Championships 2021-22 Philippines will be held on April-May,2022
Championships 2021-22 Philippines, the long-awaited Championships will be held!
This is your chance to play in live, in-person tournament!
Pokémon Video Game Division
■ Event Outline
・Qualifier : May 29th, 2022
・Playoffs : June 12th, 2022
|Event Site||Event SiteOnline Qualifiers:
Discord “Championship2021-22 Video Game Division”
Unit 1A Eastwood Citywalk, Bagumbayan, Quezon City, 1110 Metro Manila
|Capacity||Capacity128 Players per region
※ Additional waitlist of 30 players will be accepted
※ If the number of players exceed the capacity, the tournament participants will be decided by the random draw system
|Participation Conditions||Participation ConditionsResidents of the Respective Country (Players will have to show proof that they are a resident in the respective countries which they are participating in before Playoffs)|
|Age Restrictions||Age RestrictionsAll players must be born in the year 2006 or earlier|
|Applicable Games||Applicable GamesPokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield|
|Tournament Format||Tournament FormatOne Qualifier and Playoffs will be held for each region.
・Swiss draw format
・Up to 7 rounds will be played. After the maximum of 7 rounds, the top 8 winners will advance to the final tournament.
・Top 8 players of Online Qualifier can participate
・Single Elimination Tournament
Originally designed Champion Shirts
Top 4 players of each region Playoffs will be invited to participate in the 2022 Pokémon World Championships Video Game Division.
Advance to Day 2 of the Pokémon World Championships Video Game Division
2nd Place - 4th Place:
Advance to Day 1 of the Pokémon World Championships Video Game Division
■ Match Rules
|Battle Format||Battle FormatDoubles Battle|
|Applicable Pokémon||Applicable Pokémon Galar Pokédex No. 001–400, Isle of Armor Pokédex No. 001–210, and Crown Tundra Pokédex No. 001–210 are eligible for battle, as well as the following Pokémon:
Mewtwo, Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Treecko, Grovyle, Sceptile, Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken, Mudkip, Marshtomp, Swampert, Latias, Latios, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Uxie, Mesprit, Azelf, Dialga, Palkia, Heatran, Regigigas, Giratina, Cresselia, Tornadus, Thundurus, Reshiram, Zekrom, Landorus, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Rowlet, Dartrix, Decidueye, Litten, Torracat, Incineroar, Popplio, Brionne, Primarina, Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Tapu Bulu, Tapu Fini, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Nihilego, Buzzwole, Pheromosa, Xurkitree, Celesteela, Kartana, Guzzlord, Necrozma, Poipole, Naganadel, Stakataka, and Blacephalon.
Note: You can register no more than 2 of the following Pokémon:
Mewtwo, Lugia, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Groudon, Rayquaza, Dialga, Palkia, Giratina, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Xerneas, Yveltal, Zygarde, Cosmog, Cosmoem, Solgaleo, Lunala, Necrozma, Zacian, Zamazenta, Eternatus, or Calyrex.
・Eligible Pokémon are only those obtained, hatched from eggs, and gifted officially in the games listed below or those with the battle-ready symbol.For more details, please check the list of Eligible Pokémon from the in-game regulations
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
Pokémon Shining Pearl
Pokémon Legends: Arceus
|Battle team||Battle teamTeam of 4 to 6 Pokémon from Level 1 to Level 100.|
|Pokémon registration||Pokémon registrationDuring the match, all Pokémon level will automatically be set to Level 50.|
|No. of Pokémon for battle||No. of Pokémon for battle4 Pokémon|
|Battle time||Battle time20 minutes|
|Your time||Your time7 minutes|
|Team Preview||Team Preview90 seconds|
|Turn Time||Turn Time45 seconds|
|Change of Pokémon||Change of PokémonNot allowed|
■ Ways to participate
Pre-Register your slot online
|Registration period||Registration periodStart registration: May 13th, 2022
Close registration: May 24th, 2022
|Creating an ESL Play account||Creating an ESL Play accounthttps://account.eslgaming.com/register
All players need to create an ESL Play account since an ESL Play ID is required for registration
|Registration form||Registration formhttps://forms.gle/mFSCKR5xhEhggaFL8
Players can take part in tournaments in your own region by submitting the registration form above.
|Players preparation period||Players preparation periodPlayers receives Confirmation Email: May 25th, 2022
Registering on ESL Play: May 25th-27th, 2022
・Participants must register their Pokémon during pre-registration.
・Registered Pokémon cannot be changed until the end of the Playoffs
・Details regarding the tournament participation will be provided directly to players whose participation has been confirmed.
・Players must register on ESL Play to participate this tournament.
■ Prohibited Conduct
The organizer may penalize any player who engages in any of the following prohibited acts. In addition, any player found engaging in any of the prohibited acts during or after the tournament may lose any rights earned during the tournament may be banned from participating in all future tournaments.