Author Archives: RoeySK

VGC15 Nationals Champion, 2x Worlds Competitor & novice TCG player. Hails from a coastal town on the SW Victorian Coast. Process Engineer & Lifeguard in real life, ardent supporter of round-ball football and strong believer that Han shot first.

Rules for the Pokémon VGC 2017 Season Announced!

  Attention VGC Players! The rules for the 2017 Video Game Championship were announced overnight by TCPi. These rules will replace the current VGC16 rules on December 1st. Matches will be Double Battles played only on Pokémon Sun & Moon. As has been predicted for some time, only Pokémon found in the Alola PokéDex able to be used (barring certain legendaries). ...

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Pokémon VGC 2017 Circuit Information – A Breakdown and Explanation

  The Pokémon Company International (TCPi) has released information regarding events, format changover times, CP payouts and Worlds invitations for the VGC 2017 circuit, confirming the circuit structure that we will see for the coming year. Quick Reference Guide: Key information and what has changed The season will be divided into three series: Autumn Series: September 1–November 30, 2016 Winter ...

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Australia vs. Singapore VGC Friendly – Final Results & Wrap-up

  Hello Everyone! On Sunday April 17th we saw Australia take on Singapore in a VGC Friendly. After a nail-biting affair which saw the lead change several times, Australia eventually triumphed 13-12 after needing to go 5-0 in the last round to clinch the Friendly. Congratulations to Phil Nguyen, Luke Brown, Malcolm Mackellar, Tom Schultz & Lynette Zheng for their ...

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Australia vs Singapore VGC Friendly – Team AUS & Stream Details

  Hello VGC Players! The Australia vs. Singapore VGC Friendly is almost upon us. This Sunday five players from each country will take on each other in what shapes up to be a grueling clash between the two nations. When: Sunday April 17th, 3pm-8pm AEST/1pm-6pm SGT. Ruleset: VGC 2016 – Best of Three (3) Format: 5 players per team, each ...

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VGC Friendly – Australia vs Singapore

  Hello VGC Players, once again it is time for another VGC Friendly. This time we turn our ambitions towards an opponent closer to home, Singapore! On Sunday April 17th we will be facing off against or nearby neighbours Singapore, with what promises to be a clash of the two strongest VGC Nations in the APAC region. This will not ...

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Je Suis Un Champion – An interview with the Adelaide Mid-Season Showdown Winner

Hello VGC players. During March there have been a number of Mid-Season Showdown events held in Australia – starting in Adelaide and followed by Hobart, Sydney and Perth. Recently I had the opportunity to catch up with Haris Sahovic (@HSahovic), the winner of the Adelaide Mid-Season Showdown and a player with several strong results at events in Melbourne this season. So Haris, can ...

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VGC Friendly – Australia vs United Kingdom: Teams & Stream details

  This Sunday, March 20 at 8pm Australia will be taking on the United Kingdom in a VGC Friendly. Both sides have now selected their teams for the event, with match-ups to be finalized closer to the day. Team Australia Martin Larumbe (@BaseIN2) Phil Nguyen (@Boomguy_Pokemon) Bailey Owen (@BargensVGC) Daniel Walker (@Ludicola31) Lynette Zheng (@xxlililynette) Team UK Tom Millson Benjamin ...

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VGC Friendly – Australia vs United Kingdon

  A new VGC Friendly between Australia and the United Kingdom has been arranged for March 20th, starting at 9pm AEDT. With players from the UK doing well at a number of European Regional events this will be another tough match for Team Australia. Therefore we call on all players to put their names forward so that we can select ...

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May the Weather be with you – A PC 2nd Place Report

  Hello VGC players, and thank you for reading this report. My name is Matthew Roe, also known as RoeyVGC and this is a report on the team I used to take 2nd Place at the Box Hill Premier Challenge on January 9th. I will also be covering my preparation leading up to the event, including in the recent Australia ...

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