The goal of this section is to give you all the informations about diplomacy in Europe.
GenCon Paris : Open de France 2007
The Open de France will take place during the Gencon Paris, this weekend (May 26-27).
This year, you will be able to play as many games as you want with or without negotiation, during this two days.
So, come and play! Don't forget that it will be a great occasion to play to other games too.
Contact : Laurent Joly and Emmanuel du Pontavice
Website : Gencon Paris
More informations : Website
Open du Génie de la Lampe : the next step of the Grand Prix
For the third year, now, Pierre-Yves will be happy to host you in Sierre for the Swiss Championship. This is also the fourth step of the Grand Prix and the second step of the Tour de France.
The last year, 2 Italian players and 7 French players were very happy to come. We hope that we will see more players this year.
Contact : Pierre-Yves Franzetti
The tournament will take place in a beautiful place, the Castle from Venthône (CH), near Sierre, next 9 and 10 june.
All information relating to the situation, plan, and rules of tournament under www.geniedelalampe.org/Diplo.
There are possibilities to sleep free near the Castle.
Website : Official website
Diplomacy Over the Lake : June 2-3
Diplomacy Over the Lake will take place in Como, Italy, the following weekend (June 2-3).
This is the second step of the CISD in a beautiful place. The last year, the tournament was won by Marco Ferrari, who will be the winner this year?
Like me, come and you will be able to win.
There are 2 rounds on Saturday and 1 round on Sunday.
Website : http://diplomacy.cleosolutions.com
Contact : Marco Noseda Pedraglio
BoruCon : the Irish step of the Grand Prix
Mike Cosgrave is working on the BoruCon. They will probably take place in Cork on September, 21-23.
It isn't totally sure for that moment. You will have more details in the next issue of this week.
Website : Irish List
Contact : Mike Cosgrave
New section on our website
A new section is available on the EDA webiste : the affiliated countries.
You will be able to find a lot of informations about each country. For example : the National Contact, the official website, statistics, next event...
You see a mistake, you want to help us in this work. I invite YOU to write to the members of the board : EDA-Board@yahoogroups.com
We're still working on it, so more features and informations will arrive soon.
World Diplomacy Championships 17 Aug 9th-12th, Vancouver BC
I hope to see a lot of European players in Vancouver, Canada. It will be probably the most important event of the year! So, YOU CAN'T MISS IT!!
There's a lot of information at www.vancouverdiplomacy.ca and you can contact Nathan Barnes too.
If you come for the WDC, I suggest you to try to play one or two other tournaments.
The DragonFlight (Buz Eddy)will take place the weekend before the WDC in Seattle.
The HuskyCon (Website) will take place the weekend after the WDC in New York.
National World Cup Tournament on stabbeurfou.org
The tournament will start September 2007, first game to finish by May 2008, second game from September 2008 to May 2009.
This is a regular (with negotiations) Diplomacy tournament played by emails / internal mailbox communication system with turns every 7-10 days.
1) Go on the site : stabbeurfou.org
2) Register on the site : http://www.stabbeurfou.org/Inscription.php
VERY IMPORTANT => Make sure you select Diplomacy_National_World_Cup as tournament so that the organizers may spot you!
RELEVANT => Fill in "additional information" field text to help team creation process.
3) Register to the list :
(to stay informed of the recruitment progress)
4) To *read* the latest news from the DNWC preparation :
(pink window, upper right hand side)
5) To see the list of people registered on the site for the DNWC event :
I hope a lot of European teams! GO EUROPE, GOOOOOOOOOOO
Diplomacy World is back
I'm very happy to announce you that Diplomacy World is back, with the help of European players (GianCarlo Ceccoli, Dennis Andersson, Jérémie Lefrançois and me).
You can find some very interesting thing about the European Hobby :
- Diplomacy around the World : Diplomacy in San Marino
- Con Report : GothCon XXXI
- Feature : EDA's World Diplomacy Database
- Feature : The Proposed Diplomacy National World Cup Tournamant
You can find it on the following link : http://www.whiningkentpigs.com/DW/
Last news from Europe
||The EDC will take place in the Frioul Islands, near Marseilles in France. More informations are available on the website.
||Guenter Hopf waits you for the Felix Austria (August 2-5, in Hohe Wand). Don't hesitate any more!
||The first Tour de Belgique is now launched. The next step will be "La coupe du Dragon" in Mons (October 6-7).
||Jakob searches a new tournament to host the step of the Grand Prix.
||Don' forget the French forum for the face to face.
The Gencon Paris will take place in May 25-26.
No board were played near Paris on May 23. 5 players were here to take the dinner and to play tarot.
||The next step of the Vier-Chancen Tournee will take place in Utrecht (June 23-24).
||Don't miss the first EDV which will take place in Icelande (June 7-14). If you will miss it, you can't miss the Swiss step of the Grand Prix!
||Discussions took place about the next Borucon which could take place probably on September 21-23, in Cork.
||No board were played on Friday, May 18.
Diplomacy Over the Lake will take place on June 1-2.
A new webiste is available for the face-to-face in Italy : diplomacy.cleosolutions.com
||Simen Fure Jorgensen works to the organisation of the Norwegian NDC (Step of the Grand Prix). It could take place during the fall.
||The step of the Grand Prix will be in Borås (November 2-4).
||Ronald is ready to host you for the DomDipCup (June 23-24) in Utrecht.
The next Joker Dip, in Utrecht, will take place on Monday, May 28. More informations ont the Joker webiste.
||Pierre-Yves invites you for the Swiss step of the Grand Prix in a beautiful place in Sierre (June 9-10).
He hope to see you here! website