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Push of Pike 2005

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Push of Pike 2005
Renaissance Wargaming Tournament

The second annual Push of Pike tournament was held at the North Shore Wargames Club on the weekend of 3-4 September. The theme for the tournament was European armies from 1618-1648 including the Thirty Years' War and English Civil Wars. As well as the Push of Pike trophy, we also have prizes supplied by Urban Warfare. Thanks to Urban Warfare for their support!

Final Results

1. Danny Wrigley (North Shore) 30 Years War French 439 points
2. Greg Jennings (Wellington) Parliamentarian 328
3. Michael Haycock (Auckland) Scots Covenanters 229
4. John Way (North Shore) Royalist 226
5. Jono Wrait (North Shore) Parliamentarian 221
6. Stuart Todd (North Shore) 30 Years War French 221
7. Bryan Orsbourne (South Auckland) Royalist 218
8. Andrew Bennetts (Auckland) 30 Years War French 119
9. Philip Abela (North Shore) Bishops Wars English 111
10. Richard Fields (Wellington) Royalist 111
11. Andrew Hunter (North Shore) Scots Covenanters 110
12. Dave Billinghurst (Auckland) Russian Traditional 7

Round One
Jono (Parliamentarian)   110 - 0   Bryan (Royalist)
Greg (Parliamentarian)   109 - 1   John (Royalist)
Michael (Scots Covenanters)   109 - 1   Philip (Bishops Wars English)
Stu (30YW French)   110 - 0   Richard (Royalist)
Andrew B (30YW French)   5 - 5   David (Russian Traditional)
Danny (30YW French)   110 - 0   Andrew H (Scots Covenanters)

Round Two
Danny (30YW French)   110 - 0   Greg (Parliamentarian)
Andrew B (30YW French)   5 - 5   Michael (Scots Covenanters)
John (Royalist)   110 - 0   Andrew H (Scots Covenanters)
Stu (30YW French)   110 - 0   Jono (Parliamentarian)
Bryan (Royalist)   109 - 1   Richard (Royalist)
Philip (Bishops Wars English)   109 - 1   David (Russian Traditional)

Round Three
Greg (Parliamentarian)   110 - 0   Bryan (Royalist)
Michael (Scots Covenanters)   5 - 5   John (Royalist)
Jono (Parliamentarian)   110 - 0   Philip (Bishops Wars English)
Danny (30YW French)   110 - 0   Stu (30YW French)
Andrew B (30YW French)   109 - 1   Richard (Royalist)
Andrew H (Scots Covenanters)   110 - 0   David (Russian Traditional)

Round Four
Danny (30YW French)   109 - 1   Jono (Parliamentarian)
Greg (Parliamentarian)   109 - 1   Stu (30YW French)
Michael (Scots Covenanters)   110 - 0   Andrew H (Scots Covenanters)
John (Royalist)   110 - 0   Andrew B (30YW French)
Bryan (Royalist)   109 - 1   Philip (Bishops Wars English)
Richard (Royalist)   109 - 1   David (Russian Traditional)

Head Hunter's Award for destroying the most enemy generals - Jono Wrait (a tally of six heads)
Best Presented Army - Jono Wrait - Parliamentarians
The award for the Best Presented Army was decided by the votes of all the participants. It encompasses the painting, basing, terrain, and overall composition and style of the army. As well as the winning Parliamentarian army, other highly regarded armies included Stuart's French, Andrew's French, Bryan's Royalists, and Greg's Parliamentarians.

Date: 3-4 September 2005
Venue:
Saturday - Auckland Wargaming Club, Balmoral Scout Hall, Pollard Park, Waitomo Ave, Balmoral.
Sunday - North Shore Wargames Club, Castor Bay Scout Hall, Richards Avenue, Forrest Hill, North Shore, Auckland.
Entry Fee: $20 (includes lunch on both days). Pay at the venue.
Competition Rules: DBR rules, version 2. 15mm scale. Table size 6 x 4 feet.
Draw: The tournament has two four-hour rounds per day, beginning at 9:00am.
The draw uses the Swiss chess system. The first round draw will attempt to match historical opponents where possible.
Victory Points: As per page 24 of the rules, plus 100 points for breaking the opponent's army without being broken yourself.
Byes: If the number of competitors is uneven or becomes uneven during the competition, a bye scoring 110 points will be awarded to the current lowest scoring player.
Army Lists: Armies of 400AP
AP: Push of Pike will use these revised element costs. Note that this has been superseded by the table in the 2009 webpage.

 

(S)

(O)

(I)

(F)

(X)

Lancers

12

10

7

10

 

Pistols

12

10

8

10

 

Sipahis

10

7

5

7

 

Light Horse

7

4

4

4

 

Camelry

9

6

 

7

 

Dragoons

8

7

6

 

 

Pikes

5

4

3

4

 

Shot

8

6

4

5

 

Blades

5

4

3

6

 

Bows

7

5

3

 

 

Skirmishers

4

3

2

 

4

Warband

5

4

3

 

 

Hordes

2

1

 

1

 

Artillery

15

10

6

6

10

Pontooners

 

5

 

 

 

Warwagons

 

10

3

 

 

Elephants

24

20

16

 

 

Baggage

 

5

5

 

 

Ships

8

7

4

7

5

Galleys

5

4

2

3

 

Boats

3

2

1

2

3

Notes

Deduct 1 AP for troops that are restricted to defending BUA.
No adjustment for Artillery if without draught teams.


Armies must be chosen from these lists:
   Armies of the Thirty Years War (Book 2, Lists 12-16)
   Armies of the Great Rebellions (Book 2, Lists 17-24)
In addition these armies are also included in this period:
   Venetian Italian (Book 1, List 6)
   Transylvanian (Book 1, List 20)
   Low Countries Spanish (Book 1, List 44)
   Dutch Rebellion (Book 1, List 45)
   Russian Traditional (Book 2, List 4)
   Polish-Lithuanian Rzeczpospolita (Book 2 List 7)
   Early Gustavian Swedish (Book 2, List 8)
   Free Cossack (Book 2, List 9)
   Braganza Portuguese (Book 3, List 33)
   Brandenburg-Prussia (Book 3, List 41)
   Later Polish (Book 3, List 46)

*** All lists are restricted to options from 1618-1648 AD, with the exception of Venetian Italians who may choose an army from 1606-1617.***

You may submit two army lists before 27 August, or one list after that date. If you submit two, then both selections must be from the same army list and from the same date and nationality, dynasty, geographic, regional and political sub-division (including the same general or leader if this affects troop choice). The decision on which selection to use is written down when nominating a season of the year at the beginning of the game.


Pictures and results of other PoPs
2004 Open list competition
2005 ECW and TYW
2006 Early Wars
2007 Armies of Africa and Asia
2008 The Wars of Religion
2009 The Turkish Wars
2010 Open list competition
2011 ECW and TYW
2012 Armies 1650-1700
2013 European armies 1540-1600
2014 Non-European armies 1494-1700
2015 Armies and Enemies of Charles V 1516-1556
2016 ECW and TYW


This page last updated 30 December 2015

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