2018 Valencia Special Event

Valencia, Spain: 7/13/18-7/14/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Eric Rios ??? 2nd David Koutesh ??? 3rd Diego Montes ??? 4th Ivan Aguilar ??? 5th Alex Gomez ??? 6th Luca Lussignoli ??? 7th Guillermo Castilla ??? 8th Jens Arne Mækinen ??? Note: CP payout is currently unknown as information for the 2018-2019 circuit has not been released yet. Usage Usage ...

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Everything’s Coming Up Aces – Top 16 NAIC Team Report

Art by the amazing @TamtamVGC! It was about time. Introduction Hey there. My name’s Jake, and this past weekend, I placed 12th at the 2018 North American International Championships. If you know one thing about my Pokémon career, it’s that this tournament has plagued me ever since I started playing. Between 2015 and 2017, I had 5 different chances to ...

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SiuHin – Hong Kong MSS & Regional Champion Report

I am Yuen Nga Hin (SiuHin) from Hong Kong. Twitter: @SiuHinVGC Blog: http://siuhin.blog.fc2.com HKVGC website: http://playpokemonhk.com Despite winning a few Midseason Showdowns and an Open in my four years of VGC career, (and getting four consecutive Worlds invites), I hadn’t (until now) won any Regionals. Fortunately, this year I won the biggest tournament in Hong Kong! Many thanks to my ...

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2018 North American Internationals

Columbus, Ohio, USA: 7/6/18-7/8/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Jeremy Rodrigues 500 $5,000 2nd Justin Burns 400 $2,500 — Alberto Lara* — — 3rd Paul Chua 320 $1,500 4th Alessio Yuri Boschetto 320 $1,500 5th Jackson Finch 250 $1,000 6th Len Deuel 250 $1,000 7th Melvin Keh 250 $1,000 8th William Hall 250 $1,000 9th Ian McLaughlin 200 ...

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Championship Point Wrap Up: A 2018 North America Analysis

Written and Compiled by Justin Wan With the distribution of Championship Points this season, players have been playing year-round to get themselves in a favorable position going into the North American International Championships. The top players will fight over the top eight spots of their respective rating zones in an attempt to bypass the first day of the 2017 Pokémon World ...

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2018 North American International Championship Preview

Written by Nicholas Borghi, Jeremy Gross and Stephen Mea IC Difficulty Rating /5 (5 Braviary out of 5) This is the last event of the season. This is crunch time. Those players who want to earn an invite to the 2018 World Championship will need to do well here. Not to mention all the astounding international talent flying in to ...

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2018 Auckland Open

Auckland, New Zealand: 6/23/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st Christopher Kan 200 2nd Yoko Taguma 160 3rd Alister Sandover 130 4th Trent Sayer 130 5th Isaac Lam 130 6th Murray Winiata 130 7th Nicholas Bingham 130 8th Chris Giagozoglou 130   Usage Usage % Pokémon 5 62.5% 4 50% 3 37.5% 2 25% 1 12.5% () Find results from all ...

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Trainer Tower Circuit – Introducing the Team Cup!

The Trainer Tower Circuit’s last major event begins soon! The Team Cup is the only tournament in the Circuit where you can select your friends for a team and compete with them. With a hefty amount of Circuit Points on the line, this may be the final push players need to get over the line and into the Trainer Tower ...

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