Media alert

01/09/2020

WORLD’S TOP POKÉMON COMPETITORS CROWNED AT THE VIRTUAL 2020 POKÉMON PLAYERS CUP

LONDON, UK—September 1, 2020—Following three months of intense matches and friendly competition in an unprecedented virtual environment for Pokémon Trainers, the 2020 Pokémon Players Cup came to a close today. The best Masters Division players from around the world came together virtually to compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games, and Pokkén Tournament DX. More than 9000 players from around the globe competed in the virtual tournament.
 
The Pokémon Players Cup is an online tournament that took place from June through August, in which players from around the world competed to prove they’re the best and win Travel Awards to a future Pokémon International Championships.
 
The 2020 Pokémon Players Cup Champions are:
 

  • 2020 Pokémon TCG Players Cup Champion Jack Millar
 
  • 2020 Pokémon Video Game Players Cup Champion Santino Tarquinio
 
  • 2020 Pokkén Tournament DX Players Cup Champion Shadowcat

 
2020 POKÉMON TRADING CARD GAME PLAYERS CUP CHAMPIONS
 Finalists
World Champion: Jack Millar
Second Place: Matthew Burris
 
2020 POKÉMON VIDEO GAME PLAYERS CUP CHAMPIONS
 Finalists
World Champion: Santino Tarquinio
Second Place: Jiseok Lee
 
For more information about the Pokémon Players Cup, please visit: https://www.pokemon.com/uk/play-pokemon/pokemon-players-cup/about/
 
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About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit https://www.pokemon.com.