Team ARG Acquires Complexity Card Gaming as ARG Europe

May 20, 2019 // Tate Whitesell

Effective today, Pokémon TCG team Alter Reality Games (ARG) has acquired Europe-based team Complexity Card Gaming. The former Complexity roster will now play under the "ARG Europe" team name. 


The roster includes ten European players, all of whom have strong major event performance history and are often at the top of the EU leaderboards:
  • Fatih Akdemir (Germany)
  • Joe Bernard (UK)
  • Mees Brenninkmeijer (Netherlands)
  • Tamao Cameron (UK)
  • Alex Dao (UK)
  • Luke Kirkham (UK)
  • Steven Mao (Germany)
  • Benjamin Pham (Netherlands)
  • Seb Symonds (UK)
  • Bert Wolters (Netherlands)

Complexity Card Gaming was Limitless's ninth-ranked team worldwide during the 2017-18 season. They were ranked tenth worldwide for the 2018-19 season at the time of the acquisition by ARG. 

The new ARG Europe team's Facebook page can be found here

2019 Santa Clara Regionals: Day 2 Players & Decks

Below are the players who achieved 19 or more match points to advance to Day 2 of the 2019 Santa Clara Regional Championship. Decks are being added as we continue to receive updates.
  1. Michael Catron (8-0-1), Zapdos/Buzzwole 
  2. Preston Ellis (8-1-0), Lucario & Malmetal-GX/Vileplume
  3. Marcus Dodson (8-1-0), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  4. Jesse Reel (7-1-1), Quagsire/Naganadel
  5. Alex Schemanske (7-1-1), Charizard & Reshiram-GX/Arcanine
  6. Kenyon Fisher (7-1-1)
  7. Joe Ruettiger (6-0-3), Lucario & Melmetal-GX/Vileplume 
  8. Richard Rogers (7-2-0), Lucario & Melmetal-GX/Vileplume
  9. Azul Garcia Griego (7-2-0), Shedinja/Zebstrika Control 
  10. Luke Gjerde (6-0-3), Quagsire/Naganadel
  11. Adrian Meija Galvez (7-2-0), Rhydon/Shedinja
  12. Mike Morton (6-1-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  13. Joshua Hartman (6-1-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  14. Eric McCown (6-1-2), Quagsire/Naganadel
  15. Danny Prather (6-1-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  16. Oliver Rochin (6-1-2), Charizard & Reshiram-GX
  17. Roberto Lozada (6-1-2), Blacephalon UNB with Jirachi
  18. Andrew Scott (6-1-2)
  19. Dennis Moore (6-1-2), Charizard & Reshiram-GX
  20. Isaiah Williams (6-1-2), Shedinja/Zebstrika Control
  21. Ernie Espinosa (6-1-2), Zoroark-GX/Gyarados
  22. Trevor Bustamante (6-2-1), Lucario & Melmetal-GX/Vileplume 
  23. Jackie Moc (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  24. Jimmy Pendarvis (6-2-1), Shedinja/Zebstrika Control
  25. Joel Stroeve (6-2-1), Lucario & Melmetal-GX/Vileplume
  26. Aaron Friedman (6-2-1), Weezing
  27. Paulo Amaro (6-2-1), Lucario & Melmetal-GX/Vileplume
  28. Hunter Butler (6-2-1), Weezing
  29. Dylan Gunn (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Honchkrow-GX Control
  30. Parker Keuma (6-2-1)
  31. Luis Aguilar (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  32. Sean Poestkoke (5-0-4)
  33. Peter Kica (6-2-1), Lucario & Malmetal-GX Stall (no Vileplume)
  34. David Zheng (6-2-1)
  35. David Selin (6-2-1), Lucario & Malmetal-GX/Vileplume 
  36. Carter Barsh (6-2-1), Weezing
  37. Aaron Walker (6-2-1), Lucario & Melmetal-GX Stall with Durant LOT
  38. Matthew Padget (5-0-4)
  39. William Madrid (6-2-1)
  40. Jose Marrero (6-2-1), Charizard & Reshiram-GX
  41. Kian Amini (6-2-1), Charizard & Reshiram-GX
  42. Chris Gunn (5-0-4)
  43. Maurino Lopez (6-2-1), Charizard & Reshiram-GX with Shining Lugia
  44. Alfredo Garcia (5-0-4), Vikavolt
  45. Alex Mitchell (6-2-1), Charizard & Reshiram-GX with Flareon-GX
  46. Phinn Lynch (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Persian-GX/Slowking
  47. Edward Martin (6-2-1)

