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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