The first official online tournament for X & Y via the Pokémon Global Link, the Pokémon X & Y Beta Competition has been announced. The competition will run from Friday, February 21st until Monday, February 24th. Anybody who made the rankings in last season’s 2013 Global Showdown will be eligible to participate in the Beta Competition. Additionally, 10,000 more players will be able to register once registrations for the tournament start on Friday, January 31st.
Details about the format for the tournament have not been revealed yet, althouth it might be safe to assume that it will be run under VGC 2014 rules. The full ruleset will be announced on January 31st, once registrations go live. For more information, check out the official announcement.