Skeleton Lists: Turbo Darkrai, Decidueye GX, and Volcanion EX

Introduction A skeleton list is an incomplete deck list that highlights the essential or minimum number of cards necessary for a successful deck of that archetype. Assuming that the creation of the skeleton list was influenced by proven 60 card lists, skeleton lists are useful for competitive TCG players for a variety of reasons: They provide players with an understanding ...

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Blowing Away the Trash: Competitive Uses for Field Blower

Guardians Rising brings us a plethora of new cards when it is released on May 5th. One card has already risen above the rest –  Field Blower. Field Blower is an Item card that allows players to choose up to 2 in any combination of Pokémon Tool cards and Stadium cards in play (of their own and/or their opponent’s) and discard ...

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Pokémon TCG World Championships: How to earn an invite in Japan

Why Takuya Yoneda’s Top 8 Championship Points from the Oceania International won’t matter The 2017 Pokémon Oceania International Challenge saw players from across the globe converge on Melbourne to compete in an intense three days of competitive trading cards. Japanese player Takuya Yoneda, rose above 250+ competitors to earn a coveted place in the top 8 of the Masters Division. ...

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Australian TCG League Challenges: March

The TCG 2017 Season is alive and kicking! Each month, we will be posting a round-up of all TCG League Challenges that will be happening throughout Australia. We’ve just had the Oceania International Championship but there are League Challenges taking place between now and the end of the month. Tasmania Saturday March 18th – League Challenge, Battle Axe Games Kingston @1:30pm Queensland Saturday March ...

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Australian VGC Premier Challenges: March

  The VGC 2017 Season is alive and kicking! Each month, we will be posting a round-up of all VGC Premier Challenges that will be happening throughout Australia. We’ve just had the Oceania International Championship but there are Premier Challenges taking place between now and the end of the month. Tasmania March 25th – Premier Challenge, Battle Axe Games @1pm ...

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Oceania International Championship – VGC Final Standings: Seniors

The weekend just passed saw the Oceania International Championship take place in Melbourne, Australia. Here are the final standings for Top 8 players in the Senior Division. We would like to congratulate Carson St Dennis being your 2017 Oceania International Championship VGC Senior Champion! Final Standings 1. Carson St Dennis 2. Ernesto Serpa 3. Dale Causey 4. Samuel Pickering 5. ...

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Oceania International Championship – VGC Final Standings: Masters

The third and final day of the Oceania International Championships is done and dusted for VGC Masters! Here are the final standings for Top 8 players. These players have gone through 2 days off Swiss, and a top 8 cut over 3 days. We would like to congratulate Zoe Lou on being your 2017 Oceania International Championship VGC Master Champion! ...

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Oceania International Championship – TCG Top 8 Decks

We are now entering our third and final day of the Oceania International Championships! Here are your Top 8 players for TCG! These players have played through 2 days off Swiss! Stay tuned to PokeAus via our twitter and our live coverage page to stay up to date with pairings and standings for each round. Also, be sure to follow ...

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Oceania International Championship – VGC Top 32 Teams

The second day of the Oceania International Championships is complete! We have collated Top 32 teams and usage stats for VGC Masters. These competitors played through 5 rounds of Swiss today, with only 8 remaining by the days end. Stay tuned to PokeAus via our twitter and our live coverage page to stay up to date with pairings, standings, and ...

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