Pokemon World Championships Live Stream: How to Watch Online

In four days, Pokémon players from more than 35 countries will descend on San Francisco for the Pokémon World Championships and compete for their share of more than $500,000.

Players who qualified throughout the 2016 Championship Series season will battle it out over a three-day period, from Aug. 19 to Aug. 21, in the hopes of being crowned the next Pokémon TCG, Video Game, or “Pokkén Tournament” world champion.

The 2016 Pokémon World Championships will be streamed online at Pokemon.com/Live across four different channels, featuring experts who will provide coverage and analysis during the events.

So you don’t miss out; bookmark this page to stay up-to-date with all of the Pokémon action.

Main Channel


  • 9:00 a.m.: Opening Ceremony
  • 10:00 a.m.–1:45 p.m.: VGC Swiss rounds
  • 1:45–5:30 p.m.: TCG Swiss Rounds
  • 6:00–9:00 p.m.: VGC Swiss rounds


  • 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.: VGC Swiss Rounds
  • 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: “Pokkén Tournament” Senior Division Finals
  • 12:45–4:30 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
  • 4:30–5:45 p.m.: “Pokkén Tournament” Masters Division Finals
  • 6:00–10:00 p.m.: VGC Top Cut


  • 9:00 a.m.: Pokémon TCG Junior Division Finals
  • Immediately following: Pokémon TCG Senior Division Finals
  • Immediately following: Pokémon TCG Masters Division Finals
  • 30-minute break
  • Immediately following: VGC Junior Division Finals
  • Immediately following: VGC Senior Division Finals
  • Immediately following: VGC Masters Division Finals

Pokémon TCG Channel


  • 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds


  • 9:00 a.m.–5:45 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
  • 6:15–9:30 p.m.: Pokémon TCG Top Cut

Sunday: off air

Pokémon Video Game Channel


  • 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.: VGC Swiss Rounds


  • 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.: VGC Swiss Rounds
  • 5:00–8:30 p.m.: VGC Top Cut

Sunday: off air

“Pokkén Tournament” Channel


  • 10:00 a.m.–Noon: “Pokkén Tournament” Last Chance Qualifier
  • 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.: “Pokkén Tournament” Last Chance Qualifier (as needed)


  • 9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: “Pokkén Tournament” Senior World Championships
  • 1:30 p.m.–5:45 p.m.: “Pokkén Tournament” Masters World Championships

Sunday: off air

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