2019's best FTF players play on webDip!

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2019's best FTF players play on webDip!

#1 Post by Claesar » Thu May 07, 2020 7:53 am

This Saturday at 20:30UTC the best FTF players of 2019 will play each other live on webDip in the Game of the Year! They'll use Discord to voice chat and create a game experience akin to FTF.

Line-up:
Andrew Katcher (USA)
Bill Hackenbracht(USA)
Gwen Maggi (FRA)
Steve Cooley (USA)
Andrew Goff (Aus)
Christophe Borgeat (Swi)
Chris Brand (Can)


I'll post more information soon, such as a link to spectate.
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#2 Post by Vecna » Thu May 07, 2020 11:18 am

Nice lineup. Will be interesting to see how that live charisma comes across via discord
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#3 Post by Quantum » Thu May 07, 2020 3:54 pm

"I know you can't see me, but I am waving my hands frantically!"
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#4 Post by dancing queen » Thu May 07, 2020 7:29 pm

Very good lineup, and nice international representation!
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#5 Post by Deinodon » Thu May 07, 2020 9:25 pm

Is Aus and Australian or an Austrian?
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#6 Post by tmssteve » Fri May 08, 2020 2:39 am

He’s Australian.
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#7 Post by Claesar » Sat May 09, 2020 9:40 pm

We're live!

http://www.webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=293777

Turkey: Andrew Katcher (USA)
Germany: Bill Hackenbracht(USA)
Russia: Gwen Maggi (FRA)
England: Steve Cooley (USA)
Italy: Andrew Goff (Aus)
Austria: Christophe Borgeat (Swi)
France: Chris Brand (Can)
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#8 Post by Jamiet99uk » Sat May 09, 2020 9:51 pm

This is cool.

Are spectators allowed to comment here or does that break the rule about discussing ongoing games?
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#9 Post by jmo1121109 » Sat May 09, 2020 10:05 pm

Press limited games cannot be discussed
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#10 Post by Claesar » Sun May 10, 2020 9:04 am

Technically the game wasn't press limited. It was Full Press, just not on webDip. The game has finished (I'll contact the TD so he'll press Draw), so feel free to comment.

Congrats to Chris Brand from Canada!
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#11 Post by Doug7878 » Sun May 10, 2020 12:27 pm

I'm confused. I don't play FTF. Do FTF games generally have a stop date (like Saturday at midnight or something) ?

The play was interesting to watch, but there is a lot of game left...
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#12 Post by Claesar » Sun May 10, 2020 1:10 pm

Yes, they generally have a stop date because they're live. It's normal to end somewhere between 1907-1910.

There was a lot of play left, except that everyone knew it would end at 1907.
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#13 Post by dancing queen » Mon May 11, 2020 2:52 am

Claesar wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 1:10 pm
Yes, they generally have a stop date because they're live. It's normal to end somewhere between 1907-1910.

There was a lot of play left, except that everyone knew it would end at 1907.
Well, that isn't strictly speaking accurate. Most European tournament systems evolved to a fixed end somewhere in that range, but that isn't the case in the States or Australia. Many (most?) North American tournaments are set up for the games to be time-unlimited, with the game ending only when all surviving powers agree.

This does create some awkwardness occasionally, as a game will run well past midnight or throughout the afternoon and bump up against the subsequent round. Different TD's manage the situation in various ways.

Various clubs have different house rules for their games as well, due to the end of happy hour/ the pub they are playing in closing/ the host needing to go to work in the morning, kind of thing.
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#14 Post by VillageIdiot » Mon May 11, 2020 3:48 am

Who were the other nations?
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#15 Post by VillageIdiot » Mon May 11, 2020 5:11 am

VillageIdiot wrote:
Mon May 11, 2020 3:48 am
Who were the other nations?
Never mind, just saw it previously posted.
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