Monday 30 August 2021

July and August tournaments in Australia

Here is a quick summary of the WASPA events held in July and August in Australia.

Due to the sanitary restrictions, only a few tournaments took place Down Under and only three clubs managed to run events.

The Perth guys had a great tournament in July with 7 players taking part. After the group stage, Brian Pearson proved to be on top as he defeated Mick DeVincentis in the final. Noel Mani and Ron Byrne were the semi-finalists while Alan Kimber won the consolation tournament.

In August, six players attended the other Perth tournament and this time games were played in a league format. Alan Kimber was the tournament winner after winning his five games. Mick DeVincentis was runner-up and Noel Mani took the third place.

In Brisbane, the local group also run two tournament. In July, five players were present and the top two players in the league format qualified for the final. Kevin halliday, who was undefeated in the group stage, could not win another game and Gerry Vickers won the final after a very close game (2-1).

In August, the seven players were divided in two groups and then the serious things started in the knock-out stage. In the final, Kevin Halliday defeated Gus Gillsepie to win the tournament. Gerry Vickers and Gareth Whalley made it to the semi-finals while Wayne Miller won the consolation tournament.

Finally, the Western Flickers in Melbourne had also a small tournament with three players. Benny Ng was undefeated after home and away games and took the honors while Melbourne TFC's Benji Batten was runner-up and Adrian Connolly took the third place.

Sunday 29 August 2021

August Subbuteo session in Singapore

August 29, 2021 - Sports Hub Library 

After more then a month of no action due to strict Singapore Covid 19 measures, SPH open their doors again allowing us to flick at venue. 5 flickers were allowed but due to unforeseen circumstances the main organiser had to pull out, leaving Bernard Lim, Vikas, Rizal Taib & Rudy. 

Due to long layout, the enthusiastic players decided to test their endurance & play a marathon 2 rounds round robin, hence each players get 6 games. 

6 backbreaking games later, Rudy came out tops with full points, followed by Vikas, Bernard & Rizal. 

Final Table
1st - Rudy - 18 pts
2nd - Vikas - 10 pts
3rd - Bernard - 7 pts
4th - Rizal - 0 pts 

Thursday 26 August 2021

Salvatore Visconti wins Swiss Cup

Final: Milan Knezevic - Salvatore Visconti 2:3

Swiss-Subbuteo started the new season on August 22, 2021 with the first Swiss Cup. 10 participants from Belgium, France, Italy, Serbia and Switzerland were taking part.

A great Subbuteo tournament was played in the new venue at Restaurant Hard, Birsfelden/Basel. Fair play, fun and friendship were in the foreground.

Roman, Hervé, Jérome, Lorenzo, Milan, Renato, Salvatore, Peter, Eric

Already in the groups, there was intense fighting. Salvatore Visconti (Belgium) was the deserved winner, but also Milan Knezevic (Serbia) entered the final with a lot of tactics, but had to accept the decisive goal 10 seconds before the end. In the small final, Eric Lienhardt (France) won against Hervé Fino (France).

Tuesday 17 August 2021

Elliot Bellefontaine wins 2021 Derry Open

Elliot (right) receives trophy from Craig Stewart

The Derry open took place on Saturday in Northern Ireland. Organizers had great support for the tournament with 5 players travelling from England and 2 from Wales. in total 15 players were taking part. Tournament favourite, Elliot Bellefontaine, proved his high fee for playing in Austria with a well deserved win over Rudi Peterschinnig of Harrow in the final. Cayne Matthews took the plate competition for London Road Subbuteo Club after a comprehensive win over Derry’s Craig Stewart.

A great day and night was had by all, now looking forward to next year's Open which will be on a much larger scale.

Huge thanks to Martinog Bradley, Lawrence Watson and the Derry players for hosting a great event but also for the great promotion through social networks!

Wednesday 4 August 2021

WASPA records of July 2021 - Subbuteo results, rankings and statistics

Dear Subbuteo fans, here are the monthly updates of the WASPA circuit after the 24 régional tournament, 1 tournament played with the old rules and 2 test-matches held in July. Huge thanks to the organizers for giving us the feeling that things are slowly back to normal. This is very encouraging for the future and we are very happy to see more and more clubs holding tournaments under WASPA banner.

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A great night of play in Derry, Northern Ireland

There were many tournaments in England in July and we can thank the different local organizers for promoting the game at regional level. We were also glad to see tournaments in Wrexham (Wales) and Derry (Northern Ireland).

Great tournament in Baden Baden, Germany

In other countries, the situation is also going better with two events held in Belgium, one in the Netherlands, one in the USA, two in Singapore, two in Greece, three in Australia but the "big hit" of the month was the tournament held in Baden Baden, Germany with six players from 5 different nations playing home and away games. Huge thanks to Milan Knezevic for hosting the event! Also special thanks to the H'Attard club in Malta for organizing another good event.

Players in Templeuve, Belgium

As for the rankings, congratulations to Alan Lee for being the new number 1 in the individual table. Alan is also the leader of the season ranking while Evangelos Kotrotsos is the best junior. England is on top of the rankings of nations while the best clubs are Subbuteo Perth (Top Clubs section), Johannesburg TFC (Development League) and London Road Subbuteo Club (Junior clubs).

Good turnout in Attard, Malta

In August, we will collect ideas to improve the circuit next season. The new season will start on September 1 and we hope that many clubs and players will be excited to take part!

We also take to opportunity to thank our partners:

- Victory kits at

- Flicks for Kicks at


Well, that's all for now. Please remember you only need 3 players to register your tournament. Don't be scared to join. It's free and tournament requests can be sent by e-mail to

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Have a great week.

Vincent Coppenolle, WASPA organizer