It is with a heavy heart that we heard the tragic news of Angel Miranda’s passing on Sunday, February 26, 2023. Angel was well-known within the Pokemon TCG and VCG community for his drive, dedication, and passion for the game. He participated in many competitions throughout his career and was a strong competitor that rose to the top of his field. His passing comes as a shock to all of his fans, loved ones, and the Pokemon TCG and VGC community, his memory will live on forever in their hearts.
Keep reading the article to know more about Angel Miranda and his cause of death
Who was Angel Miranda? Know more about him
Angel J. Miranda, was a master of the Pokemon trading card game (TCG) and video game championship (VGC), he holds an impressive list of tournament successes. In a number of regions, from San Diego to Peoria, Angel achieved top cuts of first or second place. These victories earned her three World Championship invitations for him willingness and skill in the world of Pokemon.
Perhaps most impressively, he made it to the Top 8 at the 2015 U.S Nationals, cementing Angel’s status as one of the go-to players in the market today. According to Liquipedia Pokemon, Angel Miranda has participated in a lot of championships.
Last tweet on @AngelJMiranda twitter profile
Was looking back at old teams I did well with and man this might be my favorite nickname theme ever. LMAO https://t.co/mXOXr7k6hC— Misaka (@AngelJMiranda) February 23, 2023
About the Pokemon TCG & VGC games:
Pokemon TCG (Trading Card Game) and VGC (Video Game Championship) players have a unique and impressive way of qualifying for the World Championship, by earning Championship Points that are determined by their geographical rating zone and age division. For example, rising stars from The Americas region could find themselves rubbing elbows with European contenders, or an up-and-coming young player could stand alongside experienced veterans in their coveted quest for the gold crown. Regardless of your age or where you come from, it’s all about skills when it comes to Pokemon TCG and VGC.
How did Angel Miranda die? What happened to famous American Pokemon VGC and TCG player?
The sudden death of Angel Pokemon has left the gaming world in a state of shock, he was an iconic figure in the community, having achieved numerous milestones and accolades amongst his peers and colleagues. Many are perplexed by the lack of details on his cause of death so far, his family or loved ones have not shared any information on the cause of his sudden passing.
We believe soon more information will be revealed by his known ones to his unexpected passing and funeral arrangements.
Tributes on social media
Many tributes have been extended on social media portals on the sad demise of Angel Miranda:
Aaron “Cybertron” Zheng one of Marinda’s friend has mentioned a tweet saying “Angel Miranda was one of the greatest people I’ve ever met in my life. He was one of the first friends I made in the NYC Pokemon community when I was young and he was so kind, selfless, and mature.”
Some of my favorite memories with Angel:— Aaron "Cybertron" Zheng (@CybertronVGC) February 27, 2023
– he was my guardian for US Nationals in 2012 when I was a minor and we joked about him being part of my family
– having him and other local NYC players over at my house and eating curry together
– playing him in Top 8 at US Nationals
Hamzy a good friend of Angel Miranda has shared on twitter
Just heard the news and it broke my heart. Angel Miranda was one of the kindest people I met playing Pokémon. He was a joy to be around in events and a good friend I’ve been lucky to know for over 10 yrs. It hurts to know Orlando is the last time I got to see him. Rest in peace❤️— hamzy (@therealhamzy) February 27, 2023
His death is shockingly sudden and has been met with great sorrow by members of Pokemon community; a testament to his legacy and impact on the game we all love today. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to Angel’s friends and family during this difficult time.