Mike Fouchet

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  • Joined Jul ’10

Bio: I am from the Northeast – grew up in New York, went to college in Pennsylvania and now live in Philadelphia/Baltimore. I am a high school mathematics and technology teacher.

I have been playing competitively since the 2003-2004 season, taking a break from going for a Worlds invite from 2009 – 2014. In addition to my accomplishments below, I have been involved with SixPrizes since its inception, head up the podcast, and have worked with almost every top player in the game at some point or another. I am a member of Team X-Files, which has some of the best players to have ever played the game and more accolades over the years than almost any other team.

Accomplishments (2004 – 2010) :
-T4, T8, and T16 US Nationals (2008, 2004, 2010)
-T32 Worlds (2005, 2006)
-Multiple T4 or better placements at Regionals and States

Accomplishments (2015-2018)
-Day 1 Worlds invitee every year that has made it through to Day 2 each time
-T8 Philadelphia Regional (2014)
-2nd Philadelphia Regional (2016)
-Multiple Day 2’s and T16’s at Regionals
-Multiple T8’s at States

The Podcast: Ep. 25

‘Exploring Expanded’ with an Eye toward Portland’s Regional Championships

The Expansive Echoes

Profiling Alolan Exeggutor and Vespiquen, Plus More Expanded Thoughts and Tidbits

Monkeying Around

Mike’s Look at Zoroark/Weavile and Passimian from Philadelphia, Plus Moving Forward

The Best of the Bunch

A Look at the Worlds Meta, Gardevoir, Gallade, and Decidueye

Reflections on Columbus

Podcast Ep. 21: The Best Decks from NAIC
As a result of Rose’s meddling, _________ absorbed all the energy in the Galar region. It’s now in a state of power overload. (Eternamax Eternatus)

The Tough Spots

Looking at Zoroark/Lycanroc’s Chances for NAIC ’18

The Gardevoir Guard

A Profile of Gardevoir-GX/Gallade as an Option for NAIC ’18

Sizing up Sheffield

Podcast Ep. 20: Getting a Grip on Standard

Shedding Light on Madison

Podcast Ep. 19: Investigating Standard For Wisconsin

Fairly Forbidden

Podcast Ep. 18: Shedding a Light on the Forbidden Formats
If you’re too loud around it, you risk being torn apart by the claws on its tentacle. This Pokémon is also known as the Forest Witch. (Hatterene)

Loco for Latin America

Podcast Ep. 16: Previewing the São Paulo International Championship

The Church of Gardevoir

A Standard Look at Gardevoir-GX, with Expanded Profiles of M Gardevoir & Durant

I Wanna be the Very Best

Podcast Ep. 15: How To Improve Your Game

The Zenith of Zoroark’s World

A Charlotte Primer, a Trio of Zoroark decks, and…Mega Sceptile?

Shenanigans in Charlotte

Podcast Ep. 14: Starting March’s Standard Madness
Infinite amounts of energy pour from this Pokémon’s enlarged core, warping the surrounding space-time. (Eternamax Eternatus)