Grant Manley

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  • Joined Oct ’11

Bio: My name is Grant Manley, and I’m a competitive PokΓ©mon TCG player from NC, USA.
Besides PokΓ©mon, I enjoy soccer, strategy games in general, and chess.

The Long Game

Manectric/Garb, Mega Sceptile, and Carbink BREAK for Expanded Regionals in San Jose

Welcome to Florida

The Standard Tier List and Top Five Plays for Orlando

Night March No More

Powerful Plays for a Fun-Filled Future Format

If At First You Don’t Succeed …

Nationals Report, the Night March Phenomenon, Karen’s Dilemma, and Decks for Worlds

Nobody Expects the Rogue-ish Inquisition

Lightning-Lock Revisited, Animal Control 2.0, and the Bats and the Bees for US Nationals
This PokΓ©mon reigns supreme in the skies of the Galar region. The black luster of its steel body could drive terror into the heart of any foe. (Corviknight)

Cool Pool Party

Greninja and Lightning-Lock (Jolteon/Regice) for Week 3 and Beyond

Fixer Upper

Improving Meta Decks to Create the Three Best Decks in the Format

Prospective Objective

Predicting and Dissecting the Top Decks of States

From 0-2 to Day 2

Virginia Regionals Report and Back to Standard

The Road Once Taken

Transitioning from Standard to Expanded and Plays for Winter Regionals
It emits psychic energy to observe and study what’s around itβ€”and what’s around it can include things over six miles away. (Orbeetle)

Moves and Counter Moves

Cities Reports (Weeks 1–4) and Anti-Meta Plays for Standard

Gallery of Rogues

Discussion and Analyses of Competitive Rogue Decks for the Standard Format

What Does That Do?

Top 8 2014 US Nationals Report with TricRoar

Blastoise Used Bubble!

33rd Place Worlds Report
It starts off battles by attacking with its rock-hard horn, but as soon as the opponent flinches, this PokΓ©mon bites down and never lets go. (Chewtle)