Friday 21 - Sunday 23 Aug 2020
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Carcassonne UK Championship

10:30 - 16:30 BST
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Carcassonne UK Championship

This tournament is open to all players, beginners and Carcassonne experts alike.  We will play 7 rounds of two player games in a Swiss format.  At the conclusion of the tournament the player with the most games won is the winner!

Players must have a BoardGameArena premium account in order to enter.  At the time of writing a one month premium subscription is available for £3.90.  This will grant you access to all UKGE & MSO events played on the BGA platform and supports the website that makes this tournament possible.

Game Rule Clarifications

- No rivers or expansions

- Players draw a tile to play on their turn as per the printed rules (ie no 3 tile hand variant)

- Field scoring: Each field is worth 3 points per adjacent completed city

- Completed two tile cities are worth 4 points

- Clock rules: 22:30 minutes per player

If the tournament concludes with multiple players tied for the most wins those players shall contest a playoff match to determine the winner.  If more than two players are tied, this will be in the form of a knockout bracket.

For queries regarding tournaments ran by the Mind Sports Olympiad please contact us via our MSO @ UK Games Expo webpage or speak to us on our Discord server:

Prize:The winner of this online event will qualify for the Carcassonne World Championship in October 2021 along with the 2021 winner.

How to Join

The tournament shall be organised using the tournament feature on BoardGameArena.  We shall also utilise the Mind Sports Olympiad Discord server, which enables us to use text & voice chat throughout the tournament (voice chat is optional).  To join, please follow this link:

We encourage all entrants to also sign up via the Mind Sports Olympiad website.  This helps us to gather information that we require for the tournament such as your BGA username in advance and will allow the tournament to run far more smoothly.  It will also make you eligible for MSO titles, awards and prizes.  Sign up at

All players who signup via the MSO website shall receive an email invitation to join the tournament on BGA at least 2 hours prior to the published start time.  For last minute entrants or players who did not enter via the MSO website join the Discord channel during the registration period and give us your BGA username and an invitation to the tournament shall be issued.

Be aware that the BGA tournament system will run strictly to time, with each round commencing immediately once all games have been completed in the preceding round.  Please ensure that you have accepted your tournament invitation prior to the published start time and that you are ready for the start of each round as the previous round comes to an end.


Registration Opens: 10:00

Registration Closes: 10:45

First Games Commence: 11:00

Each subsequent round follows upon the completion of the last.  If all matches finish early the next round will immediately commence.

Round 4 will not start before 13:45 to allow time for lunch.

Expected Finish Approximately: 16:45

Note that in the event that a playoff is required the finish time may be extended for those players involved in the playoff.