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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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Inclement Weather: Pokémon VGC Regionals Melbourne Runner-Up Report

Break Down Introduction Team Analysis How it All Worked Out Closing Comments Introduction Since I was living in Thailand last year when we got our last-minute official events and Worlds invites, this was my first Regionals attendance (I’ve been pretty active in the local tournament scene since 2011 though). The day turned out really awesome, smashing Sydney’s numbers by having ...

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Pokémon VGC Regionals Melbourne: Master Division Winner’s Team Analysis

Hi, everyone! I’m Sam (Cypress), and I was asked to do an analysis of the team I used at the Pokémon VGC Regional Championships in Melbourne. The strategy with this team was to go full-out hyper offensive, since I felt it was an appropriate strategy to deal with the current Australian Pokémon metagame. At the end of the day, I ...

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Pokémon VGC Regionals Brisbane: Recap, Teams, and Usage Stats

Hi, as you may know the Brisbane VGC Regional Championships were last Sunday, and I thought I’d write an article summarising the event with teams and usage stats. Tournament Structure Teams Usage Stats Tournament Structure Unfortunately, the Masters Division of 128 had to play under a best-of-three single elimination format which was at least better than last year, but most ...

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Pokémon VGC Regionals Sydney: Recap, Teams, and Usage Stats

The Pokémon VGC Regionals in Sydney went off with a bang! A record number of players showed up to compete and try their hardest to be crowned the Champion, securing flights and accommodation for Nationals in Melbourne, as well as some awesome prizes, too! Masters: 167 Seniors: 41 Juniors: 11 Junior division was run with double-elimination best-of-three in all rounds. ...

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