Valgeir Gudbjartsson

The European Bowling tour is coming very much alive….

 

During the next few weeks we will see the following activity on the tour:

 

21-28 August:   Odense Inernational – Odense, Denmark  https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-08-oin/

26 August – 4 September:   Storm Lucky Larsen Masters, Helsingborg, Sweden https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-08-lmm/

9-18 September:    Norwegian Open 2022 by Storm, Hönefoss, Norway https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-09-nop/

17-25 September:  Dimitris Karetsos Tournament, Athens, Greece https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-09-dks/

27 September – 2 October    5th Brunswick Open, Wittelsheim, France https://etbf.eu/tourn-2022-10-bro/

The bowling competition at the 2022 World Games took place July 8–11, 2022, in Birmingham United States.
The medals in the bowling competition of the games were awarded as follows:

Women’s Singles

Gold: USA, represented by Shannon O’Keefe

Silver: Colombia, represented by Clara Guerrero

Bronze: Sweden, represented by Jenny Wegner

Men’s Singles

Gold: Australia, represented by Sam Cooley

Silver: Czeck, represented by Jaroslav Lorenc

Bronze: Canada, represented by Graham Fach

Women’s Doubles

Gold: Denmark, represented by Mai Ginge Jensen and Mika Guldbaek

Silver: USA, represented by Shannon O’Keefe and Julia Bond

Bronze: Malaysia, represented by Li Jane Sin and Natasha Mohamed Rosian

Men’s Doubles

Gold: Denmark, represented by Jesper Agerbo and Dan Östergaard-Poulsen

Silver: Canada, represented by Graham Fach and Darren Alexander

Bronze: South Korea, represented by Donghyuk Park and Donghyeon Kim

The Brunswick Euro Challenge 2022 was held in the fabolous Dream Bowl-Palace in Unterförhing, Germany, during 25 June to 3 July 2022, total 715 entries and re-entries by 215 athletes, where of 45 were women bowled during the week.

 

After the final step 3 then the following 3 athletes were playing stepladder for the win.:

 

Top seeded: Kim Bolleby, Sweden

Second sedded:  Dominic Barrett, England

Third seeded:  Rasmus Edwall, Sweden

 

First Dominic had a easy win, 209 vs 169 from Rasmus Edwall, but then came a nailbiting final game, ending with 236 vs 235 for Dominic Barrett vs Kim Bolleby.

 

The highest woman became Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark.

 

There were considerable changes in the standings in the tour ranking, Now Tomas Käyhkö, Finland and Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark are leading men respectively women ranking.

 

Full ranking for men and women are here.

Bernice Lim, Singapore,  and Jesse Kallio, Finland, won the EBT Masters 2020 in the women’s, respectively the men’s division.

 

The EBT Masters 2022 is the 14th final of a European Bowling Tour.

 

The competition was held in Dream-Bowl Palace, Unterföhring, Germany on the 29 June 2022.

 

The format of the event included 8 qualification games, followed by cut to 4 person’s pr gender that played further 4 games.

 

The final outcome as follows:

 

 

Final standing women

  1. Bernice Lim, Singapore
  2. Cajsa Wegner, Sweden
  3. Jazreel Tan, Singapore
  4. Ida Andersson, Sweden
  5. Anna Andersson, Sweden
  6. Birgit Noreiks, Germany
  7. Mika Guldbaek, Denmark

 

 

Final standing men

  1. Jesse Kallio, Finland
  2. Christopher Sloan, Ireland
  3. Carsten W. Hansen, Denmark
  4. Teemu Putkisto, Finland.
  5. Marcus Jansson, Sweden
  6. William Svensson, Sweden
  7. Arnar D. Jónsson, Iceland
  8. Mathias Ankerdal, Denmark

 

The EBT Masters 2022 – which is the final of the EBT 2020+2021 combined will be held in Dream Bowl, in Unterföhring, Germany on the 29.06.2022

 

The Athletes battling for the pricemoney are as follows and their place in the ranking, some of the athletes could not attend due to other commitments:

 

Women´s Division – 7 athletes for 8.500 EUR

Birgit Pöppler, Germany (2)

Bernice Lim, Singapore (3)

Anna Andersson, Sweden (5)

Mika Guldbaek, Denmark (6)

Cajsa Wegner, Sweden (7)

Jazreel Tan, Singapore (9)

Ida Andersson, Sweden (10)

 

Men´s Division – 8 athletes for 9.000 EUR

William Svensson, Sweden (1)

Christopher Sloan, Ireland (2)

Arnar David Jónsson, Iceland (3)

Markus Jansson, Sweden (4)

Carsten Hansen, Denmark (6)

Teemu Putkistu, Finland (7)

Mathias Ankerdal, Denmark (11)

Jesse Kallio, Finland (15)

 

Competition starts in Dream Bowl on 29.06 at 09.00 and first are 8 games played and then cut down to 4 of each gender and more 4 games –

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The Kegel Aalborg International 2022 was conducted in Lövvang Bowling Center, Aalborg, Denmark during 22-29 May 2022   Total of 334 entries by 133 athletes (where of 38 women) bowled during the week.

