Media Alert

Don’t Miss Out on the Action With the Official Broadcast of the Pokémon Europe International Championships, Live From London, April 5-7, 2024

London, UK — March 28, 2024 — Pokémon players from all over the world will gather at ExCeL London next weekend for three days of fierce competition in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games, Pokémon GO and Pokémon UNITE, for a chance to qualify for the Pokémon World Championships that will be held in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, later this year.

Those unable to attend the event will be able to tune in at home via Twitch to watch the official English broadcast of the competition, hosted by a talented cast of Pokémon experts:
Pokémon TCG
Commentators: Alex Dao, Chip Richey, Ethan Hegyi, Freya Pearce, Mike Ellis
Friday, April 5: 1 a.m. to 2 p.m. PT
Saturday, April 6: 1 a.m. to 2 p.m. PT
Sunday, April 7: Finals start at 3 a.m. PT on
Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet
Commentators: Charlie Merriman, Kosta Daidimos, Labhaoisa Akcos-Cromie, Lee Provost, Sierra Dawn
Friday, April 5: 1 a.m. to 12 p.m. PT
Saturday, April 6: 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. PT
Sunday, April 7: Finals start at 6:30 a.m. PT on
Pokémon GO
Commentators: Leonard König, Martijn Versteeg, Ryan Hackeley, Steven Sanders, Zoë Nowak
Friday, April 5: 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. PT
Saturday, April 6: 1 a.m. to 1 p.m. PT
Sunday, April 7: Finals start at 1 a.m. PT on
Pokémon UNITE
Commentators: Evan Hashimoto, Jake Sprague, Joshua Hiebert, Kirk Dube
Friday, April 5: 1 a.m. to 11 a.m. PT
Saturday, April 6: 1 a.m. to 11 a.m PT: Quarterfinals to Grand Finals
Keep up-to-date with the latest news from the 2024 EUIC here, and to find out more about the Play! Pokémon program, be sure to visit


About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, visit
About Niantic
Niantic's global-scale augmented reality platform and digital map power spatial computing experiences in the real world. Incubated out of the Maps team at Google, Niantic first created Ingress and then Pokémon GO, , a collaborative effort with The Pokémon Company, which has become a cultural phenomenon and hit game played by tens of millions of people each month. Niantic’s Lightship platform, which powers Pokémon GO, also supports the company's other games including Pikmin Bloom, Peridot and Monster Hunter Now. Developers use Niantic’s platform to build their own AR applications and experiences, either with the Lightship Platform or directly through the web with 8th Wall.

About TiMi Studio Group
TiMi Studio Group makes high quality, high fidelity and highly accessible games for all ages. Founded in 2008, TiMi is a subsidiary of Tencent Games and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China with offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Montréal, Singapore, Shanghai and Chengdu.