Players who intentionally commit infractions
are looking to gain an unfair advantage over other players at the event. The Head Judge should carefully consider whether an infraction was intentional or not before applying this penalty. If the Head Judge feels that an infraction was unintentional, this penalty should not be applied
. Examples of Unsporting Conduct: Cheating include:
Drawing extra cards.
Taking cards from the dis card pile and adding them to your hand or deck.
Offering some form of compensation to an opponent for a concession.
Altering match results after the conclusion of the match.
Playing with marked cards.
Lying to event staff.
Arbitrarily adjusting the Special Conditions or damage counters put on any Pokémon in play.
Use of dubious game actions intended to deceive your opponent into making misplays.
Attempting to manipulate a random result.
Stacking your deck.
Recommended Starting Penalty: