Author Archives: LightCore

VGC19 Sun Series – Sample Teams

This is a list of sample teams that new players can use to help them get straight into playing the VGC19 Sun Series format. We believe these teams are a great starting point for any player getting into VGC, or needing ideas for a team! We encourage you to use these teams as a guide for making your very own ...

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2019 Memphis Regionals

Memphis, Tennessee; United States: 10/6/18-10/7/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st (6-1) Ashton Cox 200 $1,000 2nd (6-1) Jeremy Rodrigues 160 $500 3rd (6-1) Carl Shotsberger 130 $250 4th (5-2) Max Simon 130 $250 5th (6-1) Brianna Birt 100 – 6th (6-1) Ian McLaughlin 100 – 7th (6-1) Justin Crubaugh 100 – *8th (5-2) Carson Confer – – *Player ...

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2019 Frankfurt Regionals

Offenbach, Frankfurt; Germany: 9/29/18-9/30/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st (6-2) Matteo Agostini 200 $3,000 2nd (7-1) Alessio Yuri Boschetto 160 $2,000 3rd (7-1) Matthias Sucholdulski 130 $1,000 4th (6-2) Aleksandra Cwikel 130 $1,000 5th (7-1) Raphael Paul 100 $500 6th (7-1) Alex Gomez 100 $500 7th (6-2) Bartosz Ekiert 100 $500 8th (6-2) Willem Guerts 100 $500 9th ...

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2018 Philadelphia Regionals

Oaks, Pennsylvania; United States: 9/15/18-9/16/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st (7-1) Justin Burns 200 $2,000 2nd (7-1) Andrew Burley 160 $1,000 3rd (7-1) Angel Miranda 130 $500 4th (7-1) Michael Lanzano 130 $500 5th (7-1) Brian Youm 100 $250 6th (7-1) Enosh Shachar 100 $250 7th (7-1) Justin Crubaugh 100 $250 8th (6-2) Kyle Livinghouse 100 $250   ...

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2018 Pokemon World Championships

Nashville, Tennessee: August 24-26, 2018 Placing Country Player $ Team Used 1st (5-2) Paul Ruiz $10,000 2nd (6-1) Emilio Forbes $7,500 3rd (6-1) Nils Dunlop $5000 4th (5-2) Yusei Matsuno $5000 5th (5-2) Tomohiro Seki $3000 6th (5-2) Arash Ommati $3000 7th (5-2) Roberto Porretti $3000 8th (5-2) Federico Turano $3000 9th (7-0) Kiwamu Endo $1,500 10th (6-1) Simone Sanvito $1,500 ...

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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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2018 Sheffield Regional

Sheffield; United Kingdom: 6/16/18-6/17/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Michele Gavelli 200 $2,000 2nd Lee Provost 160 $1,000 3rd Jamie Dixon 130 $500 4th Aurelien Lefebvre 130 $500 5th Ben Kyriakou 100 $250 6th Jonathan Evans 100 $250 7th Jens Arne Mækinen 100 $250 8th Max Waterman 100 $250 Usage Usage % Pokémon 5 62.5% 4 50% 3 ...

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