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 ‘News’ Category

The latest news from PAWS

PAWS Closed This Bank Holiday Weekend

Posted by portsmouthwargames on May 20, 2017

PAWS will be closed on Saturday 27 May 2017. The next PAWS meeting will be on 3 June 2017.

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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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2017 AGM, 21 January 1pm

Posted by portsmouthwargames on January 14, 2017

The 2017 AGM will be held at the Stacey Community Centre at 1 pm on 21 January 2016.

The usual games meeting will follow the AGM.

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Merry Christmas, See You Next Year

Posted by portsmouthwargames on December 17, 2016

PAWS has now closed for the Christmas break. The next PAWS meeting will be on 7 January 2017 at the usual time, 1:00 pm.

We plan to hold the AGM two weeks later on 21 January 2017.

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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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October dates

Posted by portsmouthwargames on October 3, 2016

The PAWS meeting for 8 October 2016 has been cancelled. Next meeting will be 15 October 2016.

The final Saturday of month, 29 October 2016, would normally be an informal DBA day. But the English DBA Open is on the following day, Sunday 30 October. So it has been proposed that we cancel the meeting on the 29th.

Therefore, if anyone does want a meeting on Saturday 29th, whether to practice DBA or play anything else, please let us know sooner rather than later.

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Closed for Colours

Posted by portsmouthwargames on August 28, 2016

There will not be a PAWS meeting on 10th September 2016 as we expect many members will want to go to the Colours show at Newbury that day.

The following Saturday, 17th September 2016, will be the PAWS Autumn DBA.

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