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.
The Orlando, Florida Regional Championship played this past weekend was the first major Standard Format tournament of the 2016-2017 Pokemon Season. A record number of Pokemon players flocked to Florida for the weekend to battle it out to become a Regional Champion. In this edition of Weekend Report we take a look at the action of this past weekend’s Regional Championship.
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.
A look at the action from Week 2 of Regional Championships in Georgia and Wisconsin, German National Championship, my tournament experience in Wisconsin with Vespiquen/Flareon, and a new Supporter that will be released that aims to counter Night March.
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.
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 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.
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.
Andrew’s 2nd Place Missouri State Championship tournament report. During the tournament he played an Yveltal EX/Seismitoad EX with a Raichu XY tech.