Jon, we're 99% confirmed to be using a venue in Reading for this event. I'll send you a PM with the details of how this might work but, overall, I think you have a solution for getting back from Newent afterwards.
Mr Beard; overall we need to make this event worth the while of those who are travelling, but I cannot be getting home at 1.30am if I need to be up again at 6.30am to drive out to Reading. Therefore I wonder whether we can agree some ground rules around the timings; i.e. start 7pm promptly and finish/depart no later than 10.30pm. 3.5hrs is enough time for a human subject to complete up to 14 games of KO2 in laboratory conditions. Ideally we won't be playing quite that many (as mentioned before, 8-10 is the comfort zone) but if we are going for a x2 format then I'd like to avoid a reoccurence of this week's event where I left at 11.20, to commence my 2hr drive back. There are shit loads of roadworks in the way on both the A40 and A417 so even at my exceptional speeds the drive back is lengthy and tedious.
CAN WE AGREE ON A 7pm START, ie tournament games active?
This means not people going to the chippy at 7.30pm.
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