By the Numbers: Historicon 2018 Early-War Nationals

By the Numbers: Historicon 2018 Early-War Nationals

By Chris Fretts

Here is my breakdown of the Stats and Standings from EW Nationals at Historicon 2018.  Enjoy!

Historicon 2018 – 1250 EW Nationals

  • 30 Players
  • EW 1250 points
  • Four 2 Hour Rounds
  • 53 out of 60 Games Completed  (88% of Games)

Missions (chosen at Random)

    • Round 1 – Dustup
    • Round 2 – Encounter
    • Round 3 – Rearguard
    • Round 4 – Hasty Attack

Mission Matchups were by Standings Swiss Format (not Red vs. Blue)

By Nationality
17 Axis  57%

10 German     33%
 4 Romanian   13%
 2 Italian     7%
 1 Finn        3%

13 Allies 43%

4 Soviet      13%
4 British     13%
3 French      10%
1 New Zealand  3%
1 Polish       3%

By Army Type

Infantry  17  (57%)
Tank      10  (33%)
Mech       3  (10%)

Wins by Side (% are of Games played by Side)

Allied Wins 28 of 64 Games played  (43.75%)
Axis Wins   25 of 56 Games played  (44.64%)

Wins by Nationality (% are of Games played by each Nationality)

Finn      3 of  4 games (75%)
Soviet   11 of 16 games (69%)
French    7 of 12 games (58%)
NZ        2 of  4 games (50%)
British   7 of 16 games (44%)
German   15 of 40 games (38%)
Italian   3 of  8 games (38%)
Romanian  4 of 16 games (25%)
Polish    1 of  4 games (25%)

Wins by Nationality (% are of Total Wins)

German     15 Wins (28%)
Soviet     11 Wins (21%)
British     7 Wins (13%)
French      7 Wins (13%)
Romanian    4 Wins (8%)
Finn        3 Wins (6%)
Italian     3 Wins (6%)
New Zealand 2 Wins (4%)
Polish      1 Win  (2%)

Wins by Type (% are of Games played by Type)

Infantry 28 of 68 games (41%)
Tank     19 of 40 games (48%)
Mech      6 of 12 games (50%)

Victory Points Breakdown (% % are of Games played)

8-1   36 games (60%)
7-2   12 games (20%)
6-3    5 games ( 8%)
Draw   7 games (12%)

Round 1: Dustup

12 of 15 Games Completed  80%

Wins By Side

8 Allied Wins (67%)
4 Axis Wins   (33%)

Wins by Type

7 Infantry Wins (58%)
4 Tank Wins     (33%)
1 Mech Win      ( 8%)

Wins by Nationality

3 German Wins     (25%)
3 Soviet Wins     (25%)
2 French Wins     (17%)
1 British Win     ( 8%)
1 New Zealand Win ( 8%)
1 Polish Win      ( 8%)
1 Romanian Win    ( 8%)

Round 2: Encounter

 12 of 15 Games Completed  80%

Wins by Side

6 Allied Wins (50%)
6 Axis Wins   (50%)

Wins by Type

5 Infantry Wins (42%)
4 Tank Wins     (33%)
3 Mech Wins     (25%)

Wins by Nationality

3 Soviet Wins   (25%)
3 German Wins   (25%)
2 French Wins   (17%)
1 British Win   ( 8%)
1 Finn Win      ( 8%)
1 Italian Win   ( 8%)
1 Romanian Win  ( 8%)

Top 5 at end of Round 2

Chris Johnson   Soviet Tank      16pts.
Chris Jackson   Soviet Tank      16pts.
Chris Fretts    French Infantry  15pts.
William White   German Mech      15pts.
Brian Sullivan  French Mech      11pts.

Round 3: Rearguard

15 of 15 Games Completed

Wins by Side

9 Axis Wins   (60%)
6 Allied Wins (40%)

Wins by Type

8 Infantry Wins  (53%)
6 Tank Wins      (40%)
1 Mech Win       ( 7%)

Wins by Nationality

5 German Wins   (33%)
3 British Wins  (20%)
3 Soviet Wins   (20%)
2 Romanian Wins (13%)
1 Finn Win      ( 7%)
1 Italian Win   ( 7%)

Top 5 at end of Round 3

Chris Johnson  Soviet   Tank     24pts.
William White  German   Mech     21pts.
Chris Fretts   French   Infantry 18pts.
Andrew Hopson  Romanian Infantry 18pts.
Joe Lewis      German   Tank     18pts.

Round 4:  Hasty Attack

14 of 15 Games Completed

Wins by Side

8 Allied Wins (57%)
6 Axis Wins   (43%)

Wins by Type

8 Infantry Wins (57%)
5 Tanks Wins    (36%)
1 Mech Win      ( 7%)

Wins by Nationality

4 German Wins     (29%)
3 French Wins     (21%)
2 British Wins    (14%)
2 Soviet Wins     (14%)
1 Finn Win        ( 7%)
1 Italian Win     ( 7%)
1 New Zealand Win ( 7%)

Final Scores 

Chris Johnson (M)   Soviet Tank        36pts.   4 Wins
Joe Lewis (M)       German Tank        30pts    3 Wins
Chris Fretts (M)    French Infantry    30pts.   3 Wins
Chris Jackson (M)   Soviet Tank        29pts.   3 Wins
Larry Chaban        Finnish Infantry   26pts.   3 Wins
William White       German Mech        26pts.   3 Wins
Brian Sullivan (M)  French Mech        24pts.   2 Wins
Andrew Hopson (M)   Romanian Infantry  23pts.   2 Wins
Nicholas Reid       British Infantry   23pts.   2 Wins
Carl Bellatti       Soviet Infantry    22pts.   2 Wins
James Best Sr. (M)  German Infantry    22pts.   2 Wins
Richard Meacher     British Tank       22pts.   2 Wins
Tom Mullane         NZ Infantry        22pts.   2 Wins
Kurt Reese (M)      Italian Tank       22pts.   2 Wins - Best Painted
James Best Jr. (M)  British Infantry   21.8pts. 2 Wins
Jerry Lane          French Tank        21pts.   2 Wins
David Vigor (M)     German Infantry    20.8pts. 2 Wins
James Copeland (M)  Romanian Infantry  19pts.   1 Wins
Ben Ivancza         Soviet Infantry    19pts.   2 Wins
Leo Colon           German Infantry    18pts.   1 Win
Matthew Berry       German Infantry    17pts.   1 Win
Ed Sales (M)        German Tank        17pts.   1 Win
Rich Baier          Polish Infantry    16pts.   1 Win - Best Sport
Shane Warnock       Italian Infantry   16pts.   1 Win
Wayne Zarycki       German Tank        16pts.   1 Win
Dave Griffin        British Tank       15pts.   1 Win
Jeff Whitlock       German Mech        15pts.   1 Win
Eric Mylin          Romanian Infantry  13pts.   1 Win
Ben Hudler          German Tank        10pts.
Alan Sheridan       Romanian Infantry  10pts.
Notes
  1. Point Totals are 80% VPs + 50% Sports Score
  2. Final Standings including any tie-breakers have not been posted by Battlefront so Ties are listed alphabetically unless announced at the Event.
  3. (M) – denotes a Players who has been to at least one Masters Tournament
Chis Johnson
Joe Lewis
Chris Fretts

Editor’s Note – Worst pictures ever.  Full credit to Dave Griffin for the pics. 

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