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In Pictures: 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver

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Ondrej Kujal, 11, left, of the Czech Republic, and Yugo Sato, 8, of Japan, compete in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013. Kujal went on to win the championship in three games. The championships included both the trading card and video games with competitors divided into junior, senior and masters divisions. Elite players from more than 25 countries competed in the three-day event, which was held outside the United States for the first time.

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Yugo Sato, 8, left, of Japan, and Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, compete in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013. Kujal went on to win the championship in three games.

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Yugo Sato, 8, of Japan, looks through cards while playing Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013. Kujal went on to win the championship in three games.

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Yugo Sato, 8, second left, of Japan, and Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, compete in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013. Kujal went on to win the championship in three games.

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Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, looks over his cards while playing Yugo Sato, 8, of Japan, in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013. Kujal went on to win the championship in three games.

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Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, reacts after defeating Yugo Sato, 8, of Japan, in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013.

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Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, reacts after defeating Yugo Sato, 8, of Japan, in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013.

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Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, holds his trophy after defeating Yugo Sato, 8, of Japan, in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013.

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Yugo Sato, 8, right, of Japan, is comforted by his father Tomoya Sato as he cries after losing to Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013.

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Spectators watch as Yugo Sato, 8, of Japan, and Ondrej Kujal, 11, of the Czech Republic, compete in the junior division final at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013. Kujal went on to win the championship in three games.

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A boy walks under an oversized inflatable of Pokémon character Pikachu hanging at the Vancouver Convention Centre during the 2013 Pokémon World Championships in Vancouver, August 11, 2013.

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