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International WiFi Tournament -International Challenge- WON BY Cybertron

Discussion in 'Global Battle Union' started by Biosci, Feb 10, 2012.

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  1. Biosci

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    Competition is over. Find your ranking on the Global Battle Union.

    In March there is supposedly going to be a tournament held on the GBU similar to the one we had this last Autumn, but this time it's gonna be worldwide.

    Here are the more specific details:
    Source

    Here is where Pokemon.com announces it

    If it isn't clear this will have the same rules as VGC 2012

    Registration and Rules Information: http://pglhelp.pokemon.com/en/gbu/03_12/

    Participants:
    1. Biosci - William from Hawaii, USA
    2. Firestorm - Rushan from British Columbia, Canada
    3. voodoo pimp - Monty from California, USA
    4. TalkingLion
    5. Baz Anderson - Barry from East Midlands, United Kingdom
    6. The Knights of Wario Land
    7. lolfailsnail - Snail from Texas, USA
    8. JRank - JRank from Arkansas, USA
    9. Cybertron - MrZheng from New York, USA
    10. GARCHOMPZILLA - Caleb from New York, USA
    11. Darkpenguin67 - Ben from Maryland, USA
    12. Atlas - Atlas from Canada
    13. masterarab - ARMAN from Guam
    14. pokemaster649
    15. GameCodeTrainer - Ali from Pennsylvania, USA
    16. Dozz - Dozz from East of England
    17. religiousjedi - +Jedi from California, USA
    18. iss
    19. soul_survivor - Aris from New York, USA
    20. mattj - mattj from Missouri, USA
    21. CakesOfSpan - Span! from North Carolina, USA
    22. V4Victini - Shiro from New York, USA
    23. hockeyguy605 - Eric from Pennsylvania, USA
    24. kingofkongs - DiddyK. From California, USA
    25. Sprocket - Matthew from Arizona, USA
    26. OVERGRO
    27. lolnub - Lolnub from the Netherlands
    28. Osirus182
    29. Pokérob
    30. Superpokemon67 - Jon from Pennsylvania, USA
    31. aqualta - aqualta from SW England
    32. Nickscor - Nejiki from California, USA
    33. Tombstoner - TSfrom Massachusetts, USA
    34. coolcool9990 - Noah from Ohio, USA
    35. TheAshAttacks
    36. Odin - Oden from Costa Rica
    37. Togedelques - RED from New York, USA
    38. Expert Evan - goatee from Connecticut, USA
    39. pokemonrocks777 - Kevin <3 from Texas, USA
    40. Enfusion - Enfu from New York, USA
    41. Dark Arceus - Matthew from Michigan, USA
    42. ncsbert - Mr.Bert from Georgia, USA
    43. shutt up - Brian from Kentucky, USA
    44. lucariojr - Joseph from Mississippi, USA
    45. tennisace - Justin from Rhode Island, USA
    46. AceBandit - Ace from Massachussetts, USA
    47. Tenodera - JOSH from Iowa, USA
    48. christos21 - Chris from Greece
    49. Daisaku - Daisaku from Chile
    50. LudiImpact - Priten from New Jersey, USA
    51. ~Golden Emp - Golden from Mexico
    52. GreySong - GREYSON from Illinois, USA
    53. ButtonBasher - Brendan from Queensland, Australia
    54. PungentFruit - Mario from Pennsylvania, USA
    55. ShortsTheory - Nic from Karnataka, India
    56. PokeMaster366 - Jerry from North Carolina, USA
    57. Sapphire Birch - <3Csmugs from New York, USA
    58. shllybkwrm - Shelly from Washington DC, USA
    59. PiccoloCube - Picollo and Daisy from Panama
    60. Matty85
    61. Samuel_996 - Sam from the United Kingdom
    62. cannibal - Canibal from Kansas, USA
    63. R Inanimate - あずさ
    64. Solace - U-Turn from New York, USA
    65. Havak - Havak from North West, United Kingdom
    66. Massi - MASSI from NRW, Germany
    67. BraindeadPrimeape - TOMMYxd from Italy
    68. Sol64 - Solomon from Greater London, UK
  2. Exclamation!

