MSO Winter Games
Published on: 24 January 2021
We wish everyone good health and resilience during the challenges of the pandemic. We’re organizing a weekend of friendly tournaments all of which are free and open to everyone on Feb 19, 20 and 21. Although there are no medals or prizes we are still expecting a strong and fun series of events including Catan, Stone Age, Battle Sheep, 7 Wonders, Crazy House Chess, Lines of Action, Quoridor, and Hyper Backgammon.
All times are in GMT, and events are scheduled for Friday Feb 19 to Sunday, Feb 21.
Visit https://discord.gg/mRhtB4M for the latest information. Please make sure to register/check-in before the start time of the published start time.
Chess Crazyhouse Arena
Friday 7.00pm – 8.30pm; 2min+1sec over 90 minutes. Register at: https://lichess.org/tournament/73d9z7jv
Friday 9.00 – 11.00pm; Each player begins with three pieces, rather than fifteen! 5pt knockout tournament. Platform: Backgammon Studio Heroes.
Saturday – 330pm to 830pm; Platform: Catan Universe
3 swiss rounds (each with a different and unique rule) + 1 final table. Round 1:You win with 9 Victory Points. Round 2:The first four settlements can’t be placed on Ore. Round 3:One of the two settlements needs to be played on the coast.- Final table: all rules combined.
Lines of Action
Saturday 5.00pm – 7.00pm Swiss – 6rd x 20min. Platform: boardgamearena
Saturday 8.00pm – 10.00pm; Swiss – 6rd x 20min
Sunday 3.00pm – 7.00pm; 3 rounds + final
Sunday 7.30pm – 10.30pm:3 double rounds + final
Sunday 4.00pm – 6.00pm 5rd Swiss (each round players play two games alternating who starts)
Circle of Life
Sunday 8.00pm – 10.00pm; Swiss – 5rd x 15min
Stay tuned for more info on this webpage and on our Discord channel where you can also ask us any questions.