Reported by Hardy Range, the Prince of Bochum:

The German National Championship 2023 was played in Bochum on November 25 with 23 players.


VTES Germany 2023
VTES Germany 2023 VTES Germany 2023
VTES Germany 2023 VTES Germany 2023


Standings before final (top 5 players + their GWs and VPs from the first rounds):
1. Jozef Patrnciak 2 GW 7,5 VP
2. Rodinei Teixeira de Camargo 2 GW 7 VP
3. Tobias Guttenberger 2 GW 6,5 VP
4. Ralf Weppner 1 GW 6 VP
5. Florian Astroh 1 GW 4,5 VP

Congratulations Rodinei Teixeira de Camargo with a rare table sweep in the final – 5 victory points. Not bad for a 90 card Gangrel toolbox!

The tournament winning deck: “Coisas de Gangrel”

Crypt (12)
2x Massimiliano 7 ANI FOR pro baron Gangrel:6
2x André the Manipulator 6 FOR PRO Gangrel:5
2x Casey Snyder 6 PRO ani cel for baron Gangrel:6
2x Kuyén 6 ANI PRO baron Gangrel:6
1x Kamile Paukstys 5 PRO ani for Gangrel:6
1x Nathan Turner 4 PRO ani Gangrel:6
1x Indira 3 PRO Gangrel:6
1x Ruslan Fedorenko 2 pro Gangrel:6

Library (90 cards)
Master (19; 7 trifle)
1x Anarch Free Press, The
1x Anarch Railroad
1x Backways
1x Carfax Abbey
1x Club Illusion
1x Ecoterrorists
1x Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
1x Powerbase: Montreal
2x Shard, London, The
1x Smiling Jack, The Anarch
6x Villein
1x Wider View
1x Zoo Hunting Ground

Event (1)
1x Scourge of the Enochians

Action (16)
1x Aranthebes, The Immortal
1x Constant Revolution
2x Rewilding
12x Thing

Ally (1)
1x Carlton Van Wyk

Political Action (2)
1x Reckless Agitation
1x Revolutionary Council

Retainer (2)
1x Mr. Winthrop
1x Raven Spy

Action Modifier (6)
3x Earth Control
3x Monkey Wrench

Action Modifier/Reaction (3)
3x Form of the Bat

Combat (15)
3x Donnybrook
6x Earth Meld
6x Form of Mist

Reaction (25)
7x Bait and Switch
6x Deep Ecology
1x Delaying Tactics
5x Eyes of the Wild
6x Organized Resistance

Big thanks to all players, organisers and the sponsors Zu den Vier Winden (the venue, a gamers pub in Bochum) and Ultra Pro (who sponsored prize support).

VTES Germany 2023