Pokemon Announces U.S. National Championships Winners!
Pokemon Announces U.S. National Championship Winners
National Championships are Largest Pokemon Tournament in the History of the Trading Card Game
Pokemon USA, Inc., a worldwide leader in trading card games, today announced the winners at the Pokemon® Trading Card Game (TCG) National Championships. Top four winners in the 10 and younger age category include: Andrew Krekeler, Dave Richard, Ben Capriola, Matt Sbaa; in the 11 to 14 category: Bobby Malec, Pablo Kingsley, Blaine Dollar, Jonathan Bristow; and in the 15 and older category: Martin Moreno, Eric Ennocenti, Seena Ghaziaskar, Tom Dolezal. In addition to being named a Nationals Champion or Finalist, these players also earned entry and Travel Awards for the 2006 Pokemon TCG World Championships™, scholarships, and other prizes.
The competition took place in Columbus, Ohio, on July 1-2. The Pokemon TCG World Championships take place at the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, California, August 18-20. The Pokemon TCG World Championships is an invite-only event, and players must participate in a qualifying tournament to receive an invitation. As a way to test players’ skill, creativity, and strategy, Pokemon Organized Play events and tournaments promote good sportsmanship and a fun gaming environment for all ages.
U.S. Pokemon TCG Players
Pokemon TCG National Championships winner
July 1-2, 2006
Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High St., Columbus, Ohio
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