Three Blades: A Chicagoland L5R swords tournament

Sponsored by Something Wicked, Evanston, Illinois.


The Three Blades event will also be host to a Legend of the Five Rings storyline tournament called "Flight of Mujina"! Due to the storyline nature of the tournament, players are encouraged to take advantage of preregistration to ensure that they can have a chance to play.  

Date and time:   Saturday, November 23rd, 2002
9:00 a.m.: Registration begins at Something Wicked (#1 on the Locations map)
11:00 a.m.: Tournament begins at Evanston Public Library (#2 on the Locations map)
Cost:   $15.00
Tournament format:  

Legend of the Five Rings (L5R) constructed deck tournament

Strict Gold format. Cards from Broken Blades and Gold-bugged cards from 1,000 Years of Darkness will be legal. Promo cards through Season of the Dragon will be legal (i.e., no Hida Utaemon or Feared Duelist).

Multiple swiss rounds, cutting to final 16 (or 32, depending on attendance).

Grand prize:   A replica sword set, including katana, wakizashi, and tanto, with ceremonial stand (the "Three Blades" of the tournament's name). Other prize support will also be provided.
Organizers / judges:   Jeff Williamson <>
Jacob Lesgold

Please address any questions about the tournament to the e-mail address above.
Pre-registration information can be found here.