10 February 2020: Playing Season awards the best board games of the last year in Portugal. Sixteen categories with votes from the public and from expert jurors. Between the international titles there is Leo goes to the barber by Leo Colovini, winner in the “Kids” category and distributed in Portugal by Devir, that won also the prize “Game distributor of the year”.
February 2020: the Benetton Foundation announces the Gaetano Cozzi 2020 Prize for unpublished essays on the history of game. The competition is dedicated to young scholars born after 1984. All the essays have to be submitted to the Foundation within March 15, 2020, and the winning works will be published in the specialized magazine Ludica. Annali di storia e civiltà del gioco.
Norimberga, gennaio 2020: ben 6 giochi targati studiogiochi sono stati presentati alla Spielwarenmesse 2020… e naturalmente la solita esagerazione di meeting, incontri, presentazioni e naturalmente di festeggiamenti.
28 January 2020: Kangourou Italia, together with studiogiochi, the City of Venice and local Hard Rock Cafe,
took mathematical games to Venice. Kangourou mathematic contest involved 12 teams of students from high schools of the Veneto Region.
February 2020: previewed in Nuremberg also the new game by Gabriele Bubola, coming from the last edition of Premio Archimede and published by Mandoo Games. Expected release in April.
February 2020: Haba released the new game of Cielo d’Oro, based on the ingenious internal design of the board. Players must help animals to recover their treasures, hidden on the treetops, developing eye memory and strategic movement.
February 2020: moses. Verlag released Die Verlassene Bibliothek, a new game by Leo Colovini. A pocket escape room, where players must solve many puzzles while into an abandoned library to unlock the exit door.
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Udine, 9 December 2019: inauguration of the Scienza in gioco exhibition and presentation of the national contest for Italian high school students Fotonica in gioco organized by IFN – CNR.
Udine, 5 December 2019: third meeting of the Teacher Training series. The spanish Juan Francisco García de la Banda will show the relation between math and strategy games.