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Finished: 04 AM Fri 03 Jul 20 UTC
Private The Masters 2020 R5G3
1 day, 12 hours /phase
Pot: 35 D - Autumn, 1911, Finished
Classic, Anonymous players, Draw-Size Scoring
3 excused missed turn
Game drawn
16 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 1901: Moderator: (goldfinger0303): Hi everyone, this is all set to go.

As a reminder, the only way to score points in this tournament is through solos or board tops.
Solos = 1 point
Non-solo board tops = 0.1 points
Draws (for everyone but the SC leader) = 0 points

Updated scores for the tournament can be found on my latest forum post.
16 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 1901: Hi everybody, have a nice Game. I‘m a bit delayed with my postbox, I Start answering right now.
17 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 1901: Moderator: (goldfinger0303): Hi everyone, this will be paused for 4 days.
21 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 1901: Moderator: (goldfinger0303): Unpaused
21 Apr 20 UTC Spring, 1901: Moderator: (goldfinger0303): I've reset, because I know how important the first phase can be :)
27 May 20 UTC Autumn, 1906: GameMaster: Game was extended due to at least 1 member failing to enter orders and having an excused missed turn available. This has un-readied all orders.
27 May 20 UTC Autumn, 1906: I think that was my fault everyone. Sorry about that. I really thought I readied my orders up
08 Jun 20 UTC Spring, 1908: GameMaster: Game was extended due to at least 1 member failing to enter orders and having an excused missed turn available. This has un-readied all orders.
08 Jun 20 UTC Spring, 1908: Moderator: (goldfinger0303): I'm watching this
01 Jul 20 UTC Good Game especially Italy. Good luck in your other games
01 Jul 20 UTC Good game guys. I confess I expected that one of you will try a solo rush at the end.

Turkey, it was a pleasure playing with you, hope we meet again soon.

Good luck all in the remaining games.
02 Jul 20 UTC Italy I think you can complain about the poor sportmanship of a particular player.

By throwing the game, s/he changed the dynamics of it.

You were the main victim and so was I. I was surprised when I discovered it was an experienced player.

The point is, how can you have quality tournament with behaviour like this?
02 Jul 20 UTC I don't usually complain about other players tactics. If you are going down you can choose whatever tactic you think is valid, including throwing and the other players have to deal with it.
02 Jul 20 UTC Please notice it is not the tactic in itself, all moves can be rationalized but in this case rather the lack of it.
03 Jul 20 UTC Thx all
03 Jul 20 UTC Turkey was referring to me. I’m not sure how he’s come to the conclusion that I “threw” the game. If you look at my moves I never once vacated a spot just to aid anyone. I actively did what I could even though I had absolutely no shot at keeping my SC’s. Once Germany attacked me it left us both wide open and the writing was on the wall. But I implore you, turkey, to go through my moves and please point out which moves you are referring to.
03 Jul 20 UTC Actually, I have a question for you England.

Autumn 1908 is borderline "throwing the game" but Spring 1909 is fairly obvious. Just holding? No support?

Therefore the real question should be why you did bother to support Edim in Autumn 1909.
04 Jul 20 UTC The person who benefited the most from my ending game was you. I left Norway wide open and you took it. I'm not going to defend my moves when its obvious that your narrative isn't the correct one. You are just upset that you weren't able to get your solo. Get over it.

And just and fyi if I really was trying to just give up my centers so that you couldn't solo that's a perfectly viable game strategy given my emanate doom. You even could have won the game if you chose to do different moves but no one here is putting your moves under a microscope. Get real Turkey
04 Jul 20 UTC It was the care bear IT alliance that caused EG to fall apart. I should have stuck with E, but I reasonably thought T would stab I and having my rear secured would have been the better move. Hind sight is 20/20. Sorry Locke for f***ing up.
04 Jul 20 UTC No worries man. It’s no hard feelings on my end that’s just how it goes sometimes. Good luck in your other games
04 Jul 20 UTC My other games are as messed up as this. I hope you are doing better.
04 Jul 20 UTC So by pointing out Norway we finally agree.

Thank you.

If you read my earlier message you can see what I said.

Without your feeling of "emanate doom", your words, I prefer throwing the game, the game would have been very different especially for Italy and also for me because you still had far more scs than Norway.
04 Jul 20 UTC Just want to point to Germany that there weren't any carebear IT alliance but we are both in a position that it was really hard to stab without just giving up any solo chance. If West resolved faster then East there is no way for the Eastern powers to get over the stalemate line.
04 Jul 20 UTC And we know why the West front was wrapped up very quickly...
05 Jul 20 UTC Dude I don’t know what you’re going on about. I had to make a disband. I’m not sure why Norway means so much to you especially since YOU benefited from it the most. It’s not my fault you or Italy didn’t win the game. France played it well and had a nice end game. Stop complaining about my moves because you couldn’t figure out how to win. And you are the only one complaining about this. Move onto your never game. As for everyone else, it was a pleasure playing with you and good luck in the future.
05 Jul 20 UTC And btw Norway was disbanded because I had assumed Germany and you would bounce but that didn’t happen. You talk about my poor sportsmanship but your are being a sore winner. I get that I lost. There’s no need to keep rubbing it in
05 Jul 20 UTC Sorry I do not get it.

You benefited me but thought Germany was going to bounce?

Sorry again non-linear thinking is not my forte.
05 Jul 20 UTC You benefited. It’s not like I had an arrangement with you to gain Norway. You just happened to walk right in. It doesn’t seem like any type of thinking Is your forte

Start Backward Open large map Forward End

France
Miguel1612 (455 D)
Drawn. Bet: 5 D, won: 12 D
13 supply-centers, 11 units
Turkey
MPC (600 D)
Drawn. Bet: 5 D, won: 12 D
13 supply-centers, 13 units
Italy
rdrivera2005 (3310 D (G))
Drawn. Bet: 5 D, won: 12 D
8 supply-centers, 9 units
England
Locke- (1285 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Germany
The Czech (42253 D (S))
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Austria
Garagenpunk (593 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
Russia
GalahadIII (1939 D)
Defeated. Bet: 5 D
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