Christopher Schemanske

Author Archive

The Lowdown on LAIC

Buzzwole/Lycanroc @ São Paulo, Tournament Takeaways, and Evolution in Penalty Process

Seasons Stats and Metrics

A Partway Look at the 2018 North American Circuit by the Numbers

On the Thought of Thought

Christopher on Portland, Psychology of Gameplay, and Standard as a Field

A Guide to Jurassic Park

The Rampardos Revealed and Christopher’s Other Top Standard Picks for Charlotte Regionals

An Expansive Spread

Profiles of Trevenant, Dugtrio, Toad/Glaceon, and Greninja for Costa Mesa Expanded
This Pokémon has slumbered for many years. Some say it’s Zamazenta’s elder sister—others say the two Pokémon are rivals. (Zacian)

A Parched Prize?

Surveying the Prize Structure in the Cash Era of Regional Tournaments

The Down-Low on the Down Under

Christopher’s Recap of Oceania Internationals and Preview of Collinsville Ultra Prism

Diamonds in the Rough

Exploring Ultra Prism and First Looks at Magnezone and Empoleon

The Black and the White

Talking Texas, Exploring Expanded, and Synthesizing Sydney Standard

The World Awaits

Thoughts on the Events of Memphis and Moving Expanded Toward Texas
It can radiate chilliness from the bottoms of its feet. It’ll spend the whole day tap-dancing on a frozen floor. (Galarian Mr. Mime)

Facing the World with Your Best

A Guide to Putting Yourself in the Best Position to Succeed in the Pokémon TCG

The Resilient Stand

On Gardevoir’s Guard of the Format, Metagross’ Merit, and the Math Behind Memphis Regionals

A Weekend Across the Pond

Christopher’s 2017 European International Championships 3rd Place Weekend Review

The Law of the Land

Summarizing and Analyzing the November 2017 Updates to the Pokémon TCG Rules Documents

The Crimson Caper

Evaluating the Top Card of Crimson Invasion and Zoroark-GX & Sableye for San Jose Expanded
This very aggressive Pokémon will recklessly challenge opponents stronger than itself. (Galarian Linoone)