2019 Tournament

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pantherboy
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by pantherboy » Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:30 pm

Pantherboy (Protestant) defeated Tomoegozen (Catholic) 8 to 47
Pantherboy: 12 points
Tomoegozen: 0 points

gribol
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by gribol » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:39 pm

1. gribol (Catholic) defeated TheGrayMouser (Protestant) 44:4.
Points
gribol 12:0 TheGrayMouser

2. gribol (Spanish) was defeated by TheGrayMouser (French) 24:52.
Points
gribol 2:10 TheGrayMouser

SnuggleBunnies
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by SnuggleBunnies » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:29 am

SnuggleBunnies (Catholic) defeats Waterhead1985 (Protestant) 47-64

SnuggleBunnies: 8
Waterhead1985: 4

A gruesome slugging match. GG.

GDod
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by GDod » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:21 am

First result GDod (French) vs SMJohno77 (Spanish)

Nightfall fell as the Spanish retired from the field and the French continued to flounder around in the dark pursuing their own shadows. As dusk fell, the French suffered 39% losses and the Spanish 58% in a grueling match that saw a final rallying charge by a veteran Spanish Tercio in full view of their disordered and fragged cavalry who, regardless, continued to hastily evade their pursuing French foot.
Hé François! nous poursuivons ces espagnols à un rythme d'escargots...
Pas étonnant que Pierre je t'ai dit de ne pas manger autant d'escargots!
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awesum4
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by awesum4 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:37 pm

Awesum4 using French (42%) defeated Greetings44 (64%) in a grueling battle. The advantage of the French having more units paid off in the end.

GDod
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by GDod » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:55 am

Second result GDod (Protestant) vs SMJohno77 (Catholic)
Again, night fell with a muffled thud. Prostrate bodies on the field felt the weight of night claim their last breathes as the jubilant protestants searched desperately for the surviving papists who were recently scattered fleeing into heavy woods to the north. The tired protestant ranks finally gave up the blinded chase despite the hurried rallying cry's of yet another catholic tercio that had not long ago tried to reform amidst the comforting anonymity of the forest.
Yet another torrid affair with no quarter given. While the Catholics were at mass on the ridge the protestant guns opened fire. The catholic forces, enraged that the officiating papal emissary was being targeted and conscious that their devotion had enabled the protestants to send encircling cavalry, the Kurassiers massed on the catholic left and descended at pace to put the protestant mounted arbequisers and supporting pike to flight. The catholic tercio's buoyed by this success struck the drum and advanced hurriedly down the ridge-line only to be met with withering massed musketry and heavy gun fire. To the veterans credit, they succeeded in putting a sole protestant tercio to flight before their mounting losses could no longer be sustained. The devastation among the ranks broke even the hardest veteran and sent them fleeing to the comfort of the woods as dusk set in. The papists lost 57 % whilst the righteous protestants keenly felt the loss of 41 % of their devoted brethren in arms.
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pantherboy
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by pantherboy » Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:32 pm

Pantherboy (French) defeated Tomoegozen (Spanish) 26 to 59
Pantherboy: 10 points
Tomoegozen: 2 points

TomoeGozen
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by TomoeGozen » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:00 am

Thanks to my two opponents for the games they were all good games if mainly rather one sided, more practice needed for me it seems ! 😁

Odenathus
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by Odenathus » Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:44 pm

Apologies to my two opponents, I missed this but will hurry to catch up. Sorry.

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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by Odenathus » Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:56 pm

Both challenges (Steve and GDod) posted, apologies again for being sooooo late

SnuggleBunnies
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by SnuggleBunnies » Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:14 pm

SnuggleBunnies (French) defeats fikabo (Spanish) 5-52

Having lost my match as the Spanish, I feel the pain. The Spanish just don't have enough units to go around, and the Impact Foot of the French go a long way toward mitigating the large unit size advantage of the Spanish.

SnuggleBunnies: 12
fikabo: 0

TheGrayMouser
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by TheGrayMouser » Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:58 pm

TGM Catholics defeats Doyley's Protesters 22-54

10-2

Cheers!

gribol
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by gribol » Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:08 pm

1. gribol (Protestant) was defeated by Doyley (Catholic) 50:62.
Points
gribol 5:7 Doyley

1. gribol (French) defeats Doyley (Spanish) 61:36.
Points
gribol 9:3 Doyley

Thanks for nice battles.

GDod
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by GDod » Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:58 am

Odenathus (French) beats GDod (Spanish) 73% vs 58% to finally claim victory in a battle of swings and roundabouts.
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Doyley50
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by Doyley50 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:14 am

Doyley50's French beat TheGrayMouser's Spanish 24-50
8-2 (If I have got it right....)

gribol
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by gribol » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:13 pm

Doyley50 wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:14 am
Doyley50's French beat TheGrayMouser's Spanish 24-50
8-2 (If I have got it right....)
10-2 i think.

Doyley50
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by Doyley50 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:25 pm

I stand corrected, thanks!

SnuggleBunnies
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by SnuggleBunnies » Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:21 pm

SnuggleBunnies (Protestant) defeats fikabo (Catholic) 19-62

SnuggleBunnies: 11
fikabo: 1

I think that is correct scoring?

GDod
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by GDod » Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:20 am

GDod (Catholic) defeats Odenathus (Protestant) 63% to 31% in another grueling slog between two hills. The catholic detached foot and horse raced out of the forest. After initial success dispatching the enemy skirmishers, they swung right to meet up with the successful light cavalry, which had dispatched the guns, dragoons and enemy light cavalry. Meanwhile, the protestant tercio's had made it around, and over, their hill to engage the Catholic Tercio's who came down the hill to meet them. As they engaged each other an sinful protestant kurassier avoided contact and broke through the center, dispatching the successful Catholic horse. Although, this underhanded protestant act saw some success on the Catholic right, the die was cast for their inevitable defeat as the Catholic center remained in tact. The superiority of the Catholic foot in such an enclosed space was never in doubt and the Protestant center collapsed.
The congratulatory message from the Bishop of Rome conveyed the following:-
The Catholic forces choice of a clean grassy hill was juxtaposed against the Protestant hill covered in rough ground and scrub - a sure sign that the Catholic cause was not only pure but protestant cause was corrupt and heretical!
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awesum4
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Re: 2019 Tournament

Post by awesum4 » Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:19 am

awesum4 using Protestants beat Greetings 44 using Catholics. A very close game 64% to 52% with the Catholics being slightly ahead for almost the entire game. There were slightly more Protestant units which allowed them to get in flank charges against the mounted and eventually rear charges against later tercios. It was looking like a Catholic victory until 2 of his later tercios collapsed simultaneously. A most exciting and torrid game where no quarter was asked or given

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