Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2015

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Our 14th Thanksgiving Day Saturn Bomberman Tournament took place on November 26th, 2015. Nathan McGraw was this year’s winner marking his 7th tournament win (8th overall), an all-time record. Jeff McGraw was this year’s winner of the Mad Bomber award, his fifth (sixth overall).

Nathan McGraw has now won 7 overall tournaments in a row, a new record.

Participants: Nathan McGraw (Manjimaru), Celia McGraw (Kinu), Tara Pilliard (Kabuki), Jeff McGraw (White Bomberman), Randy Jackson (Kotetsu), Brian McGuire (Bonk), Emily Pilliard (Miss Honey) and Maureen McGuire (Black Bomberman).

Results:

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Awards:

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Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2012 – Makeup!

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Our 13th Thanksgiving Day Saturn Bomberman Tournament took place on November 28th, 2014. This was a make-up tournament for the lost 2012 tournament. Nathan McGraw was this year’s winner marking his 6th tournament win, an all-time record and moving into first place in the world rankings. Brian McGuire was this year’s winner of the Mad Bomber award, his third.

Nathan McGraw has now won 6 tournaments in a row, a new record.

Participants: Nathan McGraw (Manjimaru), Celia McGraw (Kinu), Tara Pilliard (Kabuki), Jeff McGraw (White Bomberman), Randy Jackson (Kotetsu), Brian McGuire (Miss Honey), Cyril Pimentel (Bonk) and Maureen McGuire (Milon).

Results:

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Awards:

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Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2014

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Our 12th Thanksgiving Day Saturn Bomberman Tournament took place on November 26th, 2014. Nathan McGraw was this year’s winner marking his 6th tournament win, tying him for most Thanksgiving Day wins with Shaun McGuire. Jeff McGraw was this year’s winner of the Mad Bomber award. This is his 4th Thanksgiving Day, as well as his 5th overall Mad Bomber award. Both are records.

Nathan McGraw has now won 5 tournaments in a row, a new record.

Participants: Nathan McGraw (Manjimaru), Celia McGraw (Kinu), Tara Pilliard (Kabuki), Jeff McGraw (White Bomberman), Randy Jackson (Kotetsu), Cyril Pimentel (Miss Honey), Brian McGuire (Bonk) and Maureen McGuire (Milon).

Results:
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Awards:
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Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2013

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Our 11th Thanksgiving Day Saturn Bomberman Tournament took place on November 28th, 2013. Nathan McGraw was this year’s winner marking his 5th tournament win, one behind the all-time leader, Shaun McGuire. Nathan also captured the B-Point crown as well as the Mad Bomber Award. This is the second tournament in a row Nathan has won all 3 awards. He is the only player to ever win the Triple Crown in Saturn Bomberman (3).

We had 2 new participants this year: Randy Jackson and Kate Challans. They finished 5th and 6th, respectively.

Nathan McGraw has now won 4 tournaments in a row, a new record. In all 4 victories, Nathan has also won the Mad Bomber Award. And in 3 of the 4 victories, Nathan won the B-Point Award.

Participants: Nathan McGraw (Manjimaru), Celia McGraw (Kinu), Tara Pilliard (Kabuki), Jeff McGraw (White Bomberman), Randy Jackson (Kotetsu), Kate Challans (Miss Honey), Brian McGuire (Master Higgins) and Maureen McGuire (Black Bomber).

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Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2011

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This marks the 10th anniversary of the Thanksgiving Invitational tournament (took place on November 26, 2011) and our 11th tournament overall. This was also our first Thanksgiving Invitational not played on Thanksgiving. It was played 2 days later on Saturday. Nathan McGraw won his third Thanksgiving Day Invitational. He now ranks second in all-time wins. He is second only to Shaun McGuire who has 6 wins. Nathan also created history by winning both the championship and the Mad Bomber Award in the same tournament 2 years in a row. Nathan McGraw is tied for second (with Brian McGuire) most Mad Bomber Award wins with 2.

Nathan McGraw wrapped up this year’s tournament fairly early. With 3 rounds left to play, Nathan won his 8th round.The next closest at this point was Jeff McGraw with 4 round wins.

We once again had a participant from outside the USA. This year Charléne Atteia participated, coming all the way from France.

Participants: Nathan McGraw (Manjimaru), Jeff McGraw (Miss Honey), Cyril Pimentel (Bonks), Rob Pilliard (Master Higgins), Tara Pilliard (Kabuki), Christian McGraw (Black Bomber), Emily Pilliard (Kinu) and Charléne Atteia (White Bomber).

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Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2010

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This marks the ninth edition of the Thanksgiving Invitational tournament (took place on November 25, 2010) and our 10th tournament overall. Nathan McGraw won his second Thanksgiving Day Invitational. He now becomes the second person to win more than one tournament (Shaun McGuire has 6 wins). Nathan also created history by tying for first (with Jeff McGraw) for the Mad Bomber Award. This makes Nathan the only player to win both the championship and the Mad bomber Award in the same tournament. By tying with Nathan McGraw for the Mad Bomber Award, Jeff McGraw now has won the award 3 times (a tournament record).

Rob Pilliard came in second place despite leading in B Points (kills). In the final round, either Nathan or Rob could have won the tournament. Nathan had a 1 win lead over Rob, but Rob had a 1 point advantage in the tie-breaker (B Points).

We once again had a participant from outside the USA. This year Joyce Guedes (her second tournament) participated, coming all the way from Brazil.

Participants: Nathan McGraw (Manjimaru), Jeff McGraw (White Bomber), Celia McGraw (Kinu), Rob Pilliard (Black Bomber), Tara Pilliard (Kabuki), Brian McGuire (Bonk), Lou Pilliard (Kotetsu) and Joyce Guedes (Master Higgins).

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Current Reigning Champion, Nathan McGraw:

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Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2009

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In one of the most exciting Thanksgiving Day tournaments ever, Rob Pilliard won with just over 30 seconds to go in the final round (If the round ended in a tie, Rob would have come in second). With two rounds left, four people still had a chance to win the tournament. Kathy Schwarz won the Mad Bomber award. Kathy came all the way from Hamburg, Germany and managed to get her name on the Bomberman plaque in her first tournament. The 2009 tournament was held on November 26th.

The participants: Jeff McGraw, Nathan McGraw, Shaun McGuire, Tara Pilliard, Rob Pilliard, André Schwarz, Kathy Schwarz and Ali Holmes

Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2008

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Shaun McGuire continued his dominance by winning his 5th championship in 7 tournaments. He now has a three tournament winning streak. Jeff McGraw won his second Mad Bomber award. Becoming the first person to do so. The tournament was played on November 27th.

The participants: Jeff McGraw, Nathan McGraw, Shaun McGuire, Tara Pilliard, Rob Pilliard, Louis Pilliard, Brian McGuire and Kira Wühl

Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2007

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In the 6th Thanksgiving Day Tournament, Shaun McGuire won for the fourth time. And became the first player to win back-to-back championships on two different occasions. Maureen McGuire won the Mad Bomber award. She became the fourth different winner of the award. The 2007 tournament was played on November 22.

The participants: Jeff McGraw, Nathan McGraw, Shaun McGuire, Tara Pilliard, Rob Pilliard, Brian McGuire, Maureen McGuire and Mirjam Büsch

Thanksgiving Day Tournament 2006

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The 5th Thanksgiving Day Tournament was held on November 23rd, 2006. After a two year hiatus, Shaun McGuire once again came in first place. While Rob Pilliard won the Mad Bomber award. This was the third different Mad Bomber winner in as many years.

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