Landing on London
The 2022 Pokémon World Championships are right around the corner, with the festivities taking place August 18–21 at the ExCeL London events center. This is where the world’s best Pokémon TCG, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Pokémon GO, Pokkén Tournament DX, and Pokémon UNITE players will gather to compete for the prestigious Pokémon World Champion title, more than half a million dollars in prizes, and return invitations for next year’s Worlds competitions.
In advance of the big event, Pokémon Co. has shared the official artwork for the 2022 Pokémon World Championships, which you can see above. The artwork features Pikachu, Roserade and more alongside a London motif.
This year, for the first time, Pokémon fans who are planning to shop at the pop-up Pokémon Center at Worlds must schedule a reservation. Tickets to shop will be available starting July 18. Shopping appointments will likely be claimed quickly, so don’t miss your opportunity to shop for exclusive merchandise. Stay tuned for additional information about where to make your reservation.