VGC 2018 Resource Index

Everyone has to start somewhere! Many new or returning players may struggle to find VGC-specific resources. From the basics of strategy to team construction or format information, knowing where to read and who’s knowledge to trust can be a hard task. In an information-based game such as ours, the right resources are critical to both learning to play, elevating your ...

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Playing with VGC18 Rules through Festival Plaza

As of January 1st, 2018, all official Pokémon Video Game Championships (VGC) tournaments will require players to use Pokémon Ultra Sun or Ultra Moon to compete, and will be using the VGC18 ruleset. The rules for the VGC18 format can be found here, with an overview being found here. With the recently discovered glitch surrounding the move Curse on QR ...

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Milotic among the stars – a 7th place London IC report

Hello everyone! I’m Davide Carrer, a VGC player from Milan, Italy. You may also know me from my Twitter or IGN, Nirinbo (@Nirinbo_VGC). I started playing competitively at the end of VGC 16, knowing a lot about Pokemon, but nothing about VGC itself. In roughly one year, I earned some important achievements, such as second place at Lipsia Regionals, a ...

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Major VGC streamers unite to form community Discord server

In an effort to consolidate the VGC streaming community, Alexander “Hibiki” Kuhn has joined forces with a number of other prominent streamers to create a communal Discord server. “The goal in mind is that, instead of having fans of VGC streams scattered across individual streamer Discords, we try to get everyone under one roof,” Kuhn said. “This not only helps ...

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Introducing the Trainer Tower Circuit

Introducing the Trainer Tower Circuit! The team at Trainer Tower are happy to annnounce our first online VGC Circuit this year, with various events for players all around the world! These events have multiple formats including standard VGC, previous formats, team tournaments and more. Schedule The circuit will be split into 4 blocks, each dictating the time frame for larger ...

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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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