If you can't make it to Washington, DC for this year's Pokemon World Championships, don't worry, Twitch will be streaming the entire thing.

Festivities kick off on Saturday, August 16 with an opening ceremony at 9AM EST, followed by a full day of streaming Pokebattles. From 9AM until 5PM, the streams will be reserved for those playing the 3DS' Pokemon X and Y while coverage will shift to the Pokemon trading card game after 5PM. Proper tournament play begins Sunday morning, with the trading card game finals from 10AM until 3PM EST and video game finals from 3PM to 6PM. If you miss any of the action, Twitch also plans to replay the entirety of the weekend's coverage on August 18 and 19.

To catch all of this tournament coverage, visit the Pokemon Twitch channel. In case you forget any of the scheduling details we've laid out above, the channel includes a handy reference guide.
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The Pokémon Company International has launched its official 2014 Pokémon World Championships website (Pokemon.com/Worlds) for fans to keep up with all the action from the event. Taking place August 16-17 in Washington, DC, the event will be streamed live on the official site via the Twitch.tv/Pokémon Live Player, featuring a full day of select Pokémon TCG and video game matches on Saturday, August 16 and all three divisions, six matches total, of the final Pokémon TCG and video game matches on Sunday, August 17. A full event schedule is below. Pokémon TCG and video game players from more than 30 countries will be battling for scholarships, prizes, and the title of Pokémon World Champion.

Feel free to embed the following 2014 Pokémon World Championships Twitch.tv Live Player on your site so your viewers can keep up with the action all weekend long!

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2014 Pokémon World Championships Live Stream Schedule

Saturday, August 16
9:00 a.m. EST - Opening Ceremony
9:30 a.m. EST - 5:00 p.m. EST - Pokémon Video Game Streaming
5:00 p.m. EST - 9:00 p.m. EST - Pokémon TCG Streaming
Sunday, August 17
9:00 a.m. EST - TCG Masters top 4
10:00 a.m. EST - 3:00 p.m. EST - Pokémon TCG Finals (Junior, Senior, and Masters Divisions)
3:00 p.m. EST - 6:00 p.m. EST - Pokémon Video Game Finals (Junior, Senior, and Masters Divisions)
6:00 p.m. EST - Closing Ceremony

This article was originally published on Joystiq.