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2018 EBGL Awards and Season End!

Nov 19, 2018

The 2018 Edmonton Board Gaming League season officially ended on November 2nd and this year's award winners were announced during the November 16th awards ceremony event. On behalf of the entire club and our sponsors, we'd like to congratulate the following members on their awards this year:

2018 League Champion (highest league rating) - Christopher S and Patrick C!
2018 Third Place - (third highest league rating) - Jim C
2018 Rookie of the Year - Christina J
2018 Most Tournaments Won (most tournament event wins) - Patrick C
2018 Most Achievements Earned (most club/game achievements earned) - Sean
2018 Most Improved Player (most improved league rating) - Christopher S
2018 Highest Win-Loss Percentage - Christopher S
2018 Most Second Place Wins - Mike I
2018 Most Member Referrals - Josh D
2018 Best Snacks - (as voted by our members) - Tammy L

2018 was a recovery year for the Alberta economy, but not necessarily for brick and mortar board game stores. Regardless, we had another solid year for the EBGL, with consistently high attendance numbers and a new record for "maximum number of players" at a single event for the 3rd year in a row. As always, huge thanks to our primary (gold) sponsor: Mission: Fun & Games for supporting us!

2018 Fairy Tile Domination Tournament Results!

Nov 03, 2018

This year, due to poor weather and road conditions, we only had 15 players enter the EBGL's 2018 Fairy Tile "Domination" (single elimination) tournament on November 2nd and, as always, only one winner emerged...okay two if you count 2nd place.

Congrats to veteran gamer and game store owner, John E(right) for winning first place and Edward K(left) for winning second place after just 3 rounds.

Both John and Edward walked away with some nice gift certificates to Mission: Fun & Games; however, John elected to donate his winnings back to a random attendee who had not won a game that night - thanks John! Also, congrats to Shawn L for winning the door prize!

As always, thanks to all of our members who brought or purchased copies of the game and brought lots of snacks!

Clank! A Deck Building Adventure Tournament Results!

Sep 24, 2018

The Clank! A Deck Building Adventure tournament ended on September 21st with first place going to a 4-way tie between Chris F, Corey G , Patrick C, and John T with 10 points (2W,0S,1P,2T,0L,0GW) over the three days. Second place went to Shawn R with 8 points (1W,1S,1P,2T,0L,0GW)

As always, shout out to everyone who helped supply one of the 8-9 copies of the game needed and the amazing snacks provided each night!

Lancaster Tournament Results!

Jul 30, 2018

The Lancaster tournament ended on July 27th with first place being tied between John T and Patrick C with 10 points (2W,0S,1P,2T,0L,0GW) over the three days. Second place was a three-way tie between Christopher S, Jim C, and Shawn L with 8 points (1W,1S,1P,2T,0L,0GW)

Thanks to everyone who dusted off their old copies or supplied new copies of the game to make the tournament successful!

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