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2014 World Championships to be held in Washington D.C.
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Today, after three days of intense Video Game and Trading Card Game matches fought by hard-working players from across all the corners of the globe, the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, Canada has come to a close. During the closing ceremony, which saw special appearances from GameFreak's Junichi Masuda and The Pokémon Company's Tsunekaz Ishihara, the first video footage of the new Mega Evolutions of Ampharos, Mawile and Absol was shown, before the six winners were handed their trophies:
The Video Game Championship Winners
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VGC Junior Division Winner: Brendan Zheng
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VGC Senior Division Winner: Hayden McTavish
VGC Master Division Winner: Arash Ommati
This year is notable in that with Arash Ommati winning the Masters Division Championship, this is the first time a European player has taken the top prize for the Video Game Championships.
The Trading Card Game Championship Winners
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TCG Junior Division Winner: Ondrej Kujal
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TCG Senior Division Winner: Kaiwen Cabbabe
TCG Master Division Winner: Jason Klaczynski
Next Year's Location
Following the presentation of the awards, the festivities came to a close with the reveal of the location of next year's Pokémon World Championships - despite spending a year away, the prestigious event is returning to the United States of America, with Washington D.C. being the location of next year's games!
Who will be lucky enough to qualify for Worlds next year?
Mega Evolution Video
Pokémon World Championships website