Coast to Coast –– A Review of Daytona Beach and Looking at San Diego
Hello Pokebeach readers! It has been a while since my last article here, but I am glad to be back. I have been playing a ton recently, traveling all around to do it, and having fun along the way. My latest escapade was a quick drive down to Daytona Beach for the Regional Championship this past weekend, and the tournament went well. I was able to get Top 16 with a Doll Stall list that fellow PokeBeach writer, Grant Manley, handed the rest of our group the day before the event.
After placing my trust in Grant and playing a whopping zero games heading into the tournament, I was able to take advantage of the deck’s strong matchups and consistency to finish with a 7-1-1 record at the end of Day 1. I knew Day 2 was going to be tough due to the high amount of counters that were hanging around the top tables, and I fell short of Top 8 after losing to Gustavo Wada in game three of our win and in. Unfortunate to be so close and not seal the deal, but it was a strong performance nonetheless and I am looking forward to trying again at the next event. Speaking of which, I leave for San Diego Regional soon! It is going to be interesting to see how the meta develops moving forward, and I am going to share my thoughts on standard as a whole in this article. Without further ado, let’s get things started.
What I Played – Doll Stall
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