EXP Open: Summary, Top Cut Teams and Usage Stats


This weekend was our EXP Open, the second most important tournament of our 2017 EXP Circuit! We had 37 players from across Australia play it out. The tournament was run on Pokémon Showdown, being played with the official Pokémon VGC 2017 rules. We had 6 rounds of Swiss best-of-3!!, followed by Top Cut best-of-three with anyone who went X-2 or better. Congratulations goes to Ben Madigan for taking out the event.

Event Details

8jul - 9All DayEXP Open

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2017 EXP Open Announcement

The long awaited EXP Open is here! The EXP Open is an event open to ANYONE living in Australia! This event does not require a subscription to the Circuit. Currently the pot sits at $710!

  • Entry: Open to all (must live in Australia)
  • Date/Time:
    • Swiss: July 8 at 12:00pm
    • Top Cut (X-2): July 9 at 12:00pm
  • Ruleset: VGC17
  • Platform: Pokemon Showdown in the Trainer Tower Chatroom
  • Tournament Format: BO1 Swiss (all x-2’s Top Cut), BO3 Top Cut
  • Sign-up:

 

  • Points Awarded: Top 2 will gain automatic entry into the EXP Invitational! If you earn points, but do not have a subscription the points will be recorded in case you want to sign up for the Circuit after the event.
Placement Points Attendance Kicker
1 75
2 65
3-4 50
5-8 25 33
9-16 10 65

Full details on the EXP Circuit can be found here. You can buy a subscription for the Circuit here!

EXP Grinder #9: Summary, Top Cut Teams and Usage Stats


Tonight we had Grinder #9, our first tournament of Block 3 in the 2017 EXP Circuit! We had 11 players from across Australia play it out. The tournament was run on Pokémon Showdown, being played with the official Pokémon VGC 2017 rules. We had 4 rounds of Swiss best-of-1, followed by Top Cut best-of-three with anyone who went X-1. Congratulations goes to Sydney’s Arkington for taking out the event!

Event Details

25jun6:00 pmEXP Grinder #9

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2017 EXP Circuit – Block 3

With our few Regional events behind us, the Australian Pokémon League wrapping up, and Block 2 over, we are pleased to announce Block 3 of the EXP Circuit! We have 7 events happening between now and the end of September. Our third block sees more Grinders, our last Throwback and the Open – an event open to ALL Australians even if they do not hold a subscription to the EXP Circuit. The EXP Open rewards players who finish in the top 2 automatic entry to the Invitational!

Notes 

  • Our prize pool currently sits at $700 AUD!
  • The Best Finish Limit for Grinders is 8. Make the Grinder Tournaments you enter count.
  • The Bar for the Invitational has been set at 65 points.

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The Launch of our Online Store!

In May 2017 EXP Gaming evolved and branched into Pokémon TCG cards! This way, we can give TCG players across Australia what they need- a go-to TCG singles source. While we entered the scene alongside the launch of Guardians Rising, a few weeks ago we launched our online store!

To celebrate the launch of our online store we are giving away a complete set of Fates Collide to one lucky winner who purchases through us in the month of June!

 

Every $5 you spend on the store between now and June 30th 2017 gets you a ticket into the giveaway!

The Fates Collide Master Set includes 1 of every card in the set including Secret Rares and also includes every card in Reverse Holo, if it can have a Reverse Holo.

So what are you waiting for? Go check out our cards!

2017 APL – Playoffs Week 1

All rounds have been completed in the 2017 Australian Pokémon League. We are now entering week 1 of play-offs. Congatulations to the Seven Island Stoutlands for taking out the rounds and getting a bye this week!

Match-ups