DBN Invitational 2023
The third DBN Invitational brings together the top performers of the 2022 / 2023 Diplomacy season from the face-to-face, virtual face-to-face, and extended-deadline Diplomacy communities to determine who will become the 2023 DBN Diplomat of the Year!
The Preliminary Stage is a group play “best of” bracket across seven games of play. The Board Topper from each game proceeds to the DBN Invitational Championship Game. Games 1-4 are “Semi-Final” games. Games 5-7 are “Second Chance” games.
Board Draw and Preview on Countdown: Wednesday, February 8, 8p EST
- Round 1 – Semifinal: Friday, Feb 17, 6p EST / 12a CET / 10a AEDT (Saturday)
- Round 2 – Semifinal: Saturday, Feb 18, 10a EST / 4p CET / 2a AEDT (Sunday)
- Broadcast for Rounds 1 and 2: Saturday, February 18, 3:00 PM EST
Second Chance Games
- Round 3 – Second Chance: Saturday, Feb 18, 6p EST / 12a CET / 10a AEDT (Sunday)
- Round 4 – Second Chance: Sunday, Feb 19, 10a EST / 4p CET / 2a AEDT (Monday)
- Broadcast for Rounds 3 and 4: Sunday, February 19, 4:00 PM EST
The Board Toppers from the seven preliminary games will compete in the Championship Game to determine the winner of the 2023 DBN Invitational.
- Championship Game: Saturday, Feb 25, 1p EST / 7p CET / 5a AEDT (Sunday)
- Broadcast for Championship Game: Saturday, February 25, 6:30 PM EST
Players are required to check in 30 minutes prior to the start of each game.