Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

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Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by tjelsworth » Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:12 pm

Dear all,

April 14th event is not now so far off! Here is a reminder:-

Wolvercote Village Hall, Wolvercote Green, Oxford, Oxon, OX2 8BD

The number of entries is limited, first come first served, by email to t.elsworth@btopenworld.com
Please send all army lists to t.elsworth@btopenworld.com not later than 2 weeks before the event

The events remaining in 2019 are:-
April, Sunday 14th FOGR 15mm ECW event – ECW

• Confederate Irish
• Early Royalist
• Later Royalist
• Scots Royalist
• Parliamentarian
• New Model Army
• Scots Covenanter

June Sunday 9th FOGR 15mm event – Portuguese Colonial Expansion 1494-1557

• Colonial Portuguese (Colonies and Conquest)
• Ming Chinese (No Allies)
• Muslim Indian - Deccan Sultanate options only (Vijayanager Allies only)
• Hindu Indian – Vijayanager and Sinhalese options only
• Indonesian or Malaccan
• Thai, Burmese, Khmer
• Settled Arab States -Oman and Yemen options only
• Ethiopian
• Zanj
• Horn of Africa
• Early Ottoman Turks (No allies) (Clash of Empires)
• Tupi (no French allies) (Cities of Gold)
• Central African
• West African Forest
• North African States – Morocco options only (Trade and Treachery)

September, Sunday 8th FOGR 15mm event – Late European Armies (includes Ottoman)

Details of 8th September to be confirmed

October, Sunday 6th FOGR 25mm open event

Any army from any list

Format of the day and the games.

The 15mm events will be 650 points on a 5ft x3 ft table.

The 25mm event will be 650 points on a 7.5ft x 4.5ft table with rules the same as for 15mm (but MU is 40mm)

3x2.5hour battles

Deployment zones:
Flank zone will be 10MU wide, rear zone will be 4 MU wide.
Deployment depth will be 10MU for battle troops and 15MU for light troops

Terrain:
Players create terrain using the normal rules but number of extra pieces is reduced to a maximum of 3.
25mm terrain pieces are 15mm game size.


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Timetable for the games: -
1st Round 9.00am to 11.30am
15-minute break
2nd Round 11.45am to 2.15pm
15-minute break
3rd Round 2.30pm to 5.00pm

Fees
These meetings are being held on regular Oxford club Sundays (hence limited spaces). Price for the day, to include tea, coffee etc and to fund prizes is £10

I already have entries from a number of people (me, Ben, Paddy, Don, Bob, Keith, David, Brendan) so early notifcation of your wish to take part will be good. We can take about 6 more at most.

Tom

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by tjelsworth » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:49 pm

Dear all,

I now have 11 entrants for our ECW event on April 14. So, room for one more or 3 at a pinch if club colleagues are happy to make room.

Tom

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by donm2 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:12 pm

Really looking forward to it, should get some new figures finished in time.

Don

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by RonanTheLibrarian » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:18 pm

tjelsworth wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:49 pm
I now have 11 entrants for our ECW event on April 14. So, room for one more or 3 at a pinch if club colleagues are happy to make room.
If you are still stuck for 1 more nearer the time (say end of 1st week in April), let me know and I can probably persuade Patrick to play.
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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by tjelsworth » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:17 pm

thanks

T

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by viking123 » Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:28 pm

Bruce Rollett is taking part so that will even numbers up.

Bob

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by Buzz0000 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:14 pm

Are we now quorate? When will we have runners & riders?

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by tjelsworth » Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:17 am

We now have 12 - great response thanks. if there are a couple of others really keen then we could squeeze you in. please let me know ASAP.

Runners and riders to follow shortly as soon as i have all lists - so far i have 9.

Tom

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by tjelsworth » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:06 pm

OK all here are the Runners and Riders:-

February 14th ECW

Draw for round 1

Tom Elsworth New Model Bruce Rollett Early Royalist
Ben Jones Scots Royalist Brendan Morrisey New Model
Paddy Bray Covenanter Don McHugh Later Royalist
David Burrows Early Parliament Ray Boyle Cornish Early Royalist
Bob Medcraft Later Royalist Dene Green New Model
Jerry Bray New Model Geoff Punshon Confederate Irish


Round 1 drawn as Oxford versus the rest and Parliament versus Royalists then random.

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by Buzz0000 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:36 pm

Thanks Tom. Looks like a reasonable mix of armies so should be interesting!

David (B)

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by tjelsworth » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:27 pm

Dear all,

update to the draw - unfortunately Brendan has had to withdraw but fortunately Steve Holt has come along to take his place.
First game at 0900 gentlemen.

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by Buzz0000 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:49 am

What army will Steve play?

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by tjelsworth » Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:26 am

Parliamentarian

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by Buzz0000 » Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:18 pm

OK thanks - looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by Buzz0000 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:48 pm

That was fun! Good to see everyone! For those doing Roll-Call and Campaign - wishing you good luck! I will next be in circulation for the OWS Portuguese Colonial Expansion on June 9th and look forward to seeing you all there!

David (B) - yes Ray, that's me!!!

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by donm2 » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:27 pm

Another excellent day in Oxford, thanks everyone for organising.

Already working on Indian lists.

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by viking123 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:18 am

Here is the full results for the ECW competition held this Sunday: -

Place Player Number Player Name Army Opponent Score Total Score
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
1 8 Ray Boyles Early Royalist Cornish 6 5 9 13 23 25 61
2 10 Don McHugh Late Royalist 3 1 2 22 24 10 56
3 2 Ben Jones Scots Royalist 12 9 10 25 19 10 54
4 1 Tom Elsworth New Model 11 10 5 24 1 13 38
5 11 Bruce Rollet Early Royalist Cornish 1 3 4 1 10 22 33
6 6 David Burrows Parliamentarian 8 7 12 7 2 23 32
6 7 Dene Green New Model 5 6 3 4 18 10 32
8 9 Geoff Punshon Confederate Irish 4 2 8 25 6 0 31
9 5 Bob Medcraft Late Royalist 7 8 1 21 2 7 30
10 3 Paddy Bray Scots Covenanter 10 11 7 3 10 10 23
11 4 Jerry Bray New Model Army 9 12 11 0 13 3 16
12 12 Steve Holt Parliamentarian 2 4 6 0 7 2 9

Congratulation to Ray, Don and Ben.
Last edited by viking123 on Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:31 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by Zanoni » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:22 am

Thanks to Jerry, Ben and Ray for three very enjoyable games and to Tom for organising it all.

I'm not sure I'd use the Confederate Irish again but they certainly were an interesting option at 650pts looking at the other armies I played.


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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by tjelsworth » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:40 am

Dear all,

thanks for coming!
and a reminder:-

June Sunday 9th FOGR 15mm event – Portuguese Colonial Expansion 1494-1557

Tom

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Re: Oxford events 2019 - Sunday April 14th ECW

Post by Buzz0000 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:49 pm

Was a very enjoyable day and a respectable finish for me (for change!).

Looking forward to the Colonial round - Tom, when do our lists need to be in (assuming you are list checking!)?

thanks
David

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