Tag Archives: 2013

‘It’s Crunch Time Boys’: Pre-Nationals Thoughts

The season is fast approaching its final stretch. Players are scrambling for their last few championship points to secure their invite to Worlds, and preparation has started for the largest event in each country: Nationals. A bloodthirsty event that pits players against each other with the prize of a travel award to the prestigious World Championships in Washington D.C. As ...

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‘A Burst of Fire’: 2014 Victorian Regionals Report

Hey Pokemon Australia! Kaiwen here with a triumphant return to writing articles, starting with a short tournament report of the Victorian Regional Championships that happened over the last weekend. Click the links to quickly jump to that section of the article: Deck Choice and ‘Testing’ Deck List Tournament Report: Swiss Tournament Report: Top Cut Deck Choice and ‘Testing’ For the ...

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Pokémon X and Y Playable at the EB Expo!

Pokémon X and Y have been confirmed to be playable at the 2013 EB Expo, being held in Sydney Australia from October 4 – 6! Pokémon X & Pokémon Y will be playable on the EB Expo exhibition floor. Your new Pokémon adventure promises to be exciting and challenging every step of the way! Be prepared to encounter many tough Pokémon ...

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2013 Senior TCG World Champion Report: Kaiwen

What up Pokémon Australia! It’s me, Kaiwen, back with a short and sweet article recapping my experience at my first Pokémon World Championship and a very brief Marcus-type recap on what happened in my rounds. Unfortunately, with the amount of work I had to come back to after worlds, I have forgotten almost every detail about my rounds at worlds ...

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Limited Edition Pokémon X and Y Consoles coming to Australia!

For those in Australia, you can now start pre-ordering the Limited edition Pokémon X and Y consoles which will be released on September 27. Last night it was announced that Europe and America would be getting the two limited edition consoles, which are different to those previously announced for Japan. This morning, EB Games Australia announced on their facebook page ...

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Road to Worlds – Jordan P

Hi everyone, my name is Jordan Palmer. I am a TCG player in the Seniors division from South Australia and I am here to talk about my experience at the 2013 Pokémon World Championships. I will be talking about the deck I used and the matches I played in the event. Click any of the following links to quickly navigate ...

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2013 Pokémon Worlds Promo

The 2013 Pokémon World Championships have officially started with the Last Chance Qualifiers for both TCG and VGC. The 2013 Pokémon Worlds promo for competitors this year is (BW 95) ‘Champions Festival’. As per usual there’s various Worlds-branded merchandise that is given out to competitors, including: Multilingual set of this year’s Promo, Champions Festival Pikachu Plush Worlds T-shirt Playmat Deckbox ...

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2013 Pokémon World Championships: Australian Representatives

This weekend marks the 2013 Pokémon World Championships, being held in Vancouver. This year, Australia has both TCG and VGC representatives who have flown over to compete! This is quite unique as Australia has never been represented in the VGC before 2013. Nintendo has gone above and beyond not only by hosting our first ever VGC Nationals, but by flying ...

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PokéBros Issue #3: TerraCott

PokéBros is a brand-new set of articles spotlighting common, popular, and/or outdated combinations of Pokémon which lead Double Battles in VGC. We, FamousDeaf and myself, Chiron, will cover such things as: when to expect these Pokémon, how to play around and counter them, as well as how to play them yourself. Please note: many of these combinations aren’t as effective ...

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Deck Selections for Vancouver (Part Two)

Hello everybody! My last post, looked into the top contenders for the World Championships. To follow this up I would like to discuss the decks that are floating around the middle. These decks are controversial and also miscellaneous. Deck Choices Discussed Gothitelle/Accelgor Klinklang/Cobalion Garbodor Gothitelle/Accelgor After being hit hard by the rotation, Accelgor loomed around for the whole season, looking ...

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