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This Week in Europe
Issue 32 January 21, 2008
The goal of this section is to give you all the informations about diplomacy in Europe.

European Grand Prix 2008

The European Grand Prix 2008 will have the same rules than in 2007. You can find it on the Grand Prix's section. A team can have two or three players. If you want to register a team, send me an email at jolylaur1@hotmail.com.
The Grand Prix will have between 12 and 14 steps. The French, Belgium and Swiss steps will take place, but we don't know when. We are waiting for news from Denmark and Norway. There won't be a step in Finland and Isreal this year.

Country Date Tournament Place Contact
Feb 28-Mar 2 Leprecon, Irish NDC Dublin Mike Cosgrave
April 11-13 EuroDipCon Brunate, Italy Marco Noseda Pedraglio
May 1-4 Swedish NDC Linköping Dennis Andersson
May 16-18 San Marino Con San Marino Giancarlo Ceccoli
July 5-6 Utrecht Diplomacy Tournament Utrecht Organisation committee
July 25-27 Manorcon Leicester David Norman
August 8-10 BerliCon Berlin Julian Ziesing
August 14-17 WorldDipCon Vienna Sebastian Beer
November 8-9 Fossombrone Fossombrone Luca Pazzaglia
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Tour de France 2008

There will be 6 or 7 steps, it will depend on which tournament will host the French Cup. You can find all the informations on the Tour de France's section. For more informations, contact Emmanuel du Pontavice.

Country Date Tournament Place Contact
February 16-17 Coppa Garibaldi Cannes Fabrice Essner
February 23-24 Tournoi de l'Odysée Metz David Thomae
July 12-14 Parthenay Parthenay Emmanuel Bernard
October ? La coupe du Dragon Mons Bertrand Lelangue
November ? Coupe de Gascogne Toulouse Xavier Perraudin
December 13-14 Championnat de France Paris Laurent Joly, Emmanuel du Pontavice, Xavier Blanchot

Vier-Chancen Tournee 2008

There will be 6 steps in Austria, Germany, Holland and France. You can find all the informations on the Vier-Chancen Tournee's section. For more informations, contact the DDB.

Country Date Tournament Place Contact
February 23-24 Tournoi de l'Odysée Metz David Thomae
May 16-18 Chill Out Con II Hannover Stefan Unger
July 4-6 Utrecht Diplomacy Tournament Utrecht Organisation committee
August 8-10 BerliCon V Berlin Julian Ziesing
August 14-17 WorldDipCon Vienna Sebastian Beer
November 21-23 HessenCon 2008 Waldkappel André Ilievics

Campionato Italo San Marinese 2008

There will be 4 steps in Italy. You can find all the informations on the Campionato Italo San Marinese's section. For more informations, contact Davide Cleopadre.

Country Date Tournament Place Contact
April 11-13 EuroDipCon Brunate, Italy Marco Noseda Pedraglio
September 27-28 Italian NDC Terni Leonardo Quirini
October 4-5 Mediterranean Cup Milan Davide Cleopadre
November 8-9 Fossombrone Fossombrone Luca Pazzaglia

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.
Belgium The tour de Belgique will have 3 steps this year : Mons, Namur and Bruxelles. More informations will be available soon.
Denmark We are waiting for news from Denmark.
Finland There won't be a GP step in Finland this year. Juho Malin decided to organise severals games which will qualify 7 players for a final board. The winner of this board will be the Finnish Champion.
France The French NDC will take place inside Paris on December 13-14, 2008. 75 players from 7 countries came for the previous NDC. For more informations, contact Laurent Joly, Emmanuel du Pontavice, Xavier Blanchot.
La Coppa Garibaldi will take place in Cannes on February 16-17. For more informations, contact Fabrice Essner.
La convention Odysée will take place in Metz on February 23-24. For more informations, contact David Thomae.
Germany The Vier-Chancen Tournee will have 6 steps. The first step will take place in Metz (France) on February 23-24.
The GermanDipCon will take place in Berlin, on August 8-10. For more informations, contact Julian Ziesing.
Ireland The Irish NDC will take place on February 28-March 2 in Dublin. For more informations, contact Mike Cosgrave.
Italy The Campionato Italo San Marinese will have 4 steps in Italy. The First step will be the EuroDipCon in Como.
A webiste is available for the face-to-face in Italy : diplomacy.cleosolutions.com
Norway We are waiting for news from Norway.
The Netherland Each month, Diplomacy's game are organised in the Joker in Utrecht. The next game will be on March 24. More informations on the webiste.
The Utrech Diplomacy Tournament will take place on July 5-6, 2008 in Utrecht. More informations on the webiste.
San Marino The San Marino Con will take place on May 16-18, in San Marino. For more informations, contact Giancarlo Ceccoli.
Sweden The Swedish NDC will take place in Linköping on May 1-4. For more informations, contact Dennis Andersson.
Another tournament will take place in Gothenburg during the Gothcon on March 20-24.
Switzerland L'Open du Génie de la Lampe will take place again this year, but we don't know the date yet.
United Kingdom The Manorcon will take place on July 25-27 in Leicester. For more informations, contact David Norman.

Written by Laurent Joly

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