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Pokémon in South Korea

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South Korean players are a regular feature at international Pokémon events, including Worlds each year. ''Pokémon Korea, Inc.'' also run their own events, including the 포켓몬스터 코리안리그 ''Pokémon Korea League''<ref>[ 포켓몬스터 코리안리그]</ref>. This is the primary way for Korean players to earn invitations to the official Pokémon [[World Championships]] event.
On December 23, 2018, players from both South Korea and Japan staged the first Japanese-Korean Friendly tournament<ref>[ 포켓몬 카드 게임 한일교류전]</ref> <ref>[ ポケモンカードゲーム 日韓交流戦開催決定!]</ref> (Korean: {{tt|포켓몬 카드 게임 한일교류전|Pokemon Card Game Korea-Japan Exchange Game}}, Japanese: {{tt|ポケモンカードゲーム 日韓交流戦|Pokemon Card Game Japan-Korea Exchange Game}}) in Seoul, South Korea. The tournament had multiple events, and culminated with an {{wp|exhibition game|exhibition match}} between '''박세준''' ''Park Se-jun'', Worlds 2014 Masters division winner, and Ryota Otsubo, World 2017 Masters division winner.