Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Short news from around the world

Some small events have been held in several nations in the last few days. here is a brief summary of these events.

Action at the latest Sydney tournament
Eliot Kennedy wins in Sydney
The club of Sydney TFC held a great WASPA tournament last week with 8 players taking part. Eliot Kennedy (Northern Falcons TFC) defeated local player Fabrizio Coco (1-0) in a close final to claim the honors. Hermann Kruse and Kostas Barbaris made it to the semi-finals.

Austria: action in Ebenfurth
TFC Ebenfurth was playing a tournament this week with six players. A league system was set up wo that everyone had five games and to decide the winner of the "35 Year Jubilee Tournament". In the end David Busch won his five games and was the winner while Mario Perrti was runner-up and Hungary's András Hicz took the third place.

Final standings:
1. David Busch
2. Mario Peretti
3. András Hicz
4. Roland Schwacha
5. Rene Buchler
6. Horst Deimel

Scotland: Steve Bennett still reigns in Dundee
The 7th stage of the Dundee United domectic circuit took place last week-end with six players meeting each other. Steve Bennett too the honors and Andy Beskaby was runner-up.

Final standings:
1. Steve Bennett
2. Andy Beskaby
3. David Baxter
4. Rob Conway
5. Dave Minty
6. Craig Thom

Players in Javea
Promotional event in Spain
The third promotional tournament in Spain was played in Javea earlier this week. Pasquale Carrassi finished on top of a group of 3 with 9 points while David Mc Aulay also finished with 9 points but less goals scored. Bill Dunham, who was a new entry in the WASPA circuit, finished in third place.

Italy: first tournament in Angri
A small event was held last week in Angri, Italy. Three players with no club had a first tournament together and Gianpaolo Abagnale defeated Giuseppe De Amicis in the final. Francesco Martino was the third player in action. Welcome to them in the WASPA family!

Australia: Great debut for Mark Ryan in Perth
The recent Perth tournament was full of surprises. Mark Ryan was playing his first WASPA tournament and managed to win the final against Alan Kimber while Ross McNulty defeated Chris Thorn in the game for the third place. A total of six players were competing and everyone had the chance to play at least seven games.