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(Never knew PBR allowed different clothes for Dawn and Lucas. Poli, do a table for TCG too if you want.)
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[[File:Pokémon World Championships 2009 artwork.png|thumb|300px|Pokémon World Championships 2009]]
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The winners of the Pokémon World Championships this year have been announced. The events took place last Friday, Aug. 14 and Saturday, August 15 in {{wp|San Diego}}, California.
   
The winners of the {{bp|Pokémon Trading Card Game}} World Championships, as well as the winners of the {{bp|Pokémon Video Games}} World Championships, have been announced. Both events took place on Friday, August 14th, and Saturday, August 15th, in {{wp|San Diego}}, California.
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In the TCG World Championships, Stephen Silvestro won in the Masters Division with his {{TCG|Speedrill}} deck. Takuto Itakagi and Tsubasa Nakamura, both from {{wp|Japan}}, took home the Senior and Junior division trophies, respectively. They both used variant {{bp|Pokémon SP (TCG)|SP}} decks.
   
Stephen Silvestro won in the Masters Division of the TCG Championship with his {{bp|Speedrill (TCG)|Speedrill}} deck... Takuto Itakagi and Tsubasa Nakamura, both from {{wp|Japan}}, took home the Senior and Junior division trophies, respectively. They both used variant {{bp|Pokémon SP (TCG)|SP}} decks, which was clearly a good choice.
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For the Video Game World Championships, Jeremiah Fan from the {{wp|United States}} defeated Japan's Santa Ito for first place in the Junior Division. In Senior Division, Kazuyuki Tsuji won against Tasuku Mano for first place. The {{bp|party|teams}} of all four players are listed below.
   
As for the VGCs, Jeremiah Fan from the {{wp|United States}} defeated Santa Ito from Japan for first place in the Junior division. Jeremiah used a {{bp|Rain Dance (move)|Rain Dance}} team consisting of {{bp|Vaproeon (Pokémon)|Vaporeon}}, {{bp|Kingdra (Pokémon)|Kingdra}}, {{bp|Ludicolo (Pokémon)|Ludicolo}}, and an additional Pokémon unknown at this time. In Seniors, Kazuyuki Tsuji won against Tasuku Mano for first place. Tsuji used {{bp|Toxicroak (Pokémon)|Toxicroak}}, {{bp|Salamence (TCG)|Salamence}}, {{bp|Empoleon (Pokémon)|Empoleon}}, and {{bp|Snorlax (Pokémon)|Snorlax}}.
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Videos of all final battles, as well as other information on the championships, can be found on the official site of the Pokémon World Championships 2009.
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A few details on the championships next year were also revealed. They will be held in Kona, Hawaii. The Video Game Championships will make use of the upcoming games {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}}. Previously-banned {{bp|legendary Pokémon}} will also be allowed to enter. Registration for the Japanese qualifiers begins this November.
   
 
==Information==
 
==Information==
[http://pokebeach.com/2009/08/worlds-2009-tcg-championships-results PokéBeach's article]
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*[http://www.go-pokemon.com/worlds/2009/ Official site for WC 2009]
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*[http://www.pokemon.co.jp/special/hgss/news/06.html Information on VGC 2010]
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*[http://pokebeach.com/2009/08/worlds-2009-tcg-championships-results PokéBeach's article]

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Pokémon World Championships 2009

The winners of the Pokémon World Championships this year have been announced. The events took place last Friday, Aug. 14 and Saturday, August 15 in San Diego, California.

In the TCG World Championships, Stephen Silvestro won in the Masters Division with his Speedrill deck. Takuto Itakagi and Tsubasa Nakamura, both from Japan, took home the Senior and Junior division trophies, respectively. They both used variant SP decks.

For the Video Game World Championships, Jeremiah Fan from the United States defeated Japan's Santa Ito for first place in the Junior Division. In Senior Division, Kazuyuki Tsuji won against Tasuku Mano for first place. The teams of all four players are listed below.

Junior Division
Jeremiah Fan 272 230 134 376 454 080
Santa Ito 059 376 130 445 373 359
Senior Division
Kazuyuki Tsuji 469 450 464 292 146 145
Tasuku Mano 272 454 376 143 373 395

Videos of all final battles, as well as other information on the championships, can be found on the official site of the Pokémon World Championships 2009.

A few details on the championships next year were also revealed. They will be held in Kona, Hawaii. The Video Game Championships will make use of the upcoming games Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver. Previously-banned legendary Pokémon will also be allowed to enter. Registration for the Japanese qualifiers begins this November.

Information