Your Pokemon Oceania Internationals Run Down!

Many hard battles were fought out today in the world of Pokemon, with the Pokemon Oceania Internationals being held in Sydney, Australia over the weekend.
With a huge international attendance, it was a full-on weekend for all Masters, Seniors, and Juniors competing.
At the end of the 8 rounds, over 180 Masters battled it out to make the top cut. Issac Lam from New Zealand took the cake with an impressive 8/0/0 wins out of the 8 rounds.
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But these results weren’t final, as they still had to prove their strengths and battle the top cut.

Final Standings

Alessio Yuri Boschetto [Italy]  won the Masters top cut, winning him 500 CP and $5,000 in prize money. Alessio’s team consisted of;  Amoonguss, Zapdos, Landorus-Therian, Tapu Lele, Tyranitar, and Metagross.
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Jans Arne Mækinen [Norway] placed second at the end of the series, with the prize money being $2,500 and 400 CP. Jan’s team was a; Metagross, Landorus-Therian, Nidoking, Rotom-Wash, Togekiss and a Tyranitar.
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Isaac Lam [New Zealand] came an impressive 3rd place, despite initially placing 1st after the 8 rounds with a score of 8/0/0. His efforts were rewarded with $1,500 and 320 CP. His team was Gyarados, Cresselia, Landorus-Therian, Tapu Koko, Incineroar and Tsareena.
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Ashton Cox [USA] placed 4th, winning 320 CP and $1,500. Using his team of Salamence, Tapu Fini, Tapu Koko, Aegislash, Amoonguss, and Tyranitar.
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Alberto Lara [USA] placed 5th, winning 250 CP and $1,000. Alberto used Charizard, Celesteela, Landorus-Therian, Tapu Koko, Gothitelle, and Snorlax.
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Placing 6th place was, Nico Davide Cognetta [Italy] winning 250 CP and $1,000, using Gengar, Cresselia, Heatran, Tapu Bulu, Hitmontop, and Kommo-o.
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Javier Valdes [Chile] placed 7th winning 250 CP and $1,000 using Metagross, Nihilego, Scrafty, Gastrodon, Volcarona, and Weavile.
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Luke Curtale [Australia] representing Australia, placed 8th and won 250 CP and $1,000, using; Metagross, Tyranitar, Tapu Fini, Landorus-Therian, Zapdos, and Amoonguss.
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Pokemon Usage Statistics!

In the top 8, there was a variety of Pokemon used, but there were a few Pokemon each player just couldn’t help but use.

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Landorus-Therian is a really strong pick and has been for a few years, so it isn’t a surprise to see it at the top for another season.

Watch all 3 days of vods on the official Pokemon on Twitch!

Day one

Watch 2018 Pokémon Oceania International Championships – VGC Day 1 from Pokemon on

Day two

Watch 2018 Pokémon Oceania International Championships – VGC Day 2 from Pokemon on

Day three

Watch 2018 Pokémon Oceania International Championships – TCG Finals from Pokemon on
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