A recap of the week’s latest actions. This past week Fates Collide became legal for Regional for the first time in the Expanded format with four Regional Championships taking place in the United States. Additionally, Brazil held a National Championship in the XY-BPT format.
Night March was the most dominant deck of this season’s State Championship series. In this series we look at what the other best deck of the series were, the matchups among the top decks, and trends in the game.
First place Missouri State Championship report using Vileplume AOR/Vespiquen AOR.
A look into the dominance of Night March during week 1 of the 2016 State Championship series.
The latest Pokemon TCG set BREAKpoint will be legal for tournament play this weekend, meaning cards from the new set will be in decks at the Regional Championships played in Florida and Oregon this weekend. This of course also means that the Sableye, Puzzle of Time, Life Dew combo is now legal. Will Sableye be way too good? What can stop it?
A first look at the Darkrai EX/Hypno archetype that came out of the XY: BREAKpoint expansion set.
A look at Vileplume AOR/Vespiquen AOR in the Expanded format. The deck gains a few new cards in the Expanded format that help the deck out, but it also comes up against some new threats.
A look at the Vespiquen/Vileplume deck that Andrew used for a 2nd place finish at the Romeoville, Illinois City Championship during the Chicago Marathon.
A look at Yveltal EX in the Expanded format for City Championships. The article explains why Yveltal decks are still a strong play for Expanded as well as some brief tournament reports and deck lists for 2nd and 3rd place Yveltal decks from this past weekend.
A look at a Machamp EX/Ariados AOR for the XY-BKT Standard format that will be used at City Championships this winter.