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[[File:Pokémon World Championships 2010 logo.png|thumb|right|250px|Logo]]
The '''2010 Pokémon World Championships''' was held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village in {{wp|Waikoloa Village, Hawaii}} from August 13th-15th, 2010. The annual invitation-only event was the seventh World Championships event hosted by [[Play! Pokémon]], the renamed organizing group for Pokémon Organized Play, and marked the second to officially accommodate both the [[Pokémon Trading Card Game]] World Championships and the Pokémon Video Game World Championships. The annual invitation-only event was held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, located in the big island of Hawaii, and ran from Friday, August 13th with Last Chance Qualifiers, and official competition running on Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15.
 
==BracketsTrading (TCGCard WorldGame Championships)==
[[File:TCG World Championships 2010 logo.png|thumb|TCG logo|left]]
[[File:World Championship 2010 Island.png|thumb|right|Artwork]]
The TCG World Championships used the {{TCG|Diamond & Pearl}}-onwards Modified format for the second time.
 
The second day of the tournament featured seven rounds of Swiss Pairings for the two younger divisions, using eight rounds for the Masters Division. The top 16 players in Juniors and Seniors, as well as the top 32 players in Masters, were then seeded into single-elimination tournaments on Sunday to determine each division’s World Champion.
 
===Junior Division===
*Tsubasa Nakamura, of Japan, was the defending Junior Division TCG World Champion. - YukaTsubasa Furusawafinished ({{wp|Japan|JPN}})in 11th place, losing to Koichi Nishida in the Round of 16.
* 2nd place - Juan Pablos Arenas ({{wp|United States of America|USA}})
*Yuka 3rdFurusawa, placealso of Japan, succeeded Tsubasa as World Champion, finishing the tournament 9-2, as well as playing his way into the tournament via the SimonLast TaylorChance (USA)Qualifier.
* 4th place - Thomas Harle ({{wp|France|FRA}})
 
{{-}}
| RD2=Quarterfinals
| RD3=Semifinals
| RD4=FinalChampionship Match<br><small>(Best of Three)</small>
 
| RD1-seed01=1
 
===Senior Division===
*Takuto Itagaki, of Japan, was the defending Senior Division TCG World Champion. Takuto finished in 12th place, losing to Toya Nishimaki in -the JacobRound Lesageof ({{wp|Canada|CAN}})16.
* 2nd place - Mychal Bryan (USA)
*Jacob 3rdLesage, placethe -Canadian Ann-MarieNational ThompsonChampion, (USA)succeeded Takuto as World Champion, finishing the tournament 10-1.
* 4th place - Hiroki Yano (JPN)
 
{{16TeamBracket
| RD2=Quarterfinals
| RD3=Semifinals
| RD4=FinalChampionship Match<br><small>(Best of Three)</small>
 
| RD1-seed01=1
 
===Master Division===
*Stephen Silvestro, of the United States, was the defending Masters Division TCG World Champion, and finished -69th Yutain KomatsudaSwiss (JPN)Rounds.
* 2nd place - Michael Pramawat (USA)
*Yuta 3rdKomatsuda, placeof Japan, posted a perfect 12-0 record to claim the World Championship in Masters, defeating Michael Pramawat Frankin Diazthe (USA)final.
* 4th place - Miguel Garcia ({{wp|Chile|CHL}})
 
{{16TeamBracket
| RD2=Quarterfinals
| RD3=Semifinals
| RD4=FinalChampionship Match<br><small>(Best of Three)</small>
 
| RD1-seed01=1
| RD1-team01='''Yuta Komatsuda'''
| RD1-score01=JP
| RD1-seed02=1417
| RD1-team02=Morten Gundesen
| RD1-score02=DM
 
| RD1-seed03=109
| RD1-team03=Gordon Coates
| RD1-score03=CA
| RD1-seed04=78
| RD1-team04='''Sami Sekkoum'''
| RD1-score04=UK
 
| RD1-seed05=428
| RD1-team05='''Miguel Garcia'''*
| RD1-score05=CH
| RD1-seed06=1521
| RD1-team06=Colin Stromberg
| RD1-score06=US
 
| RD1-seed07=1213
| RD1-team07=Tomi Sjoblom
| RD1-score07=FI
| RD1-seed08=829
| RD1-team08='''Wai Kit Lam'''
| RD1-score08=HK
 
| RD1-seed09=93
| RD1-team09=Con Le*
| RD1-score09=US
| RD1-seed10=219
| RD1-team10='''Michael Pramawat '''
| RD1-score10=US
 
| RD1-seed11=1622
| RD1-team11=Takuya Yoneda
| RD1-score11=JP
| RD1-seed12=56
| RD1-team12='''Yasmin Kiss'''
| RD1-score12=DE
 
| RD1-seed13=67
| RD1-team13='''Curtis Lyon'''
| RD1-score13=CA
| RD1-seed14=1110
| RD1-team14=Yee Wei Chun*
| RD1-score14=MY
 
| RD1-seed15=1315
| RD1-team15=Tsugyoshi Yamato**
| RD1-score15=JP
| RD1-seed16=32
| RD1-team16='''Frank Diaz'''**
| RD1-score16=US
| RD2-team01='''Yuta Komatsuda'''
| RD2-score01=JP
| RD2-seed02=78
| RD2-team02=Sami Sekkoum
| RD2-score02=UK
 
| RD2-seed03=428
| RD2-team03='''Miguel Garcia'''*
| RD2-score03=CH
| RD2-seed04=829
| RD2-team04=Wai Kit Lam
| RD2-score04=HK
 
