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This Week in Europe
Issue 28 November 30, 2007
The goal of this section is to give you all the informations about diplomacy in Europe.

French NDC : December 8-9

This year, the French NDC will be the final step of the European Grand and of the Tour de France. The tournament will take place inside Paris, in the hotel "La louisiane". There will have 4 rounds (2 on Saturday and 2 on Sunday) with a top board. On Friday (between 7pm and 10pm), everybody is invited to come to drink something and to play to several games.
9 non-French speaking players will come (3 English, 3 German, 2 Dutch, 1 American) and it will be the final fight for the European Grand Prix, with Stefan Unger, Gwen Maggi, Emmanuel du Pontavice... So don't miss it!
You can find a lot of informations on our website : http:\\ or you can contact the organizers.

Waldkappel : Results of the final step of the Vier-Chancen

The final step of the Vier-Chancen took place in Waldkappel, on November 17-18. Frank Oschmiansky won the tournament followed by Julian Ziesling and Stefan Unger. Rene Van Rooijen finished 8th and André Ilievics 11th.
After his 3rd place, Stefan Unger won the Vier-Chancen. This year, he played 5 tournaments (on 6) of the Vier-Chancen : 8th in Berlin, 1st in Utrecht, 2nd in Vienna, 9th in Frankfurt and 3rd in Waldkappel. Rene Van Rooijen takes the second position (with 4 steps played) and André Ilievics is third (with 5 steps played). With his victory in Waldkappel Frank Oschmiansky tooks the fourth place.
The results
The Vier-Chancen website

French Cup : My name is Bud

The French Cup Were organised in Agen (South-West of France) by Xavier Perraudin on November 24-25. 27 players came for the tournament. After 3 rounds, a top board and a lot of bottle drunk, we were able to know the name of the winner of the Cup. He's a new player from Agen : Bud Wiser. He succeeded to won the top board with 10 centers in Italy. Alexandre Pignon finished second and Sébastian Amiable third. Jérôme Charon (Second during the EDC) and Gwen Maggi were in top board.
Before the final step in Paris, Emmanuel du Pontavice remains at the first position of the Tour de France. Yan Calibet is still second, followed by Jérôme Charon and Gwen Maggi.
The results
The TDF website

Norwegian Diplomacy Championship : November 23-25

We're still waiting informations about the Norwegian Championship of Diplomacy.

WorldDipCon 2008 : Burg Lockenhaus, Austria

August 14th-17th 2008
Play diplomacy in the astonishing medieval surroundings of Lockenhaus Castle; enjoy the Service of our shuttle from Vienna to Lockenhaus and back again; choose between three different Luxury-Types of accommodation.
In a word : join us at WDC 2008 in Burg Lockenhaus/Austria 14th-17th August.

Latest News from around Europe

EDC The next EDC will take place in Como (Italy), on April 11-13, 2008. See the website.
Austria The WDC will take place in a medieval castle, in Burg Lockenhaus in Austria. More informations are available on the website.
France Bud Wiser won The French Cup in Agen on November 24-25.
The French NDC will take place inside Paris on December 7-9. For more informations, contact Emmanuel du Pontavice & Laurent Joly or look at the website.
Germany Frank Oschmiansky won the last step of the Vier-Chancen in Waldkappel. Stefan Unger won the Vier-Chancen 2007.
Italy A webiste is available for the face-to-face in Italy :
Norway Simen Fure Jorgensen organised the Norwegian NDC (Step of the Grand Prix). It took place on November 23-25.
The Netherland The Final of the Nederland Championship will take place in Utrecht, on December 15. For more information, contact Frank Oosterom.
Each month, Diplomacy's game are organised in the Joker in Utrecht. The next game will be on December 15. More informations on the webiste.
The Utrech Diplomacy Tournament will take place on July 5-6, 2008 in Utrecht. More informations on the webiste.

Written by Laurent Joly

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