Portsmouth and Allied Wargames Society

Wargaming at the Stacey Community Centre at Copnor in Portsmouth

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    The Portsmouth and Allied Wargames Society (PAWS) is a friendly little wargaming (and occasionally boardgaming) club meeting on Saturday afternoons in Copnor, Portsmouth.

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Archive for the ‘DBA’ Category

DBA tournaments run by PAWS

SOA UK DBA League results and other news

Posted by portsmouthwargames on November 5, 2017

Congratulations to 20116/17 SOA UK DBA League champion Mark Skelton. The final scores (of all players scoring 20 points of more) are shown here.

Mark was confirmed as champion at last weekend’s English DBA Open. The tournament itself was won by Martin Myers, beating Phil Steele in the final.

On other matters, there will be no PAWS meeting on 18 November 2017, as several members will be going to the Warfare show in Reading.

Finally, the theme for the 2017 PAWS Winter DBA now has it’s own page. The theme is

How Holy is my Roman Empire?
Central Europe in the 12th Century AD (1101 – 1200 AD)

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English DBA Open 2017

Posted by portsmouthwargames on October 21, 2017

There will not be a PAWS meeting on Saturday 28 October because the English DBA Open will take place on the following day, Sunday 29 October.

As in previous years, The English DBA Open is sponsored by Magister Militum and the Society of Ancients and is the final tournament of the year’s SOA UK DBA League.

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August PAWS Meetings

Posted by portsmouthwargames on July 30, 2017

There will be two PAWS meetings on August 2017, on Saturdays 12th and 19th.

There will not be any PAWS meetings on the 5th or 26th. As the 26th would normally be the Informal DBA Day for August, it is proposed that this be rescheduled for the meeting on the 19th if anyone is interested.

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July closures and Autumn DBA Theme

Posted by portsmouthwargames on July 8, 2017

There will not be a PAWS meeting on 8th or 15th of July. Next PAWS meeting is planned for 22 July, followed by the Informal DBA day on 29th July.

Richard Pulley, who won the 2017 PAWS Summer DBA on 24 June, has elected to repeat the theme from the 2010 PAWS Autumn DBA for this year’s PAWS Autumn DBA. The theme is Al Andalus and the Magrib in the 10th Century (Armies & enemies of Islamic Spain and North-West Africa, 901-1000 AD).

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PAWS Summer DBA Next Saturday

Posted by portsmouthwargames on June 17, 2017

The PAWS Summer DBA is just one week away, on Saturday 24 June 2017 at 1pm in the usual venue.

The Theme is The Decline of the Sarmatian Tribes in the 3rd Century AD.

 

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PAWS Summer DBA 2017 Theme

Posted by portsmouthwargames on April 3, 2017

The theme for the 2017 PAWS Summer DBA has been decided.

Spring’s winner, Mark Skelton, has chosen a theme of The Decline of the Sarmatian Tribes, 201 – 300 AD.

The PAWS Summer DBA will be held on 24 June 2017. The list of allowed armies can be seen here.

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PAWS Closed Next Saturday, Spring DBA Tournament after that

Posted by portsmouthwargames on March 11, 2017

hereThere will not be a PAWS Saturday meeting on 18 March 2017.

The following Saturday, 25 March, is the 2017 PAWS Spring DBA, with the theme of  The Century of the Great Revolt, 2300-2201BC. This will be the seventh tournament of the 2016-17 SOA UK DBA League and the leaders’ scores after the first six tournaments are published here.

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2017 DBA Dates and Spring DBA Theme

Posted by portsmouthwargames on February 5, 2017

The dates for the 2017 PAWS DBA will be 25 March, 24 June, 30 September and 2 December, all Saturdays starting at 1 pm.

The theme for the 2017 Spring DBA is The Century of the Great Revolt, 2300-2201BC.

The 2017 English DBA Open will be on Sunday 29 October. This is an all day tournament and the start time will be set nearer the date.

Nearer to the present, PAWS will be closed on 25 February so that we can attend the DBA Matched Pairs tournament in Alton.

 

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Informal DBA Day this Saturday

Posted by portsmouthwargames on November 21, 2016

There will be the usual Informal DBA Day this Saturday, 26 November 2016.

Although this will be an excellent opportunity to try out an army for next month’s Winter DBA, you can try any army or armies you want to bring along.

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Saturday closures

Posted by portsmouthwargames on October 27, 2016

The PAWS meeting for this Saturday 29th 2016 has been cancelled so that we can concentrate on the English DBA Open on the following day, Sunday 30 October.

The meeting on 19th November has also been cancelled. That is the weekend of the Warfare show in Reading and we expect several members to be visiting that show.

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