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International Wi-Fi Tournament - Autumn Friendly [OVER - Rankings Released Nov. 1st]

Discussion in 'VGC' started by Havak, Oct 6, 2011.

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  1. Havak

    Havak I'm the Best. You're a Towel.
    is a Tutor Alumnusis a Site Staff Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnusis a Contributor Alumnusis a Battle Server Moderator Alumnus

    Dec 18, 2005

    An official tournament has been announced to take place over Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. It will go by the name of the 'Autumn Friendly' and is the first official international Wi-Fi tournament ever (it has taken place in Japan already). During the tournament, you’ll play against other Trainers online, using your Nintendo DS system and your Pokémon Black Version or Pokémon White Version game. The better you do, the higher you’ll rank. Then, at the end of the tournament, all the results will be posted to the leaderboards on the Global Battle Union website! There are only 10,000 35,000 spots available, during the sign up dates listed below:


    • Sign Ups: Oct 12 - Oct 19 ; via Global Battle Union website
    • Battles: Oct 20 - Oct 24 ; via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection

    • Double Battles
    • Flat Battle (lv.51+ rounded down to 50)
    • Unova Pokémon Only
    • Victini, Reshiram, Zekrom, Kyurem, Keldeo, Meloetta & Genesect banned
    Item Clause is expected to be in place as it always is for Official Tournaments, although it's not mentioned on the website currently. Pokémon must be placed in your Battle Box and the Battle Tournament option will be utilised.

