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This Week in Europe
Issue 8 June 1, 2007
The goal of this section is to give you all the informations about diplomacy in Europe.

Diplomacy Over the Lake : This weekend

Diplomacy Over the Lake will take place in Como, Italy, this 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

GenCon Paris : Open de France 2007

The Open de France took place during the Gencon Paris. 3 boards were organised and 14 players participated to this tournament. Some famous French players were here like Cyrille Sevin, Vincent Carry, William Attia... It was a good place to find new players and I hope to see them again.
On Sunday, we had the surprise to see David Attias, who played his last tournament in 1994. And I can say that diplomacy is like bicycle, you never forget it!
The whole results

Open du Génie de la Lampe, Swiss step of the Grand Prix : the next weekend

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.
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.

Contact : Pierre-Yves Franzetti
Website : Official website

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 : http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/DiplomacyWorldCup/ (to stay informed of the recruitment progress)
4) To *read* the latest news from the DNWC preparation : http://www.stabbeurfou.org/Tournoi.php?nom=Diplomacy_National_World_Cup (pink window, upper right hand side)
5) To see the list of people registered on the site for the DNWC event : http://www.stabbeurfou.org/AffiliesTournoi.php?nom=Diplomacy_National_World_Cup

I hope a lot of European teams! GO EUROPE, GOOOOOOOOOOO

Last news from Europe

EDC The EDC will take place in the Frioul Islands, near Marseilles in France. More informations are available on the website.
Austria Guenter Hopf waits you for the Felix Austria (August 2-5, in Hohe Wand). Don't hesitate any more!
Belgium The first Tour de Belgique is now launched. The next step will be "La coupe du Dragon" in Mons (October 6-7).
Denmark Jakob searches a new tournament to host the step of the Grand Prix.
France Don' forget the French forum for the face to face.
Germany The next step of the Vier-Chancen Tournee will take place in Utrecht (June 23-24).
Icleand 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!
Ireland Discussions took place about the next Borucon which could take place probably on September 21-23, in Cork. More informations will arrive soon.
Italy Diplomacy Over the Lake will take place this weekend.
A new webiste is available for the face-to-face in Italy : diplomacy.cleosolutions.com
Norway Simen Fure Jorgensen works to the organisation of the Norwegian NDC (Step of the Grand Prix). It could take place during the fall.
Sweden The step of the Grand Prix will be in Borås (November 2-4).
Discussion begins about the National World Cup Tournament.
The Netherland Ronald is ready to host you for the DomDipCup (June 23-24) in Utrecht.
A board was played during the Joker Dip, in Utrecht, on Monday, May 28. Click here to see the results.
The next Joker Dip, in Utrecht, will take place on Saturday, July 21. More informations ont the Joker webiste.
The Switzerland 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

Written by Laurent Joly

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