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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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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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Big Leads: Knowing Your Xerneas + Groudon Leads

Hi everyone! With Worlds coming up and Australian players being a little stressed about team building, there was a lot of ambiguity around how exactly to benefit from leading with and against ‘Big 6’ teams (an archetype consisting of both Groudon and Xerneas) and their different variations, so I’m pretty much going to be providing a summary of the strengths ...

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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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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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VIC – Pokémon VGC Mid-Season Showdown

The 2016 Video Game Midseason Showdowns are a new Championship Series event for the 2016 Play! Pokémon season. Trainers compete using their copy of Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire on their Nintendo 2DS or 3DS systems to earn Championship Points that go towards an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships. It is advised that there will be no ...

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Around the Stadiums: Swampert Series #1 – A Premier Challenge Summary

  Hi everyone, and welcome back to another edition of Around the Stadiums! Today we bring you results from March, the first month of the Swampert Series of Premier Challenges. We will also look at the results from the first Australian Mid Season Showdowns, which have brought with them the first Australians to qualify for a day one invitation to ...

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