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 Dear Friends - Members of the MΕG community.

We are pleased to announce our first International MEG tournament. A two days - four games event is scheduled for May 23rd - 24th in 2020 in Athens Greece.
The tournament will take place in our club premises "STRATEGIKON of ATHENS" which is located nearby our historical city center. The above event is initially planned for 30 participants tournaments but we will be more than happy to welcome as many members of the community as possible to enjoy good games under the sunny Greek weather.
All list have to be of 10000 pts covering the period between 1072 CE and 1453 CE.

More content to be released within the upcoming weeks. Meanwhile for any enquiries feel free to contact us via email: godzeusgr@yahoo.gr and theodore_galanis@yahoo.com. We're looking forward to see you in Athens for some good MEG games.

Your MeG friends from Greece
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I'm in.  Let me know who to send money to and how much.
Help with accommodation much appreciated.

Si
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I have to negociate that at home . perhaps when you come at Brussels at my place you might help me ...But it is a very difficult week-end for us . in fact a 4 day hollyday and so planes are ...well prices are not cheap  ::)

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Suzanne and I are coming ...Sue will not play , just spent some money shopping  8)

The Belgian MEG Prophet is in. Will the French Jester also come ?

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Tournament:

Athens Reckoning 2020
1st Athens International MEG Maximus tournament


Date
23 and 24 May 2020

Location
“Strategikon Club”, Agathiou and Emmanouil Chrysolora 22 (37ο 59' 23.0" Ν - 23ο 44' 29.5" Ε)

Rules
Mortem et Gloriam
Variant: Maximus
Version: Final 2020

Lists
Points: 10000
Armies Regions: Europe, Asia and Africa
Time period: 1072 – 1453 CE.

List checker and Umpire
Konstantinos Konstantoulakis aka Kostas
Email: godzeusgr@yahoo.gr
Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/k.apollonios
SMS: +306945712533
Dead line: sent the lists before 17/04/20

Payment
Means of payment: via PayPal
Send 35€ to: g.pakos85@gmail.com, Georgios Pakos (aka Giorgos) with your name and description MEGAthens
Deadline of payment: before 17/04/20
Mobile/SMS: +306975856849
Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/george.pakos.79

Numbers of matches
2 on Saturday and 2 on Sunday
Duration of each game
3 hours, plus 0 to 5 minutes (umpire's random choice)

Terrain
Each player must bring its terrain.


Program

Saturday
Arrival of participants at 9:00
Breakfast 9:00 - 9:30
Draw of 1st round at 9:30 (by pool to avoid civil conflict if possible)
1st game starts at 9:30 and ends approximately at 12:30
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Draw of 2nd round at 13:15 (by pool again)
2nd game starts at 13:15 and ends approximately at 16:15


Saturday social night
Anyone who wishes, can come to a tavern for dinner but must declare it Saturday morning to Theodoros Galanis (aka Thodoros)
Price and place soon to be announced
Email: theodore_galanis@yahoo.com
Mobile/SMS: +306932864664
Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/thodoros.galanis.9


Sunday
Arrival of participants at 8:30
Breakfast 8:30 - 9:00
Draw of 1st round at 9:00 (Swiss system)
1st game starts at 9:00 and ends approximately at 12:00
Lunch 12:00 - 12:45
Draw of 2nd round at 12:45 (Swiss system)
2nd game starts at 12:45 and ends approximately at 15:45

Awards
Announcement of final ranking and award of prizes at 16:00

See also: www.meg-athens.info
« Last Edit: January 28, 2020, 10:50:23 PM by godzeusgr »
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godzeusgr

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Interesting sites to visit in Athens

For one day excursions outside the city

1)   Island of Aegina (about 1 hour from the port of Piraeus)
Take Subway line 1 (Green line) towards Piraeus. Get off to the terminal station Piraeus.
Then seek for Gate E8
Before you decide for this excursion make sure that there are tickets:  https://www.sf.gr/eng/

2)   Archaeological site of Sounio (about 2 hours)
Take Subway line 1 (Green line) towards any directions and get off to the station Viktorias. Walk to Mavrommateon 22 (about 3 minutes).
Terminal bus: Mavrommateon 22, Athens 10434 (37°59'34.1"N 23°43'58.0"E)
Bus schedule (From 8:00 to 19:00 every day): 08:00, 10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 16:00, 17:30, 19:00
Confirm from your hotel the bus timetable.

3)   Archaeological site of Eleusis (about 1 hour)
Take Subway line 1 (Green line) towards Piraeus. Get off to the station Thissio
Terminal bus: Plateia Agion Asomatvn 3, Athens 10554 (37°58'40.6"N 23°43'16.4"E).
Buss schedule  06:05, 07:15, 08:15, 09:15, 10:00, 10:45, 11:30, 12:15, 13:00, 13:45, 14:30, 15:15, 16:00, 16:45, 17:30, 18:15
Confirm from your hotel the bus timetable.


City tours

1)   Museum ship “Averof”
Take Subway line 1 (Green line) towards Piraeus. Get off to the station Faliro. Walk about 3 minutes to the bus station N. Faliro (37°56'40.6"N 23°40'01.0"E)
Take one of the buses: 217, A1 or B1 and get off to the Trokantero station. Ask for Averof ship (37°56'00.9"N 23°41'01.6"E)

2)   “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation Culture Center
Take Subway line 1 (Green line) towards Piraeus. Get off to the station Faliro. Walk about 10 minutes to the terminal tram station ‘Peace and Friendship Stadium’ or ‘Stadio Irinis ke Filias’ in Greek (37°56'37.3"N 23°39'50.2"E). Get off to the station Tzitzifies.

3)   Basic tour in Center (yellow line in the map below)
Take Subway line 1 (Green line) towards Piraeus. Change to Line 2 (Red Line) at the station Omonia towards Elliniko. Or take directly line 2 (Red line) and get off to the station Acropolis.
Then you can visit Acropolis Museum – Acropolis archaeological site – Kerameikos archaeological site (37°58'40.7"N 23°43'00.8"E)

4)   Second tour (pink line in the map below)
Take Subway line 1 (Green line) towards Piraeus. Change to Line 2 (Red Line) at the station Omonia towards Elliniko. Or take directly line 2 (Red line) and get off to the station Acropolis. Then you can go to Adrian’s Arch – Temple of Zeus – Panathinaiko Stadium – National Garden – Syntagma Square – National Historical Museum (Old Parliament 37°58'39.4"N 23°43'58.4"E)

 
5)   Athens War museum and Byzantine & Christian Museum
You could visit Athens War museum or Byzantine Museum or why not both. They are both next to each other.
Take Metro line 2 (Red line) and change line to the Station Syntagma. Take the Line 3 (Blue Line) and get off to the station Evangelismos. Walk for about 180 meters to get to the Athens War Museum (37°58'31.7"N 23°44'43.6"E).

6)   National Archaeological Museum and Lycabettus hill
Take subway line 1 (Green line) and get off to the station Viktorias. It’s about 400 meters to the museum. Follow your GPS: 37°59'21.0"N 23°43'54.9"E
Then from there it takes 30 minutes on foot to reach Lycabettus Hill Viewing Area (37°58'54.6"N 23°44'35.5"E).
Another solution is to take a taxi to get you there.

« Last Edit: January 30, 2020, 06:44:56 PM by godzeusgr »
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