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Top Players, Top Pokemon #1: Sam Pandelis (ZeldaVGC) and Talonflame

  Lads and Ladies, I (Cappa) present to you a new segment we’re working on here at PokeAus, where we interview successful Australian players and ask them to talk about their favourite competitive Pokémon and how it’s utilised. Today, I chatted to 2-time Melbourne Regional Champion and NB Circuit veteran Sam Pandelis (@ZeldaVGC, hit him up on twitter) about his ...

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Training for Pokémon like an Elite Athlete

G’day, Rhydian Cowley here. I go by Mindape in the Showdown chat, on the forums, and in Twitch chat. When I’m not playing Pokémon, I train and compete at an elite level in athletics (my event is the glamorous 20 km Walk). I have represented Australia at international events, and I’ve travelled to many foreign countries. My ultimate goal is ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Recap: A Season CHALK full of Originality

  In the post-World Championship lull, with the 2016 VGC season getting into gear slowly, we figured it would be a good time to look back at Australia’s 2015 VGC season – both in how the season structure changed and grew, and the results of the big events across all our age divisions. 2015 saw the introduction of Championship Points ...

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2015 Pokémon World Championships – Australian Invitees

  The 2015 Pokémon World Championships are less then a week away and this year we have a huge number of Australian’s who have earned their invite. TCG VGC We will be updating our social media and doing recaps after each day so be sure to stay tuned!

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Marching to the Beat of my Own Drum: A 2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals 1st Seed Swiss Report

Hi, my name is Nicholas Bingham, also known as the guy in the Scraggy costume at Nats and as SpiritBomber on Nuggetbridge. I’m a year 12 student and a founding member of the Pokémon group known as the Ludicolo Patrol seen dancing on almost every Pokémon video in Australia. I started playing Pokémon competitively last year finishing in the top ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon Nationals – Dubious Disc Videos

  Dubious Disc, a new Pokémon podcast, brought those at home some amazing coverage of the 2015 Australian Pokémon Nationals which took place on the Queen’s Birthday Weekend. They covered all three days, as well as interviewed finalists from both the Video Game and Trading Card Game. Check out Dubious Disc: Website | Facebook | Youtube Interview with Matthew Roe ...

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PokeAus Affiliates

Our website wouldn’t be able to bring you the content it does today without the hard work of the community within Australia. The following are our affiliates, they let us know when they’re running events, provide us with media, and usage data as well as bring us data from official events such as Regionals and Nationals too. These groups are ...

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Draw a Card: Trainers’ Mail

Hi there everyone, my names is James Goreing and I’ve been given the honour of continuing the Draw a Card articles for Pokémon Australia. I’m here to talk to you about one of my favourite new cards from the latest expansion set, Roaring Skies, and that card is Trainers’ Mail. Whilst I’m sure everyone has had at least some time ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon Nationals – FAQ

Pokémon Video Game and Trading Card Game National Championships will be held together over a massive weekend from June 6 to 8, the Queen’s Birthday long weekend in Melbourne! Below is a list of frequently asked questions, incase you are unsure about anything leading up to the event. Q. What are the Pokemon National Championships? A. The Road to the ...

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Pokémon VGC Website and Social Media Guide

The Australian Pokémon Video Game Nationals are around the corner, and we want to help fellow Australians in the preparation to what will be the biggest Australian VGC event for the year. Playing on your own you might miss things but following what other people discover can help you get an advantage and possibly save you time. With this we ...

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