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EBGL 10x10 Challenge Announced!

Mar 16, 2017

The EBGL is excited to present something to keep members focused when there is no focus; a challenge when everything seems too easy and you find yourself playing games like Magic: the Gathering; and an even better reason to stay up past your bedtime every two weeks than "my family doesn't play games"...a League 10x10 Gaming Challenge!

The challenge is for the entire League (as a group) to play 10 organizer-selected games a total of 10 times each before the awards night on November 10th, 2017. Each member does not have to play 10 games 10 times to win - this is an all or nothing challenge for the entire League!

To make this challenge even more...err...challenging...game plays only count if they are played at EBGL Events! Information, conditions, and awards are posted in the member forums, here.

Happy gaming everyone!

March & April Game of Focus Announced!

Mar 12, 2017

As voted by our members, the EBGL's March & April 2017 focus game will be: Scythe!

If you do own Scythe or are willing to purchase it, please let us know! We'll need at least 7 copies for the upcoming Scythe focus event starting Friday, March 17th!

Dungeon Petz Tournament Results!

Feb 19, 2017

The Dungeon Petz tournament ended on February 17th with the first place position being tied four ways between: Chris F, Daniel C, Patrick C, and Steven L with 10 points (2W,0S,1P,2T,0L,0GW) over the three days. Second place went to a three-way tie between: Michael F, Michael S, and Shawn R with 8 points (1W,1S,1P,2T,0L,0GW)

Huge thanks to everyone who purchased (or had) one of the 9 copies of the game needed or was on deck to purchase snacks. This was by far one of our most popular focus tournaments on record, breaking over 30 player per night on average!

EBGL's Luck Fest 2017 Announced!

Feb 13, 2017

The EBGL is excited to announce a brand new Spring Special Event: Luck Fest!

This new gaming tournament event debuts in March 2017, replacing the Point Pentathlon Event every second year (i.e. in years where there are no Olympics), and is for League Members only. Luck Fest, unlike any other EBGL event, will be focused 100% on each player's luck instead of strategy and skill. Absolutely EVERYTHING will be random - and we're not kidding! Even one of the event achievements is for winning the random achievement draw...

Registration for the 2017 Luck Fest opens on Sunday, March 5th. More details are posted in the forums, here.

Best of "luck" to everyone!

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