Competitive Pokémon play takes the global stage for the 2018 Pokémon World Championships beginning today, August 24. The Pokémon Company International is various streams live on Twitch and YouTube, including a main stage stream that rotates gameplay content and will show all the finals matches.
The livestreams from Nashville, Tennessee, feature engaging matches all three days of the competition and include live expert commentary. The exclusive Worlds Pikachu mascot for this year sports a festive outfit and a banjo, so you are likely to spot it all around.
During the opening ceremony, The Pokémon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara appeared on stage to announce Pokémon TCG Tag Team GX cards, beginning with Pikachu and Zekrom.