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Pokémon unveils seven new online competitions

Some events will reward top players with Championship Points, which count toward invitations to the 2014 Pokémon World Championships.
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The Pokémon Company International has revealed seven new online competitions for fans to get involved with.

Alongside the recently closed International Challenge May, the Company has details a range of new competions taking place throughout June, July and August.

Some events will reward top players with Championship Points, which count toward invitations to the 2014 Pokémon World Championships taking place August 16th and 17th in Washington, DC.

Here’s the upcoming Pokémon video game Online Competitions schedule:

Think Fast Competition: Single Battle (June 6th to 8th):  Each round is limited to one 10-minute Single Battle, with a 30-second preview of the opponent’s Pokémon and 15 seconds to choose a move each turn.

2014 International Challenge June (Late June)

Eevee Friendly Match [Name TBD] (July): Only Eevee and its many evolved forms can participate.

All Star Battle [Name TBD] (July): Up to two Legendary and Mythical Pokémon can be included on a team.

Think Fast Competition: Double Battle (August): Players battle without seeing a preview of their opponent’s Pokémon team, and each player can have only one Pokémon in reserve, for a total of three Pokémon per side in each battle.

Fairy-type Cup [Name TBD] (Autumn): A competition where entry will be limited to Fairy-type Pokémon.

Halloween Party [Name TBD] (Autumn): A special Single Battle competition for Ghost-type Pokémon only.

All Online Competition battles are played in the Pokémon X or Pokémon Y game for the Nintendo 3DS.

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