Greetings unto the great Eastern populace,
It is with great pride and joy, a tournament was held to name new Armored Combat champions. The day was filled with great prowess, honor and joy as 44 combatants fought for the honor to represent our beloved Eastern Realm as champions. A double elimination tournament was fought to reach the semifinals, wherein previous losses were forgiven. Semi-final bouts were fought in a best 2 out of 3 format, until the final two opponents were to face off in the finals, for a best 3 out of 5 bouts fought with matched weapons forms.
Fighting it out in the semi-finals were: Duke Tindal, Sir Kennimathor Geirsson, Master Richard Crowe, Sir Ryouko’jin Of-the Iron-Skies, Sir Arne Ulrichson, Turi, Pandarus and Gawain.
Allas, the finals were fought by Sir Arne and Sir Ryou, in a show of unparalleled prowess that day, both having gone undefeated until this very match. It came down to the fifth bout to determine a victor, and in the nail biting finale, it was Arne who captured victory.
During Court, as victor of the tournament, Sir Arne was named Sovereign’s Champion of Arms, and The Honorable Lord Dimitrios Alexandrous was named Consort’s Champion of Arms.