Multiple flight cancellations, endless Covid bureaucracy, risk of quarantine, player withdrawals, rescheduling of flights to a different and more distant airport, uncertainty as to whether the event would take place at all. These were among the challenges the UK team faced heading into the delayed event which took place from 30th August to 1st September in the German town of Trier, famed as the birthplace of Karl Marx.
After the outstanding performances of Team UK in taking the silver medal at the World Team Championship (on which subject, stay tuned for a subsequent post!), the Women’s team have their next outing online this weekend and are hoping to end a run of losing to other teams by the smallest possible margin each time! In doing so they’re taking on a Japan team for the first time. [Read more…]
The WBGF Team Championships commences later today, and leads on into the WBGF Individual Championship later in the week.
Above is the team from the 2020 event in Forges-les-Eaux, France. This year we play in the historic German town of Trier, famed as the birthplace of Karl Marx. [Read more…]