The Gravity of Sableye – How Week 3 of Winter Regionals Revolves Around Sableye

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?

It’s Dark In My Heart – Why I Still Love Yveltal and You Should Too

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.

Expanded Explorations #1 – Two Scoops of Pain Redux – Paralyzing the Competition with Vanilluxe

With Vileplume making its return in Ancient Origins, bench sitting Item lock is once again a thing opening up new attack strategies under the presence of an Item lock. That means in the Expanded format VVV (Vanilluxe/Vileplume/Victini) can make its return so be ready for two scoops of pain coming to a tournament near you.

State Championship Analysis – Tier Lists, the Variation of Seismitoad, and the Diversification of the Format

State Championships have concluded and the results are in, but what do they all mean? Check out this article to try to clear the fog that a very diverse format has cast upon us.

Cracking Eggs – 10 Ways to Counter the Coming Eggsplosion

One of the surprise stories of State Championships so far has been Exeggutor decks which have so far won two State Championships in the first three weeks of the series. The deck is a very strong lock deck that can easily take wins against players who aren’t prepared to face it. Even if you do have cards to counter it, it can still be difficult to beat. This article breaks down 10 different strategies you can use to take down the deck.

It’s Seismitoad’s World, We’re All Just Living In It

Seismitoad EX decks have easily been the most successful set of decks during the first two weekend of City Championships warping the format around it, allowing for the comeback of Grass. Check out this article for looks at the Seismitoad EX/Crobat PHF and Seismitoad EX/Jynx FFI decks, as well as a look at what the return of Virgen means for Seismitoad in the coming weeks.

Florida Regional Recap – Penguins, Bats, and a Death to Grass

The first major tournament of the Primal Clash format is in the books, with Orion Craig winning the tournament with his Flareon deck. The tournament saw some cool deck innovations, so check out this article to see what flourished in Florida.