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Blaziken Becomes First Pokémon Banned to BDSP Ubers

Eric Bartlett
With Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl being fresh new releases, their competitive scene exists in its infancy as players slowly try to figure out...
Bartlett's Battle Frontier Pokemon

In-Person Pokemon VGC Tournaments Return Thanks to Grassroots-led Efforts

Eric Bartlett
The past year and a half has been arduous for gaming and esports scenes across the board. The absence of in-person Pokemon VGC tournaments and...
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What We Learned From the 2020 Oceania International Championships

Eric Bartlett
The region of Oceania has crowned a new International Champion in Marco Hemantha Kaludura Silva. Silva’s run throughout this tournament was nothing short of impressive,...
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An Analysis of the VGC 2020 Metagame From the Results of the Bochum & Dallas Regional Championships

Eric Bartlett
The 2020 season of the Pokemon Video Game Championships is fully underway with the recent regional championships wrapping up in Bochum and Dallas. The 2020...
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Eight Professional Super Smash Bros. Players and Personalities Give Pokemon VGC a Try in Wolfe Glick’s Invitational Tournament

Eric Bartlett
This past weekend, Wolfe Glick orchestrated one of the most entertaining esports crossovers of the year thus far by pitting eight personalities from the Super...
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Sejun Park Wins Pokemon Invitational Tournament Over Seven Other Former World Champions

Eric Bartlett
Popular Pokemon VGC platform, Victory Road, organized an invitational tournament pitting eight former Pokemon World Champions against one another. Ray Rizzo (2010, 2011, 2012), Wolfe...
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The Top 5 New Pokemon for Competitive Play in Sword and Shield

Eric Bartlett
We’re now a couple weeks into Pokemon Sword and Shield and competitive players around the world are just beginning to discover the ins and outs...
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Is Pokemon Sword and Shield’s New Dynamax Mechanic Overpowered in Competitive Play?

Eric Bartlett
The newest battle mechanic introduced to the Pokemon franchise was Dynamax, a phenomenon that grows Pokemon to gargantuan size with some even receiving a form...
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Pokemon: WBE Draft League Prepares to Launch its Star-Studded Third Season

Eric Bartlett
The World Battle Entertainment is one of the premier draft leagues in the competitive Pokemon community. After a brief detour to the Let’s Go games,...
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Pokemon: Kicking off the Moon Series! – VGC 2019 Dallas Regional Championships Recap

Eric Bartlett
The first 2019 Moon Series Regional Championship is in the books, and there’s a whole lot to discuss. Nick Navarre claimed his second regional championship...