2019-20 Standard format (TCG)

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Standard formats


The 2019-20 Standard format of the Pokémon Trading Card Game is the current Standard format. It has been used (alongside the current Expanded format) for Play! Pokémon organized play and in most sanctioned tournaments worldwide since August 15, 2019. It is also used in the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.

Play period

The 2018-19 Standard format was announced on April 18, 2019, rotating out sets from Sun & Moon to Crimson Invasion.

  • Worldwide: August 15, 2019 to August 2020[1]

Rotated expansions

Sun & Moon Series

Black Star Promos

McDonald's Collection

Legal expansions

Sun & Moon Series

Sword & Shield Series

Black Star Promos

Premier events

  • 2020 World Championships

External links


  1. Tentative end date; to be updated when the 2020 rotation is announced.