Climb on board for National and Galactic level tournaments at UKGE
UKGE Board Game about to go live
On Friday 10th February at 7pm we release tickets for the bulk of our Board Game Events. Now is the time for players of some of world’s best and most popular board games to gather together and prove their mettle. Out there are champions ready to claim their title.
The UK Catan Championships return in an expanded format now sponsored by Catan Studios. Players can enter qualifying regional rounds on either Friday 2nd June or Saturday 3rd June with semi finals and finals of the top 16 players from the UKGE regionals (and others held in the months before hand) on Sunday 4th June. The winners get flights and accommodations to the Catan Worlds Championships in Germany in 2018 (Flights paid for by Catan Studios and accommodation provided by Kosmos). Mayfair Games Flagship event, the UK Agricola Championship will also take place on Saturday 3rd June and the winners flies to the World Agricola Championships. The UK Carcassonne Champion (this tournament is taking place on Sunday) receives £250 from UKGE toward costs of attending the World Championships in Essen during Spiel in October.
The Pandemic Survival Regional will be held on Friday 2nd June and will involve 12 teams of 2 each playing to get the coveted last place in the Pandemic Survival National (which takes places on the main stage at UKGE on Sunday) to join 11 other teams from regionals around the country. The winning team for this event will win flights, accommodation and entry to the Pandemic World championships.
Expo also hosts the Splendor UK National Tournament and the Ticket to Ride UK Championship. Other events include the 7 Wonders Duel which is a new event for UKGE – involving the 2 player version of the game and the Mage Wars Arena UK Championship both held on the Friday and the first ever Hey, That's My Fish Galactic Championships will be played on Sunday. For the time has come to finally determine the ultimate question. Whose fish is it?
Plenty there to keep the casual player entertained and to challenge the competitive.
The events bookings go live on our board games events page this Friday. Good luck!”