Jose Marrero

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  • Joined Mar ’14

Bio: Top 16 North American Player from Orlando Florida. I have been playing the TCG since 2010. Some notable accomplishments include:

2013/2014/2015/2016/2017/2018/2019/2020 Worlds Competitor (8 consecutive)
2ร— Worlds Top 64
1ร— Worlds Top 32 (2019)
Top 4 Oceania Internationals 2019
1st Guatemala SPE 2019
1st Hartford Regionals 2019
9th Daytona Regionals 2019
9th Santa Clara Regionals 2019
9th Origins SPE 2019
Top 32 Collinsville Regionals 2019
Top 32 Philly Regionals 2018
Top 32 Memphis Regionals 2018
Top 64 London Internationals 2016/2017
2ร— Top 64 Brazil Internationals 2018
Top 128 NAIC 2018/2019
Top 16 US Nationals 2013
Top 64 US Nationals 2010
2nd Florida Regionals 2014
2nd Florida States 2014/2016
Top 8 Texas Regionals 2014/2018
Top 8 Toronto Regionals 2018
1st Georgia States 2016
2nd Georgia Regionals 2013
Top 4 Georgia States 2011
Top 4 Alabama States 2016
2014 Professor Cup Champion
5ร— 9th Regional/SPE Bubbles
32ร— City/Cup Wins

The Spy Who Hydro Sniped Me

Inteleon VMAX/Energy Denial (w/ Clefable RCL or Cinccino SSH) and Toxtricity VMAX/Koga’s Trap

Rayquaza and Chill

My Life as a Competitive Pokรฉmon TCG Player, from 2010 to Now

Leaping Lizards

ADPZ @ Guatemala, Takuya’s Dragapult VMAX, and My Rebel Clash Top 5

Same Aurora

OCIC w/ ADPZ and Some Analyses on Nico/Tord’s 1st/7th Mewtwo/Welder and Zach’s 2nd Fire Box

Balloon Animal

Blacephalon/Naganadel Updated and Matched Up for UPRโ€“SSH/Standard
This very aggressive Pokรฉmon will recklessly challenge opponents stronger than itself. (Galarian Linoone)

Shadow Connections

Jose’s Mew Box and ADP Dark for Dallas

It’s Turbo Time

ReshiRom-GX/Ho-Oh-EX, aka the New and Improved Expanded Rayquaza, for Dallas

Oops, I Left the Stove On

Recapping My Runs w/ Blacephalon/Naganadel at LAIC + Daytona Beach and Looking at the Top 16 Ability Zard from Daytona Beach

Stinger! Goes the Balloon

Blacephalon/Naganadel Pumped Up for LAIC

Enter the Dragon

The Last Expanded Winner (Rayquaza-GX) Recharged for Richmond
Its tentacles tear off easily, but it isn’t alarmed when that happensโ€”it knows they’ll grow back. It’s about as smart as a three-year-old. (Clobbopus)

Game of Cat and Fox

Mew Box/Ninetales for Knoxville

Star Power, Fire Flower

Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel and Jirachi/Mew Box for Atlantic City

Getting Warmer

JoseZard (1-Prizer Edition) and Mew Box (Post-Hidden Fates) for Atlantic City + Kรถln

Double Double Blaze

JoseZard (Card Choices, Matchups, Worlds Recap) and a Comparison to Tord’s Worlds Top 4 Ability ReshiZard List

Soaring the Skies

GG Malamar w/ Dragon Talon and Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel for Worlds/DC Open
It eats berries nonstopโ€”a habit that has made it more resilient than it looks. It’ll show up on farms, searching for yet more berries. (Skwovet)