive invitations to the World Championships. The Top 8 players in the US, 16 players in Europe, 2 in Latin America and 2 in Asia Pacific will receive travel awards and can skip the first day. The schedule is as follows:


Last Chance Qualifiers, Player Meetings


Swiss It ends with a Top 8 Top Cut.


The Finals.

The Top 2 in each division will receive a travel award to the World Championships next year, while Top 3 & 4 receive an invitation to the 2016 Championships.