Thursday, 18 August 2011

The news of the week (9)

Hello everyone, here are the news of the week. Big moves are coming up with big tournaments this week-end and some more announcements of future events.

Stockholm tournament - Lars Löfgren looks very happy to organize the first tournament ever held in Sweden this sunday. the tournament will start at 12.00 at O´Learys restaurant in sundbyberg and it looks like there will be 10 participants in the tournament. We will play 2 groups where the first 4 advances to quarter-finals. The reason for this is that everyone should feel that they have played a couple of games. The final should be around 18.00-18:30. Participants:
1, Marcus Tilgner (GER)
2, Massimilano Ria (ITA)
3, Kari Hakkarainen (FIN)
4, Robert Green (AUS)
5, David Cremoux (FRA)
6, Francesco La Torre (ITA)
7, Jeremy Bradley (ENG)
8, Lars Löfgren (SWE)
9, Ulf Gullstedt (SWE)
10, Glenn Nordh (SWE)
It's not too late to join! Late entries are still possible by joining Lars. For any question, Lars's number is +46737025177.

Singapore tournament - Rudy Norita is happy to announce that the best singapore layers, John Ho, Christopher Soh, Den Mulia and Kok Wee will be attending the first WASPA tournament inn the country. Unfortunately Erza Aripin will not be present due to work commitments but there will be a good field of players.

South Africa - Not only the club of Panorama TFC will hold their first WASPA tournament on September 9 but the club will start their new season this friday with a great field of 13 players competing in the league. Well done and good luck to all players involved. details can be seen on the club's website at

Tournament in the US - The upcoming ASA Open in Connecticut of August 28 will count as a WASPA event. The organizer Massimo Conturso hopes they a good number of players. The tournament will take the name of 14th New England Cup. The New England Cup or Championship was first played as Fall Interleague in Farmington, CT on October 20, 2002. Since then, 12 more editions followed, the last of those is dated May 2009. Read more:

Tournament in Belgium - A tournament should be organized on September 27 in Templeuve. Matches should start at 6.30 pm to finish between 10 and 10.30. More details should be available soon.

Forthcoming events - Here is a list of the forthcoming WASPA tournaments. We hope many more will be added in the near future.
- August 21 - Tournament hosted by Leste' Aquila SC (Singapore)
- August 21 - Tournament hosted in Toronto (Canada) - to be confirmed
- August 21 - Tournament in Stockholm (Sweden)
- 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 UK, Finland, Singapore, the US, Canada, germany, Malta, Belgium, Japan and Spain.

International visitors? - The blog has had visits from Russia, Chile, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Ivory Coast,... If there are players over there, we would really be happy to hear from you! Please drop me a line at so that we can see if we can help you!

Keep on flicking,