The official Japanese Pokémon website revealed today that The Pokémon Company is organizing a tournament that is being sponsored by Yomiuri Shimbun (読売新聞社)
and the Japan Shogi Association (日本将棋連盟)
to determine the Pokémon Dragon King champion. The tournament will be open to elementary school age children or younger. Full details will be revealed in November of 2013.
Each year, Yomiuri Shimbun sponsors a competition to determine the "Dragon King" (竜王). Only the player who wins the current years tournament is given the right to challenge the previous year Dragon King to determine who will be crowned the new Dragon King.