Details of the 2018 Pok\u00e9mon Championship Series\u00a0have been announced. The world-wide Championship Series covers both the\u00a0Pok\u00e9mon video game series and TCG, and offers a number of events for players of all ages and skill levels. In addition to the four big\u00a0International Championship tournaments, a range of smaller local events are also available. Successful participants in each Championship Series season can earn an invitation the annual Pok\u00e9mon World Championships The European International Championships have been confirmed as taking place at ExCeL centre in London, from 17th \u201319th November 2017. Play! Pok\u00e9mon Championship Series events open to all players: \tLeague Challenge (TCG only) \tLeague Cup (TCG only) \tPremier Challenge (Video game only) \tMidseason Showdown (Video game only) \tPok\u00e9mon Regional Championships \tPok\u00e9mon International Championships You can find full details for each event type \u2013 and its rules \u2013 on the Pok\u00e9mon website.\u00a0And you can look up your nearest local event using the Pok\u00e9mon event locator. Most local tournaments don't require advance registration, just turn up with an eligible Pok\u00e9mon TCG deck or video game, and don't forget your Nintendo 3DS.