‘No Retreat Horus Heresy II’ International Tournament Rules & Info


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Closing date for applications is the May 12th 2017 to which applicants will then be notified shortly after whether or not they have been successful and granted entry. 





Europa Retreat Centre, 11 Windmill Hill Road, Gibraltar, Gibraltar Click here for directions



Doors open: Friday 29th Sep 17 @13:00

Tournament begins: Saturday 30th Sep 17 @10:00

Tournament ends: Sunday 1st Oct 17 @20:00

Event Ends: Monday 2nd Oct 17 @14:00



Maximum players: 28

Minimum age for tournament: 18

English is the official language of the Tournament.

Ticket Price: £75 (Non Refundable)

Ticket includes exclusive event T-Shirt, free goodies, free entry to painting competition and a shuttle service from the airport to the venue. Water, tea & coffee are also free at the venue for ticket holders.

Overnight packages are the following:

£35 per night for a single room

£25 per person a night for a double room (£50 total)

Overnight packages are for the Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights. If you intend to spend any more nights, before and/or after the event, please contact us directly to arrange to see if this is a possibility.

Players are allowed to bring a single guest with them depending upon availability of dormitories. Priority is given to the players who wish to stay, followed by their partner and lastly family/friend. There are only limited rooms available so we cannot guarantee that all guests will be given a room too. Contact us for more information at snbattlereports@hotmail.com

Also note that as the location is a licensed premise, all guests wishing to stay over must be at least 18 years of age. Only alcohol bought at the venue can be drank at the Retreat Centre.


If you are interested in applying you must email us at snbattlereports@hotmail.com with a short description about yourself and 5 high quality photos of you miniatures. If you do not have any photos of the army you wish to bring, then you can supply us with photos of other models you have painted, or that are being painted for you, if you are getting them commissioned elsewhere. Emails must be sent before May 14th 2017 in order to be entered into the selection process. The SN team will then evaluate all applications and pick the 28 players we wish to see at No Retreat Horus Heresy II and send them some custom made exclusive invites (Pics on Instagram).

Entries must be in the following format:

1.        Name:

2.       Age:

3.       Army:

4.       Whatsapp Number:

5.       Address:

6.       Country:

7.       Hobby Background and Description about yourself:

8.       Five high quality photos:



Full rules pack available below

NRHH2 Rulespack

  • 3,000 points army
  •  Armies must be comprised from a single Age of Darkness force organisation
  • No optional Age of Darkness force organisations are allowed
  • Allies are not allowed.
  • All armies must be comprised entirely from a single legion/Faction.
  • Players have a maximum of 750 points that they may spend on Lords of War’s.
  • Fortifications are not allowed. 
  • War machine detachments are not allowed at this comp
  • No super heavy walker can be larger than a Imperial Knight variant (e.g. no Warhound Titans allowed)
  • Primarch’s are allowed
  • Rites of War are allowed, and must be picked and submitted when your army list is submitted
  • Relics of the Dark Age of Technology are not allowed
  • Only HH units and models allowed.
  • Shattered Legions are not allowed

If there are any units that are deemed legal by our restrictions but not mentioned in the above list please contact us and we will evaluate it.



  • The recent core Game Workshop FAQ will be used



  • Armies must accurately represent their unit type and are required to be strictly WYSIWYG. Wargear that may be visible must be displayed clearly on the model.
  • If you intend to use any converted models, you will need to email snbattlereports@hotmail.com to confirm whether they are suitable or not.
  • Armies must be fully assembled, painted and based to a level approved as satisfactory by the SN Team.


  • Terrain: Terrain will be defined by the SN admins prior to the start of the event. Tables will be setup in advance, and players will not be allowed to alter or move the terrain in any way (not even by any special rules that allow a player to do so). 


 Objectives from the primary missions must be placed within 6″ from a table edge and at least 12″ away from each other.

  • Only Troops from the Troop slot, and Terminators or other that have Implacable Advance can score the primary objectives: dedicated transports cannot score primary objectives
  • Night fighting is rolled by a tournament adjudicator and applied to all games for that round.
  • There will be 5 games played during the course of the tournament.
  • Each game will consist of three missions; A Primary, Secondary and Tertiary, which will be scored as follows:


Primary Mission: 14vp

Secondary Mission: 8vp

Tertiary Mission: 6vp


  • In the case of a draw on any of the missions, both players will get half the points for that mission.
  • Games will vary in deployment, but some tables will have set deployment types.
  • Once the final scores are recorded, In the case of a tie break, players will be ranked depending upon who has gained the most logistical points from all their games collectively. Logistical points are the points value of a unit that has been completely destroyed. Units only partially removed grant no points to the opponent.
  • Tertiary mission – First Strike: Gain a victory point if you manage to kill a unit in your first turn.
  • The Price of Failure will be included on all missions. If achieved it is worth 2 points while each of the other secondary missions remain at 1 point for a success/win. There points are then used for working out the winner for secondary.




Scenario 1:

Primary – Shatter Strike

Secondary –  Slay the Warlord, Attrition, The Price of Failure

Tertiary – First Strike, Table Quarters


Scenario 2:

Primary – Blood Feud

Secondary – Slay the Warlord, Last Man Standing, The Price of Failure

Tertiary – Line Breaker, Table Quarters


Scenario 3:

Primary – Dominion

Secondary – Slay the Warlord, Attrition, The Price of Failure

Tertiary – First Strike, Line Breaker


Scenario 4:

Primary – Tide of Carnage

Secondary – Slay the Warlord, Last man Standing, The Price of Failure

Tertiary – First Strike, Line Breaker


Scenario 5:

Primary – Onslaught

Secondary – Slay the Warlord, Attrition, The Price of Failure

Tertiary – Line Breaker, Table Quarters

Tertiary Mission Notes:

First Strike: if managed to kill the opponent’s scoring or denial unit during your first turn you gain a point

Line Breaker: If you have a scoring or denial unit in the enemies deployment zone when the game ends, you gain a point

Table Quarters: Count up how many table quarters where you have at least one scoring or denial unit on. If you have more quarters than your opponent you gain one point.




Fri 29th Sep 17

14:00 – Doors open (Players can meet, greet & play friendlies)

20:00 – Meet & greet at nearby club with drinks and burgers

Sat 30th Sep 17

09:30 – Tournament starts – Introduction

10:00 – 12:45      Game 1

12:45 – 14:00      Lunch

14:00 – 16:45      Game 2

17:45 – 20:30      Game 3

Sun 1st Oct 17

10:30 – 13:15      Game 4

13:15 – 14:30      Lunch/Break

14:30 – 17:15      Game 5

18:00 – Awards Ceremony

Mon 2nd Oct 17

14:00 – Doors close



All army lists are to be validated and must be submitted to snbattlereports@hotmail.com by Saturday the 19th August 2017, the latest. Army lists must be submitted in both battlescribe .rosz filetype, and a battlescribe exported .html file. If this is not possible we also accept word documents or pdfs as long as all the wargear and points are listed clearly. We strictly do not accept Quartermaster submissions.


There will be Prizes and awards for both tournament and painting competition winners.

Please remember that tickets are non-refundable.

Previous event photo albums can be viewed on our Facebook page.

If you are interested in signing up or require any further information, please contact snbattlereports@hotmail.com.


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