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Australian VGC Nationals: Master Division – Top 4

On July 20 to 21, Nintendo Australia hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals at PAX Australia. The Master Division was held on Saturday at the Nintendo Booth. We had a whopping 181 competitors in the Single Elimination best-of-1 tournament. The competition went for hours, with the best-of-the-best facing off against others they knew, trained with, and learnt off. We ...

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Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals: Standings

This weekend at PAX Australia, Nintendo hosted Australia’s first ever Pokémon VGC Nationals, with the top 2 from each age division winning prizes, as well as a paid trip to Vancouver to participate at Worlds. This event marked a day in history for Pokémon fans in Australia; VGC Nationals is something we have all dreamed of, and Nintendo turned those dreams ...

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Live Coverage Scheduled for Australian VGC Nationals

  Pokémon Australia is proud to announce that we will be providing live coverage from the Australian Pokémon VGC National Championships at PAX this weekend! We will be present both days, July 20 and 21, utilising a Twitter feed and a chat to keep fans updated on what’s going on. Additionally, once top cut is announced, a live Challonge bracket ...

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Pokémon Meet-up Sydney: Summary

On Sunday, July 14, the most dedicated Pokémon fans from all around Sydney made their way to Luna Park, but instead of going on rides, we all shut ourselves in a room within Luna Park and got ready for some serious Pokémon business! Everything was on the line for the 18 Junior Division players, and 76 Senior Division players, as the ...

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The Final Stretch: Pre-Worlds Predictions and a Dissertation on the Metagame

It’s Kaiwen here, back with another article! Nationals was probably the last premier event for many, as the final stretch of the Pokémon season draws near. The season has gone so fast! Heck, it just felt like last week when the season was just starting, and I was frantically play-testing Zekrom/Eelektrik. However, arguably the most important event is still yet ...

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Pokémon Meet-up Melbourne: Summary

On Saturday, July 6, Pokémon fans from Melbourne congregated at the Deakin Edge lecture hall in Federation Square to participate in a VGC competition, the second of several Pokémon Meet-ups held in major cities over the course of the next few weeks. The first Meet-up was held in Perth, which you can read about: here. With a turnout of 25 ...

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