Tag Archives: championships

Around the Stadiums – September 2017

Welcome back to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2018 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia! In this edition we look back at the results from September Premier Challenges. The post-world metagame was a varied as ever with an even blend of players either using variations on successful strategies from Anehiem, or trying to ...

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VGC18 Details – Changes and Preparation

Details regarding the Pokémon Video Game Championships format for the 2018 season have just been announced! The announcement on the Pokémon website gives a brief overview of what to expect. This includes the release of Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon in November, though the exact list of Pokémon and moves allowed cannot be confirmed. Here, all of the details announced ...

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VGC: April International Challenge Announced

Registration for the April International Challenge has been announced! This International Challenge is open to anyone with a Pokémon Trainer Club account and POP ID. The International Challenge will use VGC17 rules, and will award Championship Points to the world’s top-performing players. All players who compete in 3 battles or more receive Sceptilite, Blazikenite AND Swampertite! Sign-Up Period: April 19 10am ...

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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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Australia VGC17 Usage Stats: February Weeks 3 and 4

We return again with what will be our second last VGC17 usage statistics from events across Australia before we ultimately test our skills in the Oceanic International Championships. All throughout February, we’ve had players creep closer to their Worlds Invitation, setting themselves up to earn it through a strong finish at the Internationals. Last week was, unfortunately, a quiet week ...

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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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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: February Week 2

We return yet again with more VGC17 usage statistics from events across Australia! So far through February, we’ve seen 2 major grassroots events, two Premier Challenges and one Midseason Showdown. Unfortunately, we don’t yet have teams or results from the Premier Challenge and Midseason Showdown that occurred in Hobart. However, we’re endeavoring to collect these and hope to have them soon! ...

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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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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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Australian VGC17 Usage Stats: January Week 4

We’ve reached the final week of January, meaning it’s now time to reflect on this month in VGC. What better way to do so than with our latest usage stats? We’ve had three Premier Challenge events happen in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania. We’re beginning to see some clear patterns with the Australian metagame, so we advise noting the ...

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