Tag Archives: Master

The Sandstorm Subsided – A 2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals Interview with a Champion

Hot on the heels of the stunning conclusion to the 2015 Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships, I had the privilege of conducting an interview with Matthew Roe, the 2015 Masters Division National Champion, to pick his brain about his performance of the season as well as his thoughts about the National Championships and beyond. Congratulations yet again on your ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon Video Game Nationals: Teams and Usage Stats

Last weekend saw the biggest Pokémon event of the year, the 2015 Pokémon Nationals! Over three days we saw players compete in the Trading Card Game and Video Game, ending with top cut matches on day three where our Champions were crowned. The Video Game saw 321 Masters, 96 Seniors, and 54 Juniors battle over two of the three days. ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon TCG National Masters Runner-Up Report

Hey all! Marcus Raj (a.k.a Lionheartex) here with a report on my second place finish at the 2015 Pokémon TCG National Championships held in Melbourne over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. I’ve been committed to competitive Pokémon TCG for almost 12 years, and this year was certainly no exception. I had begun this season with the intention of ranking within ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon Nationals – Day 3 Recap: VGC

Nationals is over once again, but the post-coverage is going to keep on coming! The Video Game Nationals saw 321 Masters, 96 Seniors, and 54 Juniors battle it out with swiss rounds on day two of the three day Nationals event, and top cut on day three. The Masters Division battled it out through a huge day with 9 rounds ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon Nationals – Day 3 Recap: TCG

Nationals is over once again, but the post-coverage is going to keep on coming! The Trading Card Game Nationals saw 128 Masters, 14 Seniors, and 12 Juniors battle it out with swiss rounds on day one, and top cut on day three (with VGC swiss rounds being played on day two). The Masters Division battled it out through a huge ...

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2014 Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals – A Top 16 Report

What’s up everyone, Christopher Kan here bringing you a tournament report regarding the recent Pokémon VGC National Championships in Australia. For those who aren’t aware, this is an annual event that started in 2013 and has been run by Nintendo Australia and New Zealand. The event featured a lot of cool activities; there were stores featuring the latest Pokémon merchandise, ...

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2014 Australian Pokémon TCG National Master Runner-Up Report

The 2014 Pokémon Australian National Championships are now over, and I’m here to talk about my experiences and how I made it all the way to the finals! This years nationals was my first time in the Masters Division and I knew that making cut would be much harder than it was last year. With this in mind, I was ...

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2014 Australian Pokemon Video Game Nationals: Masters – Teams

Nationals is done and dusted, and now comes the teams and statistics for the Master Division. With 442 competitors, 9 rounds of Swiss best-of-1, and a top cut of 32  there is a lot of data to go through. For you today is the top 16, and the teams they used. Expect this article to be updated once I get ...

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