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Introducing the Trainer Tower Open

The time has finally come to announce the Trainer Tower Open! The Trainer Tower Open plans to be the largest online VGC18 tournament this year, and will be free to play for all players across the globe. Tournament Details VGC Format: VGC18 Tournament Format: Best-Of-Three Swiss; All players X-2 (2 or fewer losses) after the final round will play in ...

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2018 Collinsville Regional Championships Preview

In the wake of the thrilling Oceania International Championships, North American players return to a smaller stage at this weekend’s Collinsville Regional Championships. While last season had a larger turn out than what is expected this year, the quality of players makes up for the lacking quantity. With that being the case, here is a look at where things stand ...

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Alessio Yuri Boschetto, Oceania International champion and current king of consistency

It was only a matter of time until one of Italy’s best VGC players, Alessio Yuri Boschetto, top-cut an International Championship. He’d been close to pulling it off during his past four attempts. But when his eternal rival Simone Sanvito managed to win this season’s European International Championship, it should have served as an omen for things to come. It ...

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2018 Oceania Internationals Preview

Written by Jeremy Gross and Nick Borghi Top players from around the world will descend on Sydney, Australia this weekend for the second international championship of the season and the first of the 2018 format. There’s a lot of CP and prize money on the line , as well as massive implications for travel awards to both São Paulo and ...

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2018 Dallas Regionals Preview

Written by Jeremy Gross and Nick Borghi The first regional of VGC 2018 is upon us! Players from across North America will descend on Dallas, Texas from January 27-28 to take their first shot at big prizes and Championship Points in the new format. Check out the Twitter account run by the Tournament staff! @Dallas_Pkm_Regs And be sure to check ...

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Major VGC streamers unite to form community Discord server

In an effort to consolidate the VGC streaming community, Alexander “Hibiki” Kuhn has joined forces with a number of other prominent streamers to create a communal Discord server. “The goal in mind is that, instead of having fans of VGC streams scattered across individual streamer Discords, we try to get everyone under one roof,” Kuhn said. “This not only helps ...

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Introducing the Trainer Tower Circuit

Introducing the Trainer Tower Circuit! The team at Trainer Tower are happy to annnounce our first online VGC Circuit this year, with various events for players all around the world! These events have multiple formats including standard VGC, previous formats, team tournaments and more. Schedule The circuit will be split into 4 blocks, each dictating the time frame for larger ...

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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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