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Combat with rapier, schlagger, or similar bladed weapons.

Quick, ugly and over: Midrealm takes Rapier Broken Field Battle

By Peregrine Fairchylde

Staff Writer, Pennsic Independent

That didn't take long.

With the East Kingdom and allies outnumbered three, four, even six to one - depending upon whose estimates you accepted - the outcome of the Rapier Broken Field Battle was virtually preordained, and the Middle Kingdom's army and allies easily took the first two battles and the war point on Tuesday.

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Fencing Week Wraps Up

By Liam St. Liam

Pennsic Independent Battlefield Reporter

Collette Le Vallois and Lord Tora Taka are at different stages of their SCA fencing careers, but each was able to claim victory in two tournaments during Pennsic War Week.

Collette, who is from Pentamere in the Middle Kingdom, won her own kingdom’s Youth Rapier tournament Friday, defeating Simone D’Aubrey of Ealdormere in the finals of the five-person tournament.

Earlier in the week, Collette won the Æthelmearc Youth Tournament by posting more kills than the same runner-up, Simone.

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Eastern fencers get the point

by Liam St. Liam, Pennsic Independent Battlefield Reporter

Even the Eastern commander was surprised at how quickly and effectively his forces and their allies handled their opponents in Wednesday’s Fencing Melee War Point.

“The Central Region wasn’t supposed to break through like that,” Don Antonio Patriquin said with a smile, nodding at Central Region commander Dona Nataliia Evgenova Svatislovina . “That wasn’t part of the plan.”

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Monday Fencing Roundup

By Master Liam St. Liam
Pennsic Independent Battlefield Correspondent

Don Antonio Patriquin of the East Kingdom set the tone for Monday's Rapier Champions' tournament by capturing the opening bout over Lord Martin of Hawksworth of the Middle Kingdom in a matchup of kingdom champions.

Don Antonio's teammates followed with five successive victories, and when the tournament was over, roughly two hours after it started, the East had scored an impressive victory with 11 fencers still alive after the last Midrealmer was eliminated in the double-elimination tournament.

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