Bench War

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Bench War
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Date 20 July 2010 - de facto 28 July 2010, de jure 17 September 2010
Location Ancient Willow Krai, Tsarist Empire of Gishabrun and Ontario, Canada
Belligerents
Gishabrunians

link={{{2}}} The Tsarist Empire of Gishabrun

No-Names

link={{{2}}} The Unnamed Empire

Commanders
Gishabrunian Leaders

link={{{2}}}HIM Tsar Kuri I

Unnamed Leaders

link={{{2}}} Cyril I, then Emperor of the Unnamed Empire

Strength
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While on an excursion through Canadian territory, HIM Tsar Kuri I claimed an area of 13.5 square metres of land containing an ancient willow tree and a small bench. However, a friend of HIM the Tsar who was traveling with him, namely Cyril I, then Emperor of the Unnamed Empire, disputed the new krai, claiming that the bench was Unnamed territory. This sparked a small conflict called The Bench War. After a few scuffles and fights, the Imperial Army declared peace and in return gave The Unnamed Empire 5/6ths of the bench (about 1 square metre), while Gishabrun got to keep the rest. The Krai was declared a Park (which means tourists may visit it regularily) and the Ancient Willow was declared a National Monument. Eight days later, the Empire captured the entire Bench, and therefore conquering the Unnamed Empire (since they had no other land claims), and HIM Tsar Kuri I claimed the Unnamed throne. The peace treaty (the "Bench War Treaty") was signed on the 17th of September, 2010, ending the Bench War and declaring the house (which was claimed later) of Emperor Cyril I to be an autonomous region of Gishabrun, making Cyril I its Emperor, and renaming it the Autonomous Empire of Macragge.

The Bench, with a small stick lying on where the boundary of The Unnamed Empire and the Tsarist Empire of Gishabrun was during the Bench War (the smaller part on the left was Gishabrunian territory).




















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The Tsarist Empire of Gishabrun

General
Tsarist Empire of GishabrunSumac DepartmentDemographics of The Tsarist Empire of Gishabrun

Gishabrunian Government
HIM Tsar Kuri IPolitical parties of GishabrunGishabrun Armed ForcesCouncil of Gishabrun

Major Events
The Bench War

Awards and Peerages
Peerage System of GishabrunOrder of the CompassOrder of the Willow LeafOrder of the Silver ScimitarPrincipality of Annina KravatBarony of TravinGrand Duchy of Bench-Fraction

Culture
2010 Intermicronational Chess ChampionshipSymbols of Gishabrun