For the first time ever, The Pokémon Company is live streaming the Pokémon National Championships from the UK, Germany and Italy. Here's how to watch the Pokémon National Championships live stream online for free. See also: Pokémon Sun and Moon release date, price and starters.

The Pokémon National Championships will include tournaments to be the very best (like no one ever was) at various Pokémon games. This weekend will see players battle it out in Pokémon TCG (trading card game), the Pokémon video game (Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire) and Pokkén Tournament.

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"Pokémon event streaming comes to a new platform that will let viewers easily keep an eye on all three competitive formats at once!," said the firm.

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Pokémon UK National Championships: Dates, times and where to watch the live stream

The championships begin in the UK, held in Liverpool, and start tomorrow, 14 May and continue on 15 May. See below for the details of each game – all times in GMT.

We're hoping to embed the live stream on this page for you to watch but should that not be possible you can head to Pokemon.com/Live to watch all the action live.

UK Pokémon TCG National Championships

14 May – 12pm
15 May – 9am

UK Pokémon VG National Championships

14 May – 12pm
15 May – 9am

UK Pokkén Tournament National Championships

14 May – 12pm
15 May – 10am

Pokémon National Championships commentators

"Our expert commentators will be calling the action for every match that airs. Pokémon event streaming comes to a new platform that will let viewers easily keep an eye on all three competitive formats at once!," said the firm.

You can see the details regarding the commentators for each tournament below.

Pokémon TCG Commentators

David Hochmann (DE): Eight-time Pokémon TCG Regionals Champion, six Pokémon TCG Worlds invitations
Joe Bernard (UK): 2016 Pokémon TCG London Regional Champion
Nick Pearce (UK): Top-flight European Pokémon TCG player since 2011
Julian Scharf (DE): 15-year competitive Pokémon TCG player, founded large online trading card game community

Pokémon Video Game Commentators

Markus Stadter (DE): 2014 Germany and 2015 UK Video Game National Champion, four Pokémon VG Worlds invitations
Jay Blake (UK): Three-year competitive Pokémon VG player
Matteo Dorrell (UK): 2015 VG UK Nationals top cut

Pokkén Tournament Commentators

Ryan Hart (UK): 20-year fighting game competitor
Nemanja Sandic (DE): 2014 VG Worlds Top 10, 2015 VG Germany Nationals Top 10