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Pokémon Pearl to feature in the Games Done Quick Express 2023 charity marathon, live from TwitchCon 2023, in benefit of AbleGamers

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Pokémon Pearl is set to feature in the Games Done Quick Express (GDQX) 2023 charity marathon, which is being held live from TwitchCon from October 20th to October 22nd. This year's event will be raising money for AbleGamers, and can be watched from the GDQ Twitch channel.

Games Done Quick is a prominent series of speedrunning marathons, where runners attempt to complete the game or accomplish a specific goal goal as fast as possible.. Established in 2010, the organization has raised more than $46 million USD across all of its events for various charities. Their flagship events are Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) and Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ). They have hosted GDQX out of TwitchCon since 2018. AbleGamers is a charity dedicated to enabling playing games for people with disabilities to combat social isolation, foster inclusive communities, and improve the quality of life.

The details and expected times for the Pokémon runs at GDQX 2023 is as follows. Please note that these times were correct at time of writing, but may be subject to change based on delays in the marathon. Check the full schedule below to check the approximate start time for each run in your local timezone, as well as for any schedule changes and updates.

Pokémon Pearl
Saturday October 21st - 1:00pm (PDT)
Category: Any% Manipless
Expected length: 1 hour 20 minutes
Runner: Konception

Various donation incentives, such as naming the player character and Pokémon, are expected to be included as part of the marathon. To donate to Games Done Quick, please refer to their website during an active marathon for the appropriate links.
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