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Schedule for the 2014 Pokémon World Championships

The Pokémon World Championships are being held this weekend from August 15-17 in Washington DC. The Pokémon Company has set up an official website to keep those watching from home up to date with what’s happening, including a live-stream of the whole event from start to finish too! For your convenience, here is the timeline in Australian timezones, so we ...

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2014 Pokémon World Championships – Australian Representatives TCG

The Pokémon World Championships are being held this weekend from August 15-17 in Washington DC. Below is a list of players who have qualified, and will be representing Australia for the Trading Card Game: Masters VIC Jennifer Wilson Kaiwen Kuan Marcus Raj Brendan Vagg NSW Naomi Murn Jake Cruwys Paul Coletta Shane Quinn SA Jordan Palmer James Goreing WA Daniel ...

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2014 Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals – A Top 16 Report

What’s up everyone, Christopher Kan here bringing you a tournament report regarding the recent Pokémon VGC National Championships in Australia. For those who aren’t aware, this is an annual event that started in 2013 and has been run by Nintendo Australia and New Zealand. The event featured a lot of cool activities; there were stores featuring the latest Pokémon merchandise, ...

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Pokémon VGC 2014 – A Beginner’s Primer

This is an entry-level guide to teambuilding. It assumes a basic knowledge of game mechanics (such as Effort Values), but little else. The aim is to include enough information to be helpful to your average player, yet remains casual in tone to not bore newcomers to death, and general enough to allow for flexibility in team choice. Contents Part 1 ...

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2014 Pokémon Video Game Nationals – Seniors Preview

After Boomguy’s Masters Preview, I thought I should have it upon myself to write an article to help Seniors assess the main threats at Nationals, and hopefully give a better understanding of the Seniors Pokémon scene as opposed to Masters. I’ve also enlisted the help of bargens. The VGC2013 Australian Representatives Michael Zirnsak: Unfortunately Michael will not be competing in this ...

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2014 Pokémon Video Game Nationals – Masters Preview

As many of you should know, Australia will be entering its second Pokémon Video Game National Championship next weekend, all thanks to Nintendo for organising the event. My name is Phil, and this year is my first full-on season of VGC, I am currently in the top 16 for the 2014 Nugget Bridge Circuit, and hopefully I will be playing in ...

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Australian 2014 Pokémon Video Game National Date Revealed!

Today, Nintendo Australia announced the date we have all eagerly been waiting for: the Australian 2014 Pokémon Video Game National Championships. Date: July 13 2014 Where: Melbourne Town Hall – Main Hall Address: 90-130 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia Click the image to be taken to Nintendo Australia’a facebook page, where you can keep up to date with all ...

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2014 June International Challenge Announced

The Pokémon website has announced there will be a 2014 June International Challenge. This will serve as a great training tool for all getting ready to compete in the National Championships happening sometime in July in Australia. June’s International Challenge will begin on Friday June 20 at 10am AEST, and will run for 72 hours. Registrations will open a week ...

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Pokémon VGC Regionals New Zealand: Recap, Teams, and Usage Stats

The last of the Pokémon VGC Regional Championships took place in New Zealand on the weekend. Although New Zealand does not have a set VGC community, players came and battled it out with a full house. Masters: 50 Seniors: 22 Juniors: 4 Juniors had a Round Robin tournament, with a best-0f-three final. Seniors and Masters were Double Elimination best-of-three (with ...

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Pokémon Events Round Up: May 31

Last but not least, New Zealand finishes off the Video Game Regional Championship roster. Saturday May 30 New Zealand Video Game Regional Championship @ 9:00 am This information is taken from our Events Calendar; anyone can submit an event to our calendar. With this article, we aim to create a valuable source of information players can refer to every week ...

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