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IRV – Annual boardgames convention in Liege, Belgium

Posted by Denny Koch on October 5, 2010

We were informed about the 28th annual boardgames and LCG convention “International Rendez-Vous” (IRV) of the club “Objectif Jeux” in Liege, Belgium, and will gladly pass this announcement on to our readers. If you are a gamer from Europe (especially from Germany, Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria), this could be interesting for you!

When?

The convention will be held on the weekend of Friday, October 29th 7:00 PM to Sunday, October 31st. You can expect several tournaments and an important auction on second-hand boardgames which will take place on Sunday 5 PM – 6:30 PM.

No entry fee!

Where?

As the organizer promised, several Belgian beers and various foods are available on location at reasonable prices. About 150 gamers from all over Europe will attend the convention.

The location:

Institut Saint-Laurent
29, Rue Saint-Laurent
B-4000 Liège, Belgium

Free and vast car parking. For players coming from abroad, the organizer can arrange for picking up at the Liege TGV station – send your request as soon as possible!

What?

The following games or genres will be played (with some of the latest Essen 2010 releases!): modern boardgames, miniatures, dexterity games, card games, and other games (18xx train games etc.)

Two free events of ‘Call of Cthulhu LCG‘ with nice prizing!

Liege Call Cthulhu LCG tournament
Sat 30-oct-2010 : LCG event
Sun 31-oct-2010 : Multiplayer event with the French house rules

Note : the following cards are forbidden for the tournaments, following a poll on the french board:
Endless interrogation (Agency)
Seventy Steps (Hastur)

Main event – a LCG tournament

Sat 30-Oct-2010, start around 10:30am; finish around 5:00pm.

Note : this schedule may be adapted to the foreign visitors arrival time, according to the attendance.

Side event – a Multiplayer LCG 4 players

Sun 31-Oct-2010, start at 1:00pm

Multiplayer variant from the ‘Cénacle’ (by Prodigee, .doc), table of 4 players

The Format

Swiss pairing system. Depending on the number of players, there will be 4 or 5 rounds.

  • Call of Cthulhu LCG Core Set
  • Secrets of Arkham expansion
  • AP5 (Mountains of Madness) up to the AP ‘Screams from within’ (Yuggoth cycle) to be released a few weeks before the event.

Deck of minimum 50 cards, maximum three copies of each card. No sideboard.

Important : it is mandatory to use opaque sleeves of dark colour for your deck. No decklist is required.

Set of stories : Secrets of Arkham (please bring your own set)

Time limit : 45min per round.

Information and registration

To pre-register or to ask any question, contact the organizer by email here!

More information: Objectif Jeux website (French)

Photos of the 2008 IRV convention

A small blog report with lot of pictures who was made in live by a French player who attended the Call of Cthulhu LCG tournament in 2009

2 Responses to “IRV – Annual boardgames convention in Liege, Belgium”

  1. Fred Taton said

    location is 29, rue St Laurent,(instead of 33). It’s a college.

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