Thursday, 8 December 2011

The news of the week (25)

Souvenir of the Barcelona tournament - The Barcelona tournament will remain as the largest WASPA tournament till now with 30 competitors. Here is a picture of the finalists, Flavio Watzka (runner-up) and Luis Benito (winner).

Attard tournament - The Attard tournament will take place on friday evening. It will already be the 5th tournament being played in Malta.Good luck to all competitors.

WASPA players in FISTF events - Several WASPA players took part in different FISTF tournamrents over the last few days. In the Grand Grix of Germany in Berlin, Marcus Tilgner (who won the first Stockholm tournament) was the organizer. Despite he didn't do well in the team event, he had the satisfaction to host a nice tournament with 68 players from 12 different countries! Saverio Bari from italy won the Open final.

In the Open of Msida (Malta), Angelo Borg (winner of the 3rd Attard tournament) won the U19 category. The finalist was Darren Bezzina (number 1 in the WASPA ranking). The club of Attard took the 4th place in the team event. Samuel Bartolo beat Massimo Cremona in the Open final.

In the Singapore Satellite, Hong Kong's Antonio Carabillo (finalist of the Yokohama tournament) lost in the semi-final. John Ho beat Mohd Ezan in the final.

Forthcoming events - Here is a list of the forthcoming WASPA tournaments. We hope many more will be added in the near future. You can see the contact person for every tournament in the section "forthcoming events" (on the right column).
- December 9 - Tournament in Attard (Malta)
- December - Tournament in Johannesburg (South Africa) -> Details coming soon
- December - Tournament in Templeuve (Belgium) -> Details coming soon
- Tournament in Nicosia (Cyprus) -> Details coming soon
- Tournament in Stockholm (Sweden) in 2012 -> Details coming soon

Go 20000 - This week the blog passed the interesting number of 10.000 vists. Thanks to all visitors for contributiing to this success story!

Top 10 nations this week on the blog - This week the bigger number of visitors came from Spain, Germany, the US, Italy, Malta, Russia, Greece, Singapore, Australia and Finland.

Have a great week-end and keep on flicking,
Vincent