Congratulations to 2018 World Diplomacy Champion, Andrew Goff, and to everyone else who participated in the Championship this weekend!

Finished: 07 Aug 18 UTC
Private 2018 GBT - R1G43-2
1 days, 12 hours /phase (slow)
Pot: 35 D - Autumn, 1911, Finished
No in-game messaging, Anonymous players, Draw-Size Scoring, Hidden draw votes
Game won by swordsman3003 (9995 D Mod (G))
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05 Aug 18 UTC Pretty short number of turns for a Turkish victory. There was a really chance of setting up a stalemate line by 1911, but I think the game was mostly decided in 1910.

Favio, I was bypassing warsaw and moscow for so many turns and sending alliance signals to you because you did not have nearly enough armies to actually hold Moscow (or warsaw and moscow), so my goal for many years was to get into Tunis and Munich and then easily clean up warsaw and moscow.

In order to prevent a solo win from me, I think you needed to prioritize getting permanent possession of Munich, Tunis, or Moscow by someone or some combination of players other than me.
05 Aug 18 UTC England lost this game. My biggest mistake was to let him get Moscow, in the hope he new I'd still be able to throw the game to you, Turkey. Him throwing over a western triple, that had holded for so long, in a GB is just plain sad. But hey, hopefully he learned something from it.
05 Aug 18 UTC Middelfart, I basically agree with you. I avoided attacking England as long as I possibly could, knowing that he could not possibly get a solo win and that if he didn't shore up against one from me I would eventually win. I also realized that eventually you were trying to throw to me, which is about all you can do under the circumstances.
05 Aug 18 UTC There were some odd moves. France passivity doomed me. Fall of 06 was particularly odd but presumably there was some rational I couldn’t understand. I felt I was staring down the barrel of a turkey solo and the only one who could see it. Or at least do anything about it. That’s whatbsolos are made of. Congrats swordsman. Nice win
05 Aug 18 UTC I can't figure out what france was trying to do before I joined, either... gg Swordsman

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Turkey
swordsman3003 (9995 D Mod (G))
Won. Bet: 5 D, won: 35 D
19 supply-centers, 17 units
England
Favio (415 D)
Survived. Bet: 5 D
10 supply-centers, 11 units
France
dargorygel (355 D Mod (G))
Survived. Bet: 0 D
5 supply-centers, 5 units
Italy
grahamso1 (971 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Germany
Middelfart (1196 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Austria
nesdunk14 (505 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Russia
MaelwysII (1271 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
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