2019 Bristol Regionals: Day 2 Players & Decks

Below are the players who achieved 19 or more match points to advance to Day 2 of the 2019 Bristol Regional Championship. Decks are being added as we continue to receive updates.
  1. Sander Wojcik (8-1-0), Stall
  2. Kieren Reynolds (8-1-0), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  3. Alessandro Cremascoli (7-1-1), Stall
  4. Raz Shamir (7-2-0), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  5. Manuel Jorach (6-1-2), Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel
  6. Juho Kallama (6-1-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  7. Robin Schulz (6-1-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  8. Ben Rodgers (6-1-2), Celebi & Venusaur-GX
  9. Karl Blake (6-1-2), Malamar
  10. Faisal Khan (6-1-2), Stall
  11. Jacob Downes (6-1-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  12. Konsta Kallama (6-1-2), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  13. Jack Old (6-1-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  14. Felix Treadwell (6-1-2), Buzzwole/Weavile
  15. James Bee (6-1-2)Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  16. Stéphane Ivanoff (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  17. Jacob McMillen (5-0-4), Celebi & Venusaur-GX
  18. Jack Culkin (5-0-4), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  19. Nico Alabas (5-0-4), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  20. Myles Grayson (6-2-1), Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel
  21. Martin Janouš (5-0-4), Malamar
  22. Miloslav Posledni (5-0-4), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  23. Sen Caubergh (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  24. Magnus Pedersen (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  25. Ondrej Skubal (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  26. Jamin Kauf (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  27. Paul Stringer (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  28. Josh Stevens (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  29. Rosa Klint (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  30. Adam Hawkins (5-0-4), Malamar
  31. Mehdi Hafi (6-2-1), Malamar
  32. Owyn Kamerman (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  33. Léona Chevrel (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  34. Callum Thomas (5-0-4), Malamar
  35. Cyrille Ricard (6-2-1), Celebi & Venusaur-GX
  36. Benjamin Pham (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  37. Filipp Lausch (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX

2019 Hartford Regionals: Day 2 Players & Decks

Below are the players who achieved 19 or more match points to advance to Day 2 of the 2019 Hartford Regional Championship. Decks are being added as we continue to receive updates.
  1. Justin Kulas (8-0-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  2. Nathaniel Orr (7-0-2), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  3. Bryan Hunter (7-1-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  4. Stephen Lowe (7-1-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  5. Jacob Mechaber (7-1-1), Trevenant BREAK
  6. Zach Lesage (7-1-1), Hitmonchan/Wobbuffet
  7. Michael Catron (7-1-1), Regirock XY49
  8. Sam Ertman (7-2-0), Trevenant BREAK
  9. Jonathan Croxton (7-2-0), Shock Lock
  10. Dean Nezam (6-1-2), Zoroark-GX/Golisopod-GX
  11. Aaron Morgan (6-1-2), Rayquaza-GX
  12. Justin Bokhari (6-1-2), Hitmonchan/Wobbuffet
  13. Daniel Altavilla (6-1-2), Zoroark-GX/Garbodor Control
  14. Azul Garcia Griego (6-1-2), Zoroark-GX/Garbodor Control
  15. Matthew Campbell (6-2-1), Sableye/Garbodor
  16. Ryan Antonucci (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  17. Patrice Boulard (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  18. Luke Gjerde (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Garbodor
  19. Ciaran Farah (6-2-1), Sableye/Garbodor
  20. Charlie Lockyer (5-0-4), Sceptile/Vileplume with Dragonite
  21. Wesley Tam (6-2-1), Hitmonchan/Wobbuffet
  22. Connor Finton (6-2-1), Archie's Blastoise
  23. Hannah Howard (6-2-1), Trevenant BREAK
  24. Brendan Dixon (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  25. Jed Andrusik (6-2-1), Night March
  26. Isaiah Williams (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Garbodor Control
  27. Jon Eng (6-2-1), Hitmonchan/Wobbuffet
  28. Stephen Hogan (6-2-1), Archie's Blastoise
  29. Andrew Gray (6-2-1), Archie's Blastoise
  30. Andrew Estrada (6-2-1), Drampa-GX/Garbodor
  31. Michael Pramawat (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Garbodor Control
  32. Ian Robb (6-2-1), Shock Lock
  33. Jose Marrero (6-2-1), Rayquaza-GX
  34. Ben Cryer (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Garbodor
  35. Shawn Chauvin (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Garbodor
  36. Jesse Parker (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  37. Jason Annichiarico (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Counter Energy Toolbox
  38. Logan Honts (6-2-1), Celebi & Venusaur-GX

