Author Archives: Boomguy

2017 Pokémon World Championship Australian Streaming Times

The 2017 Pokémon World Championships are this weekend, and of course you will be able to watch Worlds from your own home! This year we get to watch our Aussie competitors, and see who will take out the titles of Pokémon World Champion for the Trading Card Game, the Video Game and Pokken in Masters, Seniors and Juniors! Stream Times ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Playing with VGC 2017 Rules

  As of December 1st, 2016, all Pokemon Video Game Championship (VGC) tournaments will require players to use Pokémon Sun or Moon games to compete. With the new Pokémon included in these new games, there are new rules that players have to play by. Rules for VGC 2017 can be found here. Pokémon that appear on the Alola PokéDex can ...

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Nugget Bridge Major 5 Announced

  Do you want to be the very best, like no one ever was? Do you want to prove that you’re the world’s best trainer? Come and battle it out at the world’s largest online VGC tournament. The Nugget Bridge Major where the world’s best, will compete for cash prizes. Yep, there is cold hard American cash on offer. However, ...

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VGC 2016 Spotlight Report #1: Zygarde

  Hey guys, Phil here and welcome to my new set of articles about VGC 2016. These articles will summarise my channel’s VGC’16 content, or more specifically where I’m spotlighting an unpopular Pokémon and how to use it. You can view my first video in the series below, or alternatively you can visit my channel. #1 Zygarde Today I’ll be ...

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From Wannabe to Professional – Asia Pacific Circuit Top 2 Report

Hello and thank you for clicking into this report. My name is Phil Nguyen, also known as Boomguy. I am a 27-year-old part time professional Pokémon VGC player from Brisbane, Australia. OK, so what I don’t get paid to play Pokémon video games but I treat it as my profession so I can become the World Champion. Most of us on ...

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Pokémon VGC Website and Social Media Guide

The Australian Pokémon Video Game Nationals are around the corner, and we want to help fellow Australians in the preparation to what will be the biggest Australian VGC event for the year. Playing on your own you might miss things but following what other people discover can help you get an advantage and possibly save you time. With this we ...

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2015 Pokémon VGC Regionals Brisbane: Recap, Teams, and Usage Stats

Weeks ago Nintendo gave us a good squiz So, let me tell you what happened in Bris 13 Juniors joined the party With 35 Seniors players being smarty Junior Nick Kan had a 2nd Regional win, After giving the US circuit a spin. Senior Kyle Beaumont stole the show, With Mega Pidgeott did you know? 106 Masters caused lots of ...

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Brisbane Bisharps March Tournament: Teams and Usage Stats

Another month has gone, and with it another tournament! A much smaller turnout this month (15 players) but an enjoyable day for all who came along to participate. Top Cut Teams Below is our teams for the top 8 on the day. 1st – Phil Nguyen (Boomguy) 2nd – Tom Wang 3rd – Paulo Amedee (The Mastodon) 4th – Jarrod ...

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PokeAus VGC Easter Extravaganza

We at PokeAus are proud to announce our first online live VGC 2015 Tournament on the 3DS taking place on April 4 2015! With the Aussie VGC Circuit around the corner, we hope that this online tournament will provide some good practice, and we have some pretty awesome prizes up for grabs too. Tournament page for registration and other information ...

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