Thursday, 25 August 2011

The news of the week (10)

Hello everyone, here are the news of the week.

Results of the Stockholm tournament - After the tournament, the winner, Marcus Tilgner from Germany, gave his feelings about the event: "The impression of the whole tournament was really good. Lars did a great job in organising everything perfectly including new tables, discount at the bar for the players, t-shirts and so on. Well done, I am already looking forward too seeing you all again!"
The results can be seen on a very nice page at http://home.arcor.de/mtilgner/international/stockholm11.htm

About the Singapore tournament - The results of the Singapore tournament will be published as soon as we get the results file from the organizers. The feedback about the tournament was really positive

Tournament in England - There are good chances a tournament will be held on September 24 by the club of Yorkshire Phoenix. Paul Lawrenson's club is organizing a circuit of 4 "Super League" meeets throughout the season, which are generally held in September, November, February and April and the tournaments could be classed as WASPA events. The first of these is to be staged on September 24th at Wakefield Wilcats Rugby Stadium. More details will be coming soon.

Singapore players on tour - Christopher Soh (Subbuteo_aficionado@hotmail.com), a player from Singapore, will be in Europe between September 22 and October 4. He would be happy to play some games, in particular when he is in LONDON and BARCELONA. Feel free to contact him to arrange a game. Also, Erza Aripin will probably be playing some game in Belgium on December 10 & 11 so it will be a good chance for Europeans to meet him!

First tournament in Spain - There are plans to organize a tournament in Barcelona during the celebrations days at "Sant Andreu del Palomar" in Barcelona. The tournament will be held in November but the exact date is still to be decided. More details with the location and the date will be announced soon.

First WASPA tournament in Australia - Brett Davis is announcing details about the firstW ASPA tournament in Austraia can be found here: http://www.southernbattlegamers.org/moabsite/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=95:1st-waspa-subbuteo-tournament-2011&catid=11:competitions-a-events-2011&Itemid=3

Tournament in Malta - The forthcoming tournament in Malta will be held on August 31. 16 players are registered and theyw ill be dropped in 4 groups of 4 players. the top players of each group will play the semi-finals.

News from Canada - Due to the low number of competitors, there was no tournament in Toronto last week-end but the players had some games and talks about how to get more players involved in the future. Hopefully there will be some good news from Canada in the next few weeks.

Forthcoming events - Here is a list of the forthcoming WASPA tournaments. We hope many more will be added in the near future.
- August 27 - Tournament in England (details coming soon) - to be confirmed
- August 28 - Tournament in Farmington, CT (USA)
- August 31 - Tournament in Malta (details coming soon)
- September 9 - Tournament in Johannesburg (South Africa)
- September 27 - Tournament in Templeuve (Belgium) - to be confirmed
- October 1 - Tournament in Sylvania (Australia)

Top 10 nations this week on the blog - This week the bigger number of visitors were from the the Singapore, Finland, the UK, Germany, the US, Italy, Latvia, Sweden, Belgium and Malta.

Subbuteo in Latvia - The blog has had a lot of visitors from Latvia orver the last few days. If there are some players over there, don't hesitate to drop us a line at vincent.cop@rsca.com. We are here to help you!

Keep on flicking,
Vincent