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[Japan Championships 7-2] Weezing Zebstrika

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Please find the original Japanese-language article here. Note my translation is not a perfect translation and I have rearranged and reworded some parts of the original article for clarity and readability. Find also some explanatory comments inside square brackets, italicised.
Greetings, this is yos.
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The PJCS (Pokemon Japan Championships) has finally concluded. Today, I will write about the deck I used at the JCS as well as talk about my matchups on the day.
My result was 7 wins and 2 losses, my losses being early in the tournament, resulting in a 100th place finish. I was not able to continue to the main round [Note: Unfortunately, many 7-2s bubbled from day 2]. I did not end up playing the deck I had been perfecting right up until the tournament. It hadn’t been playing …

[City League Top 16] Rowlet & Exeggutor GX Venusaur

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Please find the original Japanese-language article here. Note my translation is not a perfect translation and I have rearranged and reworded some parts of the original article for clarity and readability. Find also some explanatory comments inside square brackets, italicised.
Hello, everyone. This is Shishamo.
On the 19th of May (Sunday) I played at the City League hosted in Tokyo Bay, achieving a result of top 16 after being the first seed.
I would like to discuss the deck I played at the tournament, which was Rowlet & Exeggutor Venusaur. Meta PredictionsTo explain my deck choice of Rowlet & Alolan Exeggutor Venusaur, you will need to understand my prediction of the meta.
I thought that Reshiram & Charizard and Zoroark were the two strongest decks.
Reshiram & Charizard had been largely unchanged since its release in Double Blaze, and it has performed consistently well at City Leagues all over the country. The “Uon-Tei” variant was particularly strong. [Note: From my unders…

[Japan Championships: Top 32] Weakness Guard Reshiram & Charizard

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Please find the original Japanese-language article here. Note my translation is not a perfect translation and I have rearranged and reworded some parts of the original article for clarity and readability. Find also some explanatory comments inside square brackets, italicised.


Greetings. My name is Pokemura.My history of playing Pokemon goes back six years, and while I have been playing in the Kansai region since last year, I am in this group because I have connections from my university days.
This time, I will be discussing the Reshiram & Charizard deck that placed in the top 32 at the Pokemon Japan Championships 2019. The base of the deck was the Kyoto Champions League winning list piloted by Mana-san, and as there were also some aspects of the deck I was unable to perfect due to not having enough time to test, I will release this article for free. I deviated slightly from the conventional approach to Reshiram & Charizard by creating a deck that could hold its own against Water…