Pokémon Crowns National Video Game Champions
The Pokémon National Championships were recently held in St. Louis. After hours of intense competition against some of the country’s best Pokémon players, 32 competitors advanced to the 2009 Pokémon Video Game World Championships in San Diego in August, where they’ll battle against the best Pokémon video game players from Japan and Europe.
When the dust settled, first and second place finishers were awarded travel for two (and the chance to play in the Pokémon Video Game World Championships, trophies and a Pokémon prize package.
Here are a few of the winning players from the National Championships: