2017 World Championships winners and finalists announced

Ryota Otsubo and Diego Cassiraga are VGC and TCG Masters champions
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  • Monday, August 21, 2017

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The 2017 VGC, TCG and Pokkén Tournament Pokémon World Championships took place at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California from August 18 to 20 and the winners and finalists of each division have been confirmed by the Pokémon Company International. The winners of each division earned the title of Pokémon World Champion, a monetary prize in the form of a scholarship or cash prize, an invitation and Travel Award to the 2018 Pokémon World Championships and received a special Pokémon World Championships trophy. The confirmed winners and finalists in each division and the countries they come from are:

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Video Game Junior Division

  • Winner: Nicholas K. (Australia)
  • Finalist: Tomás S. (Spain)

Trading Card Game Junior Division

  • Winner: Tobias S. (Norway)
  • Finalist: Minaki H. (Japan)

Video Game Senior Division

  • Winner: Hong J. (South Korea)
  • Finalist: Yukio W. (Japan)

Trading Card Game Senior Division

  • Winner: Zachary B. (United States)
  • Finalist: Michael L. (Canada)

Video Game Masters Division

  • Winner: Ryota Otsubo (Japan)
  • Finalist: Sam Pandelis (Australia)

Trading Card Game Masters Division

  • Winner: Diego Cassiraga (Argentina)
  • Finalist: Naoto Suzuki (Japan)

Pokkén Tournament

  • Winner: Hisaharu "Tonosama" Abe (Japan)
  • Finalist: Fujioka "Mikukey_HOMURA" Shuhei (Australia)