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#1 Nortrom

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Posted 11 November 2019 - 10:13 PM

WCO Participants are invited to push their predictive powers to the maximum. We have chosen 7 matches for you to predict. Some players have, in previous contests, come really close, but no winner(s) yet!
 
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WCO Contest #5

 1  Hielco             3:3     Nortrom   
 4  UnladenSwallow     6:1     josephwhite  
 7  Master Mind        6:1     panther65 
12  Fairway            6:1     don mitsos        
13  tobermoryx         1:6     Don_Homer 
18  hondjekapitein     6:1     garlick 
23  LeChuck            1:6     Napoleon 2ème  
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Rules:
 
1) Expected results must be send all at once and no edits are allowed
2) The deadline is before the first game, of the above, is played and the result has been made public
3) Adjudicated games are void
4) Anyone having all 7 correct, will enter the final stage, where a random draw will elect a winner
5) Picks are sent to the entire WCO team (Morx, Texaspete09, Nortromby PM. 
6) The name of the PM title must be "WCO Contest #5" using an other one will lead to your submission being missed.
7) It is the participant's responsibility to make their picks as clear as possible. Ambiguous picks, picks that are not clear enough, are deemed invalid.
 
Some examples of formats:
- Using the 6:1 3:3 format
- Colouring the winner in green, loser of the game in red, orange/yellow for draw
 
Prize: Non-transferable free entry live WC 2020 in Belgium
 
Good luck    :D
 
 
We reserve the right to share the contents of the PMs regarding choices
If you did not participate in WCO Contest #1, 2, 3, or 4 you can still join WCO Contest #4. New round, new chances!

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#2 Nortrom

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Posted 12 November 2019 - 10:02 PM

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#3 Nortrom

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Posted 15 November 2019 - 09:34 PM

Picks closed.


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#4 Nortrom

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Posted 16 November 2019 - 12:02 AM

Sorrow

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#5 Nortrom

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Posted 16 November 2019 - 12:04 AM

Don_Homer

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#6 Nortrom

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Posted 16 November 2019 - 12:05 AM

Napoleon 1er

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#7 Nortrom

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Posted 16 November 2019 - 12:07 AM

For whatever stupid reason, this ♥♥♥♥ing forum software refused to combine all picks into one post, always refusing DH and N1's picks to be included with other picks.

 

Either way, all picks posted.

 

 
 

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#8 Morx

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Posted 17 November 2019 - 06:34 PM

1 Hielco 3:3 Nortrom

 

If there was a Classico in Online Stratego it would probably involve these two gentlemen. They have played each other numerous times in various online tournaments. In WCO 5 there was no clear winner and the points were split.

4 UnladenSwallow : josephwhite
The young talent from the UK versus the best playing in South-Africa by a long shot. But who is stronger in this duel?

 

A few more players put UnladenSwallow to win, but did they study the consistent scoring of josephwhite in past versions of the WCO?

 

7 Master Mind : panther65
Master Mind is trying to improve his allround game play by participating in the Dutch Barrage Championship where he managed to get quite a lot of points.  On the other side we got panther65 who already beat Spion... in this version of the WCO.

 

Will panther get more points of the young Dutch players or is our TC member too strong for him?

 

 

12 Fairway - don mitsos

In a game between the American Gold player vs Greek international Don Mitsos I would not know where to put my money before the game started. In WCO 5 Fairway managed to get the points.

 

13 tobermoryx : Don_Homer

The other Don on www.stratego.com playing against tobermoryx. Based on real tournament experience Don_Homer should have a an edge and although the score is not published yet, I could tell you that Don_Homer indeed got the donut in this game.

18 hondjekapitein : garlick

 

One of the youngest Dutch player vs the upcoming talent from France. Garlick has played a lot of games to go through the learning curve of the game online but is it enough to take down one of the famous Stratego Brothers?

23 LeChuck : Napoleon 2ème

After the game N2 vs garlick, N2 is now facing the other upcoming French talent. They are together in the Backstabbers team but in the WCO its every man for himself.

 

Can we expect another French victory here or will Napoleon 2eme consolidate this game?



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Posted 17 November 2019 - 06:49 PM

Can I ask what you mean by "American gold player" ? :)
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I'm gonna be the 2020 NASF Champion  :) 


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Posted 17 November 2019 - 09:01 PM

Good question:) What I meant to say was a player that climbed the ranks by playing their games.

Based on your question I realized that I forgot the highest ELO ranked players have a platinum rating :)


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