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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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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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EXP Gaming: 2017 EXP Circuit Announced

  Last week, EXP Gaming announced their first ever non-official Pokémon Video Game Circuit for Pokémon fans in Australia! The Circuit kicks off on January 27th and runs until August. Smaller events throughout the year give points which help you work towards qualifying for the “Invitational” near the end of the Circuit. Due to this, EXP has introduced a $10 ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: An Introduction to VGC

  Have you completed your Pokédex? Sick of grinding the Elite 4 and want a new challenge? Interested in meeting like-minded Pokémon fans? Good news – VGC may be exactly what you’re looking for! What is VGC? VGC (Video Game Championships) is the official competitive battling circuit for the Pokémon video games which is run by The Pokémon Company International ...

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Around the Stadiums Winter Series #1: 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. This edition will look at results from December. Events were held in every state this month, and Victoria was fortunate enough to have three events! Players had been anxious about getting more events, but their patience and ...

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Around the Stadiums: Autumn Series #1 A Premier Challenge Summary

  Hello everyone, welcome to the Around the Stadiums coverage for the 2017 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia from September, October and November. It may have started a little slowly, but the season has started in Australia, with events having being held in Western Australia and Tasmania during the first couple of months, with Victoria ...

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Rotom’s VGC Resources: Playing with VGC 2017 Rules

  As of December 1st, 2016, all Pokemon Video Game Championship (VGC) tournaments will require players to use Pokémon Sun or Moon games to compete. With the new Pokémon included in these new games, there are new rules that players have to play by. Rules for VGC 2017 can be found here. Pokémon that appear on the Alola PokéDex can ...

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Rules for the Pokémon VGC 2017 Season Announced!

  Attention VGC Players! The rules for the 2017 Video Game Championship were announced overnight by TCPi. These rules will replace the current VGC16 rules on December 1st. Matches will be Double Battles played only on Pokémon Sun & Moon. As has been predicted for some time, only Pokémon found in the Alola PokéDex able to be used (barring certain legendaries). ...

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