Pokémon Black and White (ポケットモンスター ブラック・ホワイト)
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Developer: Publisher: Platform: Release Date(s): Mode(s): Rating(s): Controller(s):
Game Freak Nintendo / The Pokémon Company Nintendo DS September 18th, 2010 (JPN)
March 6th, 2011 (USA)
March 4th, 2011 (EUR)
March 10th, 2011 (AUS)
April 21st, 2011 (KOR)
Single player,
Multiplayer
CERO: A (JPN)
PEGI: 3+ (EUR)
ESRB: E (USA)
Nintendo DS
Table of Contents:
Black and White Main Page - Description - Story/Information - Pokémon Labyrinth - Play to Befriend a Pokémon - C-Gear - Pokémon Musical - Wi-Fi Competitions - Dream World Furnishings - Features - Screenshots - Iwata Asks BW


BW Wi-Fi Tournaments

Wi-Fi competitions are held on the Pokémon Global Link. Participants of the tournaments need to register on the Pokémon Global Link by going to the Wi-Fi Competitions links while logged into the site.

Players then need to setup their Battle Box by going to a Pokémon Center in the game and access the PC. Choose "Someone's PC" and then choose "Battle Box." Players can then choose up to 6 Pokémon and move them to their Battle Box for use in the Wi-Fi competition.

List of Tournaments

Below is a list of the tournaments that took place throughout the world. Each description details the specific rules for the competition as each one had their own list.


Korea Representative Election Tournament Wi-Fi Qualification Tournament(「포켓몬 월드챔피언십2012 대한민국 대표 선발전」 Wi-Fi 예선)

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Information Description
Region: Korea
Registration Period:
Tournament Period: May 9th 2012 until May 13th 2012
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Dex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem
This was the Korean equivalent of the Japan Cup 2012 Spring, with the winners qualifying for the Korea Representative Election Tournament,the real-life tournament whose winners would represent Korea in the Pokémon World Championships 2012 in Hawaii. It only had 114 participants.

2012 Spring Friendly

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Information Description
Region: International (Excluding Japan and Korea)
Registration Period:
Tournament Period: May 10th 2012 until May 14th 2012
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Dex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem
Start training for the 2012 Spring Friendly, the latest Wi-Fi Competition that will put your battling skills to the test! The Spring Friendly is open to players around the world, with the exception of Japan and South Korea. To participate, all you need is a copy of Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version and a Pokémon Trainer Club account. The regulations for the tournament are virtually identical to live Video Game Championships tournaments, as well as the 2012 International Challenge.

Wi-Fi Tournament Pokémon Global Link Japan Cup 2012 Spring (Wi-Fi大会 ポケモングローバルリンク ジャパンカップ 2012 スプリング)

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Information Description
Region: Japan
Registration Period:
Tournament Period: May 2nd 2012 until May 6th 2012
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Dex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Houou, Perap, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem
This tournament was used as a qualification tournament for the Japan Representative Election Tournament, the real-life tournament whose winners would represent Japan in the Pokémon World Championships 2012 in Hawaii.

2012 International Challenge

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Information Description
Region: International
Registration Period:
Tournament Period: March 22nd 2012 until March 26th 2012
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Dex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Ho-oh, Chatot, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem
This was the first tournament to be open to players from all regions.

Wi-Fi Tournament Pokémon Global Link Famitsu Cup (Wi-Fi大会 ポケモングローバルリンク ファミ通カップ)

Information Description
Region: Japan
Registration Period:
Tournament Period: December 7th 2011 until December 11th 2011
Battle Type: Single Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: National Dex
Banned Pokémon: Mewtwo, Mew, Lugia, Houou, Perap, Celebi, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Jirachi, Deoxys, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Phione, Manaphy, Darkrai, Shaymin, Arceus, Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem
This tournament was arranged in cooperation with the video game magazine Famitsu. It was the first single battle tournament, as well as the first tournament to allow Pokémon from the entire National Dex to be used.

2011 Autumn Friendly

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Information Description
Region: International (Japan and Korea excluded)
Registration Period:
Tournament Period: October 20th 2011 until October 24th 2011
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Unova Dex
Banned Pokémon: Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem
This was the first international tournament. It's identical to the Japan Cup.

Wi-fi Tournament Pokémon Global Link Japan Cup (Wi-Fi大会 ポケモングローバルリンク ジャパンカップ)

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Information Description
Region: Japan
Registration Period:
Tournament Period: September 15th, 2011 until September 19th, 2011
Battle Type: Double Battle
Pokémon Restrictions: Isshu Dex
Banned Pokémon: Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem
The Japan Cup was held to commemmorate the one year anniversary of Pocket Monsters Black and White.

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