TOURNAMENT

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Tournament Overview

The tournament consists of the Open Qualifiers and the Regional Stage/Finals.

OPEN QUALIFIERS

REGIONAL STAGE

FINALS

OPEN QUALIFIERS

Teams will need to register in their respective countries listed below to play in the Open Qualifiers.

*Teams qualified for Pokémon World Championships 2023 “Pokémon UNITE” division will be seeded in each Open Qualifiers.

JAPAN

SOUTH KOREA

TAIWAN

INDONESIA

MALAYSIA/ SINGAPORE

PHILIPPINES

THAILAND

INDIA

The 1st stage is split into two stages: New teams will need to qualify through a Open stage, while qualified WCS 2023 teams will be invited to the Tournament stage.

FIRST STAGE

SECOND STAGE

8 teams WCS 2023 teams + top Open teams​

The following table shows the number of teams which can qualify and the number of invited teams for each country

COUNTRY QUALIFYING TEAM SLOTS INVITED TEAMS
JAPAN
1
4
SOUTH KOREA
6
2
TAIWAN
7
1
PHILIPPINES
6
2
MALAYSIA/ SINGAPORE
7
1
INDONESIA
7
1
THAILAND
7
1
INDIA
7
1

REGIONAL STAGE

Top teams from each region from the Open Qualifiers will qualify for the Regional Stage. They will further be divided into 3 Regional Leagues – East Asia, Southeast Asia, India. It will be held with 8 teams for East Asia and Southeast Asia, 6 teams for India.

EAST ASIA LEAGUE

JAPAN

3 teams

SOUTH KOREA

2 teams

TAIWAN

3 teams

SOUTHEAST ASIA LEAGUE

INDONESIA

2 teams

MALAYSIA/ SINGAPORE

2 teams

PHILIPPINES

2 teams

THAILAND

2 teams

INDIA LEAGUE

INDIA

6 teams

FINALS

The Finals is a tournament open to teams that have qualified in the Regional Stage. A total of 8 winning teams will emerge—3 from the East Asia League, 3 from the Southeast Asia League, 1 from the India League, and the winner of the Thailand Qualifiers—all set to compete in Bangkok, Thailand!

3 teams

3 teams

1 team

PRIZES

REGIONAL STAGE

1ST

$5,000

2ND

$2,500

3RD

$2,000

FINALS

1ST

$40,000

2ND

$20,000

3RD

$10,000

4TH

$7,500

5TH

$4,000

All prizes may be subject to taxation based on the tax laws of the countries or regions in concern.

Tournament Overview

The tournament consists of the Open Qualifiers and the Regional Stage/Finals.

OPEN QUALIFIERS

REGIONAL STAGE

FINALS

OPEN QUALIFIERS

Teams will need to register in their respective countries listed below to play in the Open Qualifiers.

*Teams qualified for Pokémon World Championships 2023 “Pokémon UNITE” division will be seeded in each Open Qualifiers.

JAPAN

SOUTH KOREA

TAIWAN

INDONESIA

MALAYSIA/ SINGAPORE

PHILIPPINES

THAILAND

INDIA

The 1st stage is split into two stages: New teams will need to qualify through a Open stage, while qualified WCS 2023 teams will be invited to the Tournament stage.

FIRST STAGE

SECOND STAGE

8 teams WCS 2023 teams + top Open teams​

The following table shows the number of teams which can qualify and the number of invited teams for each country

COUNTRY QUALIFYING TEAM SLOTS INVITED TEAMS
JAPAN
1
4
SOUTH KOREA
6
2
TAIWAN
7
1
PHILIPPINES
6
2
MALAYSIA/ SINGAPORE
7
1
INDONESIA
7
1
THAILAND
7
1
INDIA
7
1

REGIONAL STAGE

Top teams from each region from the Open Qualifiers will qualify for the Regional Stage. They will further be divided into 3 Regional Leagues – East Asia, Southeast Asia, India. It will be held with 8 teams for East Asia and Southeast Asia, 6 teams for India.

EAST ASIA LEAGUE

JAPAN

3 teams

SOUTH KOREA

2 teams

TAIWAN

3 teams

SOUTHEAST ASIA LEAGUE

INDONESIA

2 teams

MALAYSIA/ SINGAPORE

2 teams

PHILIPPINES

2 teams

THAILAND

2 teams

INDIA LEAGUE

INDIA

6 teams

FINALS

The Finals is a tournament open to teams that have qualified in the Regional Stage. A total of 8 winning teams will emerge—3 from the East Asia League, 3 from the Southeast Asia League, 1 from the India League, and the winner of the Thailand Qualifiers—all set to compete in Bangkok, Thailand!

3 teams

3 teams

1 team

REGIONAL STAGE

1ST

$5,000

2ND

$2,500

3RD

$2,000

FINALS

1ST

$40,000

2ND

$20,000

3RD

$10,000

4TH

$7,500

5TH

$4,000

All prizes may be subject to taxation based on the tax laws of the countries or regions in concern.

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