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28 players vie for the title – Ticket to Ride World Champion

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Launched a year ago, the 2014 Ticket to Ride World Championship culminates this month with the grand finale this month in Paris! 28 National Champions were crowned, with over 25,000 players participating in qualifying tournaments held worldwide over the last 12 months.

On September 27th, those 28 National Champions will meet in Paris for a nine hour tournament that will crown the 2014 Ticket to Ride World Champion.

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3rd Memoir ’44 Belgian Open to take place in Louvain-la-Neuve

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

The 3rd edition of the Memoir’44 Belgian Open, the yearly tournament gathering dozens of players from Belgium and other countries, is coming!

This year, the tournament will take place on October 4th-5th in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), not far from Brussels.

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Ticket to Ride North American Champion crowned

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Sunday, August 17th at Gencon, 24 qualifiers from the US and Canada, met to determine the Ticket to Ride North American Championship.

On the line – a trip to Paris to compete in the World Championships this September.

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The sixth Edition of Memoir ’44 French Open will take place in Normandy

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

1944-2004-2014 : This year, we celebrate both the 70th Anniversary of The D-Day Landings and the 10th Anniversary of Memoir ’44. Was there a better place to host the 6th Edition of Memoir ’44 French Open than Normandy?

Next week-end, more than 100 players will be dropped in the first town liberated in Metropolitan France on June 5th 1944 23:45 in Bénouville, no farther than one or two hexes from Pegasus Bridge!

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Ticket to Ride turns 10 years old. Let’s celebrate!

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

First introduced in 2004, Ticket to Ride has continued to delight millions of board game fans worldwide.

This year the award-winning train adventure game turns 10 years old and it’s time to celebrate with this very special Ticket to Ride 10th Anniversary Edition!

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Wil Wheaton and friends visit (Ticket to Ride) Europe this week on Tabletop

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

This week on Geek & Sundry’s TableTop, join host Wil Wheaton along with his wife, Anne Wheaton, John Kovalic, (creator of Dork Tower), and actress Emma Caulfield (Buffy, 90210, Leverage) for a hotly contested game of Ticket to Ride Europe.

In his blog, Kovalic described the game’s brutality as… “Joss Whedon is in a bad mood and feels like killing off your favorite character!”

Who knew Ticket to Ride Europe could be so vicious?

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New Days of Wonder Games at Essen

Monday, October 21st, 2013

There’s a big red circle marking the month of October on every board gamer’s calendar. The world’s largest game convention – Essen Spiel – takes place in Germany this October 24-27 and Days of Wonder is debuting two new products at Essen: Ticket to Ride Nederland – the 4th in our series of Map Collections; and the brand new Art of Small World Statues. You’ll also get a chance to play our newest adventure game, Relic Runners and even get a preview of the upcoming Small World 6-Player Map.

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2nd Memoir ’44 Belgian Open to take place in Louvain-la-Neuve

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

The 2nd edition of the Memoir’44 Belgian Open, the yearly tournament gathering dozens of players from Belgium and other countries, is coming!

This year, the tournament will take place on November 16th-17th in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), not far from Brussels.

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Can Wil Wheaton defend the realm? Shadows over Camelot on this week’s episode of TableTop

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

This week on Geek & Sundry’s TableTop (the insanely popular board game web show), host Wil Wheaton welcomes Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik (“Tycho” and “Gabe” from the Penny Arcade webcomic); and actress and voice actor extraordinaire, Tara Strong (featured in dozens of animated movies, TV series and video games).

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Will you be the next Ticket to Ride World Champion?

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

2014 marks the 10th Anniversary of the original release of Alan R. Moon’s Ticket to Ride board game. To celebrate, Days of Wonder is hosting a year long series of worldwide tournaments to crown a new Ticket to Ride World Champion. Over 20 different countries will participate to determine National Champions, with each being invited to Paris for the World Championship event in September of 2014.

How will the Ticket to Ride World Champion celebrate his or her victory? With a World-Class rail adventure – the Grand Prize is an unforgettable trip for two to the orient which includes a rail link aboard the legendary Eastern & Oriental Express between Bangkok and Singapore!

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