Tag Archives: Cut

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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Australian VGC Premier Challenges: Top Cut and Usage Statistics – September 9-10 2017

Hello Pokémon players! The VGC18 season kicked off last weekend with 3 Premier Challenges taking place. Queensland players got the chance to get their season underway at Fastbreak Brisbane while Victorian players were treated to two Premier Challenges courtesy of Next Level Games’ Ormond and Dandenong stores. These were Australia’s first VGC events since the conclusion of the World Championships ...

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Pokémon TCG – The Oceania Meta at a Glance

Oceania Meta 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! How will you decide which deck to pilot? It may be helpful to know which decks are dominating Pokémon Trading Card Game events in Oceania. Here are the results from every sanctioned ...

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Gamefreak issues first Pokémon Sun and Moon Global Mission

  The first official Global Mission has been announced for Pokémon Sun and Moon! These missions are ones that everyone can join in on through the Global Link. It looks that like each Global Mission will last for a specific amount of time. The first Global Mission gives us the challenge of catching a total of 100,000,000 Pokémon! Details are ...

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2016 Pokémon VGC Regionals – Perth: Analysis and Usage Stats

Australia’s Regional Championship season wrapped up over the weekend, with over 120 Masters participating in the Perth Regional Championship on Sunday June 5th, with some even lucky enough to do battle on circular tables. Alister Sandover took out the event, defeating the returning-to-form Sam Pandelis from Victoria in the final. Defending Champion Mustafaa Olomi made the top cut before bowing ...

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2016 Pokémon VGC Regionals – Melbourne: Analysis and Usage Stats

  Over 300 trainers descended on the Collingwood Town Hall on Sunday May 29th for the Melbourne Regional Championships, with 185 of them being in the Masters age group. Masters played 8 best-of-one Swiss rounds, with the top cut of 8 playing best-of-three sets. A stream was run from round 6 onwards, set up and hosted at twitch.tv/dyoshiitv by Brad ...

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Australians in the Nugget Bridge Major: Top Cut Edition

  After 9 gruelling weeks of swiss rounds, the Nugget Bridge Major has entered the top cut stages. Well done to all 26 Australians who participated in this tough competition. Whether they performed better or worse than they hoped for, their skills as trainers have surely been sharpened up for the experience. Special congratulations to the three Australians who have ...

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VGC Premier Challenge: Good Games Top Ryde #1 – Standings and Usage Stats

  The weekend of all weekends saw VGC evens throughout the country in practically every single state. Here we have results from a New South Wales Premier Challenge, something we don’t get our hands on too often. Congratulations to Martin for taking out the event! Top Cut Teams 1. Martin Larumbe P-Groudon/Xerneas/M-Kangaskhan/M-Salamence/Talonflame/Smeargle 2. Corey M P-Groudon/Dialga/Mawile/Whimsicott/Landorus-T/Cresselia 3. Daniel Walker Gourgeist/Thundurus/Mawile/Kyogre/Kyurem-B/Hitmontop ...

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VGC Mid-Season Showdown: Melbourne – Standings and Usage Stats

  Melbourne finally saw itself hold a Mid-Season Showdown the weekend that just passed! Congratulations to Nicholas Bingham for taking out the event! Top 8 Cut Teams 1. Nicholas Bingham Groudon/Xerneas/Kangaskhan/Smeargle/Talonflame/Salamence 2. Nihal Noor Gengar/Whimsicott/Kyurem-W/Salamence/Sableye/Groudon 3. Jay Tyrell Groudon/Yveltal/Kangaskhan/Mawile/Talonflame/Thundurus-I 4. James Katsaros Groudon/Xerneas/Kangaskhan/Smeargle/Thundurus-I/Talonflame 5. Steven Currie Groudon/Xerneas/Kangaskhan/Smeargle/Talonflame/Amoonguss 6. Bailey Owen Groudon/Kyogre/Salamence/Thundurus-I/Smeargle/Ferrothorn 7. Timothy Walsh Groudon/Kyogre/Bronzong/Kangaskhan/Thundurus-I/Salamence 8. Bailey Gabbell Kyogre/Rayquaza/Talonflame/Raichu/Ferrothorn/Gengar Top ...

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VGC Premier Challenge: NLG Morwell Swampert #1 – Standings and Usage Stats

  The first weekend of this month saw 2 Premier Challenges in Victoria, with the second one taking place on Sunday at NLG Morwell! Congratulations to Sam Pandelis for taking out the event! Top 8 Cut Teams 1. Sam Pandelis (@MihoVGC) P-Groudon/Xerneas/M-Kangaskhan//M-Salamence/Talonflame/Smeargle 2. Galvin Hui P-Kyogre/P-Groudon/M-Salamence/Thundurus-I/Bronzong/Smeargle 3. Haris Sahovic (@HSahovic) P-Groudon/Xerneas/M-Salamence/Raichu/Amoonguss/Talonflame 4. Timothy Walsh (@2girls1muk) P-Groudon/Kyurem-W/M-Kangaskhan/Meowstic/Smeargle/Machamp 5. Matthew Roe (@RoeyVGC) ...

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