A crowded hall in the Open of Athens

During the week-end of February 13 & 14, a FISTF International Open took place in Athens. On saturday 16 teams competed to win the team event and it was another broke, record for organizers. The guys of Falcons TSC defeateds Olympia in the final. proteas and Athinaikos reached the semis.
On sunday 80 players competed in four incididual categories. In the Open Pappas beat Ppakonstantinou in the final.
In the veterans Kapsambelis took the best on Drazinakis in the final.
Irini Patrikiou won the ladies section after a final won on shots against Papanikolaou.
Finally, the winner of the U15 section was Sourlas. He won the final against Vlassopoulos.

Full results here: Open – Athènes2


Prantsoudies and Hytas are local heroes in Larissa

Larissa-Satellite-jan16-1Last week-end, the Greek club of Larissa was hosting a FISTF Satellite. 23 players were taking part, including guests from other clubs such as SBSC and Falcons. In the end, local start Evrepidis Prantsoudies was the winner, he defeated Christos Pitsaris in the final. Nikolaos Haratsis and Orestis Christopoulos were in the final four. Christos Hytas was the other winner of the week-end as he won the U15 final against Leandros Sourlas.

Full results here: Satellite – Larissa


The Greek GP for Spyros Hantzaras

During the week-end of November 14 and 15, the Greek Grand Prix was played in Athens. Spyros Hantzaras defeated Lazaros Papakonstantinou in the Open final. Nikos Pappas and the very surprising Georgios Genitsaropoulos were the losing semi-finalists. Panagiotis Haratsis beat Dimitris Stamatopoulos in the veterans final while Giorgos Vlassopoulos beat Iason Dimopoulos in the U15 category.
In the team events, the Falcons Athens beay Atlas TFC in the final. Olympia and Proteas were the semi-finalists.


Vassilis Koutsompinas wins in Heraklion

On september 25 and 26 the island of Creta was glad to hos a FISTF Satellite with players from several Greek clubs taking part. The final category had some great games and Vassilis Koutsompinas defeated Chris Aggelinas in the Open final (3-0). The semi-finalists were Thanasis Kaolgiros and Serafim Koulosousas. Chris Aggelinas finished on top of the veterans group of 6 players while James Liolios Jr was the best U15. The teams of Proteas Athens won the team event, finishing on top of a group of four.


Team event winner: the team of Proteas


Veterans champion: Chris Aggelinas


Nikos Haratsis wins in Larissa

The Greek season ended in the last week-end of August with the Satellite of Larissa run by Evrepidis Prantsoudies and his clubmates. Prantsoudies was close to make a home win but he lost the final to Nikos Haratsis (Scarlet Batallion) while George Niavis and Thanasis Bartzis made it in the final 4. Christos Hytas won the U15 event while Evagelos Kotrotsos was the best U12. The home team of Larissa FTC managed to win the team event as they beat Olympia CS in the final.

Full results: Satellite – Larissa


A good turnout for the Satellite of Patra


In the week-end of July 11 and 12 the Greek association organized a Satellite in Patra. The Open category had 16 entries and Antonis Kastelanos (Olympia) defeated Panos Vasilopoulos (Athinaikos) in the final. Panos Vasilopoulos and Vassilis Angelopoulos lost in the semis. The Veterans were 6 and Dimitris Stamatopoulos (Roligans) won the final against Dimitris Mallias (Glyfada United). Manolis Sotiropoulos from Achaioi TSC won the U15 event. The team tournament had six clubs competing. After a close final against the B-team of Olympia, Athinaikos CS took the honors (2-1 victory). Glyfada United TSC and Proteas Athens SC lost in the semis.

Results here:  Grand Prix – Rain Satellite – Patra


Major of Athens: the Falcons and Hantzaras on top

The 4th Major of the season took place in the last week-end of June in Athens (Greece). Spyros Chatzaras won the Open final, defeating local legend Giorgos Koutis by a short 1-0. Giannis Salamouris and Malta’s Angelo Borg were the Open semi-finalists. Belgium’s Elodie Bertholet wont he Ladies tournament after beating Dionysia Koulosousa in the final. Italy’s Edoardo Bellotto won the veterans section. He beat Giorgos Zavos on shots in the final. Marcos Fallelakis defeated Francesco Borgo in the U12 final while Nicola Borgo beat Anthony Carion in the U19 final. The team event was also very intense with 22 teams taking part. TSC Falcons Athens defeated Olympia CS in the final to claim the trophy. Congratulations to all.