Six hardy souls contested the latest Penrith WASPA event, which was held in a league format, which perfectly fitted the three boards.
As a result, it was self-refereed, no-one to take photos and we knocked it over by 4pm, despite a late start.
En-route to the venue, Louis’ avowed aim was to score, which he duly did in his first match against Paul, before going down 4-1. Steve and Daniele continued their classic encounters with a goal-for-goal match, Steve clinching it 3-2. Eliot threw down the gauntlet with a 4-0 demolition of Raffaele, before the Lombardi clash ended 1-1. Eliot edged past Paul 2-0, while once again Steve struggled against his son, now nicknamed ‘The Mosquito’ for his annoying defensive flicks which harassed Steve until he knocked in a winner with 5 mins to go!! Eliot and Steve renewed their 40-year rivalry with a 1-0 win to Eliot that put Eliot in the box seat, while Rafaele edged Paul 3-1, and Louis scored from open play in his 4-1 loss to Daniele. In the fourth round, Eliot was forced to battle all the way by Daniele which in effect gave him the title, while there was an “orgy of net busting” as Steve and Paul sorted out a 5-3 result, with classic goals from both players in an all out assault. In the final round, Steve and Raffaele drew 1-1 which gave Steve second place, while Paul leapfrogged Daniele into fourth place with his 2-1 win.
Once again thanks to Christine and Manuel for the venue, boards and tea/coffee and bickies!!!
We’ll be back.
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2014 December – MegaGames WASPA Tournament
The last Penrith tournament for this year will take place on Sunday, December 7 out at MegaGames in Penrith. As ever, Christine and Manuel will be supplying tables in their wonderful games room as well as prizes etc. Send an e-mail to Christine to let her know if you plan to play.
There will be a WASPA Tournament held at MegaGames in Penrith, Western Sydney, this Sunday, October 19. The tournament begins at 11:00 AM and entry is $5. Contact Christine at MegaGames or Adrian if you are planning on attending.
Another great Subbuteo tournament was held on the 18th May 2014 in Penrith, Sydney. Returning after a couple of years in the wilderness, it was great to see Steve Dettre and Jonny playing once again alongside newer players Ethan Foster and Adrian Elmer. Showing he still hasn’t lost his touch Steve Dettre made it to the semi finals with his vintage toccer figures. Peter Thomas struggled to break down Steve’s stonewall defence until the final few minutes of the game.
In his first ever tournament Ethan Foster won his first game, and finished in sixth place overall. Benji Batten who came all the way from Melbourne to play made it out of his group on goal difference, after a crucial win over Paul Magee, before succumbing to Eliot Kennedy in the semi final.
After consuming some sports enhancing Irn-Bru before the final, some early goals by Peter Thomas made the match a one way affair, in contrast to their recent close battle in Parramatta.
Thanks to Megagames Penrith for hosting the tournament, and to everybody for coming. Hope to see you all again soon. Continue reading