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)
2× Worlds Top 64
1× 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
2× 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
5× 9th Regional/SPE Bubbles
32× City/Cup Wins

London Calling

Thoughts on Worlds 2021 News, 4th Place Magcargo Mill @ Unofficial Japan Nationals, and 1st Place ADPZ @ Special League Ginza

Tombstone Piledriver

Highlighting Three of the Top Performing Decks from Limitless Q4, Including Zacian V/Combo, ADP/Spiritomb, and Spiritomb/Ultra Beasts

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 Pokémon TCG Player, from 2010 to Now

Leaping Lizards

ADPZ @ Guatemala, Takuya’s Dragapult VMAX, and My Rebel Clash Top 5
This Pokémon lived on prehistoric seashores and was able to preserve food with the ice on its body. It went extinct because it moved so slowly. (Arctozolt)

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 UPR–SSH/Standard

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
It has special pads on the backs of its feet, and one on its nose. Once it’s raring to fight, these pads radiate tremendous heat. (Scorbunny)

Stinger! Goes the Balloon

Blacephalon/Naganadel Pumped Up for LAIC

Enter the Dragon

The Last Expanded Winner (Rayquaza-GX) Recharged for Richmond

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 + Köln
This Pokémon keeps its heat-sensitive head cool with ice. It fishes for its food, dangling its single hair into the sea to lure in prey. (Eiscue)