Reports

TCG City Championship: BattleAxe Games Tasmania – Standings and Usage Stats

  Today we saw the second Australian TCG City Championship which took place at BattleAxe Games. The event saw 25 Masters, 3 Seniors and 3 Juniors, a huge congratulations goes to Michael Kan for taking out the DOUBLE City Championship this weekend in Tasmania! Total Deck Usage for Master Division Night March – 4 (3 w/ Vespiquen) Lucario – 3 ...

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VGC Premier Challenge: Good Games Box Hill Blaziken #1 – Standings and Usage Stats

  Yesterday saw the first Good Games Box Hill Premier Challenge of the year (event details here). The event saw 46 Masters, 7 Seniors and 6 Juniors. A congratulations goes to Haris for taking out the PC! Top 8 Cut Teams 1 Haris Kangaskhan-M / Smeargle / Xerneas / Groudon-P / Crobat / Togekiss 2 Matt Roe Salamence-M / Crobat ...

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TCG City Championship: Area 52 Tasmania – Standings and Usage Stats

  Today kicked off the Australian TCG City Championships, with the first being played at Area 52 in Hobart, Tasmania! The event saw 24 Masters, 5 Seniors and 5 Juniors, a congratulations goes to Michael Kan for taking out the first City Championship of 2016! Total Deck Usage for Master Division Night March – 5 (2 w/ Vespiquen, 1 w/ ...

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Around The Stadiums: Blaziken Series #1 – A Premier Challenge Summary

  Hello all! All of us here at PokeAus hope you had an enjoyable and safe time over the Christmas/New Year period. This edition of Around the Stadiums covers the first month of the Blaziken Premier Challenge series, which was also the last month of events operating under the VGC2015 ruleset. From January, all events will be conducted using the ...

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VGC Premier Challenge: NLG Morwell Blaziken #3 – Standings and Usage Stats

  Yesterday kicked off Premier Challenges around the country for 2016, with the first event taking place at NLG Morwell, Victoria, (event details here). The event saw 27 Masters rise to the occasion, a congratulations goes to Nihal Noor (@UchihaX96) for taking out the PC. Below are the usage stats for all 27 Masters Kangaskhan 67% Groudon 67% Xerneas 63% ...

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Around The Stadiums: Sceptile Series #2 – A Premier Challenge Summary

  Hello all, and welcome back to another edition of the Around the Stadiums Premier Challenge (PC) results wrap up. This edition will be the second and final edition of the Sceptile PC Series, with the Blaziken Series speed boosting off from December 1st. We’ve had PCs in four states over the last couple of weekends, so there is plenty ...

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Around The Stadiums: Sceptile Series #1 – A Premier Challenge Summary

  After enduring a quiet few months in the post-World Championship period, Australia’s VGC scene is back at it again as the journey towards the 2016 World Championships in San Francisco gets underway in earnest with a plethora of Premier Challenges (PCs) having been announced in recent weeks, and the first of those beginning to be held. Here at PokéAus, ...

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From Wannabe to Professional – Asia Pacific Circuit Top 2 Report

Hello and thank you for clicking into this report. My name is Phil Nguyen, also known as Boomguy. I am a 27-year-old part time professional Pokémon VGC player from Brisbane, Australia. OK, so what I don’t get paid to play Pokémon video games but I treat it as my profession so I can become the World Champion. Most of us on ...

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Deafinate Victory to the Top : A 2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals Top 4 Report

Hello! My name is Jackson Lakey, but some of you might know me as FamousDeaf. I’ve played competitive Pokémon since 2012, after Nicholas Steer introduced me to the VGC format, and since then I have loved it. Over the past few years, I’ve watched the best players on YouTube, Pokémon Showdown and the Live Tournament on Nugget Bridge, and have ...

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The Sandstorm Subsided – A 2015 Australian Pokémon VGC Nationals Interview with a Champion

Hot on the heels of the stunning conclusion to the 2015 Pokémon Video Game Australian National Championships, I had the privilege of conducting an interview with Matthew Roe, the 2015 Masters Division National Champion, to pick his brain about his performance of the season as well as his thoughts about the National Championships and beyond. Congratulations yet again on your ...

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