FOLLOW LIVE: 2022 World Championships

It's finally here-- the 2022 Pokémon World Championships take place this Thursday-Sunday, August 18-21, in London. PokéStats will keep you updated on the metagame, the decks at top tables, and other key information from the event on this page. For more updates, be sure to follow our Twitter

Event schedule
  • Thursday: opening ceremony; Day 1 Swiss - 539 Players (Masters), 105 Players (Seniors), 44 Players (Juniors)
  • Friday: Day 2 Swiss (Day 2 auto-qualifiers plus qualified players from Day 1)
  • Saturday: Top Cut; London Open
  • Sunday: Grand Finals; closing ceremony


PokéStats deck reporting policy: Until the conclusion of the tournament, we will only report on archetypes and not detailed information about lists, barring notable techs that appear on stream. Although we do our best to maintain accurate sources at the event, do not accept a report as 100% accurate unless confirmed by the player themselves or reported by the official stream. 

Stream matches

Round 6: Simon Trottier-Lacasse (CA, 5-0-0, Mew VMAX) 2-0 Ryuki Okada (JP, 5-0-0, Arceus VSTAR/Flying Pikachu VMAX)

Round 5: Lucas Calzà (IT, 4-0-0, Arceus VSTAR/Inteleon) 1-2 Aidan Khus (US, 4-0-0, Arceus VSTAR/Inteleon/Galarian Bird Box)

Round 4: Kai Wainright (GB, 3-0-0, Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR) 2-1 Hiroki Yano (JP, 3-0-0, Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR)

Round 3 (match 2): Jack Culkin (GB, 2-0-0, Ice Rider Calyrex VMAX/Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR) 2-1 Emery Taylor (US, 2-0-0, Mew VMAX)

Round 3 (match 1): Tamao Takeda (GB, 2-0-0, Mewtwo V-UNION/Miltank) 0-1 Kai Yajima (JP, 2-0-0, Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR)

Round 2: Ross Cawthon (US, 1-0-0, Inteleon Toolbox) 2-0 Mathieu Vidal (FR, 1-0-0, Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR)

Round 1: Gregory Fortier (CA, 0-0-0, Mew VMAX) 2-1 Xander Pero (US, 0-0-0, Origin Forme Palkia VSTAR)