Originally Posted by Fat Zebraiken
Also, isn't the very premise of this tournament to make multiple good teams in several different metagames to prove your skill? I'd rather have this tour in a metagame that currently exists and that you can practice in rather than in a metagame that will be long dead by the middle of the tour.
This is the main point. By the time the LC Open starts the BW2 metagame will be months old already. I wouldn't want to practice and play for a tour in a metagame that hasn't technically existed for weeks.