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    Great, can't wait!
  3. Superpokemon67

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    So this is VGC 2012 rules? Or 2011? I'm confused.
  4. Cybertron

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    As long as I don't get disqualified for playing against so many dcers, then this should be fun...
  5. Dozz

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    Can't wait for another disconnection and stress fest. People do it on unrated random matchup enough so they'll be mad for it in a tournament setting. Will take part nonetheless, until I get sick of people DC'ing...
  6. Lord Feraligatr

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    This should be great. I'm hoping its VGC'12 rules but even if its VGC'11 its still gonna be some practice.
  7. Biosci

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    Oh, This is gonna be using the current GBU battle rules, so VGC 2012 rules.
  8. gregj91

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    wow...

    Good way to practice for real vgc competition, eh?

    ^ So good, that I wonder what that means for the upcoming smogon tournament. Should we bar those that get in this one from the upcoming smogon vgc tourney in favor of those who miss their chance to register for this "GBU version"?

    ^ In any case, I'm preparing a team for this tourney, and maybe more... I hope I get in it after registration opens...
  9. Solace

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    ready to have a stroke over dcers again yeahhh!!

    also I predict cybertron will get eliminated again rofl

    let's play some mons

    also gregj we wouldn't be barring anyone from the official smogon vgc tournament
  10. Nickscor

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    Oh. Fuck. Yes. Another Disconnecter's Frustration Marathon, count me in! (I only played like, 13 battles for Autumn Unfriendly so I'll probably play more this time)

    Edit: They should make good practice, as I'm slowly getting better at VGC thanks to Random Matchup.
  11. R Inanimate

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    I was pretty blessed last Wi-Fi tourney by not having many D/Cers, it should be interesting to see what sorts of teams and people I'll face from this one.
  12. voodoo pimp

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    Sweet, another "lose, get disconnected on, or beat someone with half your rank and gain like three points" tournament. At least it's before VGC this time, so it'll be good practice.
  13. Biosci

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    Look on the bright side of it all, we get to see and battle teams from across the world and see what gets used in other places. I battle on the GBU regularly and as long as you know you won the match who cares. It might just be best for people to take the aspect of this is practice, rather then "The International wifi disconnection fest". Make the most of what their giving us :P
  14. soul_survivor

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    Well this is definitely gonna help us americans see what in our team needs working and what doesn't as regional will be a few weeks after this. Im use to d/cers as I played gbu for so long.. So best of luck and err don't forget to rage at every d/c u get. I'll probably stop at 2050+. Also we are also playing Japan. So we'll see a preview of strategy that Japanese use.
  15. KiwiDawg7

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    Great practice, real fun.
    But I see a lot of trouble with the DCing.
  16. Synre

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    +1

    (also I fixed my internet so that should help too)


    Excited to see this though, in spite of some hilarious administrative errors in the previous one it was a lot of fun. Even though a lot of us chat every day it's kinda rare we're all on playing Pokemon together, these are really neat events. Should be great practice for people before regionals -- very timely. Excellent.
  17. PungentFruit

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    Maybe they improved...
  18. TheAshAttacks

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    I'm excited. It will be great practice for regionals.
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  20. lolfailsnail

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    Looks great, hopefully the DCing won't be as much of a problem this time.
  21. mattj

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    i think they're compensating for soemthing

    DC or no DC this'll still be fun. :)
  22. Synre

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    I thought that was kinda amusing too, guess we better make sure the winner is american

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    in america





    europe can win also
  23. V17

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    inb4 i dc on ryuzaki and say it was because of bad connection ;)
    jk lol
    can't wait for this! some good mid-year practice before Nationals (and i guess spring regionals too) can't wait to see what people are using :)
  24. LudiImpact

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    Finally, we can see what those super good Japanese is doing.
  25. Roz

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    Looks great, hopefully I can take part in this tourney. Looking forward to play against players from Japan and see their strategies.
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