Huffington Post British Columbia for Pokémon
August 11, 2013
You wouldn’t know it from outside Vancouver’s sleek downtown convention centre; inside the world’s best Pokémon players are battling for world glory this weekend. Vancouver was chosen as this year’s host city for the Pokémon World Championshipsfor its “world-class, family-friendly city” reputation, reported The Province. An invitation-only event, all 600 of the world’s top players of the popular trading card and video game have invested money and countless hours of training, competing in regional and national tournaments on the road to B.C.’s glass city.