2012 Pokémon World Championships
The Sun Sets on the Second Day of Competition
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

Nearly 300 Pokémon TCG players and over 100 Pokémon video game players began competing today for their chance to reach tomorrow’s Top Cut. Now 16 TCG players and 8 video game players in each Division have the chance to become a World Champion!

2012 Pokémon World Championships
The Top 16 Pokémon TCG and Top 8 Pokémon Video Game Players
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

After seven rounds of Pokémon TCG and six rounds of video game competition, we have determined the Top 16 Pokémon TCG players and Top 8 Pokémon video game players in the world.

2012 Pokémon World Championships
A Cool Deck Is Beating the Hawaii Heat!
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

One player’s Vanilluxe deck is torching the Pokémon TCG Masters Division competition.

2012 Pokémon World Championships
A Decade of Excellence
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

Ross Cawthon is competing in his tenth World Championships. We sit down with one of the true veterans of Pokémon Trading Card Game competitions.

2012 Pokémon World Championships
Check the Latest Standings!
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

As Saturday's battles continue, find out how all the have competitors played on the updated standings page.

2012 Pokémon World Championships
The Pokémon and Strategies Proving Invaluable to VG Players
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

We've been watching the battles progress in the 2012 Pokémon World Championships and some key strategies seem to be common across the event. Let’s take a closer look at the strategies that are being used by the best players in the world.

2012 Pokémon World Championships
Repeat World Champion, Ray Rizzo, Goes for His Third Title in a Row
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

We caught up with 2010 and 2011 Pokémon Video Game World Champion, Ray Rizzo, after his first two rounds of play.

2012 Pokémon World Championships
Get to Know Your Worlds Host--Nick McCord!
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

We took a few minutes to talk to a familiar face, the 2012 Pokémon World Championships host—Nick McCord. We find out what makes him tick and discovered he truly is a Pokémon fan at heart.

2012 Pokémon World Championships
Let's Get Ready for the Main Event!
DAY 2: Saturday August 11, 2012

The 2012 Pokémon World Championships Main Event is about to kick off in a big way. The competition starts with the Opening Ceremony, which is always not to be missed.