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Pokemon U.S. National Championships To Be Live-Streamed For The First Time

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This year’s Pokémon U.S. National Championships will be live-streamed via Twitch for the first time ever, The Pokémon Company has announced.

 

The 2014 Pokémon U.S. National Championships takes will run from July 4th – 6th in Indianapolis, IN, and will be streamed at Twitch.tv/Pokemon. Stream timings are as follows:

 

  • Saturday, July 5, noon–5 p.m. EDT: Pokémon Video Game Swiss Rounds
  • Saturday, July 5, 5–9 p.m. EDT: Pokémon TCG Swiss Rounds
  • Sunday, July 6, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. EDT: Pokémon TCG Top Cut and Finals
  • Sunday, July 6, 2–5 p.m. EDT: Pokémon Video Game Top Cut and Finals

 

Competitors and fans that attend the U.S. National Championships will get a special Shiny Mamoswine for their Pokémon game. The Mamoswine will be at level 50 and will know the following moves: Icicle Spear, Earthquake, Icicle Crash, and Rock Slide.

 

The Mamoswine has an Adamant Nature, comes with the Thick Fat Ability, and holds a Choice Scarf item. You’ll need a copy of Pokémon X or Y to avail him.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.