Author Archives: LightCore

Kuala Lumpur Open 2017

Kuala Lumpur Special Event Kuala Lumpur; Malaysia: 12/16/17-12/17/17 Placing/Seed Player Team Used CP Earned Total CP 1st (?)  Ng Yeong Jiang 200 244 2nd (?) Khalid Alhuraiz 160 160 3rd (?)  Dicky Wijaya 130 130 4th (?) Eike Marvin Glicher 130 130 5th (?)  Chan Ji Yun 100 108 6th (?) Stephen Tan 100 210 7th (?)  Azri Firman 100 ...

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Torino Special Event 2017

Torino Special Event Torino; Italy: 12/16/17-12/17/17 Placing/Seed Player Team Used CP Earned Total CP 1st (5) Luca Ceribelli 200 227 2nd (3) Jamie Boyt 160 420 3rd (1) Alessio Yuri Boschetto 130 757 4th (7) Giovanni Panarello 130 140 5th (2) Luca Lussignoli 100 447 6th (4) Leonardo Bonanomi 100 510 7th (6) Stefano Manera 100 125 8th (8) Heinz ...

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Brisbane Regionals 2017

Brisbane Regionals Brisbane; Australia 12/16/17-12/17/17 *Pokémon marked with a / were removed during team sheet check Placing/Seed Player Team Used Prize Money CP Earned Total CP 1st (3) Tony Nguyen $1,000 200 232 2nd (1) Liam Gilbert / $500 160 160 3rd (2) Brian Amedee $250 130 145 4th (4) Graham Amedee $250 130 150 5th (5) Chris Giagozoglou – ...

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Memphis Regionals 2017

Memphis Regionals Memphis: Tennessee; United States 12/16/17-12/17/17 Placing/Seed Player Team Used Prize Money CP Earned Total CP 1st (3) Brady Smith $2,000 200 519 2nd (5) Justin Crubaugh $1,000 160 420 3rd (1) Rajan Bal $500 130 140 4th (2) Nick Navarre $500 130 465 5th (4) Ethan Simpson $250 100 100 6th (6) Nicholas Borghi $250 100 322 7th ...

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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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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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