Hey everyone! I hope you’re just as excited as I am for the North American International Championship (that’s a mouthful! Let’s stick with NAIC as an abbreviation) as I am. We’re only 5 days away from the first day of play!
I can’t help but feel that the metagame is relatively underdeveloped for what we’re used to right now. In past years, we’ve had the National Championships for many other countries before the US National Championship. This let us see how other decks fared in a large tournament setting. Now, we have just 3 Regionals (1 being a smaller one in Mexico) and a Special Event to base our understanding of the format off of.
Even so, I think we have enough data to make some good picks for Internationals with. Here’s what the Junior/Senior metagame looks like as we head into the NAIC:
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