The Card Leaders
We are a team of Pokémon Trading Card Game players from Berlin, Germany. We love to play and promote the Pokémon TCG, help running local leagues and tournaments and travel to the largest events worldwide.
The Card Leaders teamed up in 2009. Read how it went from there!
"We Are Card Leaders!"
Pokémon TCG players from Berlin team up as the "Card Leaders Berlin".
Our First Champions!
Luca (LuxChomp) and Sascha (Jumpluff) win German Nationals in Junior and Senior age divisions.
Pichu Goes Live!
Card Leaders' Pichu launches on Facebook to provide coverage from Pokémon events.
First Year in Bochum!
The Masters try to keep up with the Juniors - six of us in Top Cut at Nationals 2011!
Great Success at Nats!
Thoralf is unstoppable on his way to become Junior National Champion. Dennis (2nd], Daniel (3rd], Thomas (Top 8) and Ole (Top 32) succeed in Masters.
Aloha from Hawaii!
Six CL members travel to Worlds 2012 in Hawaii, the tropical paradise. Ole finishes in Top 32 with his Eelektrik deck.
Thoralf Defends His Title!
Thoralf repeats his victory at German Nationals. Leon, Ole, Daniel, Benjamin, Thomas and Dennis all make Top Cut as well!
Worlds '13 in Vancouver!
Jan, Thoralf, Alex and Ole travel to Vancouver, where the Pokémon legend Jason Klaczynski becomes World Champion for the third time.
Ole is a "Top 4 Trainer"!
Ole wins Arena Cup Hamburg the third year in a row to become "Top 4 Trainer" for the 2014 season. Thoralf copies that achievement in Leipzig.
Two Champions in 2014!
Karl makes a clean sweep at Nationals with Genesect! Thoralf scores his third victory in a row in his last year in Juniors.
Card Leaders in Big Apple!
Eight CL members travel to New York and Washington and join the fun at Worlds 2014.
Close Games in Stuttgart!
Karl (Top 4) and Ole (Top 8) both lose their matches against the eventual second-time National champion David Sturm.
Worlds 2015 in Boston!
Karl, Benjamin and Ole travel to Boston. Karl finishes 2nd in the 512-player Boston Open event.
The First Sponsor!
PokémonCardMarket.eu supports the Card Leaders with new shirts and accessories for the 2016 season.
We Make Junior Champs!
Sönke keeps up with his brother Thoralf - he is our 5th Junior National Champion since 2010! Boyd (JR) and Thoralf (SR) become 2nd.
Worlds 2016 in San Francisco!
It is Ole's 5th World Championships since 2012 - those who've been there wanna come back every year!
Our Junior Champ Sönke participates in the International Championships in London, Melbourne and Sao Paulo.
Worlds '17 in Anaheim!
Mickey Mouse can wait - we are in Anaheim for the Pokémon World Championships!
On a Roll!
The team is celebrating great results with Top Cuts at Regionals in Bremen, Leipzig and Malmö!
The "Old" Ways!
One month of Expanded tournaments before Stuttgart Regionals - both Benjamin and Ole win a League Cup!
Rocking Worlds in Nashville!
The Music City Nashville, Tennessee is hosting Taylor Swift - and the Pokémon World Championships!
Spread's Too Strong!
Tapu Koko and Poison Barb net Karl another big win at the SPE in Lille.
All Eyes on Berlin!
Our team's hometown as the location for the European International Championships? Yes please!
Our Favorite Cards
Every Card Leaders member has their favorite Pokémon. These are featured on the team's shirts as well as on special cards that Stefan made as cool and unique birthday presents.
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