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Changes to 2017 Pokémon World Championships Qualification

The Pokémon Company have announced changes to both the qualification requirements for the 2017 World Championship and the Championship Points (CP) payouts at events. These changes now make it easier for players to qualify for the World Championships for both TCG & VGC. For players in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region (which includes Australia), the new CP requirements to earn a ...

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Rotoms VGC Resources: Preparing Yourself for Competition

Hi everyone! Hope you’ve enjoyed playing Sun and Moon so far. A couple of years ago I wrote an article reconciling how I would go about preparing for Pokémon tournaments from my perspective as an elite athlete. Today I’m back as an Olympian and with more competitive Pokémon experience, to offer further insight on how you can get the best ...

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2016 Australian VGC Retrospective: A Big Season for Some

  With the 2016 VGC season over, and the 2017 season soon to explode with the release of Pokémon Sun and Moon, let’s look back at Australia’s 2016 VGC season, and how it unfolded. The 2016 season once again saw Australia compete under the Championship Points (CP) system as part of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) rating zone. The newly introduced CP ...

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2016 Pokémon World Championship Australian Streaming Times

  The 2016 Pokémon World Championships are this weekend and of course you will be able to watch Worlds from your own home. This year we see 4 channels which will be streaming the World Championships: Main Channel, TCG Channel, TCG Channel and a Pokkén Channel. Here is the schedule which is broken up into the 4 streams mentioned above. ...

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Preparing For Worlds: A Metagame Analysis

  Hello there! My name is Bailey, though you’d probably know me as Bargens. Recently there hasn’t been too much going around regarding the metagame at Worlds and after having a relatively positive response last year I decided I’d try and give my insight into how I think Worlds will be this year. I’m going to be basing my opinions off of ...

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Pokémon VGC: Worlds Qualification information for Australia

  Hello Australia! There have been some long-awaited changes to the system for World Championships qualification globally. We’re here to let you know what these changes mean for the Australian circuit in 2016, and how YOU can get to the 2016 Pokémon World Championships! The link to the post on the official Pokémon website can be found here. So you’re ...

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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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2015 Pokémon World Championship Australian Streaming Times

  The 2015 Pokémon World Championships are literally hours away and of course you will be able to watch the Championships from your own home. Here is the schedule, please note that the World Championships go over four days for us due to timezone differences. DAY 1 – FRIDAY AUGUST 21 2015 For Australia, Day 1 is late Friday night, ...

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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 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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