    Full Rules and Instructions: http://pglhelp.pokemon.com/en/gbu/10_11/

    1. Tyler - Tyler from Ohio, USA
    2. Firestorm - Rushan from British Columbia, Canada
    3. Dozz - Dozz from East of England, UK
    4. Synre - Scott from Michigan, USA
    5. soon - Soon from Singapore
    6. Enfusion - Enfu from New York, USA
    7. soul_survivor - Aris from New York, USA
    8. OmegaForte - Forte from New York, USA
    9. Rukario - RAYAD from New York, USA
    10. Joel - Joel from Kansas, USA
    11. V4Victini - NOT Shiro from New York, USA
    12. R Inanimate - Kanade from British Columbia, Canada
    13. Cereza - Candy from New York, USA
    14. Noxe - Noxe from Florida, USA
    15. Zetsu - Ryan from Georgia, USA
    16. flash_mc - FLASH from Spain
    17. pwrtoppl - John from Colorado, USA
    18. Missingno. Master - Keith from New Jersey, USA
    19. Supe - Supe from California, USA
    20. lolfailsnail - SNAIL from Texas, USA
    21. Vulgo - Ezio A. from Natal, Brazil
    22. RubeNCB92 - RubeNCB from Spain
    23. Expert Evan - goatee from Connecticut, USA
    24. DEZTROYA - Rex from California, USA
    25. Katakiri - Kata from Ohio, USA
    26. Jackos - Jackos from Chile
    27. zero2exe - Marco from BLANK
    28. Dark Ray - David from BLANK
    29. Baz Anderson - BARRY from East Midlands, UK
    30. HeroShine - Kemal from The Netherlands
    31. lol95 - Lol from UK
    32. voodoo pimp - Monty from California, USA
    33. skarm - MSankey from Saskatchewan, Canada
    34. Az_UK - Az from UK
    35. Dr Fidget - Fidget from Michigan, USA
    36. Cybertron - BZ? from New York, USA
    37. optimusprimal12 - Optimus from Oregon, USA
    38. GreySong - GREYSON from Illinois, USA
    39. necrocat219 - Slurry from West Midlands, UK
    40. Deitylight - Alexis from Illinois, USA
    41. Solace - U-Turn from BLANK
    42. Victus Inferi - Inferi from California, USA
    43. mightyjabba - Jabba from Canada
    44. Purimpopoie - Hanna from Kentucky, USA
    45. Cody11533 - Cody from Michigan, USA
    46. shutt up - Brian from Kentucky, USA
    47. Hawkstar - Adam from Pennsylvania, USA
    48. Matty85 - Matty from Italy
    49. Feathers - Okapi from British Columbia, Canada
    50. MigaMan - Miga from Texas, USA
    51. raypowao - AppLe from Phillippines
    52. Keropon - Daisuke from Chile
    53. Carl - Craig from New Jersey, USA
    54. sebixxl - Mc_Kyle from Germany
    55. Alaka - Alaka from Texas, USA
    56. Alaka - Dirk from Texas, USA
    57. Darian Tyros - Darian from Georgia, USA
    58. Sapphire Birch - <3Csmugs from New York, USA
    59. Nickscor - Nejiki from California, USA
    60. Jibaku - Jibaku from Maryland, USA
    61. PungentFruit - Mario from Pennsylvania, USA
    62. TsukasaSIGN - Tsukasa from Georgia, USA
    63. Hamstern - Hammie from Sweden
    64. aqualta - South West England, UK
    65. DoubleJG - JaySlug from California, USA
    66. lucariojr - joseph from Mississippi, USA
    67. ~Golden Emp - Golden from Mexico
    68. Mosquito - Miguel from New York, USA
    69. Ramen King - RAMEN K from Arizona, USA
    70. GameCodeTrainer - Ali from Pennsylvania, USA
    71. ButtonBasher - Brendan from QLD, Australia
    72. whitefang - Ilya from Siberian Federal District, Russian Federation
    73. Errr - BRIAN from Kansas, USA
    74. BlitznBurst - CJ from Connecticut, USA
    75. PUGalactico - Aioros from Mexico
    76. Aiya - Aiya from Georgia, USA
    77. DT IsRA - DTisra from Mexico
    78. JrGameR - JUNIOR from Illinois, USA
    79. masterarab - Arman from Guam
    80. Arcticblast - Will from Pennsylvania, USA
    81. TheFourthChaser - Onizuka from California, USA
    82. Massi - MASSI from NRW, Germany
    83. DAZ - DAZ from Catalonia, Spain
    84. coolbiz - coolbiz from Florida, USA
    85. religiousjedi - +Jedi from California, USA
    86. Togedelques - RED from New York, USA
    87. Fishy - Raow from Indiana, USA
    88. WaddleDuh - Waddy from Thailand
    89. Blue_Master - BLUES23 from Philippines
    90. ryuzaki_vgc - ZAKI from Louisiana, USA
    91. Unreality - Aaron from Massachusetts, USA
    92. wiz0_0 - Wilzer from Georgia, USA
    93. Mattcoww - Mattcoww from Ceará, Brazil
    94. Infinity.Cypher - Jun from New Jersey, USA
    95. Efreet - Efreet from Veneto, Italy
  2. mattj

    mattj blatant Nintendo fanboy

    Mar 30, 2009
    Haha! Yes! I didn't get a chance to go to any VGC '11 stops because the new baby is on the way and I can't afford to use any vacation days at this time, but this will be a fun way to finally use those VGC '11 teams I made! Excellent news!
  3. Nickscor


    Mar 20, 2010
    This looks interesting...I can try out my new VGC (11) team now :D
  4. Unreality

    Unreality not hatching shiny values, go away

    Mar 1, 2009
    ew vgc 11

    i opened an ear and let everything i knew about it out of my head, should be fun!
  5. bharmalm


    Aug 10, 2010
    Looking forward to this :D
  6. Firestorm

    Firestorm I did my best, I have no regrets!
    is a Site Staff Alumnusis a Smogon Social Media Contributor Alumnusis a Smogon IRC AOp Alumnusis a Super Moderator Alumnusis a Battle Server Moderator Alumnus

    Apr 18, 2007
    I remember Japan was getting this as well. Is that tournament already over? Maybe this will become an annual thing that happens after Worlds =)
  7. mattj

    mattj blatant Nintendo fanboy

    Mar 30, 2009
    Can people stop complaining about not having a tournament in their area now? D:
  8. Missingno. Master

    Missingno. Master

    May 31, 2006

    I am so entering. Never got an opportunity to go for Worlds, this is gonna be great.
  9. Redtype


    Aug 17, 2009
    Awesome! The VGCs aren't held in my country, so this is a great opportunity for me and my compatriots to show off our mad doubles skillz. Haha.

