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The CACCN Tournament 2016

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3 years 3 days ago #3163 by TheMP
Opened this as an on-going thread for our tournament that will begin in January 2016.

It is made up of 6 players from England, Belgium and the US each playing in a 2 x round robin tournament that will take us up to October. The final to be played between Nov-Dec.

The guys involved are Wayne Baumber (UK), Vince Hughes (UK), Tony Langston (US), Tony Reynolds (BEL), Alan Sawyer (US) and Alan Theobald (UK).
The Round-Robin will consist of 5 x 2 battles with each player playing both sides over the 10 months. All battles are 8 Banner battles taken One each from each box-set before the GMT GMT set.

The opening round is Jena 1806 Morning

We will be using the old deck with no tactician cards. We intend to play Tactician over the ensuing months away from the tournament to get used to them and then open the second competition in 2017 that will then include those. So it's a year long endeavour, one game a month amongst a group that have known and played other War/Sports board games with each other for many years.

First results and reports will appear here soon..
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3 years 1 day ago #3170 by Mark-McG
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kind of like a Open tournament.. hope it goes well

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3 years 1 day ago #3172 by TheMP
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Mark,
Thanks. It should do. We've all been playing each other in various games using Skype & VASSAL for years. We went for one game a month so that other games can still be played and there was no real time pressure that could spoil timely results. You know how it is. If one drops out it can mar the overall tournament. We'll be posting here much like the tourneys that have been appearing here over the last few years.

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2 years 11 months ago #3183 by TheMP
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First game arranged. A January fixture to be played on 28th December

Hughes (French) v Langston (Prussian) - 'Jena 1806 Morning'

To be played Monday 28th December at 0830-0900 CST / 1430-1500 GMT for any tournament members free at that time that wish to tune in.

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2 years 11 months ago #3184 by tlangston28
Looking forward to it, Vince!

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2 years 11 months ago - 2 years 11 months ago #3185 by TheMP
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Another match up announced in the first round.

Saturday 2nd Jan at 0700 ET / 1200 GMT

Baumber (Prussian) v Sawyer (French)
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2 years 11 months ago #3188 by TheMP
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Jena 1806 - Morning

Hughes (French) 8 - 3 Langston (Prussian)

The French kicked off by attacking on their right using their cavalry to charge Prussian guns with an eye for a breakthrough and creating an alley into the rear area. Unfortunately for the French, they failed to inflict much damage and were thrown back unceremoniously. A Cavalry Charge card was then received and this time a breakthrough did materialise on the right as both the Prussian guns and their curaissiers were overrun. A charge was also put through by the French on their left too but a couple of First Strike cards played by the the Prussians managed to hinder progress. Nonetheless, the French had gained 3 banners overall and had forced the Prussians to use their 3 Iron Will counters.

But the Prussians fought back and began to hurt those French that had pushed too far forward. In time, they actually led as they captured 3 banners themselves, including disposing of the French curaissiers and also held the majority of towns. Instrumental in this fightback was a very usefully used Bayonet Charge and a stubborn Prussian light infantry unit also refusing to give up the village of Clopeda. The battle soon focused more centrally and by a very slow process, the French were able to slowly take advantage of their 6-4 card advantage and were slowly sucking enough Prussian units dry. They did this by repositioning much of the line and getting their artillery in a position to cause more problems on German forces. The end seemed to come suddenly as the low strength Prussian units were quickly eliminated and with the loss of a leader as well, the 8 banners were collected for an 8-3 win. Admittedly, the game felt a hell of a lot closer than that.

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2 years 11 months ago #3189 by campsawyer
Vince, you have these wrong way round. I am the Prussians and Wayne is the French.
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2 years 11 months ago #3190 by campsawyer
Sounded like it was close to a point, then exploded with the French taking a heck of a lot of banners.

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2 years 11 months ago #3191 by TheMP
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Alan,

You are right. Wayne is the French.

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