Thursday, 7 July 2011

The news of the week (3)

Hi there, there isn't much to say this week but the news are rather exciting.

First of all, there are some good news from Malta as Attard Subbuteo Club will be hosting their first tournament next week. 13 players are registered and will be dropped in four groups. The club also announced another tournament might be organized in august.

Australia - There are discussion with Ron Shipp (ronshippau@yahoo.com.au) to organize a tournament in january during Cancon in January 2012. Cancon is Australia's biggest games convention. Ron is trying to organize the Australian championship as well but this still needs to be discussed. There are also plans to host a tournament in Sydney later this year.

Sweden - There are now 8 confirmed entries for the tournament. Francesco La Torre from Italy is also likely to take part. There are plans to prepare the future of the game in Sweden as hopefully this tournament will be the first of many more to come.

Singapore - The Leste' Aquila SC is also thinking to host a second tournament later this year as there is already enough demand from local players. More details coming soon.

United States - Massimo Conturso announced the Subbuteo Club Connecticut will celebrate next month the 10th year of activity with an ASA Open to be played in Salem, MA (1st choice location) or CT. Also, a second ASA Open (not approved yet) could be played in CT on Sunday, August 28th as part of the WASPA circuit. Details for both events will follow shortly!

Forthcoming events - Here is a list of the forthcoming WASPA tournaments. We hope many more will be added in the near future.
- July 14 - Tournament hosted by Attard Subbuteo Club (Malta)
- August 14 - Tournament hosted by Leste' Aquila SC (Singapore)
- August 21 - Tournament in Stockholm (Sweden)
We wait for the exact date of the tournament in Australia (planned for January 2012) and we have had interest from South Africa, Denmark, Germany, England and the US. Who will come next?

Top 10 nations this week on the blog - This week the bigger number of visitors were from Finland (35), Germany, Singapore, Italy, Malta, Greece, Belgium, Portugal, the United Kingdom and France.

Keep on flicking,
Vincent