Bringing Light to the Night March Counter Strategies People are Trying for Dallas

In this article we take a look at a variety of decks that players may be bringing to Dallas in an attempt to counter Night March, which one the most recent Expanded Regional in San Jose. Decks talked about in this article include Trevenant BREAK, Seismitoad EX/Zoroark GX, Darkrai EX/Dragons, Primal Groudon EX, and Wailord EX.

Primal Problems and the New Expanded Meta

The demise of Primal Groudon EX in the competitive meta, discussing a League Cup played with the deck. Then a look at the Expanded Meta Game for the Fort Wayne Regional Championship and some of the new decks players can expect to see at the tournament.

Expanded 2k18 – An Overview of Pokemon’s Expanded Format for the 2017-2018 Season

The Expanded Format will play a large role in Pokemon’s tournament structure in the 2017-2018 season as it is being used as the format for 7 of the 15 Regional Championships. This article gives an overview of the Expanded format’s decks and discusses the ban list for this season.

Weekend Report #9 – Crespo’s Philly Tree Steak

In this edition of Weekend Report we go over the action of the Philadelphia Regional Championship, which was won by Jonathan Crespo and his Trevenant BREAK deck. Also in the article is Andrew’s Rainbow Road tournament report, and the Top 8 results from Liverpool.

Weekend Report #7 – Here Comes Dat Greninja Boi

Taking a look at the events of the Arizona Regional Championships. This article goes over the results, issues with the tournament operations, as well as Andrew’s tournament report with Vespiquen/Flareon.

Weekend Report #5 – Night March takes US Nationals

A look into why Night March ended up being so good at US Nationals as well as the results of US Nationals as a whole. Additionally, a look into Andrew’s 36th place finish at US Nationals with Night March/Vespiquen.

Top 10 Decks for US Nationals 2016

It’s hard to believe, but players are less than three weeks away from playing in the 2016 U.S. National Championship. With Nationals quickly approaching it’s time to take a look at the meta game for the upcoming tournament. I base my Top 10 list of decks for the tournament based on observations of the Japanese … Read moreTop 10 Decks for US Nationals 2016

Weekend Report #3 – Night March Comes to Expanded

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.

Weekend Report #1 – Week 1 Spring Regionals, Foriegn Nationals, and Dual Types

This is a new series that takes a look at the happenings in the competitive Pokemon TCG Community over the past week. This past weekend Spring Regional Championships started in North America, National Championships started in Europe, and a game mechanic will be revived in the next XY set.