BLITZKRIEG
CMBO 2007/8 MIRROR MAP TOURNAMENT
"EQUAL BALANCE"
Tiger 1

Welcome to the Blitzkrieg CMBO 2007 Mirror Map Tournament Site.  This tournament started on 17 Apr 07.

Please feel free to me if you have any questions.



WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT ?
This is a combined league and knockout tournament played over a number of knockout rounds using CMBO.  At the start of the tournament players generate an Order Of Battle (OOB) for a unit 1,700 points strong using the Fionn Kelly Short 75 rules.  These rules limit armor purchases to medium tanks, and make for very balanced playable games.  All battles will be fought on Mirror Maps. 


INDEX

NEWS - THOUGHTS - RUMOURS FROM THE FRONT

PLAYERS

ROUND 1 - GAME 1 - COMPLETED

ROUND 1 - GAME 2 - COMPLETED

ROUND 2 - GAME 1 - YET TO START

ROUND 2 - GAME 2 - YET TO BE ORGANISED

PLAYERS REPORTS / PICTURES

TOURNAMENT RULES

FORCE SELECTION DESIGNERS


NEWS / THOUGHTS / RUMOURS FROM THE FRONT

5 May 08.    The tournament is on hold for the next 6 to 12 months whilst I'm doing a course with work which has taken over my life.  Apologies to all the players involved.

14 April 08.   
A general apology to all players.  Work and family have restricted the time I have available for this this and other tournaments.  

8 Mar 08.   
The players through to Round 2 of the tournament are:

Joboooo 
Nort
Glider   
Antoni Chmielowski
Badger
Dadsturf
Sphinx
Mr Yormsha
Bootie 
Panzerjaeger (FGM)     (Awarded his position over Martti Kylmälä due to slightly better point results in each game)

Points will be awarded for each game as per the round 1 games.  

5 Mar 08.   
Game 3 between Martti Kylmälä and Pioneer [RT] ended in a Minor Victory for Pioneer [RT].  This completes all of the Round 1 second games.

29 Feb 08.   
Game 7 between Chris Martino and Sphinx ended in a Minor Victory for Sphinx.

18 Feb 08.   
Game 8 between Bootie and Joboooo ended in a Minor Victory for Joboooo.

3 Feb 08.   
Game 4 between Glider and Haksaeng has ended in a Tactical Victory for Glider.

2 Feb 08.   
Game 2 between Badger and Panzerjaeger (FGM) has ended in a Minor Victory to Badger.

1 Feb 08.   
Game 6 between Dadsturf and Mr Yormsha has ended in a Draw.

11 Jan 08.   
Game 1 between Lighthorse (FGM) and Antoni Chmielowski has been awarded to Antoni Chmielowski with the withdrawl of Lighthorse (FGM).

10 Jan 08.   
Game 5 between Nort and Jimzalabim (FGM) has ended in a Total Victory to Nort.

1 Jan 08.   
Happy New Year to one and all.

8 Nov 07.   
Both Filip von Izabelin and Larry Thorne have both pulled out of the tournament.

7 Nov 07.   
Round 1 Game 2 start files sent out today.

3 Nov 07.   
Just to confirm that Round 1 of this tournament is comprised of two games.  The 10 players with the highest scores at the end will go through to Round 2.  (The scoring web page has still to be created)  

31 Oct 07.   
PC problems has prevented me from finishing off the next map.  Hope to have the next round underway shortly.

14 Oct 07.   
Round 1, game 3 between Pioneer [RT] and Glider ended in a Major Victor for Glider.    

18 Sep 07.   
Guys a quick update for.  I haven't forgotten about this tournament.  I've had problems with the map for the next round (it's a long story).  Suffice to say I hope to get things sorted within a few weeks. 

15 Jul 07.   
Round 1, game 10 between Sphinx and Lighthorse (FGM) ended in a Draw  (45/55).    

12 Jul 07.   
Round 1, game 8 between Joboooo and Geordie has ended in a Total Victory for Joboooo.

24 Jun 07.   
Round 1, game 2 between Panzerjaeger (FGM) and Martti Kylmälä ended in a Draw (45/50).

11 Jun 07.   
Round 1, game 5 between Jimzalabim and Dadsturf has ended in a Tactical Victory to Dadsturf.

10 Jun 07.   
Round 1, game 6 between Mr Yormsha and Chris Martino has ended in a Minor Victory to Mr Yormsha.

9 Jun 07.   
Round 1, game 4 between Hagsaeng and Nort has ended in a Minor Victory for Nort.

8 Jun 07.    Round 1, game 9 between Larry Thorne (FGM) and Filip von Izabelin has ended in a Total Victory to Filip von Izabelin with the withdrawl from the tournament of Larry Thorne (FGM).

2 Jun 07.   
Round 1, game 7 between Col. Falkenberg and Bootie has ended in a Minor Victory to Bootie.

28 May 07.   
The first game of Round 1 has been completed.  In Game 1 Badger managed a Minor Victory over Antoni Chmielowski.

7 May 07.   
First picture uploaded.  Norts 3rd Scots in action.

1 May 07.   
Created a Players Reports / Pictures page.

30 Apr 07.   
Most battles now underway.

26 Apr 07.   
Lighthorse(FGM) and Sphinx are joining the tournament. 

20 Apr 07.   
Just heard that Timo (Larry Thorne) has become a Dad.  His daughter was born a week ago.  Timo,  congratulations to you and and your family.

19 Apr 07.   
The first game has been fully started.  (Both players have exchange their first file)

17 Apr 07.   
Round 1 of the tournament starts today.  All scenario files have been sent out to the Axis players. 
Sherman 75
16 Apr 07.   
All the scenarios are now sorted. Will send them out tomorrow evening.

15 Apr 07.   
All the scenario files have been created, however, on doing a final cross-check I found I couple of problems with the set-ups.  Will (hopefully) get this sorted on Monday evening.

13 Apr 07.   
Discovered a snag in the design of the map.  Will sort this tomorrow. Hope to send all the scenarios out on Sunday.

12 Apr 07.   
The final outstanding OOB has been received.  Will start creating the scenarios tomorrow.

9 Apr 07.   
Back home (for a rest) after a weekend tiling my mother-in-laws toilet.  The map is 99% finished.  Still waiting a couple of force selections...

5 Apr 07.   
Okay, I'm back from holiday, but am still waiting on two forces selections to be submitted.  The Map is not quite ready either.  I'm away from home for Easter as well, so we are looking at a start in about a weeks time. 

25 Apr 07.   
At the moment there are still four force selections outstanding, so we need to wait for them to come in.  I'm on holiday for a week with the family until 3 April, so we'll start the tournament a couple of days after then. 

20 Mar 07.   
More than half the players have now submitted their unit selections.

17 Mar 07.   
We now have 16 players signed for the tournament, and can now progress to the next stage.  All players now need to download the Force selection spreadsheet or word document if you don't have Excel, and generate 2 units as per the tournament rules.  One Allied and one Heer.     

14 Mar 07.   
Started work on the first map to use in the tournament.

13 Mar 07.   
Started recruiting players today.

12 Mar 07.   
Work has slackened off and I feel I will shortly have time to run another tournament.  So I have created this web site today.   The format will be based on the 2004 CMBO Mirror Map Tournament.  I shall start actively recruiting players in the next day or so.


FORCE SELECTION DESIGNERS

MS Excel spreadsheet is available to download here:  CM-Available-Units-Version-1-7.xls

MS Word force selection available to download here:  CM Purchase Options.doc

Fionn Kelly Short 75 rules



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First created on 12 Mar 07.