The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai

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5 months 1 week ago #874 by mk20336
mk20336 replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
Hi Guys,
not to push anybody but only one game left!

Also, how would we play next rounds of Minit Tournament? Semifinal are we jump immediately into Finals?

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5 months 1 week ago #875 by gcallarigw
gcallarigw replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
Initially we excluded semifinals, but we are in for the pleasure of playing, so I'll say why not? At the moment, I think I can bestow upon myself the title of "Best incarnation of a WWI general", thanks to my 105 figures lost.

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5 months 1 week ago #876 by Mark McG
Mark McG replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
I'm easy with that, but we had
130 - Cambrai (St. Quientin Canal) - 21 November 1917
for the Final

if there are Semi-Finals, another scenario is needed.

Maybe 130 - Cambrai (St. Quientin Canal) - 21 November 1917 for the semi-final, and another for the final?

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5 months 1 week ago #877 by gcallarigw
gcallarigw replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
I propose 132 - Cambrai (Bourlon Village & Wood) - 23-25 November 1917 for the semi-final (maintaining 130 for the final).

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5 months 1 week ago #878 by mk20336
mk20336 replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
Both 130 and 132 are huge scenarios but I am ok with them being planned for semi and final. For sure, they cannot be won by chance :)

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5 months 1 week ago #879 by gcallarigw
gcallarigw replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
That was also my idea (above the plain "fun" effect).

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5 months 1 week ago - 5 months 1 week ago #880 by Viridovilas
Viridovilas replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
Hi there,

sorry to write so late, but I got aware of the new possible format only a few days ago.
Are you going to change the formula to make even the semifinals beyond the already scheduled final?

If so I have to kindly ask you a short postponement of the deadline date if possible.

Convinced that I was out of play I have in fact decided to give priorities this weekend to other tournaments where I’m involved (CcAncients and CcNapo).

I have already contacted Twan (my opponent) and I’m quite sure we can find soon a moment to play together.

Please only write if the intention is to play also the semifinals.

Thx and again sorry for the little delay,

Max aka Viridovilas
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5 months 1 week ago #881 by gcallarigw
gcallarigw replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
Hi Max, it's OK for me. Do you think you and Twan can play next week? Than we can have both semifinal and final in three-four weeks before August vacations.

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5 months 6 days ago #882 by Viridovilas
Viridovilas replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
Yes I think we can manage to play our battle this week.

I’ll keep all of you updated.

Thanks Gabriele,

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5 months 2 days ago #883 by Viridovilas
Viridovilas replied the topic: The Great War Mini Tournament 4 - Cambrai
Round 3 Cambrai (German counter attack)

Pickelhaube (British): 0 banners and 25 block lost
Viridovilas (German): 7 banners and 6 block lost

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There is not much to say: British forces bravely attacked the German lines, but were welcomed by a devastating cross-fire (read a Butt & Bayonet, two Return fire and one Surprise Ambush played in a very quick sequence). Without being able to take any terrain where to get in cover, British infantries were inevitably hit repeatedly by the German rifles and bombers.
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