2017 Memphis Regional Championships Preview

Memphis regionals marks the final VGC 2017 regional in North America, and plenty of the country’s top players are planning to compete. As a final send off to the first Alolan format, let’s take a look at what we can expect from teams and players this weekend. Contents Metagame Player Preview Going for Worlds Players to Watch Veterans Invaders Newbies ...

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EV Training Hotspots in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are here, and the best places to EV train have slightly changed. If you’re familiar with EV training from Pokémon Sun and Moon, you’ll feel right at home. Basic Information A Pokémon can have a maximum of 252 EVs in one particular stat. This is different from the 255 cap present in Generations III-V, and it ...

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Rules for the Pokémon VGC 2018 Season Announced

The rules for the Pokémon 2018 Video Game Championship format have been announced! These rules will replace the current VGC17 rules on January 1st, 2018 for all sanctioned VG events. The VGC 2017 ruleset resembles Battle Spot Doubles as played on Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, though Pokémon from previous generations are unable to be used. This excludes Pokémon such ...

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TPCI releases statement on confusion surrounding London IC registration

The Pokémon Company International has released a statement through a PR representative speaking on behalf of the company explaining the perceived issues with player registration that marred an otherwise successful European International Championships. “The player cap that was initially posted on Pokémon.com was an internal planning number based on multiple factors, including attendance at last year’s EU International Championships, other ...

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2018-Format Rutgers Fireside Open

Rutgers Fireside Open VGC 2018 Tournament New Brunswick: New Jersey; United States: 12/2/17 Rutgers Pokémon hosted the first ever VGC 2018 tournament! It was hosted as a part of the Fireside Open 2017, one of the biggest collegiate Esports event on the east coast. There were 21 participants. Rutgers Pokémon Facebook Group Fireside Open Facebook Event Rutgers Esports Facebook Page ...

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San Jose Regionals 2017

San Jose, California; United States: 11/25/17-11/26/17 Placing/Seed Player Prize Money Team Used CP 1st (8) Jirawiwat Thitasiri $2,000  200 2nd (2) Emilio Forbes  $1,000  160 3rd (6) Rene Alverenga $500  130 4th (5) Matthew Greaves $500  130 5th (1) Karim Dabliz $250  100 6th (3) Patrick Smith $250  100 7th (4) Mitchell Davies $250  100 8th (7) Sam Pandelis $250 ...

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2017 San Jose Regional Championship preview

San Jose Regionals Preview Written by Jeremy Gross Welcome to the first 2018 season preview, which will hopefully become a staple article before most major tournaments. Today, we’ll be taking a look at the players and metagame trends to watch out for at this weekend’s San Jose regionals, the second to last VGC 2017 regional in North America. Metagame FAKEPG/SNACKChomp/Goodstuffs ...

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