The 2013 Pokémon U.S. National Championships concluded on Sunday. Over 3,000 were in attendance, including 2,100 competitors from the Juniors, Seniors and Masters age groups. Players traveled from all over the country to compete in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and Video Game events. The top four finalists in each division received a travel award for the 2013 Pokémon World Championships this August in Vancouver, Canada.
Video Game National Champions
- Junior Division (born 2002 or later): Beau Berg, playing with Tyranitar, Garchomp, Zapdos, Cresselia, Hitmontop, and Scizor
- Senior Division (born from 1998 to 2001): Paul Chua, playing with Politoed, Kingdra, Cresselia, Scrafty, Metagross, Thundurus
- Masters Division (Born 1997 or earlier): Gavin Michaels, playing with Ludicolo, Amoonguss, Landorus, Metagross, Volcarona, and Tyranitar
Trading Card Game National Champions
- Junior Division (born 2002 or later): Carson St. Denis, running a team Plasma deck
- Senior Division (born from 1998 to 2001): Calvin Connor, running a team Plasma deck
- Masters Division (Born 1997 or earlier): Edmund Kuras running a “Deck and Cover” Gothitelle/Accelgor deck
TCG Juniors Photo Gallery
TCG Seniors Photo Gallery
TCG Masters Photo Gallery
Video Game Juniors Photo Gallery
Video Game Seniors Photo Gallery
Video Game Masters Photo Gallery
The 2013 Pokémon World Championships will take place this August in Vancouver, Canada. To learn more about the tournament, visit the official website.