2018 Latin America Internationals

Sao Paulo; Brazil: 4/27/18-4/29/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Carson Confer 500 $3,000 2nd Alberto Lara 400 $2,000 3rd Eric Rios 320 $1,000 4th Melvin Keh 320 $1,000 5th Alex Gomez 250 $750 6th Jean Paul Lopez Buiza 250 $750 7th Raul Ramirez 250 $750 / 8th Nico Davide Cognetta 250 $750 A / indicates that a Pokemon ...

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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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It’s a Trap! – Stuttgart Regional Champion Report

My name is Giuseppe Musicco and I’m a player from Italy, known online as Peppe (@peppemusicco). You may have seen me as a ladder player on Pokémon Showdown in VGC 17, with the name “Il Koho del Pardo”. Team’s Achievements I used this team to reach a 1800+ rating on Pokémon Showdown and then won the Stuttgart Regional Championship! This ...

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A Mega Mix Up – Top 8 São Paulo Challenge Report

Hello everyone! My name is Meghan Hyman (@PinkySylvie on Twitter and PinkSylvie on here and SD). I am a player from the Midwest, USA, and started playing competitively late 2015. This was my first large (non pc/mss) cut at a tournament. This team started out as an attempt to play something a bit slower, and test Venusaur. Venusaur was something ...

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2018 Stuttgart Regionals

Stuttgart; Germany: 4/14/18-4/15/18 Placing Player CP $ Team Used 1st Guiseppe Musicco 200 $2,000 2nd Ernest Azanza 160 $1,000 3rd Arash Ommati 130 $500 / 4th Ben Kyriakou 130 $500 5th Michele Gavelli 100 $250 6th Matthias Sucholdulski 100 $250 7th Robin Langer 100 $250 8th Andrea di Tivoli 100 $250 A / indicates that a Pokemon was removed due ...

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2018 Malaysia Special Event

Malaysia: 4/6/18-4/7/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st  Benjamin Tan 200 2nd  Alister Sandover 160 3rd  Ang Wei Wen 130 4th  Khalid Alhuraiz 130 5th  Martin Teo 100 6th  JS Deo 100 7th  Joel Lee Jia Pei 100 8th  Yoko Taguma 100 Usage Usage % Pokémon 6 75% 3 37.5% 2 25% (1) 1 12.5%

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VGC18 Pokémon Analysis – Volcarona

Written by Zac Emerzian Pokemon Showdown! January Rankings –  Unweighted: 26th (6.47749%) 1500: 22nd (7.23836%) 1630: 20th (8.22456%) 1760: 25th (6.73196%)   Everyone’s favorite fire moth has returned to VGC. However, now more than ever, Volcarona finds stiff competition in the Fire Pokemon department. Much of the Heat Wave spamming limelight was taken by Mega Charizard-Y when X and Y rolled ...

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An American Invasion into Prague! Top 8 Team Report

Hello everyone, Pd0nZ here. Long time player, first time report writer. In this report, I am going to talk about the team that I piloted to a 7-0 Swiss run in the Prague Special Event. Before I do so, however, you may be wondering how an American even ended up in Prague in the first place, especially with Charlotte Regionals ...

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2018 Bolivia Special Event

Santa Cruz de la Sierra; Bolivia: 3/31/18 Placing Player CP Team Used 1st  Dorian Andres Quinones Vallejos 200 2nd  Juean Paul Lopez 160 3rd  Heriberto Pacaje 130 4th  Jesús Falon 130 5th  José Ignacio Pardo 100 6th  Giovanni Aranibar 100 7th  Diego Alexander Camacho 100 8th  Francisco Alca 100 Usage Usage % Pokémon 5 62.5% 4 50% 3 37.5% (1, ...

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