Author Archives: Trainer Tower

VGC 2019 Championship Points, Prizing and Event Information

After the longest July in recent memory, The Pokémon Company International (TPCI) has released some of the information regarding the circuit for the upcoming VGC 2019 season. It includes a few important changes from last year, but also maintains some problems many players hoped would be fixed. 2019 Changes at a Glance There are now three “Series” for locals, as ...

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A Snow Warning in July

My name is Ben Grissmer, also known as Chef. I’m relatively new VGC player, starting last summer when I went to the 2017 NA Internationals. If you know me, you know I mostly stick to using the best two weathers in the game: sand and hail. In my short time playing, all my notable finishes have been using one or ...

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Two Dreams, One Team – A Top 32 NAIC Team Report

Hey all! My name is Justin Frys, or @RexChaosVGC. I’m currently a 21 year old who just finished my first full season of competing in the Pokemon VGC circuit (Yes, I got into it a bit late). While I had played things like Pokemon Showdown and Battle Spot since late 2014, I only attended my first live event in February ...

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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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Big Mama! – Top 8 Roanoke Regional Team Report

Hey there everyone! My name is Andrew Davis, and you may recognize me from the Tri-State Area VGC scene or from my YouTube Channel where I do VGC Battles. I have been playing VGC since the 2015 season, and I competed at Worlds in 2016. Since 2016, I have taken a more casual approach to VGC, going to events mostly ...

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