There will be two divisions. The Junior/Senior division is for players born in 1998 or later. The Masters division is for players born in 1997 or earlier. In each division, 128 European participants and 128 North American participants will receive Championship Points, which is usable toward qualifying for the 2013 Pokémon Video Game World Championships. The top 16 North American players receive a first-round bye in the Regional Championships. The qualifications for European players are unknown at this time. The results will be announced Dec. 20, 2012.
The upcoming Video Game Championship Series season schedule has been released.
“Upcoming GBU Wi-Fi and live Video Game Championship Series tournaments include: