Introduction Greetings to all, I’m Martin Tan, also known among my peers in the Singapore VGC community as mewmart. I last wrote a team report in 2015 after my Top 32 finish at the inaugural Singapore Nationals Championships. It feels really surreal to once again be able to share with the community my thoughts, reflections, and insight …
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Hi, I’m Matthew Hui, editor of The Mirage Island, contributing my own content for a change. I was one of four Singaporeans who made it into Day 2 of the 2017 Oceania International Championships in Melbourne, as part of the Top 32 after Day 1 of Swiss, and ended up in 23rd place. It’s my …
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Enter the Sandman – Top 8 SG Open and Top 4 KL Open Team Report

December 30th, 2016 | Posted by Ryan Loh in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Enter the Sandman – Top 8 SG Open and Top 4 KL Open Team Report)

Introduction Hi y’all, I’m Ryan Loh, also known as ‘opkil’. I’m back in the circuit after taking a break during the VGC16 season. I’ve honestly never been a particularly amazing player. If you’d use TVTropes to describe me as a player, I’d be the guy Overshadowed by Awesome. In the 2015 season, we had the …
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EXTREME MEME — 2nd place Singapore Open 2016 team

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted by Nicholas Ong in Team Reports - (Comments Off on EXTREME MEME — 2nd place Singapore Open 2016 team)

I’m Nicholas Ong, and I placed 2nd (whether or not this position was deserved is up for debate, actually not really :^) ) at the first VGC17 event in Singapore, the Singapore Open 2016, with what could possibly be called the worst team in VGC history second only to Yveltal-Groudon, and maybe bulky Xerneas teams. Speaks …
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51君の物語:僕達の旅とエピログ

October 29th, 2016 | Posted by Level 51 in Team Reports - (Comments Off on 51君の物語:僕達の旅とエピログ)

The Prologue Hey there. In case you happen not to know me, I’m Yang Ze, a Pokémon player from Singapore. Sometimes people in real life actually call me Level 51. I won a tournament which was fairly important, and as a result of this I can now call myself the Singapore National Champion. The annoying …
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Darkest before dawn – A solo Singaporean’s Worlds Day 2 Masters Division report

October 25th, 2016 | Posted by Jon Chiang in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Darkest before dawn – A solo Singaporean’s Worlds Day 2 Masters Division report)

Introduction Hello everyone, I’m Jonathan Chiang, a VGC player hailing from Singapore! I’m a relatively new player compared to the veterans within our community who have represented the nation at Worlds multiple times, having only started entering official VGC events in 2015. I actually got into competitive Pokemon play much earlier – sometime during 2010 after …
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Singapore event results for the 2016/2017 season

October 24th, 2016 | Posted by Matthew Hui in News | Usage Statistics - (Comments Off on Singapore event results for the 2016/2017 season)

Next tournament: Winter PC#8 @ METAGAME – 26 March 2017 Autumn Series PC #1 @ Dueller’s Point – 17 September 2016 Bryan Tan: Isaac Lam: Jirawiwat Thitasiri [TH]:  Ang Wei Wen:  Benjamin Tan:  Amirulhusnii Mohamad:  Nelson Lim:  Gan Eujun:   PC #2 @ Dueller’s Point – 15 October 2016 Tournament video playlist Matthew Hui:  Terence Pek:  Reuven …
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Singapore Nationals 2016 Preview

June 23rd, 2016 | Posted by Matthew Hui in Preview - (Comments Off on Singapore Nationals 2016 Preview)

After a gruelling 2016 season that for some started all the way back at the Boston Open in August 2015, VGC in Singapore reaches its apex with the National Championships to be held at ITE College Central on June 25-26. The stakes have been raised, with a veritable bounty of physical prizes and championship points on …
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TMI Plays Flash Clash – Analysis and Reports

May 5th, 2016 | Posted by ReuvenVGC in Articles | Team Reports - (Comments Off on TMI Plays Flash Clash – Analysis and Reports)

The Flash Clash Online Competition on the Pokemon Global Link had a very different, yet extremely fun format for players bored of the standard singles and doubles battles. This online competition carried similar restrictions to that of flat battles, with Mythical Pokemon and Soul Dew not allowed. However, Flash Clash is unique in being a …
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Initial D.A. – Isaac and Ryan’s Post-Regionals Reports

February 14th, 2016 | Posted by Isaac Lam in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Initial D.A. – Isaac and Ryan’s Post-Regionals Reports)

Breaking from the traditional style of team reports, this piece is a combined effort from Singapore Regionals runner-up Ryan Chiam, and myself, winner of Singapore’s inaugural VGC’16 Premier Challenge. Ryan and I piloted teams which, in essence, functioned identically to each other in our best performances so far, revolving around the same core combining Mega Rayquaza …
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