2016 Pokémon VGC Regionals – Melbourne: Analysis and Usage Stats

  Over 300 trainers descended on the Collingwood Town Hall on Sunday May 29th for the Melbourne Regional Championships, with 185 of them being in the Masters age group. Masters played 8 best-of-one Swiss rounds, with the top cut of 8 playing best-of-three sets. A stream was run from round 6 onwards, set up and hosted at twitch.tv/dyoshiitv by Brad ...

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2016 Australian Regional Preview: Melbourne

  Australia’s Regional Championship season ploughs on to its penultimate destination, Melbourne, this weekend. Historically the biggest Regional on the Australian circuit, and as the home to many strong trainers, Melbourne will be as tough as ever to win this year, especially with no Fire Emblem release to tempt trainers away this weekend. When: Sunday May 29th Registration: 9-10am Expected ...

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2016 Pokémon VGC Regionals – Brisbane: Analysis and Usage Stats

  It was Brisbane’s turn to hold a Regional Championship on Saturday the 21st of May, with 157 trainers descending on the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre in Southbank to test themselves against each other for the title of Regional Champion. Sydney Champion Martin Larumbe continued his run of hot form, making the finals again to catapult to an estimated ...

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2016 Australian Regional Preview: Brisbane

  Welcome to our coverage of the 2016 Regional Championship season! Brisbane is the next stop, and after intense games at Adelaide, Auckland and Sydney Regionals you can expect no different here. As with our previous previews, we’ll be looking at local and interstate trainers to follow, as well as the latest trends in team archetypes both locally and globally. ...

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Australians in the Nugget Bridge Major: Top Cut Edition

  After 9 gruelling weeks of swiss rounds, the Nugget Bridge Major has entered the top cut stages. Well done to all 26 Australians who participated in this tough competition. Whether they performed better or worse than they hoped for, their skills as trainers have surely been sharpened up for the experience. Special congratulations to the three Australians who have ...

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2016 Australian Regional Preview: Sydney

  Welcome to our coverage of the 2016 Regional Championship season! Sydney is the next stop, after Regionals in Adelaide and Auckland during the last fortnight. As with our Adelaide preview, we’ll be looking at local and interstate trainers to follow, as well as the latest trends in team archetypes both locally and globally. When: Saturday May 14th Registration: 9-10am Expected ...

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Around the Stadiums: Swampert Series #2– A Premier Challenge Summary

  Hello everyone, welcome back to the penultimate edition of Around the Stadiums for the 2016 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia in April. This was the final month before the Regional Championship season began, so we saw a large number of events available for trainers to fine-tune their strategies for the big events. To ...

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Everything we know about Pokémon Sun and Moon

  As previously mentioned, last night saw the first details of the next Pokémon games, Sun and Moon, released to the public. The games will be released on November 18 in North America, as well as Australia and New Zealand. Strangely, it is not a single-date worldwide launch: it’ll be released in Europe on November 23, 5 days later! These ...

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