48 players vied for the championship in Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage and played 95 games in a double elimination format. Derek Landel went undefeated in the tournament with a perfect 6-0 record.
The laurelists, in order were Derek Landel, Scott Burns, Chris Trimmer, Henry Rice, Dan Sirbu, and Michael Mitchell
In the final game, Hannibal made his way to Southern Italy but then proceeded to lose a few battles leaving him vulnerable with very few troops. He was finished off in Rhegium by Nero on turn 3. Carthage soldiered on until turn 9 when with the Province count 10-8 in Rome's favor conceded.
Overall Carthage won 47 games, Rome 44, with 4 games conceded without side assignments.