2019 EUIC: Day 2 Players & Decks

Below are the players who achieved 19 or more match points to advance to Day 2 of the 2019 European International Championships. Decks are being added as we continue to receive updates.
  1. Alex Silva (8-0-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  2. Ondrej Skubal (8-1-0), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  3. Gustavo Wada (8-1-0), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  4. Mees Brenninkmeijer (7-0-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  5. Andreas Dombrowski (7-0-2), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  6. Oscar Rives (7-1-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  7. Bryan De Vries (7-1-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX
  8. Brent Tonisson (7-1-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  9. Patrik Holler (7-1-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  10. Connor Finton (7-1-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  11. Adrian Kastelik (7-1-1), Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel
  12. Azul Garcia Griego (7-1-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  13. Steven Mao (7-1-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX/Lucario-GX
  14. Manuel Jorach (7-1-1), Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel
  15. Adam Hawkins (7-1-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts/Jolteon-GX
  16. Joakim Ginste (7-2-0)Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  17. Jon Eng (6-0-3), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  18. Takuya Yoneda (7-2-0), Buzzwole/Lucario-GX/Weavile BUS/Max Potion
  19. Stéphane Ivanoff (6-1-2), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX
  20. Rosa Klint (6-1-2), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX/Lucario-GX
  21. Martin Janouš (6-1-2), Malamar/Ultra Necrozma-GX
  22. Lyder Iverson (6-1-2), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  23. Sen Caubergh (6-1-2), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  24. Yosefi Gad (6-1-2), Blacephalon-GX/Naganadel
  25. Mike de Goed (6-1-2), Beast Box
  26. Angelo Falchi (6-1-2), Celebi & Venusaur-GX
  27. Mikael Jacobs (6-1-2), Malamar/Ultra Necrozma-GX
  28. Gabor van Meenen (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  29. Gianluca Cipriano (6-2-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX
  30. Tristan Wagner (6-2-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX
  31. Jimmy Pendarvis (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  32. Martin Bender (6-2-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX/Ultra Beasts
  33. Phong Nguyen (5-0-4), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  34. Clifton Goh (6-2-1), Tapu Koko/Zebstrika/Larvitar
  35. Artur Lasota (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  36. Riccardo Maganza (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  37. Jit Min Lim (6-2-1), Greninja/Tapu Koko
  38. Benjamin Ferrel (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  39. Jens Arne Makinen (6-2-1), Slowking LOT/Shedinja/Zebstrika/Oranguru UPR
  40. Julius Brunfeldt (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  41. Xander Pero (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  42. Joshua Vanoverschelde (6-2-1), Zapdos/Lucario-GX
  43. Jose Marrero (6-2-1), Rayquaza-GX/Vikavolt
  44. Gavin Irving (6-2-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX
  45. Stefan Weber (6-2-1), Hoopa/Stall
  46. Zakary Krekeler (6-2-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX
  47. Otavio Gouveia (6-2-1)Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  48. Isaiah Williams (5-0-4), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  49. Christian Hasbani (6-2-1), Zapdos/Lycanroc-GX
  50. Nick Bradshaw (6-2-1)Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  51. Joe Montalbano (6-2-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX
  52. Philipp Leciejewski (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  53. Diego Cassiraga (5-0-4), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  54. Pedro Eugenio Torres (5-0-4), Slowking LOT/Shedinja/Zebstrika/Oranguru UPR
  55. Cristian Sarnataro (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  56. Tord Reklev (5-0-4), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  57. Mathieu Vidal (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  58. Andrew Kopulety (6-2-1), Rayquaza-GX/Vikavolt
  59. Philip Schulz (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  60. Michael Catron (6-2-1), Rayquaza-GX/Vikavolt
  61. Tamao Cameron (6-2-1), Rayquaza-GX/Naganadel
  62. James Bee (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  63. Rasmus Moller (6-2-1)Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  64. Siddequr Rahman (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  65. Arjan Nagel (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lucario-GX
  66. Scot Symonds (6-2-1), Zoroark-GX/Lycanroc-GX
  67. Max Schiehaider (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  68. Karl Blake (5-0-4), Malamar/Ultra Necrozma-GX with Beast Ring
  69. Phillip de Sousa (6-2-1)Hoopa/Stall
  70. Simon Humphrey (6-2-1), Quagsire/Naganadel
  71. Kim Pobega (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  72. Christian D'onofrio (6-2-1), Quagsire/Naganadel
  73. Stefan Richter (6-2-1), Alolan Exeggutor
  74. Jamin Kauf (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  75. Santiago Fernandez-Cid Mesquida (6-2-1), Malamar/Ultra Necrozma-GX
  76. Rahul Reddy (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  77. Jason Young (6-2-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX/Buzzwole
  78. Michael Bergerac (6-2-1)Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  79. Michael Pramawat (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  80. Alfred Kristensen (6-2-1), Hoopa/Stall
  81. Kaiwen Cabbabe (6-2-1)Tapu Koko/Zebstrika/Larvitar
  82. Daniel Altavilla (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  83. Bartosz Bialik (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  84. Sergi Morillas Capella (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  85. Luke Negus (6-2-1), Zapdos/Jolteon-GX
  86. Marcus Fletcher (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX
  87. James Williams (6-2-1), Zapdos/Ultra Beasts
  88. Isaac Salazar (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos
  89. John Stonehouse (6-2-1), Pikachu & Zekrom-GX/Zapdos