    <runs off to build a doubles team>
  10. burning inpact

    burning inpact

    Sep 17, 2011
    why only 5th gen pokes?
  11. El Guapo

    El Guapo

    Jul 21, 2011
    Nintendo had the rule scripts done,
    This tournament was run about 9 months ago in japan, so they are bringing it to the US
    I'm happy we are actually getting this.
  12. RubeNCB92


    Apr 22, 2010
    editions spanish Can play????
  13. OmegaForte


    May 9, 2010
    Glad I kept the old Pokes. I'll give it a try.
  14. aperture


    Apr 5, 2011
    It's funny how they have registration open for a week, but only 10,000 spots.
  15. Lady Kitty

    Lady Kitty

    May 12, 2011
    ohh interesting o: VGC 2011 awwyeah <3
  16. Katakiri

    Katakiri Listen, Brendan...
    is a Pokemon Researcher

    Jun 11, 2010
    Hate to sound hopeful, but I'd love to see the top 3 placing Trainers get to choose a DW Pokemon of their choice. Hopefully the winners would all be from Smogon so they could plan on what Pokemon to release. It wouldn't do anything for Ditto, Zapdos, & other Genderless Pokemon, (Since there'd literally be one in existence. Wouldn't exactly consider it legal.) but having Female Shroomish, Garchomp, Mamoswine, Infernape, or...Riolu legal would be very awesome.

    I struggled to even come up with 5 noteworthy non-genderless DW Pokemon. We're starting to hit the bottom of the 1st-4th Gen barrel now.

    Regardless of if they're awesome & do that or not, I'm still hyped.
  17. NastyGoldyloxx


    Aug 22, 2009
    I don't like that it's doubles battles. It will be fun to make teams out of strictly Gen 5 Pokes though.

    The most interesting thing (in my opinion) is that the battles will have no permanent weather available. That will definitely be a refreshing change of pace.
  18. ultimatedra


    Aug 19, 2007
    You do realize that doubles has been the format since 2008. It is nothing new.
  19. Firestorm

    Firestorm I did my best, I have no regrets!
    is a Site Staff Alumnusis a Smogon Social Media Contributor Alumnusis a Smogon IRC AOp Alumnusis a Super Moderator Alumnusis a Battle Server Moderator Alumnus

    Apr 18, 2007
    2006 actually. The last Singles tournament was in 2005.
  20. ultimatedra


    Aug 19, 2007
    You are right - JAA (I should have known that, as i got 3rd on my qualifier)

    2006 - JAA
    2007 - Nothing
    2008 - Showdown
    2009,10,11 - VGC
  21. No. 1 Machop Fan

    No. 1 Machop Fan

    Aug 25, 2010
    Having just gotten off today's VGC2011 tournament in Melbourne, this tournament is tempting. Sadly, TAFE will be returning this Monday so I may not have time. Let me sleep on it nh.
  22. aperture


    Apr 5, 2011
    It's kind of a shame that it has the ruleset from the 2011 VGC, some practice for 2012 would be pretty cool
  23. dragonboy52

    is a Contributor Alumnus

    Sep 21, 2009
    The timings couldn't be better for me.
    I'll give this a try, I missed VGC 11 last year so this should be great!
  24. Jackos


    Mar 8, 2009
    If they allowed to pick any pokémon to recieve it via mystery gift, expect massive rage and complaining in the OU ladder when the winner picks Chandelure or something equally ridiculous.
    I like how the absurdly low amount of spots, going to camp the registration page until it starts.
  25. voodoo pimp

    voodoo pimp Apply directly to the forehead
    is a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    Oct 12, 2010
    Definitely gonna do this, if I can land a spot.
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