Author: Chris Brooks

Cascadia 2020 VASL Summer Offensive Tournament Structure and Rules

Format Four round Swiss style tournament. Each round will last one week. Seeding All players participating in a Cascadia VASL Tournament will be seeded using their Cascadia Player Rating (CPR). Players without a CPR will be assigned a base CPR and then seeded at the Tournament Director’s discretion. If two or more players have the…
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June 27, 2020 0

Announcing the Cascadia 2020 VASL Summer Offensive

Welcome to Cascadia ASL. Our mission is to strengthen the Advanced Squad Leader community in the Pacific Northwest by promoting competitive live VASL play among the members of the Portland, Seattle and Vancouver ASL communities. Cascadia ASL’s first operation will be a live VASL tournament, the Cascadia 2020 VASL Summer Offensive. As this will be…
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June 27, 2020 2

Wild West Fest 2019 Final Results

We just wrapped up another fantastic Wild West Fest near Portland, Oregon in Troutdale. The hotel was a great fit and provided great gaming space and flexibility. Our theme this year was The Coldest Winter, featuring many scenarios from the MMP Forgotten War expansion. Our top 5 finishers were: Rich Jenulis Bruce Billett Greg Barsness…
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October 22, 2019 3

2019 Mid-Tournament Update

It is Saturday afternoon about 3:30pm local time and I’m taking a voluntary bye for round 3. We have 18 other players actively engaged in their games, with four players having two points each and in contention for the win (Steve B., Rich J., Bruce B., and Brian Y.). The photo above is classic ASL…
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October 19, 2019 3

Tournament Rules for 2019

Before You Arrive Prior to the tournament each participant should select 3 scenarios from each round and rank the three in order of preference of play. See side selection for tips on how two players will jointly determine the scenario to be played in each round. Friday morning mulligan games apply to the full tournament…
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September 27, 2019 0

Wild West Fest 2019 – Tournament Structure

Here is the framework for the Wild West Fest 2019 tournaments. We’ve changed things up from 2018 so read carefully! The overall theme for this tournament is The Coldest Winter and we will have a special focus on the Korean War. All but one round will have an option to play a scenario featuring boards…
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August 6, 2019 0

Wild West Fest 2018 Tournament Results

This is way overdue! As I prepared details for the upcoming 2019 tournament, I realized I had never posted any update on the results from the 2018 tournament So here goes. Full Tournament We had 18 players join us for the full ASL tournament, which was four rounds plus an optional tie-breaking mulligan round on…
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March 22, 2019 0

Full Tournament Rules for 2018

Thanks to the Yankee Gamers for such a great rules format that we were able to lift for our own purposes. Before You Arrive Prior to the tournament each participant should select 3 scenarios from each round and rank the three in order of preference of play. See side selection for tips on how two…
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October 17, 2018 0

Mini Starter Kit Tournament Rules for 2018

A very relaxed format tournament, intended to introduce players to the rules. You are welcome to make any and all changes as you wish. We will have printed copies of all scenarios available at the tournament. Prizes: Beyond The Beach scenario pack (includes map P) (1st) Wild West Fest 2018 championship mug (1st) Prize choice…
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October 17, 2018 0

Scenario List and Structure for Wild West Fest 2018

Update August 27, 2018 – We swapped out a few scenarios from the original list – I’m using strike-through to show scenarios that were dropped. Here is the framework for the Wild West Fest 2018 tournaments. Let’s start with a disclaimer: the “mini” tournament on Saturday is more of a jump-start to learn and love…
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August 12, 2018 0