The Pokemon Twitch Cup 3: Everything That You Need To Know

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The Pokemon Twitch Cup 3: Everything That You Need To Know

The newest edition of the Pokemon Twitch Cup, which is the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3 has been announced and here is everything you need to know about it

We have to admit, that the streamers who bring the most banging events to Twitch have to be the Spanish streamers. Ever since the release of the first Pokemon Twitch Cup, it has become one of the most popular events on the platform. With Pokemon being one of the most beloved franchises worldwide, it was natural for that to happen. Now, this recognition is making the tournament come back for a third edition in 2023, the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3!

The first edition of the Pokemon Twitch Cup was held in June 2021 and the second edition was held in October 2022. The first edition was arranged by Ibai “Ibai” Llanos and Miguel “Sekiam” Torre who are both very renowned and loved Spanish streamers on Twitch, especially Ibai who is known for his boxing tournament which broke concurrent viewership records on the platform. The second edition had different creators including the old creator, Sekiam alongside Ernesto “BarbeQ” Folch and Yuste “el_yuste.” In the first edition, the tournament was held with only 16 players and the second edition saw the participants being doubled to 32. 

The official announcement for the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3 was made on February 27, 2023, on Pokemon Day by BarbeQ on his Twitter or X with the following tweet: 

Another announcement was made on the official Twitter or X account for the Pokemon Twitch Cup regarding the game’s rules. Here is the tweet mentioning it:

In the tweet, they mention that this year the tournament will be held in the VGC format, which is nothing like the last 2 tournaments. It further details the tournament will allow all generations of Pokemon to be used, which is a game changer because now the combinations are endless for the Trainers to utilize in the matches. Lastly, a trailer for the tournament was posted by Sekiam on his official Twitter or X account, which you can watch here:

No other details about the contents of the tournament have yet been announced, so stay tuned for that. However, all of the names of the participants along with the dates for the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3 have been announced so keep on reading to find out.

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Dates for the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3

Everything You Need To Know About The Pokemon Twitch Cup 3
Credit: @PokeTwitchCup on Twitter/X

The event schedule or date for the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3 was dropped on the official Twitter or X account on 13 November 2023. Without further ado, here are the dates or the event schedule for the tournament: 

  • Main Adventure – November 27 to December 6, 2023

  • Tournament Pairings – December 7, 2023

  • Tournament Phase – December 8 to December 9, 2023

  • Final Phase – December 10, 2023

The tournament is set to take place over the course of 14 days or 2 weeks. The duration of the third edition of the Pokemon Twitch Cup is less compared to the previous edition which took place for 18 days in total. 

Participants of the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3

Everything You Need To Know About The Pokemon Twitch Cup 3
Credit: @PokeTwitchCup on Twitter/X

For the third edition of the Pokemon Twitch Cup, a whopping total of 42 participants or Trainers along with their Coaches have been officially announced. It is the largest roster that this Pokemon tournament has ever had in its previous editions, thanks to the new Spanish streamers joining it alongside creators from LATAM, which is quite intriguing indeed. Hence, here is the complete roster of participants for the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3: 

  • Trainer Ernesto “BarbeQ” Folch and Coach Kera “kera_99”

  • Trainer Ibai “Ibai” Llanos and Coach Miguel “Sekiam” Torre

  • Trainer Mario “DjMaRiiO” Gallardo and Coach FrigoAdri

  • Trainer Ander “Ander” Cortés and Coach yet to be announced

  • Trainer Antonio “Reventxz” Pino and Coach Alex “LenVGC” Soto

  • Trainer Elesky “Elesky25” and Coach Julio “KOPURISTA”

  • Trainer David “Dazrbn” Romero with no Coach

  • Trainer Henchir el “elbleda” Bleda and Coach Zoro “ZoroVGC”

  • Trainer Fran “iLuSioNzX” and Coach Darkraimola “TheDarkraimola”

  • Trainer Karchez and Coach PokeRaf “PokeRafVGC”

