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Monthly Archives: February 2014

ARMY POPULARITY AND SUCCESS IN DBM 3.1

ARMY POPULARITY AND SUCCESS IN DBM 3.1 John Graham-Leigh This is based on analysis of nearly 9,000 games using DBM 3.1 between 2005 and 2009.  The great majority were played in 2006-7, about 1,000 dating from 2008-9.  Thanks to David … Continue reading

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Pete Haines Reminisces

Pete Haines reminisces about the first SW Doubles League season, 1995 Thinking back to 1995 is getting to be quite a struggle but I remember a little about the doubles league. Teaming up with Neil Parsons was a natural really, … Continue reading

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Player Rankings 2012-13

DBM RANKINGS 2012-2013   Posn Prev Name Club Comps Total 1 2 Jeremy Morgan Terrapins 5 80 2 4 Richard Hardy Scimitar 5 71.25 3 1 John Graham-Leigh Mikland 6 70.75 4 3 Dave Madigan Reigate 5 67.25 5 6 … Continue reading

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Player Rankings 2011-12

DBM RANKINGS 2011-2012   Posn Prev Name Club Comps Total 1 1 John Graham-Leigh Mikland 7 69.95 2 5 Jeremy Morgan Terrapins 5 67.4 3 2 Dave Madigan Reigate 5 66.59 4 6 Richard Hardy Scimitar 4 66.5 5 4 … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2014

Climb British Camp 2014 Eight players for Gavin Pearson’s 25mm competition at Colwall in the Herefordshire hills. Six of the armies were dated between 300 and 50 BC, the outliers being Later Sargonid Assyrians and Later Swiss. I took Polybian … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2013

Climb British Camp, 2/3 November 2013  The second UK 25mm competition of the year was organised by Gavin Pearson at Colwall, nestling in the depths of the Herefordshire hills, and was very successful.  Eight players took part. I took Late … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2012

  Vexillum 2012 Vexillum, the DBM doubles competition held at Frome, Somerset, again had 12 teams – though several were singletons.  Thanks to Steve Aspinall, Pete Connew and the other Frome lads for organising it. Russ King and I took … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2011

Vexillum, 22/23 October 2011 The last round of the 2011 Doubles League had 14 entries, two more than last year, and a good variety of armies.  There were some great games – Pete Connew’s Aztecs absorbing opponents through sheer weight … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2010

Forest Foray, October 2010 The annual 25mm competition in the Forest of Dean was poorly attended with only seven players, an eighth having had to drop out.  However, there was a good mix of armies and some excellent games, with … Continue reading

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Game Reports 2009

FOREST FORAY, 10/11 October 2009 This 25mm DBM singles tournament (350 AP armies on 6’ x 4’ tables, as usual) was held for the first time at Lydney Bowling Club which proved to be an excellent venue.  Thanks to Nigel … Continue reading

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