Reports

La banda del Tacchino! – A Top 8 Regional Report

Hello! My name is Riccardo Appamea, known online as @Fire_Gohan, and I’ve been a VGC player for over 3 years. I love playing unconventional teams, as they’re the type to get me hyped up and motivated to win matches. In 2016, I was on the verge of Top 16 in the European International Championships, placing 20th. I also placed 50th ...

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Bringing the Drought to Cannes – A Top 8 Report

Hi, my name is Bartosz Ekiert, also known as Naociak. I still think of myself as a relatively new player, as I started playing VGC seriously after Worlds 17. Since then, I’ve managed to cut a few events, the most recent one being the Special Event in beautiful french Cannes. Other than that I also cut the Bremen, Tours and ...

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Ending a Drought – Top 16 Dallas Regional Report

Hi! My name’s Vishy Vasudevan, and I’m a lesser known SoCal VGC player. I got into VGC in early 2017 after watching a video of the 2016 World Championships and entered Anaheim Regionals that same year (in which I went 5-4). I didn’t have Protect on all but one mon, which I eventually learned was a bad thing. My second ...

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Bird Up! – A Top 8 Dallas Regionals and MSS Report

Hello everyone! My name is Meghan Hyman (@PinkySylvie on twitter and PinkSylvie on SD), and I recently ended up Top 8 at Dallas Regionals after ending Swiss as the first seed. Team Building Going into the metagame, I was concerned about a few common team compositions, namely: Kyogre/Lunala, Lunala/Xerneas, Groudon/Xerneas, Groudon/Yveltal and Xerneas/Yveltal. Ideally, I wanted a solid matchup vs ...

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Landorus-T does things in TeXYas

Sup guys, my names Preston, I’m 25 and from New Orleans. I got into VGC in December of 2016 with my 1st event being the NAIC 2017, where I went 5-4. It was a mediocre record yes, but coming from someone who literally had no competitive experience, that was an alright record. Anyways…onto the team! Team’s Achievements Top 8 Dallas ...

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