Tag Archives: Standard

Rainbow Road in the 2017-2018 Standard Format : Deck List and Discussion

Last weekend, in what seemed like a throwback to the 2008 World Championships, a Gardevoir/ Gallade deck was used to win the 2017 Pokemon Trading Card Game World Championships in both the Junior and Masters divisions. It was the most hyped deck going into the tournament, and is still being touted as one of the top decks in the standard ...

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Blowing Away the Trash: Competitive Uses for Field Blower

Guardians Rising brings us a plethora of new cards when it is released on May 5th. One card has already risen above the rest –  Field Blower. Field Blower is an Item card that allows players to choose up to 2 in any combination of Pokémon Tool cards and Stadium cards in play (of their own and/or their opponent’s) and discard ...

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Card Clash: Comparing the New and the Old

Introduction There are hundreds of cards in the current standard format for the Pokémon Trading Card game. Many of these cards have similar effects, but a different mechanic to achieve that effect. For example, Professor Sycamore and Professor Birch both allow players to draw a fresh hand of 7 cards. One is a staple 4-of in almost every deck, while ...

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TCG City Championship: Melbourne Victoria – Standings and Usage Stats

  This weekend we saw the last Australian TCG City Championship which took place at Good Games Melbourne in Victoria. The event saw 46 Masters, 8 Seniors and 4 Juniors, a huge congratulations goes to James Goreing for taking out the City Championship this weekend in Melbourne. Final Standings – Top 8 Cut Player Name Deck 1 James Goreing Seismitoad/Zoroark ...

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TCG City Championship: Modbury South Australia – Standings and Usage Stats

  Two weekends ago, we saw the biggest TCG City Championship weekend all year, the results for Sunday’s events are now in!  Our last event for the massive weekend took place at The Hobby Matrix in Modbury, South Australia! A huge congratulations goes to Matt Cain for taking out the City Championship this weekend in Modbury. Final Standings – Top ...

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TCG City Championship: Newcastle New South Wales – Standings and Usage Stats

  Two weekends ago, we saw the biggest TCG City Championship weekend all year, the results for Sunday’s events are now in!  Our second event for Sunday took place at Good Games Newcastle. The event saw 34 Masters, 10 Seniors and 6 Juniors, a huge congratulations goes to Jeremy Lim for taking out the City Championship this weekend in Newcastle! ...

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TCG City Championship: Dandenong Victoria– Standings and Usage Stats

  Two weekends ago, we saw the biggest TCG City Championship weekend all year, the results for Sunday’s events are now in!  Our first event for Sunday took place at Next Level Games in Dandenong Victoria! The event saw 32 Masters, 6 Seniors and 1 Junior, a huge congratulations goes to Steven Filiposki for taking out the City Championship this weekend ...

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TCG City Championship: Brisbane Queensland – Standings and Usage Stats

  We have results from Brisbane Cities which took place on the first weekend of February! A huge congratulations goes to Matthew Burris for taking out the City Championship this weekend in Brisbane! Final Standings – Top 8 Cut Player Name Deck 1 Matthew Burris Night March/Milotic 2 Bodhi Cutler Lucario/Crobat 3 James Williams Gallade/Octillery 4 Shaun Murphy Entei/Charizard 5 ...

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TCG City Championship: Adelaide South Australia– Standings and Usage Stats

  The weekend that just passed was our biggest TCG City Championship weekend all year, with 5 events across Australia and New Zealand! Our final event for Saturday took place at Gametraders Marion and was sure to be a huge day with some of Australia’s best calling South Australia home. The event saw 50 Masters, 6 Seniors and 7 Juniors, ...

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TCG City Championship: Nundah Queensland– Standings and Usage Stats

  The weekend that just passed was our biggest TCG City Championship weekend all year, with 5 events across Australia and New Zealand! To kick off the weekend we take a look at the City Championship that took place at Fastbreak Sports, Nundah. The event saw 34 Masters, 8 Seniors and 6 Juniors, a huge congratulations goes to Brandon King ...

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