Defeat doesn’t finish a man, quitting does: 2017 Season Report

October 27th, 2017 | Posted by Ryan Loh in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Defeat doesn’t finish a man, quitting does: 2017 Season Report)

Hello! This is Ryan Loh again, and this time I’ll be writing a report on a season that went from 0 to an ending total of 328 Championship Points, and culminated with a 4-3 finish as I stumbled at the final Swiss hurdle of Worlds 2017 Day 1. This season has been a satisfying one, …
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From the Ashes – T8 SG Open III

July 12th, 2017 | Posted by Ryan Loh in Team Reports - (Comments Off on From the Ashes – T8 SG Open III)

Introduction It’s me, the Grandmaster. This will be a simple team report, without war-stories. This story began on the plane ride home after a devastating X-3 drop at the Malaysian Regionals. I was sitting with two other mates, and lamenting my crushing defeats. What was I doing wrong? “You weren’t playing to your strengths. Ever …
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Electro Balling to 3rd – a 3rd place LatAm Seniors Report

June 29th, 2017 | Posted by Matthew Hui in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Electro Balling to 3rd – a 3rd place LatAm Seniors Report)

Report posted on behalf of Matthias (@Mattadome02). Hey guys, I’m Matthias Teo and I play in the Seniors division, where I recently got 3rd at the 2017 Latin America International Championships. With it being my first year playing VGC with a competitive mindset and a hunger for the World Championships, I thought it would be …
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Of Bulk and Brainfarts – Oceania Internationals 2017 41st Place Report

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted by Justin Lok in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Of Bulk and Brainfarts – Oceania Internationals 2017 41st Place Report)

Hey there, my name is Justin Lok, a long time member of The Mirage Island, bringing you my report from the 2017 Oceania International Championships held in Melbourne. Team What started off as determination to use Mandibuzz and Salazzle evolved quite a fair bit, eventually resulting in me dropping the two in favour of a more …
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Ballooning with the Hiao Lele – Oceania Internationals 2017 Top 32 Report

March 24th, 2017 | Posted by Martin Tan in Team Reports - (Comments Off on Ballooning with the Hiao Lele – Oceania Internationals 2017 Top 32 Report)

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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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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