 

After the final step 3 then the following 4 athletes were playing for the gold…

 

Pool 1: Niko Oksanen, Finland and Carsten W Hansen, Denmark.

Pool 2: Anders Lousdal, Denmark and Kim Bolleby, Sweden.

 

First Niko Oksanen competed with Anders Louisdal and won 226 vs 223

Next Kim Bolleby competed with Carsten W. Hansen and won 235 vs 232

3rd game was then Anders Lousdal vs Kim Bolleby and won 249 vs 247

And last game was Anders Lousdal vs Niko Oksanen and won 279 vs 201

 

This was the first EBT title for Anders Lousdal

 

The highest woman became Misake Mukotani, Japan.

 

Now the EBT Tour is slowly waking up after Covid-19, Next tournament is postponed Brunswick Euro Challenge in Unterföhring, Germany 25 June – 3 July, and then late August with Odense international and then there will be tournament after tournament for 5 straight weeks

 

Full ranking for men and women.

 

 

Cajsa Wegner and Kim Bolleby, both from Sweden, won the EBT Masters 2020 in the women’s, respectively the men’s division.

 

The EBT Masters 2020 is the 13th final of a European Bowling Tour.

 

The competition was held in Lövvang Bowling Center, Aalborg, Denmark on the 26 May 2022.

 

The format of the event included 8 qualification games, followed by cut to 4 person’s pr gender that played further 4 games.

 

The final outcome as follows:

 

 

Final standing women

  1. Cajsa Wegner, Sweden
  2. Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark
  3. Jenny Wegner, Sweden
  4. Misaki Mukotani, Japan
  5. Anna Andersson, Sweden
  6. Joline Persson-Planefors, Sweden
  7. Ida Andersson, Sweden
  8. Maxime de Rooij, Netherlands

 

Final standing men

  1. Kim Bolleby, Sweden
  2. Martin Larsen, Sweden
  3. Tomas Käyhkö, Finland
  4. William Svensson, Sweden
  5. Carsten W. Hansen, Denmark
  6. Arnar D. Jónsson, Iceland
  7. Niko Oksanen, Finland
  8. Jesper Agerbo, Denmark.

 

 

The EBT Masters 2020 – which is the final of the EBT 2019 will be held in Lövvang Bowling Center, Aalborg, Denmark on the 26 May 2022

The EBT Masters 2020 was supposed to be held in San Marino in July 2020 but had to be postponed, and we hope that we can finalise this in Aalborg, Denmark on 26 May 2022.

The athletes battling out for the price of 9.000 EUR per gender are:

 

Women‘s division:

Anna Andersson, Sweden

Jenny Wegner, Sweden

Mai Ginge Jensen, Denmark

Misaki Mukotani, Japan

Cherie Tan, Singapore

Bernice Lim, Singapore

Cajsa Wegner, Sweden

Ida Andersson, Sweden

 

Men‘s Division:

Arnar Davíð Jónsson, Iceland

Adam Andersson, Sweden

Kim Bolleby, Thailand

Carsten W. Hansen, Denmark

Tomas Käyhkö, Finland.

Martin Larsen, Sweden

William Svensson, Sweden

Niko Oksanen, Finland.

 

Further info to follow here

The Brunswick Ballmaster Open 2022 was conducted in the famous Tali Bowling, Helsinki for the 52nd time during 6-16 January 2022 – number of entries were less than usual completely due to Covid-19 situation.   Total of 513 entries by 334 athletes (where of 53 women) bowled during the week.

 

After the 2 round robin groups in final step 3 then the following 4 athletes were playing for the gold…

 

Group A: Pontus Andersson, Sweden and Thomas Kayhko, Finland.

Group B: Nicola Pongolini, Italy and Sanna Oksanen, Finland.

 

First up were Nicola Pongolini (IBF WC bronze medallist singles) and Thomas Kayhko (IBF WV silver medallist singles) This time Nicola Pongolini made the best of it and won 219 vs 214

 

Second semi-final match was then Pontus Andersson, Sweden against Sanna Oksanen, Finland, in this match then Pontus Andersson won 205 vs 189

 

In the final, between Pontus Andersson and Nicola Pongolini then that game was exciting until the 10th frame – but then Nicola Pngolini did better and won 189 vs 168.

 

This was the second EBT title by Nicola Pongolini.

 

The highest woman was of course Sanna Oksanen.

 

As the first tournament on the EBT 2022 (AIK Intl) was cancelled due to Covid-19 then this is the first tournament in the ranking for EBT2022, next tournament (Valcke Bronzen Schietspoel) has also been cancelled, so there is no tournament coming up during the next 2 moths or so.

 

Full ranking for men and women can be seen here.