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Re: UK Carcassonne Championship 2022 - NEC, Birmingham 05/06/2022
« Reply #15 on: June 17, 2022, 02:13:35 AM »
Congratulations on your victory WallacePrime, and thanks for your detailed write up.

See you in Essen  :(y) :(y) :(y)

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Re: UK Carcassonne Championship 2022 - NEC, Birmingham 05/06/2022
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2022, 07:27:24 AM »
Well done, @wallaceprime  :(y)
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Re: UK Carcassonne Championship 2022 - NEC, Birmingham 05/06/2022
« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2022, 01:50:29 PM »
Thanks, @MMike

It was bitter-sweet this evening in our fortune-deciding World Team Carcassonne Online Championships match against Brazil.
I drew Melvin Quaresma, current World No.2 in the singles championship, so was rather trepidatious.
However, I won the first of the best-of-three duel :D . However, he won the next game so it went to a decider.
It didn't start well for me; he got what I consider the perfect starting tile, a straight city extender with pennant, and I just couldn't do anything particularly useful so he gradually pulled ahead to where I couldn't recover from and he won the duel.
The rest of our 5 players for this match were evenly matched with 2 duels won per team, so that's the UK out of this year's World Team Championships  :'(
On the plus side, we've had a great experience and lots of fun, so we've just got to prepare ourselves for the European Team Championships hopefully later this year.
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Re: UK Carcassonne Championship 2022 - NEC, Birmingham 05/06/2022
« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2022, 03:21:38 PM »
Sorry to hear you are out of the competition.  :'(
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Re: UK Carcassonne Championship 2022 - NEC, Birmingham 05/06/2022
« Reply #19 on: June 20, 2022, 02:08:03 AM »
Sorry to hear you are out of the competition.  :'(

No you're not; our loss meant that Spain qualified instead of us! >:D

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Re: UK Carcassonne Championship 2022 - NEC, Birmingham 05/06/2022
« Reply #20 on: June 20, 2022, 02:47:18 AM »
A pity, anyway!

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Re: UK Carcassonne Championship 2022 - NEC, Birmingham 05/06/2022
« Reply #21 on: June 20, 2022, 04:06:23 AM »
The galling thing about the result is that we beat both of the top two teams of our group, China and RCP!


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