Sunday, 3 September 2017

The first tournament in Rosario


On Saturday, August 19 was held in the vicinity of Rosario the open "Las Carolinas" a valid date for the circuit FISTF. All players who were eliminated before the semifinals of the tournament could choose to play the consolation tournament that added points for the WASPA circuit.
For the second tournament there were 6 players who were distributed in the box according to their final location in the main event.
In the first round, Norberto Martinez managed to advance to the next round after beating Martín Gallimó in shoot-outs. On the other key Marcelo Rossi managed to beat Brian Gonzalez (who debuted in Subbuteo tournaments) 2-0
In the next round were added Mariano Di Luozzo and Sebastián Pesci. The first confronted Norberto, in what is already a derby of the city of Buenos Aires by the number of times they faced and by the great parity between them. Mariano managed to advance to the final after winning by shoots-out (again). For his part Marcelo returned to win and also qualified for the final.
For the fifth place, Martín Gallimó took advantage of the inexperience of Brian and was left with the victory. Norberto also beat Sebastian and took third place.
In the final, Mariano knew how to take advantage of every opportunity that was presented to him and beat Marcelo with what was left with the first tournament of the WASPA circuit.

(Report by Mariano Di Luozzo)