The UK's best Pokémon players are heading to Hawaii this summer to compete in the 2012 Pokémon Video Game World Championships after winning their place at the 2012 Pokémon Video Game National Championships held at the NEC in Birmingham.
The winning players come from three different age divisions: Junior, Senior, and Masters. These players now have the opportunity to test their battling skills against the best Pokémon video game players from around the globe.
1st Ahren Bundy, 8, England
2nd Stergios Vlachopoulos,10, England
3rd Ryan Bradford, 10, England
4th Keilan Urch, 9, Wales
1st George Langford, 11, Turkey
2nd Maksim Cannavo, 13, Italy
3rd Anant Patel, 14, England
4th Edward Thompson, 13, England
1st Ben Kyriakou,19, England
2nd Daniel Whisson, 25, England
3rd Benjamin Gedaschke, 25, Germany
The 2012 Pokémon Video Game World Championships in Hawaii take place August 10-12.