We had 15 people at our February monthly at the Royal Oak on Kent Street.Continue reading “February 2024 Monthly – Event”
Twelve people braved the possible snow storm and came to the Royal Oak to jam 4 rounds of Old School.Continue reading “January 2024 Monthly – Event”
50 players joined us for the second ever ChaosCon. Players played through 6 rounds of Old School (Boreal banlist) in Swiss format.
We had players from Southwestern Ontario, Montreal, Toronto and even British Columbia. We also piqued the curiosity of some new Ottawa players.
We sent $2,641 to the Ottawa Food Bank where monetary donations can be stretched further because of their partners.Continue reading “ChaosCon II Event Report”
We had 17 players for October’s event. Royal Oak got us in the spooky spirit with on-theme decorations.Continue reading “October 2023 Monthly – Event”
We had 18 wizards join us for the September monthly at the Royal Oak on Kent Street including two new players.Continue reading “September 2023 Monthly – Event”
“The chaos, however, is the chaos of a thundercloud, and direction will sporadically and violently appear.” – Mons’s Goblin Raiders
Join us November 18, 2023 for a day of Old School in Canada’s capital, Ottawa. All entry fees and money raised will go to our community’s preferred charity, Ottawa Food Bank. With inflation and people accessing food banks reaching historic numbers, the situation at the Ottawa Food Bank is critical. Old School community: Let’s do our part.
Continue reading “Announcing ChaosCon – November 18, 2023”
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Ten players gathered to play at the Royal Oak for this month’s event. We welcomed a new player, Fred, who first started playing in Revised.Continue reading “August 2023 Monthly – Event”
We were 14 mages strong at this month’s event. Our players braved the Bluesfest traffic and fought over the last parking spots in downtown Ottawa.Continue reading “July 2023 Monthly – Event”
I was worried the pace would slow down for monthlies during the summer. I should have known that wouldn’t be the case with our lovely Ottawa folks. We had 12 players join us on this warm evening.Continue reading “June 2023 Monthly – Event”
After watching LOBSTERCON 2022 from the sidelines as both a Premodern and Old School player, I could not pass over the opportunity to participate in potentially one of the largest tournaments for each of my two favourite formats. I was ready to cash in all the family credit I’d accumulated over the pandemic.
My first international event was Eternal Weekend 2018, which I’d attended without knowing anyone — I’m an extravert, I managed. This event would be different. I have gotten to know so many players over the course of the pandemic through webcam tournaments and Discord discussions that I was prepared to go solo because I knew I’d be surrounded by friends. (Bonus: Four lovely Ottawa locals also attended!)
Knowing how fast the European Premodern Championship filled up, I took a 5-minute pause during a work-related call (their fault, the call went into the lunch hour) to refresh the webform on registration day. It is with pride that I say I was the fastest person to complete the registration form: a testament to my enthusiasm.Continue reading “LOBSTERCON 2023 – Player Report”