Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

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Re: Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

Post by Mase » Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:42 am

The ITSF website coupled with Kozoom really gives everyone all they need to know. I also do many updates via facebook so information can be seen there too.

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Re: Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

Post by Boris » Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:17 pm

Mase wrote:The ITSF website coupled with Kozoom really gives everyone all they need to know. I also do many updates via facebook so information can be seen there too.

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Everything except the scores in the Nations Cup qualifying matches - the sheets only show who won and who lost, not whether they won/lost 5-0, 4-1 or 3-2.. (or other scores if both teams short-handed)...

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Re: Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

Post by Rytis Mitkus » Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:21 pm

amm, austria's team was absent

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Re: Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

Post by Mase » Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:33 pm

We got drilled and lost every match we played. How can that be mis understood!

4-1 was a walk over as Chris Marks was late.

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Re: Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

Post by Boris » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:42 pm

Thanks to Jon May for spelling it out

GB 5 - 0 Austria - Forfeit - Whether caps/result recorded depends on whether or not team sheets submitted
GB 0 - 5 Czech Republic
GB 1 = 4 Germany

GB 0 - 4 Poland (QF)

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Re: Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

Post by Happyham » Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:03 pm

Alex and Jon couldn't win one match between them?! Unbelievable Jeff.
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Re: Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

Post by willhawkes » Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:30 pm

In the absence of much comment from anyone else, here's how it was for me:

HIGHS
- Learning loads. I discovered I can actually properly block at a high level, I bricked Marcin Snopkowski in the Nations Cup (great game Mase, shame we didn't win it), and Miguel Dos Santos in DYP.
- Qualifying 3rd in Rookie Singles thanks to a healthy volume of forfeits and winning the games I did actually get to play.
- Meeting and mixing with TF players from all over, lots of pick-up games with loads of randoms (and no-snake with Dave Z), that's how you improve.
- Meeting the big boys e.g. being on the end of a completely endorphin-pumped Jamal Allalou victory rant (together with Jon May and Dave Z) after he'd won his quarter-final, it was very funny; also watching Ryan Moore playing the game on a level so far ahead of everyone else.
- Nations Cup was good despite the results, it's a pretty cool thing to represent Team GB.
- TST handles system is really nice, so easy to get set up on the table. Although there was a constant tinkling sound as an Allen key is dropped every 5 seconds somewhere in the hall.
- The food at the hotel was INCREDIBLY good.
- The beauty of Magda behind the counter in the cafe.

LOWS
- Getting shoed in Open and Rookie Doubles. Tom and I did our best, we weren't far off in most games, but we didn't win any either. OS was only marginally better. The pain hasn't quite subsided yet.
- Not having time to properly play my next / final round in Rookie Singles and having to concede defeat mid-way through the match to avoid missing my flight :-(
- Those "I hate you Roberto" moments. The table is fine but the ball slippery and unreliable, you have it pinned on the 3 and then suddenly heading back past the 5; under control on the 2 and you give it over to their 3.
- Mile-long trudge back and forth to the hotel through the park in the rain.
- Getting ill from something I ate, I actually have ended up on antibiotics this week having been diagnosed with food poisoning.

It was a really fun and interesting 4 days, although I have made a bit of a promise to myself that I won't go to something like this again until I'm a bit better.

Cheers to the others in Team GB, really good to hang out with you all, look forward to seeing you again soon.

Will

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Re: Roberto-Sport WCS 2012 - 12-15 April, Poland

Post by Gipsy Beast » Sat Apr 21, 2012 2:00 pm

willhawkes wrote: It was a really fun and interesting 4 days, although I have made a bit of a promise to myself that I won't go to something like this again until I'm a bit better.
Yeah right... :lying:

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