Author Archives: Mindape

A Pokemon fan since Blue and Red. Rarely seen as a trainer in the wild due to irl commitments, but dedicated to contributing to the community regardless. Rio 2016 Olympian.

Oceania International Championship VGC Preview: APAC Players

The Oceania International Championship is less then 24 hours away! We have put together a preview article on VGC players to keep an eye on during the event from our APAC region. Australia It was difficult to narrow down, but we’ve picked out ten local names we think you should definitely keep an eye out for in Melbourne. Note that ...

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Oceania International Championships Coverage

The Oceania International Challenge is fast approaching! The event will be held between March 10-12 (Friday to Sunday) at Melbourne Park Function Center in Melbourne, Australia! In light of this, us at PokeAus can announce that we will have a team on the ground to provide coverage for the event. The primary aim of this coverage will be to post match-ups, results, ...

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Around the Stadiums Winter Series #3: A Premier Challenge Summary

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia. In this edition we look back at the results from February Premier Challenges. The metagame has been evolving as quickly as ever, with trainers testing and practicing the latest trends in preparation for next week’s Melbourne International Championships. Read ...

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Pokémon World Championship Details Announced

2017 Pokémon World Championship details have been announced! Today the Pokémon Company finally announced the news a lot of us have been waiting for. We now have the 2017 Pokémon World Championship details including the date and location! When: August 18 – 20 Where: Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California The World Championships will once again feature VGC, TCG, and ...

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Big News for the Oceania International Championships

With just over a month to go until competition gets underway, we’ve got all the big news for the Oceania International Championships that were announced over the last few days. The event details are available online, www.poic2017.com.au. This page is important as online registration will be done through there. Additionally, information about the schedule and the costs have also been unveiled. Key information ...

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Rotoms VGC Resources: Preparing Yourself for Competition

Hi everyone! Hope you’ve enjoyed playing Sun and Moon so far. A couple of years ago I wrote an article reconciling how I would go about preparing for Pokémon tournaments from my perspective as an elite athlete. Today I’m back as an Olympian and with more competitive Pokémon experience, to offer further insight on how you can get the best ...

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Around the Stadiums Winter Series #2: January Premier Challenge Summary

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 Season, where we bring you the January Premier Challenge summary of results from around Australia. This edition will look at results from January 2017. With the metagame settling down a little after a hectic opening month, players pressed on for championship points in most states with a bit more ...

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Around the Stadiums Winter Series #1: A Premier Challenge Summary

  Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 Season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia. This edition will look at results from December. Events were held in every state this month, and Victoria was fortunate enough to have three events! Players had been anxious about getting more events, but their patience and ...

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Oceanic International Championship Announced for Australia!

  Following on from the inaugural Pokémon International Championships in London earlier this month, Pokémon has now announced the date and location of the second International Championships. Melbourne will host the event on March 10th-12th (Friday to Sunday), at the Melbourne Park Function Center, which has previously been host to the Australian Pokémon National Championships in 2015 and 2016. Prize money and ...

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Around the Stadiums: Autumn Series #1 A Premier Challenge Summary

  Hello everyone, welcome to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia from September, October and November. It may have started a little slowly, but the season has started in Australia, with events having being held in Western Australia and Tasmania during the first couple of months, with Victoria ...

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