Author Archives: MachopFan

Hailing from the outer suburbs of Melbourne, MachopFan became a Pokémon fan in 1999. He joined the competitive scene during the 2007 DS COnnection Tour, a week after Pokémon Diamond and Pearl were released in Australia. After learning that Australia was not in the Video Game World Championship, he played a major role in the campaign to include Australia. MachopFan competed in Australia's first National Championship, placing in the Top 8. MachopFan is also Chief Editor at PokéAus.

PokéAustralia’s ACSA Tournament

On Saturday March 2 2013, PokéAustralia held its very first Pokémon tournament, at a local event in Dandenong called the ACSA Family Festival. The tournament was held in conjunction with a Video Game All-Stars tournament, and many contestants participated in both. 30 people participated in total, with the tournament running Swiss rounds, meaning everyone got to battle 5 rounds before ...

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