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November 2015

Trek World Tour Finale: 2nd Edition World Championships
by Fritz Meissner, Staff WriterNovember 17th
The Traveller relives the 2nd Edition World Championships in Sydney.

October 2015

Trek World Tour Conclusion 2: The Calm Before the Storm
by Fritz Meissner, TravelerOctober 27th
Part two of the conclusion to the Trek World Tour.
Trek World Tour Conclusion 1: Preparing for Worlds
by Fritz Meissner, TravelerOctober 2nd
The traveler delivers the first of the epic three part conclusion to his world tour

July 2015

A Weekend in Kassel
by Fritz Meissner, TravellerJuly 7th
This just in, South Africa invades Germany: efforts rebuffed.

September 2014

GenCon 2014, Part IV
by Johannes Klarhauser, KaiserSeptember 22nd
Things get serious in the elimination phase...
GenCon 2014, Part III
by Johannes Klarhauser, KaiserSeptember 19th
The 2E World Championship begins...
GenCon 2014, Part II
by Johannes Klarhauser, KaiserSeptember 16th
The 1E World Championship begins...
GenCon 2014, Part I
by Johannes Klarhauser, KaiserSeptember 10th
After a six-year break, Herr K returns to Indianapolis

December 2013

The Original Champion's Challenge Results!
by Kris Sonsteby, Staff WriterDecember 10th
Read all about what went down at T2E Entertainment's third annual installment of The Original Champion's Challenge pay per view!

November 2013

Worlds Anthology 2013
by Danny Nuttall, Staff WriterNovember 14th
Join Nuttersuclan on his journey to Germany and back.
Building Voyager (part 2 of 2)
by Matthew Zinno, Staff WriterNovember 13th
An in-depth look at the choices behind each card in the Talos-winning deck.
Building Voyager (part 1 of 2)
by Matthew Zinno, Staff WriterNovember 11th
A look inside the planning of the winning deck for last summer's Talos "affiliation draft".
The Worlds Experience.
by Niall Matthew, Staff WriterNovember 6th
The Sexecutioner describes his World championship debut, everything from deck design to behind the scenes...

September 2011

My Road to Worlds - Part III - Tournament Overview
by Jeremy CommandeurSeptember 9th
Tournament Overview and Round by Round Recap of World Championship Games - This includes the two additional games of the top four play off.
My Road to Worlds - Part II - Deck Design
by Jeremy CommandeurSeptember 8th
How the Deck Works - First turn set up, scoring strategy, engines, dilemmas strategy and countering popular decks.
My Road to Worlds - Part I
by Jeremy CommandeurSeptember 7th
The purpose of this article is to chronical my journey to World Champion and to provide some insight and perspective on high level organized play, not to brag or show off. If you don't like it, feel free to complain anonymously on the internet. :-)

June 2011

Australian Continentals 2011: An Ensign's Perspective
by Craig Giblett, Staff WriterJune 27th
Part One of an epic that could only be told on the internet! This is the chronicle of my experience preparing, playing and living the 2011 Australian Continental Championships.
Warp Speed! A Guide to Voyager Sealed Deck Play, Part 2
by Danny Nuttall, Guest WriterJune 20th
Continuing from Part 1, this segment reveals how the deck performed, what strategies my opponents adopted, the pivotal cards and moments in each round and, finally, changes made to the deck between games and the reasons why I felt they were necessary.

February 2011

Bad Blood Results!
by Kris Sonsteby, Staff WriterFebruary 2nd
Read all about what went down at T2E Entertainment's Bad Blood pay per view, U.S. Nationals: West in Chicago!

January 2011

New Year's Revolution Results!
by Kris Sonsteby, Staff WriterJanuary 11th
Read all about what went down at T2E Entertainment's New Year's Revolution pay per view, the 5th Annual FMSC New Year's Day Charity Draft!

December 2010

New Year's Revolution is Upon Us!
by Kris Sonsteby, Staff WriterDecember 3rd
T2E Entertainment and the greater Minnesota 'trek player base are proud to announce the fifth installment of our annual extravaganza, the New Year's Day Charity Draft to benefit the Twin Cities chapter of Feed My Starving Children! Read on for full details about how you can help your "orange hat" brethren in just a few short weeks!

October 2010

Into the Delphic Expanse!
by Craig Giblett, Staff WriterOctober 19th
This article is a deck discussion and tournament report from a standard Second Edition tournament played on September 26, 2010. Craig discusses how he approached building a Starfleet Delphic Expanse deck, and how it fared in tournament play.

September 2010

Star Trek CCG: A Newbie's Perspective
by Craig GiblettSeptember 19th
Craig Giblett gives us his take on getting involved in the Star Trek: CCG, from his very first moments, 'til his first Continentals.

May 2010

The Klagenfurt Regional
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterMay 26th
Johannes Klarhauser reports from his trip to the Regional tournament in Klagenfurt, Austria

December 2009

Team Deathmatch: Equinox vs. DS9
by Kevin Jaeger, Creative ConsultantDecember 7th
You heard about it. You've been eagerly anticipating it with bated breath. Now here it is, possibly the first in a series depending on if team TOS and/or Team Starfleet and/or Team Ferengi have the guts. LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLE!!!

