Author Archives: LightCore

2018-Format Rutgers Fireside Open

Rutgers Fireside Open VGC 2018 Tournament New Brunswick: New Jersey; United States: 12/2/17 Rutgers Pokémon hosted the first ever VGC 2018 tournament! It was hosted as a part of the Fireside Open 2017, one of the biggest collegiate Esports event on the east coast. There were 21 participants. Rutgers Pokémon Facebook Group Fireside Open Facebook Event Rutgers Esports Facebook Page ...

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San Jose Regionals 2017

San Jose, California; United States: 11/25/17-11/26/17 Placing/Seed Player Prize Money Team Used CP 1st (8) Jirawiwat Thitasiri $2,000  200 2nd (2) Emilio Forbes  $1,000  160 3rd (6) Rene Alverenga $500  130 4th (5) Matthew Greaves $500  130 5th (1) Karim Dabliz $250  100 6th (3) Patrick Smith $250  100 7th (4) Mitchell Davies $250  100 8th (7) Sam Pandelis $250 ...

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2017 San Jose Regional Championship preview

San Jose Regionals Preview Written by Jeremy Gross Welcome to the first 2018 season preview, which will hopefully become a staple article before most major tournaments. Today, we’ll be taking a look at the players and metagame trends to watch out for at this weekend’s San Jose regionals, the second to last VGC 2017 regional in North America. Metagame FAKEPG/SNACKChomp/Goodstuffs ...

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Trainer Tower London Challenge 2017

10/21/17-10/22/17  Sam Pandelis (Zelda) recently hosted an online grassroots tournament, with the goal of giving the winner an opportunity to fly to London for the European International Championships that will be held in November. Players from all around the world competed in this event for a chance at the prize money being offered, and while there can only be one ...

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Vancouver Regionals 2017

Vancouver; Canada: 10/14/17-10/15/17 Placing Player Prize Money Team Used CP  1st River Davis $1,000  200  2nd Demitrios Kaguras $500  160  3rd Aaron Zheng $250  130  4th Greg Rowson $250  130  5th Hayden McTavish  100  6th Riley Factura  100  7th Justin Wan  100  8th Gary Qian 100

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Daytona Regionals 2017

Daytona Beach, Florida; United States: 10/7/17-10/8/17 Placing Player Prize Money Team Used CP  1st Jeremy Rodrigues $1,000  200  2nd Alberto Lara $500  160  3rd Don Czech $250  130  4th  Sandy Martinez $250  130  5th Carson Confer  100  6th  James Baek    100  7th Ryan Rivard  100  8th Emily Golub 100

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Bilbao Special Event 2017

Bilbao; Spain: 9/30/17-10/1/17 Placing Player Team Used CP  1st Piotr Kedziora  200  2nd Eduardo Cunha  160  3rd Arash Ommati    130  4th Leonardo Bonanomi  130  5th Alessio Vinciguerra  100  6th Eric Rios  100  7th Barry Anderson  100  8th Ruben Pereira 100

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2017 Hartford Regionals Top Cut

Hartford, Connecticut; United States: 9/30/17-10/1/17 Placing Player Prize Money Team Used CP  1st Alberto Lara   $3000  200  2nd Brady Smith $2000  160  3rd Jancarlo Samayoa  $1000    130  4th Stephen Mea  $1000  130  5th Joshua Lorcy  $500  100  6th Sohaib Mufti  $500  100  7th Jeremy Rodrigues  $500  100  8th Kevin Swastek  $500 100

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