The Sword and the Cross


On 23th october 2011 there will be the DBMM tournament "The Sword and the Cross" in Milan.

The theme will be about the military campaigns of Byzantine and Crusader armies from Manzikert to the fall of Costantinopolis to the 4th Crusade. The players will use these armies or their enemies.

The event will be held in Mind Games University in Milan, via Sant'Uguzzone 2, starting at 9.30 hours

The tournament will be over four games, of 90 minutes each, with time recorded once terrain set up is over.

The rules used will be the DBMM200 version, using 240AP, and the only armies allowed, in the time span 1071AD - 1204AD, will be:


III/26 Early Serbian and Croatian

III/33 Early Muslim North African and Sicily (P.Vigaṇ)

III/47 Pecheneg (M.Vecchia)

III/53 East Frankish (E.Megale)

III/54 Dynastic Bedouin (S.Tonini)

III/66 Fatimid Egyptian (N.Terpin)

III/68 Early Hungarian (L.Marchisio)

III/71 Georgian (F.Terpin)

III/74 Seljuq Turks (A.Miguez)

III/80 Cuman (L.Mele)

IV/1 Komnenan Byzantine (F.Fassan, A.Picarelli)

IV/2 Cilician Armenian (M.Cioffi)

IV/5 Sicilian (D.Zullich)

IV/6 Syrian

IV/7 Early Crusaders (S.Grombi)

IV/17 Later Crusaders (D.Peroni)

IV/20 Ayyubid Egyptian (M.Cisotto)

IV/26 Lusignan Cypriot (F.Pizzocri, M.Storace)

To have as much army variety as possible, the subscribing player first to pick an army will receive a bonus of +3 points to his classment score. The second to pick the same army, will have a 0 bonus score, the third -3, the fourth -6 and so on.

The subscription will open on 1st september 2011

The army pool showing the subscribed players (showed in red on this page) and armies selected will be updated in real time.

The subscription will cost 7 Euro.

The army lists must be sent before the 16th of october 2011.

Please contact the administrator to subscribe or if needing further informations.



Final classment and round by round results

Pictures part 1

Pictures part 2

Pictures part 3

Pictures part 4

Final classment 2011 DBMM 200 Trophy