Grinder Report LIVE!!!

Discussion in 'World Championships' started by Gym Leader Blaine, Aug 15, 2008.

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  1. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    Good Morning Pokegym!

    It is great to be back with live updates, hope everyone has had a great summer since our Nationals update. Registration will finish up at 10am, so we are still entering in players right now. Once we are done, I'll post final numbers for everyone. To make sure there is enough room for all the players to play in the Grinder, PUI has moved part of the tournament into the open gaming area. Which is pretty cool they are doing as much as they can to make sure as many player that want to play in the Grinder Can.

    Just a reminder here are some items during the tournament:

    1) We can not tell you what decks are being played. We are in the Hive (Back Area) and do not see any decks.

    2) We can not tell you individual player stats or how they are doing in the tournament.

    3) We will try to post as much as possible, but please remember we are in the back running the tournament, and that takes priority.

    Thanks everyone, and talk with you shortly.

  2. Leonners

    Leonners New Member

    Thanks, GLB, got any number?
  3. bullados

    bullados <a href="

    It's 9am. Give him at least until 1030 to get us numbers!
  4. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    Okay, here are the final Grinder Numbers

    Jr: 117
    Sr: 157
    MA: 374 (In two different flights)

    Total: 648!!!
  5. ashinto

    ashinto New Member

    dang, that's a lot of people, how many make it into worlds?
  6. empoleonperson

    empoleonperson Active Member

    40 16 seniors and juniors 8 masters. BTW GL to all.
  7. Blazing_Monkey

    Blazing_Monkey New Member

    Woah, 648 people...does masters still get 8 invites or 16 now?
  8. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    Right now it is 8 invites. Invites are based off of what PUI gives out not how many players are in the tournament.
  9. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    BTW, just in case anyone is wondering the first round has started. :thumb:
  10. astewart

    astewart New Member

    Sweet when did Regestration end?
  11. Makka#1

    Makka#1 New Member

    good luck norwegian players at grinder :thumb:

    how many rounds are they??
  12. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    Since a lot of people were here early in line, they openned up regestration at 7:30 in the morning and we finished reg at 10:00am.
  13. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    There will be 7 in the JR group, and 8 for the Sr & Masters.
  14. bullados

    bullados <a href="

    Sunuva... That's bigger 100 off Nationals last year!!! I think it's the third largest Pokemon tournament under PUI. That's pretty darn impressive!

    It's official. Pokemon is alive and KICKING!!!
  15. Leonners

    Leonners New Member

    Italians done this:
    Manuel D. 1-0
    Gabriele R. 0-1

    Alvaro D'O. 1-0
    Angelo D. 1-0
    Mauro B. 1-0
    Maria Rosa C. 1-0
    Marco E. 1-0
    Giovanni D. 1-0
    Federico B . 1-0
    Gaetano S. (?)
    Rosalba C. 0-1
    Laura S. 0-1
    Adriano M. 0-1
  16. Rayquaza14

    Rayquaza14 New Member

    has somebody surprisingly lost his first round? Like somebody who was thought to reach TOP8...
  17. Gym Leader Blaine

    Gym Leader Blaine <a href="

    Round 2 has started. After round 2 we'll break for lunch and players are suppose to be back by 1:45.
  18. bugsbite

    bugsbite New Member

    It is bittersweet reading this, I was supposed to be there but due to uncontrollable circumstances the trip was canceled, good luck to all.
  19. PokePockets

    PokePockets New Member

    Sounds good. Good luck to all Utah players participating in the Grinder!
  20. bugsbite

    bugsbite New Member

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