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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 veterans final (final vs Jos Ceulemans). 16 players were present for the Future.
In the afternoon, the WASPA event was played in Swiss system with Geoffrey Marain taking the honors another time. Marain fishised with 10 points thanks to a last minute equalizer in his game against Jérôme Heyvaert. Vito Di Ruggiero (SC Charleroi) was runner-up with 9 points in his first WASPA appearance ever.

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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 in the final.

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Veterans final (E. Lienhardt vs P. Scheen)

The Scheen family had reasons to party as Pascal won the veterans section after beating Eric Lienhardt (France) in the final while ST Stembert also won the sunday team event after a close final vs Rochefort TS.

Other individual winners were Raphaël Pommier (France) in the U19 category, Maxime Rairoux in the U15, Emilie Despretz in the ladies and Holland’s Quincy Gerrets in the U12.

 

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Ladies final: Emilie Despretz vs Laura Beckers

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ST Stembert (team winner)

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Massimo Cremona wins in Bormla

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Massimo Cremona (left) won the event

This week-end there was subbuteo action in Malta where the club of Bormla organized a FISTF Satellite. In the end, the final game was an affait between players representing foreign clubs. Massimo Cremona (Reggio Emilia) defeated Jean Carl Tabone (Stembert) to win the trophy. Josef Camilleri and Mario Camilleri were the losing semi-finalists.

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David Busch on top in Vienna

On November 1, the ‘Eröffnungsturnier’ Satellite was organised by TFC Wien West in Austria. Alfred Strommer’s club is back in action after a break of a few years and it’s very positive as there are several new players in the U12 category. As for the results, David Busch defeated Erich Hinkelmann int he final after scoring many goals. David scored the winning goal in sudden death (6-5). Thomas Eppensteiner and Hungary’s Gabor Baross were the semi-finalists. The U12 tournament consisted in a group of 5 and Pauli Rauchenschwandtner was the winner with 10 points.

Besides the games, there was a social side of the tournament as Hussein Bakhshi, a refugee from Afghanistan living in a Austrian family, became the first player from his country to attend a Subbuteo tournament.

Full results here:  Satellite – Vienne