Tag Archives: Pokemon

Pokémon TCG: 2016 Staples Checklist

Hello again everyone, I’m James Goreing and I’m here today to help beginning and continuing players alike to be prepared for the coming tournament season by discussing the essential, must-have Trainer cards for the 2016 season. Trainers are the engine of every deck; the actual Pokémon may be the exciting and colourful part of playing the Pokémon TCG, but it’s ...

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Top Players, Top Pokemon #1: Sam Pandelis (ZeldaVGC) and Talonflame

  Lads and Ladies, I (Cappa) present to you a new segment we’re working on here at PokeAus, where we interview successful Australian players and ask them to talk about their favourite competitive Pokémon and how it’s utilised. Today, I chatted to 2-time Melbourne Regional Champion and NB Circuit veteran Sam Pandelis (@ZeldaVGC, hit him up on twitter) about his ...

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A Plethora of VGC Premier Challenges are headed to Tasmania

  Yesterday, BattleAxe Games announced on their facebook page that they would be hosting 18 sanctioned and FREE VGC Premier Challenges starting from October and finishing up in May. We have created event pages for each Premier Challenge, with a link to each facebook event too. October 24 @2:30pm – Sceptile VGC Premier Challenge #1 November 1 @2:30pm – Sceptile ...

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Training for Pokémon like an Elite Athlete

G’day, Rhydian Cowley here. I go by Mindape in the Showdown chat, on the forums, and in Twitch chat. When I’m not playing Pokémon, I train and compete at an elite level in athletics (my event is the glamorous 20 km Walk). I have represented Australia at international events, and I’ve travelled to many foreign countries. My ultimate goal is ...

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Kerjasama – Australia vs. Indonesia Friendly Conclusion

  The results are now in for the Australia VS Indonesia friendly and here they are! Hopefully some of you were able to come out and enjoy the 2 streams we were able to put on, despite the lack of commentary. All of our players had a great time and the event was a huge success for both communities. Results ...

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2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Recap: A Season CHALK full of Originality

  In the post-World Championship lull, with the 2016 VGC season getting into gear slowly, we figured it would be a good time to look back at Australia’s 2015 VGC season – both in how the season structure changed and grew, and the results of the big events across all our age divisions. 2015 saw the introduction of Championship Points ...

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