This past weekend in San Diego, California was an exciting one for Pokémon fans as thousands gathered to watch the showdown at the 2011 Pokémon World Championships. The event brought in 400 players from over 27 countries who all came to participate in the professional Pokémon Black and White battling for the chance to be deemed as the best Pokémon trainers.

J.C. Smith, director of Consumer Marketing for The Pokémon Company International, said regarding the event, “The Pokémon World Championships is more than a tournament; it’s a global event for our entire community to compete, have fun, and create lifelong friendships.

He added, “It’s been an incredible weekend, and we couldn’t be happier to congratulate this year’s World Champions for their dedication, their unbelievable talent, and most importantly, their sportsmanship during the entire Play! Pokémon season.

Below are the six competitors who proved themselves to be the best Pokemon trainers along with their victorious Pokémon teams.

Juniors Class
Brian Hough: Meinshao, Terrakion, Hydreigon, Musharon, Amoongus and Thundurus.

Ian McLaughlin: Whimsicott, Terrakion, Chandelure, Zoroark, Amoongus, Jellicent

Seniors Class
Kamran Jahadi: Jellicent, Chandelure, Amungus, Terakron, Thundurus and Tornadus.

Sejun Park: Amoongus Thundurus, Tornadus, Chandelure, Scrafty, Conkeldurr

Masters Class
Ray Rizzo: Gothitelle, Hydreigon, Thundurus, Escavelier, Terrakion, Conkeldurr

Matteo Gini: Thundurus, Tornadus, Eelektross, Scrafty, Haxorus and Krokodile.

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haha cool~
congratz to them~


congrats to the poke trainers!!


wow cool ! pokemon really loveable by people <3


wow! there are so many people who likes Pokemon!


So cool!! LOL Didn’t know there’s a Pokemon World Championship xD


Wow. Congrats to them!


congrats to the ones who made it smile


Wow that’s a pretty great honor raspberry
Congratz to those who made it!! :D


ahah congrats to them smile


wow those six must be excited xD


Thanks to the picture, I got the theme song stuck in my head xD
Congrats to those who made it in the top!


wow, i would like to be there >.<
I’m a pokemon fan smile
thnx for sharing!


Congrats to the winners! Wow over 400 players - crazy.



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