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2017 EBGL Award Winners and Season End!

Nov 13, 2017

The 2017 Edmonton Board Gaming League season officially ended on October 27th and this year's award winners were announced during the November 10th awards ceremony event. On behalf of the entire club and our sponsors, we'd like to congratulate the following members on their awards:

2017 League Champion (highest league rating) - Patrick C
2017 2nd Place - (second highest league rating) - Jim C
2017 Third Place - (third highest league rating) - Michael F
2017 Rookie of the Year - Steven L and Lance P
2017 Most Tournaments Won (most tournament event wins) - Patrick C
2017 Most Achievements Earned (most club/game achievements earned) - Lance P, Richard F
2017 Most Improved Player (most improved league rating) - Terry W
2017 Highest Win-Loss Percentage - Patrick C
2017 Most Second Place Wins - Sean S
2017 Most Member Referrals - Mike I
2017 Best Snacks - (as voted by our members) - Shauna D

Despite the continued economic downturn in Western Canada during 2017, this was another solid season for the EBGL, with an increase to overall event attendance and a new record for "maximum number of players" at a single event. As always, huge thanks to our primary (gold) sponsor: Mission: Fun & Games for supporting us!

2017 Sushi Go! Domination Tournament Results!

Oct 29, 2017

This year we had 24 players enter the EBGL's 2017 Sushi Go! "Domination" (single elimination) tournament on Oct 27th and, as always, only one winner emerged...

Congrats to 2017 Rookie Antonio B (left) for winning first place and Michael F (right) for winning second place after just 3 rounds.

Both Antonio and Michael walked away with some nice gift certificates to Mission: Fun & Games. Congrats also to Patrick C and Sean S for winning the 2 door prizes!

Thanks to all of our members who brought or purchased copies of the game! The themed snacks added an interesting twist to the event.

Above and Below Tournament Results!

Oct 15, 2017

The Above and Below tournament ended on October 13th with first place going to Patrick C with 10 points (2W,0S,1P,2T,0L,0GW) over the three days. Second place was tied between Daniel C, Mike I, and Michael F with 8 points (1W,1S,1P,2T,0L,0GW)

Above and Below is a focus game for the EBGL history books as it not only broke our previous attendance record, but it was the first focus game to inspire it's own themed snacks on one of the nights!

Lots of thanks to everyone who helped support this focus game and make it one to remember!

GameAlot 2017

Sep 16, 2017

The EBGL is once again planning to be out in full support of Mission: Fun & Games' Annual GameAlot FUNdraiser in St. Albert this year. All proceeds from GameAlot go towards the St. Albert Family Resource Centre.

If you are interested in learning games from some of the best gamers in the area (and also helping out a great local Charity), please check out the Gamealot website! This year the event runs from Friday, September 29th to Sunday, October 1st.

Note: EBGL-hosted tables are specially marked with (EBGL) on the GameAlot Schedule and will usually have special table signage at the event.

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