Decoy Sandcastle – Oceania Internationals 2017 Day 2 Report

March 19th, 2017 | Posted by Matthew Hui in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Decoy Sandcastle – Oceania Internationals 2017 Day 2 Report)

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 Grandmaster Ry 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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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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Matt Sensei Noticed Me: A Singapore Nationals Top 8 and Malaysia Regionals Champion Report

January 8th, 2016 | Posted by Poh Yu Jie in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Matt Sensei Noticed Me: A Singapore Nationals Top 8 and Malaysia Regionals Champion Report)

Good day to all. I am Poh Yu Jie, a member of the local Pokemon VGC community, The Mirage Island, and I am here to share with you the team that carried me through the VGC ’15 season. Staring at my 38 CPs before Singapore Regionals, I had to do something drastic to even stand …
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The Unstoppable Rain! – Derrick Li’s 2015 Singapore Nationals Report

December 11th, 2015 | Posted by RaineKeeper in Team Reports - (Comments Off on The Unstoppable Rain! – Derrick Li’s 2015 Singapore Nationals Report)

Hi everyone, my name is Derrick Li (RaineKeeper), and I am from Singapore. I began playing VGC in 2014, which was officially my first season attending sanctioned Pokémon Video Game (VGC) events. While my performance at Nats was not the best, I truly believe that this was the fault of my own poor playing rather than that …
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Australian Weather Rings the Victreebels – Yang Ze’s PC#6 Winner Report

December 7th, 2015 | Posted by Level 51 in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Australian Weather Rings the Victreebels – Yang Ze’s PC#6 Winner Report)

Hi! I’m Yang Ze (Level 51), a VGC player hailing from the sunny island of Singapore. I’m here today to talk about a very silly team I created called Australian Weather, which, in its simplest form, aims to surprise opponents with Victreebel’s rather, well, surprising damage output. However, unlike most powerhouses of the ORAS era, …
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