World War I
"1914" - The Beginning
On August 4, 1914, German troops crossed the border into Belgium. In the first battle of World War I, the Germans assaulted the heavily fortified city of Liege, using the most powerful weapons in their
arsenal, enormous siege cannons, to capture the city by August 15. The Germans left death and destruction in their wake as they advanced through Belgium toward France, shooting civilians and executing a Belgian
priest they had accused of inciting civilian resistance.
Attention potential participants of the "1914" tournament:
First World War - Squad Battle
We will be using the JTS Squad Battle game
Our tournament battles will concentrate on the year 1914.
The purpose of this tournament is to provide a registered TWS event in which players can gather and
engage each other in entertaining combat. It is intended to be a fun way for members to interact, meet other
members who they may never have met, and strengthen the bonds between the officers across our society.
Officers participating in this tournament are to conduct themselves with honor at all times, remaining respectful
of their opponents and abiding by the rules outlined herein. This tournament is intended to be a fun,
social event of learning and interaction among the fine officers that we have in TWS.
ROUND 1 - SCENARIO
The Battle Begins May 30, 2020
Ends July 24, 2020
1914-Charleroi-01, "Enter the Guards"
One of the opening battles of the Great War, the action around Charleroi was desperate as the French tried to oppose the German crossing of the Meuse-Sambre bend near the city of Namur.
The French moved forward bravely to oppose the crossings, attacking with bayonet and were shot down en masse.
ROUND 2 - SCENARIO
The Battle Begins July 27, 2020
Ends August 28, 2020
"Counterattack of the 2/Worcestershire"
Immediately following the loss of the town of Gheluvelt to the Germans, the British recognized that the situation was critical as southeastern tip of the Ypres salient was now vulnerable to a
German push up the Menin Road to Ypres.
ROUND 3 - SCENARIO
The Battle Begins August 31, 2020
Ends October 9, 2020
"The Defense of Messines Ridge"
The German offensive was rolling towards Ypres and the English Channel beyond. The British Expeditionary Force raced to stop this advance on the high ground east of Ypres.
ROUND 4 - SCENARIO
The Battle Begins October 12, 2020
Ends November 23, 2020
"Sowing the Seeds of Destruction"
One of the opening battles of the Great War, the action around Stallupoenen in East Prussia was a meeting engagement.
All battles will be played with the "Fog of War" option selected and the Slider Bar set to dead center.
Opponent pairings will be determined by the moderator of the tournament.
All questions and any disputes will be handled by the Moderator with all decisions rendered by the Tournament Moderator in such instances being final and binding to all parties.
The participants of the victorious army will receive the victory medal and all members particiapting, will receive the ribbon...
And all those participating will be awared double battle points based on the turns completed.
ROUND 1 COMBATANTS
ROUND 2 COMBATANTS
ROUND 3 COMBATANTS
ROUND 4 COMBATANTS
TOURNAMENT RESULTS AFTER ROUND THREE (3)
TRIPLE ENTENTE CENTRAL POWERS
TOTAL POINTS TOTAL POINTS
Scoring is based on tournament points earned for each battle:
Major Victory - 4 Points, Minor Victory - 3 Points, Draw - 2 Points, Minor Defeat - 1 Point, Major Defeat - 0 Points...
Points awarded will be totaled at the end of the tournament with the tournament
victory going to the Army with the most points..
This is the ONLY way you will get credit for battle and victory points for your ranking within your Army...
Upon completion of each game, THE "WINNER" MUST register the game
Game Points will be collected from your registered games
NOT A MEMBER OF THE WARGAMING SOCIETY
If you would like to participate in the TWS WW1 "1914" Tournament and are not a member...
You can join the Wargaming Society and sign up for the tournament..
Checkout the WW1 army pages to find a regiment you would like to command...
If you are interested in other Ages of Battle, you can join more than one age...