I'm an old-school CCG veteran, but I was too old for Pokemon when it came out. Now my young son has just gotten some cards and I want to do everything in my power to encourage him to learn the game and play it correctly.
Now, of course we aren't going to be leaping into Organized Play any time soon, so the exact cards we use don't matter for now.
But I was curious about what sets are currently in rotation for the standard tournament format, just so I don't waste my time buying
old stuff, and I got confused.
I checked the rules on the official website
, and they claim that the current rotation is all cards from the "Black and White" block.
But many of the cards that my son got are from the "XY" block, which seems to be newer.
Does this mean that his new cards are not yet legal for Organized Play?
Or is there a more-frequently updated resource?