Rainbow Road in the 2017-2018 Standard Format : Deck List and Discussion

Last weekend, in what seemed like a throwback to the 2008 World Championships, a Gardevoir/ Gallade deck was used to win the 2017 Pokemon Trading Card Game World Championships in both the Junior and Masters divisions. It was the most hyped deck going into the tournament, and is still being touted as one of the top decks in the standard ...

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Australia takes Juniors 1st, Masters 2nd at VGC 2017 World Championships

Australia’s great performance in the VGC scene has continued right up to the end of the 2016/17 season, with Australia taking its very first Video Game World Championship! Nicholas Kan, using his older brother Chris’ team from the North American International Championships, was able to overcome Spain’s Tomàs Serrano to win Australia’s very first Video Game World Championship title! It was ...

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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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Shiny Tapu Koko Event now live in Australia!

From this morning Australian Pokémon fans will be able to join the rest of the world with the distribution of Shiny Tapu Koko! Starting June 14, players will be able to receive the Shiny Tapu Koko via Internet distribution on Mystery Gift on Pokémon Sun or Moon! To download Tapu Koko go to Mystery Gift in the main menu > ...

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Australia takes out Pokemon Video Game North America Championships

The curtains have just closed on the Pokémon Video Game North America Championships, the last official tournament before the World Championships! Team Australia has managed to take the title in all three age divisions for the Video Game! Alfredo really captures what being in the Australian community is all about in his post win interview below: Never mind, take it ...

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2017 Pokémon Sydney Regionals: VGC Results and Analysis

Sydney Regionals recently ignited what was a relatively quiet period for VGC in Australia, reaching 65 Players in Masters with 7 Rounds of Swiss and a Top Cut of 8. In the Junior’s Division we saw Brisbane’s Will take out first place, enjoying the absence of Nicholas Kan, one of the strongest Junior players in the world currently. Once again ...

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon and more! Pokémon Direct 7/6/17

Pokémon Direct has come and gone and included not one, not two, but THREE announcements! The first was Pokken Tournament DX for Nintendo Switch, the first Pokémon title on the new console. It will be similar to the original, but with 5 new playable characters: Darkrai, Scizor, Empoleon, Croagunk and Decidueye. This game will be released worldwide on September 22. ...

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Pokémon Direct Midnight Tonight!

While you were sleeping … There will be a Pokémon Direct on Pokémon’s official YouTube and Twitch channels at midnight EST tonight (June 7)! For Adelaide that’s June 6 11:30pm, and for Perth it’s June 6 10:00pm. At this early stage we don’t know what it will entail, but stay tuned as this will be big!

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2017 Australia/NZ Pokémon Regionals Information

It’s Regionals time in Australia and New Zealand! ESL will be hosting combined VGC and TCG Regionals events in three different cities in the month of June, details can all be found below! Sydney Regionals – June 10th & 11th ESL Studios Sydney Unit 4, 199 Parramatta Road, Auburn, NSW, 2144 Pokemon.com Links – TCG – VGC Facebook Event Page ...

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Event Round-up: May 27th / 28th

This weekend (May 27th / May 28th) sees a huge amount of Pokémon events happening across Australia! There’s online events, there’s League Cups, there’s overseas Regionals, there’s League Challenges, theres Premier Challenges there’s something for everyone! Virtually every state in the country has something on! Signups for the International Online event close on Thursday so make sure you sign up ...

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