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Pokémon Sun & Moon midnight launch events at GameStop
November 17, 2016
GameStop will be having midnight launch events for the release of Pokémon Sun & Moon tonight. If you've preordered you copy of the games at a participating GameStop location, you'll be able to pick up your game at 12:01am tonight.…Read More
It’s Official! Worlds 2017 will be held in Anaheim, CA!
August 21, 2016
After the dust settled and the champions were cowned at the 2016 Pokémon World Championships in San Francisco, the big news was announced. Pack your bags and get ready to visit the happiest place on earth! The 2017 Pokémon World Championships…Read More
2016 VGC Format Announced!
December 9, 2015
The new 2016 Video Game Championship has been announced and reintroduces Legenday Pokémon into the mix. These new rules will go into effect starting January 1st, 2016 for all sanctioned Play! Pokémon video game events. Here's a quick break down of…Read More
2016 Worlds Dates and Location Info Announced
December 8, 2015
Mark your calendars trainers! The dates and location of the 2016 Pokémon World Championships has been officially announced.   August 19–21, 2016   San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel 780 Mission Street San Francisco, California  94103  Read More
Shiftry Banned from Expanded Format
September 1, 2015
Where you afraid of having to face off againts a Shiftry deck at the upcoming Regionals Tournaments? Well, rejoice! No longer will the Dark Type Pokémon be of concern. Starting immediately, Shiftry (Black & White—Next Destinies, 72/99) is being removed from the…Read More
Gearing Up for Worlds!
August 12, 2015
Players from all around the world will soon decend into Boston for the Pokémon World Championships 2015! Will you be there?   The big event will take place from Friday, August 21, through Sunday, August 23, 2015, at the John B.…Read More
TCG Set Rotation Announced for 2016 Season
July 24, 2015
Starting September 1, 2015 the new Set Rotation for al Premier Events takes effect. The new Standard Format will be XY-on and the new Expanded Format will be Black & White-on. Note that  Lysandre’s Trump Card (XY—Phantom Forces, 99/119 and 118/119) will…Read More
Early Registration For Nationals Now Open!
June 10, 2015
Eraly Registration for the 2015 US Pokémon National Championships is now open! All qualifying Pokémon Trainers are invited to register online and secure a spot in the big compition. Preregistration is now available for both the TCG and Video Game.…Read More
Lysandre’s Trump Card Banned
June 1, 2015
We haven't seen one of these rulings passed since back in the Wizard of Coast days. Today, Play! Pokémon announced the ban of Lysndre's Trump Card from all tournament play.   As of June 15, 2015, Lysandre’s Trump Card (XY—Phantom…Read More
A Couple of Things Before The State Championships.
March 10, 2015
Greetings Organizers, Judges and Players of the Pokémon Trading Card Game,   The State, Province and Territory Championships are almost upon us and we’d like to make a couple things clear before they begin:   FIRST, Team Compendium has learned from TPCi…Read More
Pokémon US National Championship 2015 FAQ
March 5, 2015
The FAQ for the both the TCG and Video Game US National Championship is now up at the official Pokémon site.   As we get closer to the event, more info will be posted there. But as of right now…Read More
California Pokémon TCG State Championship March 21-22, 2015
March 2, 2015
Get Ready Pokémon Trainers! The 2015 California Pokémon TCG State Championship is fast approaching! So set you calendars and get you decks ready for March 21-22 at MTG Deals in San Gabrial, CA   MTGDEALS 136 South San Gabriel BLVD…Read More
Get Three Awesome Pokémon with Pokémon Bank
February 27, 2015
If you use Pokémon Bank, you can now get the final evolved forms of the starter Pokémon from HeartGold and SoulSilver, each with special hidden abilities. Between February 27 and November 30, 2015, when you access your Pokémon Bank account,…Read More
Pokémon TCG: XY - Primal Clash Released
February 4, 2015
"Pokémon TCG: XY—Primal Clash is the latest expansion to the Pokémon Trading Card Game franchise. Booster packs and theme decks—Earth’s Pulse and Ocean’s Core—will be available in stores on February 4, 2015, introducing more than 160 new cards to collect…Read More
New VGC Format Announced for the 2015 Season
December 15, 2014
Pokémon has announced the new rules, format, and regulations for all sanctioned Video Game tournaments in the 2015 season.   All battles will be played with the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire video games, will be standard Double…Read More
2015 Pokémon World Championship Location Announced
November 25, 2014
Get ready Trainers! The location of the 2015 Pokémon World Championships has been officially announced! See you all in Boston, Massachusetts!   That's right, the World Championships will take place from Friday, August 21, through Sunday, August 23, 2015, at…Read More