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The Pokémon Company has announced the 2022 Pokémon World Championships Schedule. Events take place from Thursday, August 18th, 2022 through Saturday, August 20th, 2022. The 2022 Pokémon GO World Championships will begin on Friday, August 19th, 2022, for all age divisions. The 2022 Pokémon UNITE World Championships will begin on Friday, August 19th, 2022,, and complete on Saturday, August 20.

2022 Pokémon World Championships Schedule

Doors open at 8 am each day from Thursday, August 18, through Saturday, August 20. Doors open at 8:30 am on Sunday, August 21.

All Pokémon TCG and VGC final matches will be played on the main stage on Sunday, August 21. Side events will take place during all four days of the World Championships.

All times are approximate and subject to change.

Pokémon TCG

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
5–8 pm - Welcome Kit pickup and check-in
8 pm - Deadline to submit online deck lists for Day 1 players

Thursday, August 18th, 2022
8 am - Doors open
9 am - Opening ceremony
9:45 am - Day 1 players seated for Round 1 of Swiss
A lunch break will occur
7:30 pm - Estimated finish time for TCG Junior and Senior Divisions
8:45 pm - Estimated finish time for TCG Masters Division

Friday, August 19th, 2022
8 am - Doors open
8:45 am - Round 1 pairings posted for Day 2 players
9 am - Up to 9 rounds of Swiss. Records equal to 8th place at the end of Swiss will advance to Top Cut. A lunch break will occur
8 pm - Estimated finish time for TCG Junior and Senior Divisions
9:15 pm - Estimated finish time for TCG Masters Division

Saturday, August 20th, 2022
8 am - Doors open
8:45 am - Players seated for Top Cut
9 am - Single-elimination Top Cut will be played until 2 players remain
No planned lunch break
2 pm - Estimated finish time for TCG Junior and Senior Divisions
7 pm - Estimated finish time for TCG Masters Division

*Schedule is subject to change. If the schedule runs behind on Friday, some Swiss rounds may be played on Saturday.

Pokémon VGC

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
5–8 pm - Welcome Kit pickup and check-in, Battle Team locking for Day 1 players
8 pm - Deadline to submit online team lists

Thursday, August 18th, 2022
8 am - Doors open
9 am- Opening ceremony
9:30 am - Day 1 players seated for Round 1 of Swiss
A lunch break will occur
5 pm - Estimated finish time for VGC Junior and Senior Divisions
8 pm - Estimated finish time for VGC Masters Division

Friday, August 19th, 2022
8 am - Doors open. Players need to be in line by 8:15 am in the VGC tournament area to have Battle Teams locked.
9 am - Up to 9 rounds of Swiss. At the end of Swiss, players with 2 or fewer losses and no ties will advance to Top Cut.
A lunch break will occur
5 pm - Estimated finish time for VGC Junior and Senior Divisions
6 pm - Estimated finish time for VGC Masters Divisions

Saturday, August 20th, 2022
8 am - Doors open
8:45 am - Players seated for Top Cut
9 am - Single-elimination Top Cut will be played until 2 players remain
No planned lunch break
12 pm - Estimated finish time for VGC Junior and Senior Divisions
3 pm - Estimated finish time for VGC Masters Division

2022 Pokkén Tournament World Championships Player Information

The 2022 Pokkén Tournament World Championships will take place Friday, August 19 for both age divisions. Players will battle for great prizes (including a share of the $20,000 prize pool in the Masters Division) and the title of World Champion. The competition begins at 9:00 am BST in the Pokkén Tournament DX area.

The competition will unfold via double-elimination brackets: 8 players for the Senior Division and 16 players for the Masters Division. Matches will be played on Nintendo Switch systems connected by LAN cables, and each competitor will have their own monitor. Winners will be determined in a best-of-five format, and most matches will be streamed. All competitors must bring their own wired HORI Pokkén Tournament Pro Pad or wired HORI Nintendo Switch Pokkén Tournament DX Pro Pad to participate in this event. Players may wear wired headphones.

2022 Pokkén Tournament Senior Division Competition Schedule - Friday, August 19th, 2022

9:00 am – Winners Round 1
10:00 am – Winners Round 2
10:30 am – Losers Round 1
11:00 am – Losers Round 2
11:30 am – Losers Round 3
12:00 pm – Winners Finals
12:30 pm – Losers Finals
1:00 pm – Break
3:00 pm – Grand Finals

Times are approximate; players must be available to play when their match is called. Matches may be called earlier than scheduled, if possible.

Masters Division Competition Schedule - Friday, August 19th, 2022

9:00 am – Winners Round 1
11:00 am – Winners Round 2
12:00 pm – Losers Round 1
12:45 pm – Losers Round 2
1:30 pm – Winners Semifinals
2:00 pm – Losers Round 3
2:30 pm – Losers Round 4
3:30 pm – Winners Finals
4:00 pm – Losers Semifinals
4:30 pm – Losers Finals
5:00 pm – Grand Finals
5:30 pm – Trophy presentation

Times are approximate; players must be available to play when their match is called. Matches may be called earlier than scheduled, if possible.

Finals Sunday—Pokémon TCG and VGC, All Divisions*

Sunday, August 21st, 2022
9 am - TCG Junior Division finals
Followed by TCG Senior Division finals
Followed by TCG Masters Division finals
Followed by VGC Junior Division finals
Followed by VGC Senior Division finals
Followed by VGC Masters Division finals
4 pm Closing ceremony

*Matches will be played sequentially, and the schedule may run faster if possible.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/play-pokemon/worlds/2022/competition-schedules/
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