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Schedules in Vancouver. Your feedback solicited!

Sunday, July 9th, 2006

UBC is returning. So we’ll have 7 teams in Vancouver.

Now here are some possible schedules for the round-robin.
If team G can staff 3 rooms, we can do it in 10 rounds.
This is the schedule we used last year:

1. DE CF | ABG
2. BG EF | ACD

Vancouver site is filling up

Friday, June 30th, 2006

We now have four teams registered in Vancouver. Three of the teams are returning VETO champions, and the fourth team will have a first-time VETO player who was one of the Elite Eighteen of last year’s Jeopardy! Ultimate Tournament of Champions! (UPDATE, June 30: Sorry, it turns out that Jeopardy! champion Robert Slaven […]

Trans-Canada Championship Match?

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

I haven’t yet heard back from anyone in Ontario about whether Toronto will be able to host its end of the Trans-Canada Championship Match. Anyone?
Also, Gabe Desjardins is taking a well-deserved break from writing for it this year. He had written all of the questions in the past three TCCMs, and all of […]

Web page is finally up

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

I have finally put up the web page for VETO 2006, and also the web page with question guidelines. See “Links” on the right.

See you on Saturday, July 15, in Vancouver and Toronto

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006

OK, the mirror will be in Toronto at Hart House, the same place as last year.
In Vancouver, we’re requesting rooms at Harbour Centre again. Thanks to Tara for doing the booking!

Anything else we should do differently?

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

I started a thread about modifying the Canadian content requirements for VETO this year. Is there anything else that anyone wants to do differently before we post the full announcement? Here’s what we posted last year:

VETO 2005 announcement
VETO 2005 question guidelines

Welcome to the VETO blog!

Monday, May 1st, 2006

This is the first post in my VETO blog.
Tentative date for VETO this year: Saturday, July 15, 2006.