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060.Alcaniz1_23May09 - JTS Wellington's Peninsular War

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060.Alcaniz1_23May09

By Rich White
French (Nap) 2 - 0 - 0 Allies (NAP_WPW)
Rating: 8.2 (3)
Games Played: 2
SM: 1
Turns: 16
Type: Stock
First Side: French (Nap)
Second Side: Allies (NAP_WPW)
Alcaniz 23 May 1809 - Suchet, having assumed command of III Corps at Zaragoza on 19 May, realized the need to face the Spanish in pitched battle to enhance his troop's poor morale and to avoid the necessity of abandoning Zaragoza to the enemy. Blake had taken up a defensive position at Alcaniz with some 8,000 men, but with his back to the river this was a potentially risking deployment.
Player Voting Stats
Member Balance Enjoyment
JuanModesto's ProfileJuanModesto Slightly Pro French (Nap) 9
Sorel's ProfileSorel Slightly Pro Allies (NAP_WPW) 6
Quijote Libre's ProfileQuijote Libre Well Balanced 7
Gaming Records
1st Side Player 2nd Side Player Result Score
French (Nap) Sorel's Profile Sorel vs. Quijote Libre Quijote Libre's Profile Allies (NAP_WPW) French (Nap) Minor Win 10 4
French (Nap) JuanModesto's Profile JuanModesto vs. Virietor Virietor's Profile Allies (NAP_WPW) French (Nap) Minor Win 10 4
JuanModesto
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JuanModesto Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:18 pm
NOTE: We played the scenario as the first battle of the 1809 Aragon campaign, so the initial deployment may not match exactly the stand alone scenario.

A small (roughly two divisions per side) and quite short scenario, but very challenging due to its complex terrain.
Spanish troops are colourful.
Eppur si muove
Quijote Libre
Private
Quijote Libre Sat May 16, 2020 5:43 pm
The Spanish right flank panicked too quickly and left one of the targets in very difficult situations to defend