A fantastic week-end in Rochefort

Last week-end the club of Rochefort TS was holding their very first FISTF Open with a good field of 96 individuals and 12 teams. Organizers put a great show with brand new tables, superb scoreboards and fantastic trophies. The individual tournament was held on Saturday with a superb final between two local players. National champion […]

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Carlos Flores takes the Major of Frameries

On March 5 and 6 the city of Frameries hosted the traditionnal Major in their premises. It was the organizers’ ultimate rehaersal before the world cup to be held in the same hall on September 3 and 4. There were 200 players from 15 nationas taking part and the level was very high. In the […]

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Dheur and Charleroi dominate in Eugies

On Jamuary 9 & 10, 111 players from 5 nations met in Eugies for an International Open. In the Open section, top seed Christophe Dheur defeated Pierre De Leeuw (Athinaikos) in the final. Florian Giaux was the only Belgian to stop Raphaël Pommier (France) in the U19 tournament. In the U15 category, kids from the […]

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Geoffrey Marain wins the Future of Templeuve

This wednesday the club of Templeuve (Belgium) organized two tournaments in their premises. In the morning, Geoffrey Marain (Flickers Milano) won the final of a FISTF Future against Vincent Coppenolle (Templeuve United). Jos Ceulemans and Maxime Rairoux were the semi-finalists. Rairoux also won the U19 category (final vs Corentin Boltz) while Frank Lannoy won the […]

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Home win for Valéry Dejardin

(Pictures by JSC Rochefort) The Belgian Grand prix took place last week-end in Rochefort with a strong field of belgian players and some foreign players from the Netherlands, Greece and France. The Open category saw no surprise with 4 Belgians playing the semis. In the end, Valéry Dejardin took the honors after beating Sébastien Scheen […]

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Reggio Emilia on top of Europe

The Champion’s League played this week-end in Frameries (Belgium) was another great tournament with 32 competitive teams from all over Europe taking part. There was no surprise as italians took the top 3 places. Reggio Emilia defeated Fiamme Azzurre while Pisa won the final for the third place against Charleroi (Belgium). The Maltese team of […]

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Christian Haas and RTS win the Belgian GP

This week-end the Rochefort Grand Prix was held in the same venue as the FISTF World Cup 2014. In the individual tournament, 88 players from 8 nations were present and there were many surprises. Austria’s Christian Haas won the open section, defeating SC Charleroi’s Sami Targui in the final (2-0). Christophe Dheur and Grégory Puissant […]

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A first Major for Emanuele Licheri

Last week-end Frameries was as every year the center of the subbuteo planet. Players from all over Europe came to attend the world’s biggest tournament and this year, we had again a field of more than 200 entries. On saturday, 38 teams were dropped in eight groups and the level was very high with many […]

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News from around Europe

As every third week-end of the month, there was no important FISTF tournament this week-end. All over Europe, there were several competitions for teams and here is a very brief summary of the national competitions.       AUSTRIA: TSC Royal 78 (Stefan Sandner, Alexander Haas, Heinz Eder and Murat Tünger) has become Austrian Cup winner. […]

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Christophe Dheur wins in Eugies

The first tournament of the year in Belgium took place in Eugies on January 10 & 11 with some competitors travelling from France, the Netherlands and England. Many top belgian players were not taking part but the current number 1 of the belgian ranking, Christophe Dheur, was there with the ambition to win. After defeating […]

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