December 2017 PBEM Update Last updated 12/4/2017.
 
DOANE WINS BATTLES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION TOURNAMENT: Young Rob Doane bested game designer Mark Miklos in Pensacola to win the wood with 32 players playing a total of 67 games. The tournament featured an anthology of the BoAR series. During the opening rounds, the battles played in historical order were Brandywine, Germantown, Oriskany, Saratoga, Monmouth and Newtown. The first playoff round pitted the top 12 opponents in four games of three-player Savannah. The quarter finals were played at Guilford Courthouse and the semifinal and final featured Pensacola. The top six Laurelists were Rob Doane, followed by Mark Miklos, Bruno Sinigaglio, Chris Easter, Jim Tracy III, and Andy Maly. More details can be found at http://boardgamers.org/pbem/2017/bar.html.
MARCH MADNESS DRAFT BEGINS: The sixteenth annual BPA March Madness PBeM tournament started with the draft on Saturday, December 2nd. All players receive two teams, so are guaranteed at least two games in the event. The format is single elimination until a champion is crowned, usually in late spring. Details of how the draft is proceeding can be found at http://www.nktelco.net/bdmonnin/mms_home_page.html
ANNOUNCING NEW THROUGH THE AGES TOURNAMENT: Randy Buehler will be the gamemaster for the newest BPA PBeM tournament Through the Ages which will start Jan. 15, 2018. Details for the tournament can be found at http://www.new.meepleleague.com/bpa-through-the-ages-pbem-tournament/ . To join visit the tournament website and click on the sign up link.

All PBeM fun is free to current BPA members. (All multi-day paid attendees to WBC are current BPA members for the balance of that calendar year.) Others may qualify with a $10 Email membership in the year the event starts.

BPA members who would like to see an email tournament for their favorite game are encouraged to offer their services as GM of such an event. BPA does not run tournaments. Rather, we are an organization of gamers lending support to one another. No one cares as much about your hobby as you do. Get involved. See the guidelines for hosting a BPA email tournament.