Top 4 Roanoke Regionals – Mark Jackson

I’m Mark Jackson and I stream Pokémon VGC battles on Twitch. I first heard about VGC in 2009, but didn’t get a chance to compete in 2009 or 2010. I got back into VGC for the 2013 season and was able to attend a Regional in 2013 and 2014. It wasn’t until 2015 that I decided to get more into ...

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VGC19 Sun Series: Core Analysis – Lunala Xerneas

In the last GS Cup format, Xerneas and the Primals dominated the metagame, being part of almost every team of the format. Three years later, the Sun and Moon era brought us Solgaleo, Lunala, and Necrozma. The three new restricted legendaries of the GS Cup format. In the Sun Series of VGC19, Xerneas has remained the powerful force is was ...

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2019 Roanoke Regional Championship

Roanoke, Virginia: 11/24/18-1/25 /18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st James Baek 200 $2,000 2nd Justin Burns 160 $1,000 3rd Mark Jackson 130 $500  4th Kyle Livinghouse 130 $500 *** Joseph Costagliola *** *** 5th Westley Long 100 $250 6th James Evans 100 $250 7th Nicholas Peckman 100 $250 8th Abdul Barrie 100 $250 ***=Player was DQ’d during the ...

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VGC19 Sun Series: Core Analysis – Kyogre Rayquaza

In this article I’m going to present one of the most interesting cores this season: the restricted combination composed by Rayquaza and Kyogre, commonly referred to as RayOgre. The combination was present in the VGC 16 season on ORAS. At first, it wasn’t a very popular duo but slowly it gained traction and ended up winning the World Championship under ...

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VGC19 Sun Series: Core Analysis – Groudon Xerneas

What year is it? Just the mention of Xerneas and Groudon together will give some veteran VGC players flashbacks to 2016. It was namely during that year’s series that the potent combo of Xerneas and Primal-Groudon made its debut, being utilized in many team builds through the series. The notorious “Big 6” archetype from that year contained this duo and ...

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2019 Lille Special Event

Lille, France: 11/3/18-11/4/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Ismael Aarab Umpierrez 200 2nd Alexandre Lissardy 160 3rd Oliver Eskolin 130 4th Nicolas Carvalho 130 5th David Koutesh 100 6th Arthur Blanc-Renaudie 100 7th Alessio Yuri Boschetto 100 8th Davide Cauteruccio 100   Usage Usage % Pokémon 6 75% 4 50% 3 37.5% 2 25% 1 12.5%

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1st Place Oregon, USA Regionals Team Report

🔥🔥 Hi my name is Riley Factura and I recently won 1st place in the Pokémon VGC 2019 Sun Series Oregon, USA Regional Championships.  This marks my 4th regional win in the Masters Division. If it’s at all relevant to you, I’ve also won 16 Premier Challenges & 7 Midseason Showdowns. 👔 I took a break during most of the ...

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2019 Portland Regionals

Portland, Oregon; United States: 3/17/18-3/18/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st (7-0) Riley Factura 200 $2,000 6th (6-1) Louis Milich 160 $1,000 3rd (6-1) Terry Hong 130 $500 4th (6-1) Ian McLaughlin 130 $500 5th (6-1) Angel Miranda 100 $250 6th (6-1) Matthew Greaves 100 $250 7th (6-1) Qi Wei 100 $250 / 8th (5-2) Justin Burns 100 $250 ...

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