After a full day of head-to-head Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) battles, Rahul Reddy of Vienna clinched first place in the Masters Division at the Rockville, Md., Pokémon City Championships. Along with the esteemed title and City Championship trophy, Rahul earned Championship Points which count toward him potentially earning an invitation to the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, BC.
Play! Pokémon competitors are divided equally into three divisions: Junior Division (born in 2002 or later), Senior Division (born in 1998–2001), and Masters Division (born in 1997 or earlier). For more information on future tournaments, including dates and locations or if you would like to learn more about joining a local league, please visit www.pokemon.com/play.