  • Trainer Abby “littleragergirl” and Coach Oscar “oscarbrock” Brock

  • Trainer Jose “Rioboo” Rioboo and Coach Torviv “TorvivVGC”

  • Trainer Raquel “paracetamor” and Coach Koffing “koffsonriente” Sonriente

  • Trainer Suzy “Suzyroxx” and Coach yet to be announced

  • Trainer David “skain24” Carbó Ferrer  and Coach Trosko “ItsTrosko”

  • Trainer Axozer “aXozer” and Coach Marco “Xamork”

  • Trainer Aroia “Aroyitt” Garcia with no Coach

  • Trainer Borja “Luzu” Luzuriaga and Coach Karim “talesofkarim”

  • Trainer Alejandro “Alexelcapo” Fernández and Coach Aitor “Cabravoladora”

  • Trainer Felipez “SoyFelipez360” and Coach Brian “BriiEnDirecto” Suárez

  • Trainer BaityBait and Coach Adri Darko “adri_darko”

  • Trainer Juja “jujalag” and Coach Yuste “el_yuste”

  • Trainer Panda “iPandarina” and Coach Scept “PkScept”

  • Trainer Susana “SugusSusana” Martinez and Coach Maria “mery_soldier” Soldado

  • Trainer Sergio “SergioFFerra” Falcedo and Coach Joel “zenpokefan” Salma

  • Trainer Silithur and Coach Cheeto “SrCheeto”

  • Trainer Maximus “AgenteMaxo” and Coach GÖES “goes__x”

  • Trainer Óscar “Mixwell” Cañellas and Coach Alex “PokeAlex_” Gomez

  • Trainer Lucas “HITBOXKING” González-Sabariegos and Coach Haneul “narahnl” Nara Lee

  • Trainer Black “BlackEspanolito” and Coach Ramiro “ZoK3R” Martín

  • Trainer Nia “lakshartnia” Lakshart and Coach David “DavidpetitGO”

  • Trainer Walter “PapiGavi” Alejandro and Coach Vitu “Vitu_YT”

  • Trainer David Cánovas “TheGrefg” Martínez and Coach Eric “riopaser” Rios

  • Trainer Xokas “elxokas” with no Coach

  • Trainer Maite “Mayichi” Carrillo and Coach Marina “PIKCAL”

  • Trainer Nissaxter and Coach Kurbito

  • Trainer Alicia “Zeling” and Coach Miguel “respetacamiones24”

  • Trainer Alex “Alexby11” and Coach Jorge “JorgeJurado93” Jurado

  • Trainer Cristina López “IamCristinini” Pérez with no Coach

  • Trainer Andrés “elBokeron” Alguacil with no Coach

  • Trainer Juan Alberto “IlloJuan” García and Coach KNekro

  • Trainer Rubén Doblas “ElRubius” Gundersen and Coach Yoel “FolagoR” Ramírez

How to watch the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3

The answer is very simple, watch the streams of the participants! As the tournament phase is held in pairs, you can simply watch one of the streamers broadcast in the pair to keep up with the match. Other than that for the main adventure and pairings phases, you can just watch the streamer you like the most and be updated about the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3 tournament!


Needless to say, the Pokemon Twitch Cup 3 is going to be one of the best events of 2023 because of the sheer amount of participants. The new VGC format for the tournament alongside all generations of Pokemon being allowed to be used is sure to bring about some interesting changes to the whole tournament. The only thing that is left to see is how well this year’s tournament is and whether it will measure up to the previous edition, which had millions of steady viewers throughout the entire event. The third edition of the tournament might likely break all the records because it has many big Spanish streamers participating like TheGrefg, Rubius, IlloJuan, IamCristinini, Mixwell and Mayichi. 

Even though we don’t know much about the details of the game, it is sure to be revealed soon enough because November 27 is less than 2 weeks away. Meanwhile, check out our article on the 5 best cards in the Scarlet and Violet Set from the Pokemon TCG and stay tuned for more news because we will be sure to keep you updated!

The Pokemon Twitch Cup 3: Everything That You Need To Know
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