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This Week in Europe
Issue 9 June 8, 2007
The goal of this section is to give you all the informations about diplomacy in Europe.

Dip on the Rocks, the first EDV

This first EDV will take place on June 8-14 in Reykjavík. It is a good reason to travel, to visit Iceland and to have fun. So, don't miss it!
Website :
Contact : Julian Ziesing

Open du Génie de la Lampe, Swiss step of the Grand Prix : this 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 There are possibilities to sleep free near the Castle.

Contact : Pierre-Yves Franzetti
Website : Official website

Diplomacy Over the Lake : The results

The last week, took place Diplomacy Over the Lake in Como, Italy. We spent 2 days in a beautiful place with a great sight. It was real pleasure to participate to this tournament. There were 15 players and 6 boards were played. Riccardo Savini won the Top board and the tournament. With his good result, on the Saturday afternoon, Giovanni Cesarini took the second place following by Gwen Maggi. We discovered a new player : Sergio Lebedev, the brother of Alex. And he succeeded to take the best Turkey, the only one who stay alive!
Thanks to Marco for this great tournament!
Results of Diplomacy over the Lake 2007
The Italian Website
After two steps in the CISD, Giovanni Cesarini takes the first place with 3000 pts, followed by Riccardo Savini (2800 pts) and Alex Lebedev (2500 pts).
CISD 2007

EuroDipCon 2007 : September 8-10 in Marseilles

This year, the EuroDipCon will take place in South of France, near Marseilles. For the first time, you will be allowed to convoy an army from Marseilles to the Gulf of Lion! You can find a lot of informations about the tournament and what you will be able to do on the official website.
For example, on Saturday, you will have 2 important events : the match of Rugby in Marseilles between Italy and New Zealand and the match of soccer between France and Italy in Italy. This night will be very hot!!
You're now able to register online. So go on the official website!
Website :
Contact : Gwen Maggi

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 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. A good step before to come back in Europe!

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.
Some French players will go, this weekend, in Switzerland to play the Swiss NDC.
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 Ricardo Savini won Diplomacy Over the Lake the last weekend.
Italian try to schedule a game this summer.
A webiste is available for the face-to-face in Italy :
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.
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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