Hello 6P readers! It’s been a long time (6 years to be exact) since I last made an appearance over here, but I’m really happy to be back. I hope you guys will enjoy reading what I have to share with you.
Now that Michael and Christopher have covered Utah more in depth, I want to touch on the subject of smaller scale tournaments, specially seeing how important League Cups are this season in terms of getting to a realistic point to acquire an invite. The BFL per quarter for League Cups is something brand new for this season. While I personally don’t agree with how this is set up and means League Challenges are essentially useless, it’s what we got this season so it’s very important to do well in these.
However, you can’t compare a 50 player League Cups with a 600+ Regional, as not only the skill level is different, but the metagames are a lot smaller and more ‘focused’. In our local metagames we all have that one or two guys who always do well with that one deck; the guys who always use weird combos that work for them and so on.
Today’s article will focus on the Umbreon-GX deck I used to go undefeated at a 32 person League Cup, why I decided it would be my best choice for the tournament and how I made specific tech choice in order to make sure I had an answer to all the popular decks I knew I would very likely face at some point or another.
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