ABC (ABC Russia) continues to organize tournaments for boardgame fans in Russia.
In a joint effort with the publisher Hobby World we announce The Russian Settlers of Catan Championship.
This championship will be a part of the annual World Wide Catan Championship.
The tournament rules have been published, for more details check here.
This year Russia for the first time will participate in the preliminary round of World Wide Catan Championship.
Boardgame clubs from 10 major Russian cities will be able to send their champions to the final round in Moscow which will take place on May 27th. The winner of the Russian final will participate in the final games of World Wide Catan Championship which will take place in the USA in September, 14–16.
This is the first boardgame tournament of such scale in our country. The Catan remain one of the most popular boardgames for more than 10 years. This game has introduced to our hobby numerous players, becoming their "first ever" boardgame. We invite all boardgame lovers who can represent the Russian boargaming society at the final round in the USA to participate in the Russian preliminary stage for the World Wide Championship!
Hobby World, the publisher of Russian-language version of Catan, is the principle financial and information supporter of the Russian stage of World Wide Catan Championship. They will provide prizes for the first three places in each of participating cities.
Moreover, Hobby World will finance trips of participants of the final Russian round to Moscow and the trip of the winner to the final round of the Championship in the USA!