Dominance Unveiled: The GW World Championships 2023 Winning Chaos Space Marines List

# Dominance Unveiled: The GW World Championships 2023 Winning Chaos Space Marines List

Embark on a journey into the heart of war, where triumph echoes louder than defeat. Goatboy unveils the tale of the indomitable Chaos Space Marines (CSM) list that not only persevered but left an unyielding mark on the GW World Championships 2023.

The Army Composition:

This triumphant CSM list, masterfully curated by the adept player Mani, features a trio of formidable Chaos Lords. Each Lord, representing the Undivided faction, wields a Daemon Hammer and Plasma Pistol, instilling fear in the hearts of their adversaries.

Dark Communes, the strategic backbone of the force, bring Nurgle and Undivided forces together under the Warlord's banner. This alliance forms a resilient core that sets the stage for the chaos to come.

Battleline Mastery:

Mani's army displays meticulous precision, fielding three units of 5 Legionaries dedicated to Slaanesh. Armed with Bolt Pistols, Chainswords, and Heavy Melee Weapons, these units create a deadly symphony on the battlefield.

Accompanying them are 25 Chosen, warriors of Undivided allegiance armed with Plasma Pistols, Powerfists, Accursed Weapons, and Combi-Weapons. Their purpose: to wreak havoc and dominate the frontline.

Accursed Cultists' Resilience:

The true stars of this spectacle are the Accursed Cultists – 30 warriors, 6 Torments each, and a Nurgle allegiance. Sporting a 5+ Invulnerable save and a 6+ Feel No Pain (FNP), they form an almost impregnable line. Their ability to regenerate and defy destruction solidifies their role as an unyielding force.

Strategic Deployment:

Mani's brilliance lies in the simplicity of his strategy. The CSM army excels at board control, unleashing waves of Legionaries and Chosen from Chaos Rhinos to disrupt opponents' plans. Chaos Lords add a spike of damage that proves challenging for adversaries to counter effectively.

Noteworthy Omissions:

The absence of multiple Forgefiends and Obliterators raises eyebrows, challenging conventional expectations. Furthermore, the exclusion of two Lone Operative Chaos Daemon characters adds a layer of mystery. Yet, the undeniable success of this list lies in its sheer board control – a tactic that cripples opponents' scoring opportunities.

The Unbeatable List's Essence:

Mani's winning formula hinges on the resilience of Accursed Cultists, the bullying prowess of Chosen and Legionaries, and the disruptive capabilities of Chaos Lords. The CSMs don't necessarily have to annihilate opponents; they control the board, regenerate forces, and strike decisively when threats loom too close.

As we applaud Mani's triumph, we eagerly anticipate the forthcoming Chaos Space Marines codex, wondering how this dominant force will evolve. Congratulations not only to Mani but to all warriors who showcased their prowess at the GW World Championships. The tale of the unbeatable CSM list is etched in the annals of Warhammer 40,000 history, leaving us eager to witness the next chapter in their saga.

The List :

 

-Characters-


Chaos Lord – Undivided, Daemon Hammer, Plasma Pistol
Chaos Lord – Undivided, Daemon Hammer, Plasma Pistol
Chaos Lord – Undivided, Daemon Hammer, Plasma Pistol

Dark Commune – Nurgle, Warlord
Dark Commune – Undivided
Dark Commune – Undivided

-Battleline-


5 Legionaries – Slaanesh, Bolt Pistol/Chainsword X 3, Heavy Melee Weapons X 2


5 Legionaries – Slaanesh, Bolt Pistol/Chainsword X 3, Heavy Melee Weapons X 2


5 Legionaries – Slaanesh, Bolt Pistol/Chainsword X 3, Heavy Melee Weapons X 2

5 Chosen – Undivided, Plasma Pistol, Powerfist, Accursed Weapons, Combi-Weapon X 2


5 Chosen – Undivided, Plasma Pistol, Powerfist, Accursed Weapons, Combi-Weapon X 2


5 Chosen – Undivided, Plasma Pistol, Powerfist, Accursed Weapons, Combi-Weapon X 2

10 Accursed Cultists, 6 Torments – Nurgle


10 Accursed Cultists, 6 Torments – Undivided


10 Accursed Cultists, 6 Torments – Undivided

Forgefiend – Undivided, 3 Ectoplasma Cannons

3 Nurglings

-Dedicated Transport-

Chaos Rhino – Nurgle, Combi-Weapon, Havoc Launcher, Combi-bolter


Chaos Rhino – Nurgle, Combi-Weapon, Havoc Launcher, Combi-bolter


Chaos Rhino – Nurgle, Combi-Weapon, Havoc Launcher, Combi-bolter

 

 

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