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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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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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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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Pokémon TCG European International Championship: Event Report

  From December 9th-11th 2016, the ExCel Exhibition Centre in London played host to the first of four International Championships to be held across the globe during the 2016-2017 Pokémon TCG competitive season. The big cash prizes, Championship Points on offer and the desire to taste the salty tears of fallen enemies attracted 492 masters division competitors, including players who ...

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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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TCG – Beyond Night March: APAC’s first impressions of the 2017 Format

  League Challenges are underway, the first International Championship is fast approaching, and the period usually dedicated to city championships is looming. So, if you’re one of the 1587 people (perhaps a slight exaggeration) that I contacted, who replied with “I haven’t played since Nationals, I don’t even know what is going on with the meta,” it is probably time ...

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Pokémon VGC 2017 Circuit Information – A Breakdown and Explanation

  The Pokémon Company International (TCPi) has released information regarding events, format changover times, CP payouts and Worlds invitations for the VGC 2017 circuit, confirming the circuit structure that we will see for the coming year. Quick Reference Guide: Key information and what has changed The season will be divided into three series: Autumn Series: September 1–November 30, 2016 Winter ...

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Around the Stadiums: Swampert Series #2– A Premier Challenge Summary

  Hello everyone, welcome back to the penultimate edition of Around the Stadiums for the 2016 season, where we bring you Premier Challenge Results from around Australia in April. This was the final month before the Regional Championship season began, so we saw a large number of events available for trainers to fine-tune their strategies for the big events. To ...

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