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Brazil Invitational 2018

Written by Gabriel Agati (@AgatiGa) The Brazilian community is currently organizing a VGC 2018 grassroots event on Pokémon Showdown that includes 16 of the countries best players! While the tournament is already in round 2, we hope this encourages more people around the world to organize and play in non-official VGC tournaments! We hope that tournaments like these attract casual players ...

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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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Trainer Tower Open – Meet the Top 8 Players

The Trainer Tower Open started with 393 players, now only 8 remain. With 7 different countries represented in Top Cut and players requiring a 9-2 or 8-1 win to loss record, those that remain have proved that they are capable and able to compete with the strongest players across the globe. Players who win in Top 8 will earn a ...

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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 Toronto Regional Preview

Written by Nicholas Borghi Difficulty Rating /5 (3 Viable Water Types out of 5) This Regional is going to be extremely strong, but very small compared to other Regionals we’ve seen this season. With a player cap of 128 (recently it was slightly expanded, but we don’t know by how much as of yet), it will be a very hard ...

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2018 Salt Lake City Regionals Preview

Written by Matthew Jackson Coming off the LATAM International, players from all around the US will be heading to Salt Lake to try to prove themselves in the last Regional out west! Difficulty Rating  / 5 (You already know) While this may not be the most-attended Regional the US has had this year, that doesn’t mean players won’t be attending. ...

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2018 Sao Paulo International Championships Preview

Written by Jeremy Gross and Nicholas Borghi Difficulty Rating /5 (4 Komala sleeping on LATAM out of 5) The Komala may be sleeping on LATAM, but you probably shouldn’t. Their player pool continues to grow stronger with each passing season. Whether it’s enough for them to successfully defend their international, or if it will fall to invaders again remains to ...

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2018 Portland Regional Championships preview

While the southeast had their shot to claim a regional title last week, this weekend’s Portland Regional Championships offers the northwest a chance to do the same. It will be an… intimate regional, to say the least. So far, only 91 masters have registered. There will be a champion all the same, though, and it’s our job to tell you ...

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2018 Charlotte Regional Championships Preview

After a very exciting Costa Mesa Regionals a few weeks ago, the talk of the town is about the innovations that will appear in Charlotte. You can watch the regional live stream here, and you can find the official Twitter account here. Difficulty /5 (3 of the Gamefreak Employees who released Intimidate Incineroar just before a major event out of ...

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