September 2009

2009 World Championships Tournament Report, Part 2
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterSeptember 1st
The concluding part of the report.

August 2009

2009 World Championships Tournament Report, Part 1
by James Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 31st
This year the Hoskin brothers "annual pilgrimage to Gen Con Indy and the Star Trek CCG world championships" involved pilots who like to dive-bomb airports, elbow length rubber gloves, and lots of Star Trek... the movie. Oh, and "nobody knows what you're talking about... ass". Read on to find out more of what they got up to in Indianapolis.
Neil's Day One Ride
by Neil Timmons, Players' RepresentativeAugust 19th
Wanna know how Neil Timmons made it through Day 1 of the 2009 Second Edition World Championship? Read on...

July 2009

North American Continental Championships Weekend Tournaments Report (Part 3)
by Kris Sonsteby, Freelance WriterJuly 27th
The conclusion to Kris Sonsteby's experiences at the North American Continental Championships.
North American Continental Championships Weekend Tournaments Report (Part 2)
by Kris Sonsteby, Freelance WriterJuly 14th
Kris continues his coverage of the North American Continental Championships.
North American Continental Championships Weekend Tournaments Report (Part 1)
by Kris Sonsteby, Freelance WriterJuly 6th
Couldn't make it to the North American Continental Championships? Wanna know what happened? Read on! ...

May 2009

MinnMania!
by Kris Sonsteby, Freelance WriterMay 19th
Let's get ready to rumble...
Minnesota Regional Report
by Kevin Jaeger, Players' RepresentativeMay 1st
Kevin Jaeger gives you a blow-by-blow account of his weekend at the Minnesota Regional. You've already been hearing about it; here are the gory details.

January 2009

Deck Building 101 - The Basics, Part 2
by Stephen Lee, Staff WriterJanuary 27th
How did our deck do? Read the tournament report!

November 2008

US Nationals West
by Kevin Jaeger, Player's RepresentativeNovember 21st
He had an idea for a new system of economics. He built it, and he set it loose. But like his predecessor, Ronald Reagan (and his theory of Trickle Down), his idea needs work because in its most basic form it is okay in theory, but in practice, it's not so good.
Coming Soon: Quantum of Reyganomics
by Kevin Jaeger, Player's RepresentativeNovember 1st
Copy the enclosed link into your browser and watch.

October 2008

First Among First Edition
by Jeremy Commandeur, First Edition DirectorOctober 22nd
Check out this report on the action at the First Edition World Championships.

August 2008

2008 World Championships Tournament Report, Part 1
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 28th
It has only been a few days since the festivities finished. Now you can relive them through the eyes of James Hoskin.
2008 World Championships Tournament Report, Part 2
by James "RedDwarf" Hoskin, Staff WriterAugust 28th
Continue reliving the experience through the eyes of James Hoskin in the conclusion to his tournament report.
Congratulations to Kevin Jaeger!
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 17th
Kevin Jaeger defeated twenty-eight (28) other players to emerge as the 2008 World Champion!
Worlds Day 1 Draws 29; Neil Timmons Wins Top Spot
by Charlie Plaine, ChairmanAugust 16th
Neil Timmons wins the top spot in the eight-round marathon of Day 1, leading the Top 16 into battle for Day 2.
Vladimir Vrbata is the new Star Trek CCG European Champion!
by Tony Gammell, Lead Market DeveloperAugust 2nd
34 players attended EC2008...find out how the weekend went!

July 2008

Stoovie's 2008 Australian Continental Championships Report
by Matthyas Kiraly, Australian OP CoordinatorJuly 9th
"A Perth Guy" reports in on the Australian Continental Championships

May 2008

Nuremberg Regional Report
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterMay 18th
Johannes Klarhauser reports from the first Regional tournament in mainland Europe held in Nuremberg, Germany on April 5th.

April 2008

Minnesota Rainbow Draft Regional Report
by Kevin Jaeger, Staff WriterApril 17th
The one and only Sealed Deck Regional was held in Rochester, Minnesota on April 8th. Kevin Jaeger gives you a full report of his experience at this big time event that had 23 participants!

March 2008

The Grand Prix Convention 2007 - Part Three
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterMarch 31st
Johannes Klarhauser wraps up the main event and the final day of Germany's immensely popular three-day STCCG event.
The Grand Prix Convention 2007 - Part Two
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterMarch 24th
Three tournaments down, four more to go! Find out what happened to Johannes Klarhauser's Bajorans in the main event of the Grand Prix Convention 2007!
The Grand Prix Convention 2007 - Part One
by Johannes Klarhauser, Staff WriterMarch 17th
As the first tournament season run by The Continuing Committee is about to kick off, Johannes Klarhauser takes a look back at the last major event of the Decipher era.
The Regional Season continues in Yorktown Virginia...
by Charles BarhiteMarch 17th
The Star Trek CCG Regional season made its next stop in Yorktown Virginia with 12 players attending, all trying to out play, bluff, think, and guess the others.
Regional Season Begins in Cork, Ireland
by Tony Gammell, Lead Market DeveloperMarch 10th
Tony Gammell wins the first Regional of 2008 - will you be next?