Sunday, 15 June 2014

"World Cup" tournament in Templeuve

The final 4 of the day: Geoffrey Marain (2)? Vincent Coppenolle (1), Ludovic Marain (4), Jos Ceulemans (3)
This saturday the Templeuve United club in Belgium hosted their "World Cup" tournament with a great field of 19 players.
The venue
The event was also organized to celebrate the visit of Erza Aripin, a player from Singapore who has played for the Templeuve club for the last 10 years.
Erza Aripin vs Alain Flament

Erza Aripin vs Michaël Dupret
Players were dropped in four groups and there were many good games in the first round. The surprise was Renald Deloose being third of his group after a severe defeat against Aripin (0-3).
Renald Deloose vs Matthias Averlant

Ludovic Marain vs Kimberley Devreese

In the quart-finals, the logic was respected. Ludovic Marain, who just started playing again after a break of several years, beat Alain Flament to qualify for the semis.
Michaël Dupret vs Eddy Beernaert
In the semis, there was no mercy from Geoffrey Marain for his younger brother while Vincent Coppenolle surprisingly beat Jos Ceulemans in the sudden death.
3rd place play-off between Jos Ceulemans (Switzerland) and Ludovic Marain (Honduras)

The final between Mrain (Belgium) and Coppenolle (England)
In the final, Marain took the lead twice but Coppenolle equalized twice and won the sudden death. At the end of the day, every player had six or seven games and it was geat to see two new players and some people back to the game. Jean-Luc Platiaux won the consolation tournament. Congratulations to all.
Jean-Luc Platiaux, consolation winner
The main results

Quarter-finals
Geoffrey Marain - Eddy Beernaert 3-1
Alain Flament - Ludovic Marain 0-1
Jos Ceulemans - Michaël Dupret 3-1
Erza Aripin - Vincent Coppenolle 2-5

Semi-finals
Geoffrey Marain - Ludovic Marain 5-0
Jos Ceulemans  - Vincent Coppenolle 1-2 (golden goal)

Final
Geoffrey Marain - Vincent Coppenolle 2-3 (golden goal)

Final ranking of the tournament

1. Vincent Coppenolle (Templeuve United)
2. Geoffrey Marain (SC Eugies)
3. Jos Ceulemans (SC Anfield Hoppers Zürich)
4. Ludovic Marain (Templeuve United)
5. Alain Flament (SCAF Quévy)
6. Erza Aripin (Templeuve United)
7. Eddy Beernaert (SC Flanders)
8. Michaël Dupret (Magic Team Tournai)
9. Jean-Luc Platiaux (Templeuve United)
10. Renald Deloose (Templeuve United)
11. Matthias Averlant (Templeuve United)
12. Elodie Bertholet (AS Hennuyer)
13. Sébastien Devreese (SC Eugies)
14. Jordan Bonte (Templeuve United)
15. Steve Jamotte (Standard SC Liège)
16. Julien Bride (France/-)
17. Jonathan Thulier (Templeuve United)
18. Kimberley Devreese (SC Eugies)
19. Jérémy Zeener (Templeuve United)