About

The Warmahordes & GB World Team Championship is an independently run annual international teams tournament for the games of Warmahordes (created by Privateer Press) & Guild Ball (created by Steamforged Games).

The 2019 edition of the WTC will be held September 27-29, 2019 in the Floreal, in Blankenberge, Belgium

We may be contacted via general.wtc@gmail.com or committee@wmh-wtc.com.

 

Mission

— To become an established and prestigious international team tournament recognized as the World Team Championships of Warmahordes & Guild Ball.

— To raise the profile of Warmahordes & Guild Ball around the world.

— To encourage greater participation in Warmahordes & Guild Ball by gamers around the world.

— To provide a goal for tournament players to strive for. The pinnacle of tournament play.

— To promote fun, the spirit of cooperation, fairness and competitiveness amongst players from around the world.

 

Description

The Warmahordes & GB World Team Championship is an independently run annual international teams tournament for the games of Warmahordes (created by Privateer Press) & Guild Ball (created by Steamforged Games). The WTC is run by an independent non-profit organisation operated by an elected committee.

The WTC is a tournament, open to any country that is home to an active Warmahordes/Guild Ball playing community and possesses a willingness to participate within the rules and spirit of the event. The WTC will be held in September each year with the potential to be held by various host nations from one year to the next.

The Charter for the WTC and the Committee that organises it may be downloaded here. This document explains how the Committee is elected and how important decisions about the WTC are made.

The current WTC Committee

Kim Pipers

Kim Pipers

Let me start by introducing myself! My name is Kim Pipers, I’m a husband to a lovely wife and a father to two children, which certainly require some amount of my attention J

As far as my hobby’s goes, this speak for itself, I spend a good amount of time mainly on Guild Ball. Both playing matches and organizing events/tournaments/leagues. For example being a major host/organizer in the successful launch of the first Guild Ball WTC 2017 together with the Warmahordes WTC 2017 I can see this as quite an achievement. So thanks to the committee for reaching out to me in the first place and entrusting me to co-host the WTC!

Steve Herck

Steve Herck

I’m Steve Herck, some of you call me “Shameless”. I’m 34 years old and have about 20 years of tabletop gaming experience. I first came in touch with the hobby during a school trip (whilst visiting a GW store in the UK) and immediately fell in love with it. Not only because of the game, but also because of its additional aspects (being social, painting, collecting, …).

I’m quite seasoned in hosting events within the local community and added the first edition of the Guild Ball WTC to my “track record”. As a person, I believe I/we can always do better, this also counts towards organizing events. Besides this, I truly enjoy helping out people. Somehow I have a more satisfied feeling when I know that people enjoyed one of “my/our” events rather than to participate in one myself. I also have a multicultural background, I was born and raised in Germany, living in Belgium now and I have both French and Ukrainian relatives.

Looking forward to bring you an awesome experience!

 

Tim Banky

Tim Banky

I’m Tim Banky. I’ve attended the WTC as a Judge and as a Warmachine Team Captain and fell in love with the only event that truly brings so many communities from around the world together. I’ve been involved in aspects of the hobby for my entire life and am fortunate to work in the gaming industry. Locally, I help run Canada’s largest Warmachine and Guildball centric convention, the Southern Ontario Open, and am a passionate advocate for both games. I’m excited to help serve on this year’s committee and to help it be the well-organized and tightly run event we’ve all come to expect.

 

Christophe Dirckx

Szymon Ratka

 

 

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10 Responses to About

  1. Hi, I’ve got a question – what is the approach on the decision-making process for WTC 2014? Since WTC 2013 was announced in June last year (and has been discussed for some time before that I assume), I think it’s quite a good time to raise this. How will decision be made on where the WTC 2014 will be held, who will be preparing the rulespack and so on?

  2. Good question Michal and thanks for your interest. Sorry for the delay, but a number of committee members, including myself, have been traveling. We have a document about this but it needs to be updated and posted, but I’m checking the details with the committee and will get back to you.

  3. It’s been 2 weeks, any news? I don’t mean to push, I’m just interested in the direction WTC is going.

  4. An announcement just went out seeking interested parties to host the 2014 event.

  5. This page has been updated by adding a link to the WTC Charter.

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  9. Nathan says:

    Hey guys,
    I want to attend with my team , but play in the masters solo. I also will be travelling with my wife and son. Who do I speak to about getting me a ticket, and accommodation for my family at the venue.

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