Master Ball Series #5 - FREE ENTRY
Organized by The Shuffle Squad
Sword & Shield Series format

Master Ball Graphic

The tournament will be played with a custom SSH-on format. Only cards from the following sets are allowed:

  • Sword & Shield
  • Rebel Clash
  • Darkness Ablaze
  • Champion's Path
  • Vivid Voltage
  • Shining Fates
  • Battle Styles
  • Chilling Reign
  • ALL Sword & Shield Black Star Promos

ENTRY FOR THIS TOURNAMENT IS FREE thanks to our amazing sponsors!

PLEASE read the match rules before playing in the tournament. If you are not familiar with playing tournaments on this website, please take a careful look at the help pages or #how-to channel in our discord.

The player that wins the tournament gets the option to play a Best of 3 with the Shuffle Squad Champion(final boss round) for a chance to win a bunch more packs as well as a Secret Rare Single Strike Energy

Upon registration, you agree with the following: ALL FIELDS required by Limitless must be filled completely and accurately, if you don't do it you will NOT be paired.
players are encouraged to stream their matches on discord. There will be multiple channels available to do so at the time of this Tournament

TO CONTACT STAFF DURING the tournament use the call a judge button in the middle of your pairing screen. To contact them BEFORE or AFTER the tournament @moderator in the Discord Server.

We ask that you join our Discord Server if you can by using the discord link in the tournament page on limitless. After joining go to the #permissions-and-roles channel and select the tournaments that you would like to get updates for. These updates include round pairs, judgment calls as well as Schedule changes for upcoming tournaments.

Your DECKLIST may be changed until the start of the tournament at 6:00pm EDT. If you fail to submit a valid decklist by the deadline, you will be automatically dropped.

Check-in starts 1 hour before the tournament begins! PLEASE check-in, if not you will be automatically dropped from the tournament.

You also must CHECK-IN at the beginning of every match or you will be awarded a loss. If you dont check in, your opponent and a judge will determine the match's outcome

If you have any problems please use the Call a Judge button on Limitless to notify us of the issue.

If you are able to stream PTCGO through Discord we ask that you go into the STREAM CHANNELS during the tournament. If you're asked to share your screen/PTCGO.

You will abide by the SPIRIT OF THE GAME and understand that we are all here to have a good time.


The Tournaments will take place Thursday June 3rd
START at 6:00pm EDT
REGISTRATION ENDS at 5:55pm EDT. This includes registering fully on Limitless and submission of your decklist. Standard Format from Sword and Shield Base on (SSH - BST)
Swiss Rounds + Top Cut according to # of players.


*100 BST in prize pool for top 8(online packs)
1st - 30 BST packs
2nd- 20 BST packs
3rd- 12 BST packs
4th- 10 BST packs
Top 5-8 -7 BST packs

*1st place (or winner) also receives a (Rainbow Rare Korinas Focus) That player will face the "final boss" in a bo3 challenge live on stream to win an additional SR Single Strike Energy.

To claim your prizes add “theshufflesquad” on ptcgo and the pack will be given out within 30 hours of the tournament ending.


You may only use one deck without any variation throughout the whole tournament.
Your deck list must be imported from Pokemon TCG Online in text and published on your Limitless player information.
Choosing a wrong deck to play will be sanctioned as a game loss, so please BE CAREFUL unless it is on accident and is fixed at the beginning of the round (like choosing a theme deck you have to show your opponent that it is the incorrect deck).
All decklists will be visible at all times on the Limitless platform. if you spot something off please screenshot and report it.


Best of 1 - 30 minutes for swiss rounds Players will have 5 minutes to check in on their match, inactive opponents will receive a game loss after the timer countdowns to 0.

Top Cut will be played on best of 3 with 50 minutes.

In case of any technical difficulty during checking in, you have to click "request a judge" so a moderator can intervene, you must do this within the check-in time. Intentional Draws are allowed. Disconnection will be considered as a game loss. The PTCGO "Timer" must be enabled for the match. If players fail to report the outcome of the match on time, they will both receive a game-loss. If any PTCGO glitch is used to a players advantage during a game, that player will receive a game-loss. We will use in-game data and player screenshots to resolve disputes.

Tournament Structure

8 players advance to the next phase
Final Cut
3 Single Elimination Rounds - BO3
50 minutes per round
7 minute round check-in
Wins are worth 3 match points, ties 1