The Open of Berlin took place last week-end with 42 polayers from five different countries taking part. The Open section has 41 entries and 8 big groups of 5 or 6 players. After many games, the serious things started in the second round with two defeats for the promising local players as Marcel Kwiatkowski lost to Erich Hinkelmann while Robert Lenz beat Björn Kegenbein. After the quarter-finals, Antonio Mettiveri defeated the top seed of the tournament, Saverio Bari, to qualify for the final. In the last game, the Italian player of SC Charleroi defeated the Austrian top player Wolfgang Leitner (2-1) to win the trophies.

SC Charleroi had a perfect week-end as they also won the team events, defeating TFC Mattersburg in the final.

Berlin finals
Antonio Mettivieri – Wolfgang Leitner 2:1 (0:0) Open section
Daniel Scheen – Erich Hinkelmann 2:9 (1:4) Veterans section
Victoria Büsing – Isabelle Daelman 3:0 Ladies section
Alwin Krause – Fabio Bianco 5:6 (3:3) U19 section
Alwin Krause – Noé Scheen 2:1 (1:0) U15 section

And the team event final result is:
TFC Mattersburg SC Charleroi 1:1 (6:8)

Erich Hinkelmann Vito Di Ruggiero 3:2 (0:0)
Robert Lenz Antonio Mettivieri 1:1 (0:0)
Karl-Heinz Haider Jérôme Heyvaert 1:1 (0:0)
Wolfgang Leitner Christophe Dheur 1:4 (0:0)

You can find all results here: http://www.gpberlin.de.vu/
Big thank you to Marcus Tilgner for a great run event and see you next year

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