Author Archives: LightCore

2018 Japanese Nationals

Japan: 6/9/18-6/10/18 This tournament had a format of a 32 person Top Cut, however the Top 50 received an invite to the World Championships. Having gathered teams from another website, we will be linking it at the bottom. We will be posting the Top 50 teams. Placing Player Invite Type Team Used 1st Kael Day 2 2nd Ryosuke Kosuge Day ...

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2018 Sheffield Regional Preview

Written by Nigel Gower Fittingly it is the band Europe that sang the ‘Final Countdown’ and Sheffield for many will serve as the final countdown for many European hopes. The battlefields are set, with invites still to be attained and travel awards for the World Championship very much on the line, this final event will go a long way to ...

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2018 Malaysia Regional

Malaysia: 6/2/18-6/3/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Benjamin Tan 200 $1,000 2nd Wan Aqil 160 $500 3rd Wilson Foong 130 $250 4th Chris Giagozoglou 130 $250 5th Melvin Keh 100 – 6th JS Deo 100 – 7th Kevin Ngim 100 – 8th Khalid Alhuraiz 100 – Usage Usage % Pokémon 7 87.5% 4 50% (1,3) 3 37.5% 2 ...

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2018 Madison Regionals

Madison, Wisconsin; United States: 6/3/18-6/4/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Paul Chua 200 $2,000 2nd Jake Smith 160 $1,000 3rd Brian Youm 130 $500 4th George Tifverman 130 $500 5th Ethan Simpson 100 $250 6th Carson Confer 100 $250 7th Stephen Mea 100 $250 8th Aditya Subramanian 100 $250 Usage Usage % Pokémon 6 75% 4 50% 3 ...

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2018 Madison Regional Preview

Written by Nicholas Borghi and Jeremy Gross Difficulty Rating /5 (One Typical Wisconsin Citizen out of 5 This regional is going to be at a historic low. With there being a very real chance of having less than 100 players, this regional will be easier than almost any other that we’ve covered. Players Vying for an Invite Placing Needed Player ...

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2018 Melbourne Regionals

Melbourne, Australia: 5/26/17-5/27/17 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Guntur Prabowo 200 $1,000 2nd James Katsaros 160 $500 3rd Christopher Egan 130 $250 4th Nicholas Bingham 130 $250 5th Henry Rich 100 – 6th Ziyue Xiong 100 – 7th Mitch Kendrik 100 – / 8th Malcom Mackellar 100 – / Means this Pokemon was removed due to a Team ...

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2018 Virginia Regionals

Roanoke, Virginia; United States: 5/26/17-5/27/17 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Dylan Salvanera 200 $1,000 2nd Yanqing Sun 160 $750 3rd James Baek 130 $500 4th Brian Youm 130 $500 5th Jeremy Rodrigues 100 $250 6th Chuppa Cross 100 $250 7th Andrew Davis 100 $250 / 8th Ashton Cox 100 $250 / Means this Pokemon was removed due to ...

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2018 Roanoke Regional Preview

Written by Nicholas Borghi Difficulty Rating /5 (.67ths of a barn for each year it was held there out of 5) We like to say that every Regional is usually strong, it’s a bit harder to argue for this one. We have our usual crop of top tier players in attendance, we’ll be talking about some of those. But, with ...

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2018 Russian Nationals

Moscow, Russia: 5/19/18 Thank you to Irina Tyurina for doing team collection! Placing Player Invite? ₽ Team Used 1st Sergei Salov D1 Worlds ₽20,000 2nd Pavel Podkorytov D1 Worlds ₽15,000 3rd Irina Tyurina D1 Worlds ₽10,000 4th Nikolay Kucherenko D1 Worlds ₽8,000 5th Timur Galiev – ₽5,000 6th Kirill Shishov – ₽5,000 7th Ksenia Shestopalova – ₽3,000 8th Sergey Derendeev ...

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2018 Korean Nationals

Songdo, Incheon: 5/5/18 Special Thanks to Donguk Jung for doing team collection! Placing Player Worlds Invite Level Team Used 1st  Jeong Suwoong Day 2 2nd  Kim Keunwoo Day 2 3rd  Jeong Daegun Day 2 4th  Hong Juyoung Day 2 5th  Choi Jaebeum Day 1 6th  Choi Junha Day 1 7th  Park Jinho Day 1 8th  Jeong Wonsoek Day 1 9th  ...

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