On 5 Dec 2019 Several Pokemon Sword and Shield players whose been playing rank and achieved the tier of Master Balls have been “banned” .
Pokemon TCG/VGC player Park Se-Jun twitted that not only himself. But other player who are in the Master Ball rank has been ‘banned‘ as well
This may worry many people who are planning to participate in the Pokemon Video Game Championship since there are requirements to participate them.
Digging further, the Pokemon community said that people behind the Pokemon Sword and Shield ranking had fixed the problem and are looking into the situation on how it happened.