| RD2-seed05=219
| RD2-team05='''Michael Pramawat'''
| RD2-score05=US
| RD2-seed06=56
| RD2-team06=Yasmin Kiss
| RD2-score06=DE
 
| RD2-seed07=67
| RD2-team07=Curtis Lyon
| RD2-score07=CA
| RD2-seed08=32
| RD2-team08='''Frank Diaz'''**
| RD2-score08=US
| RD3-team01='''Yuta Komatsuda'''
| RD3-score01=JP
| RD3-seed02=428
| RD3-team02=Miguel Garcia*
| RD3-score02=CH
 
| RD3-seed03=219
| RD3-team03='''Michael Pramawat'''
| RD3-score03=US
| RD3-seed04=32
| RD3-team04=Frank Diaz**
| RD3-score04=US
| RD4-team01='''Yuta Komatsuda''' (2)
| RD4-score01=JP
| RD4-seed02=219
| RD4-team02=Michael Pramawat (1)
| RD4-score02=US
*(#) indicates the number of games won in the best-of-three match final.
 
==Brackets (Video Game World Championships)==
[[File:Video Game Championships 2010 logo.png|thumb|Video Game Logo|left]]
[[File:Vgc finals.jpg|thumb|Left to right: Tachigi, Yamamoto, Ito, Rizzo]]
The Video Game World Championships required competitors to use {{2v2|HeartGold|SoulSilver}}. Battles arewere conducted through [[Double Battle]]s, and useused the [[GS Cup]] rule set found in [[Flat Battle]] mode.
 
===Junior Division===
*Jeremiah Fan, of the United States, was the defending Junior Division VG World Champion, but became eligible for the Senior Division, where he finished -25th Shotain YamamotoSwiss (JPN)Rounds.
* 2nd Place - Santa Ito (JPN)
 
Shota Yamamoto, of Japan, succeeded Jeremiah as World Champion, finishing the tournament 7-2.
{{-}}
{{16TeamBracket
| RD1=Round Six
| RD2=Quarterfinals
| RD3=Semifinals
| RD4=Championship Match
 
| RD2-seed01=1
| RD2-team01='''Santa Ito'''
| RD2-score01=JP
| RD2-seed02=8
| RD2-team02=Marc Metcalf
| RD2-score02=US
 
| RD2-seed03=5
| RD2-team03=Brian Hough
| RD2-score03=US
| RD2-seed04=4
| RD2-team04='''Kippei Takaki'''
| RD2-score04=JP
 
| RD2-seed05=3
| RD2-team05=Yamato Saito
| RD2-score05=JP
| RD2-seed06=6
| RD2-team06='''Shota Yamamoto'''
| RD2-score06=JP
 
| RD2-seed07=7
| RD2-team07=Aaron Grubbs
| RD2-score07=US
| RD2-seed08=2
| RD2-team08='''Ren Toriyama'''
| RD2-score08=JP
 
| RD3-seed01=1
| RD3-team01='''Santa Ito'''
| RD3-score01=JP
| RD3-seed02=4
| RD3-team02=Kippei Takaki
| RD3-score02=JP
 
| RD3-seed03=6
| RD3-team03='''Shota Yamamoto'''
| RD3-score03=JP
| RD3-seed04=2
| RD3-team04=Ren Toriyama
| RD3-score04=JP
 
| RD4-seed01=1
| RD4-team01=Santa Ito
| RD4-score01=JP
| RD4-seed02=6
| RD4-team02='''Shota Yamamoto'''
| RD4-score02=JP
}}
===Senior Division===
*Kazuyuki Tsuji, of Japan, was the defending Senior Division VG World Champion, and finished in 11th -place Rayin RizzoSwiss (USA)Rounds.
* 2nd Place - Yasuki Tochigi (JPN)
 
Ray Rizzo, of the United States, captured the first of his World Championships, posting a record of 7-2.
{{16TeamBracket
| RD1=Round Six
| RD2=Quarterfinals
| RD3=Semifinals
| RD4=Championship Match
 
| RD2-seed01=1
| RD2-team01='''Isao Yoshioka'''
| RD2-score01=JP
| RD2-seed02=8
| RD2-team02=Ryan Schambers
| RD2-score02=US
 
| RD2-seed03=5
| RD2-team03='''Yasuki Tochigi'''
| RD2-score03=JP
| RD2-seed04=4
| RD2-team04=Alan Schambers
| RD2-score04=US
 
| RD2-seed05=3
| RD2-team05=Takushi Morishima
| RD2-score05=JP
| RD2-seed06=6
| RD2-team06='''Ray Rizzo'''
| RD2-score06=US
 
| RD2-seed07=7
| RD2-team07='''Wataru Onishi'''
| RD2-score07=JP
| RD2-seed08=2
| RD2-team08=Huy Ha
| RD2-score08=US
 
| RD3-seed01=1
| RD3-team01=Isao Yoshioka
| RD3-score01=JP
| RD3-seed02=5
| RD3-team02='''Yasuki Tochigi'''
| RD3-score02=JP
 
| RD3-seed03=6
| RD3-team03='''Ray Rizzo'''
| RD3-score03=US
| RD3-seed04=7
| RD3-team04=Wataru Onishi
| RD3-score04=JP
 
| RD4-seed01=5
| RD4-team01=Yasuki Tochigi
| RD4-score01=JP
| RD4-seed02=6
| RD4-team02='''Ray Rizzo'''
| RD4-score02=US
}}
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