Camden's younger fencers were on duty at the Stratford upon Avon LPJS Sabre tournament last weekend where medals went to Jasper Hyams and Kajetan McDonnell and our other fencers did their club proud.
In the U11 boys event Jasper finished third, beating club mate Raphael Gurprasad en-route in the quarter final. In the U15 category Kajetan continued his success in this age category with another gold; defeating Darcy Holdsworth in the final. Kajetan defeated team mate Tully Hyams en-route in the quarter finals.
Camden had a number of other good placings across different events; a full list of Camden results are shown below:
6th Amnia Chaher
7th Daisy Stewart
8th Freya Fasanya
5th Linxuan Yang
3rd Jasper Hyams
6th Raphael Gurprasad
14th Frankie Lambe Thompson
24th Cosmo Fasanya
25th Magnus Pearce
29th Emile Blanchet
1st Kajetan McDonnell
6th Tully Hyams
A belated congratulations to Chris Erickson who won the Camden Trophy on 10th January, beating Zak Klein 15/14 in a thrilling final. The semi finals were just as exciting with both being won on the last hit; Chris defeating Steve Pope and Zak beating Nuno Esteves.
Camden Trophy Rankings
Congratulations to Tamas Varju who was 2nd at the Cambridge Winter Tournament last weekend. Tamas was seeded 10th after the poules and in his 1st d.e. he beat Max Hadlewood (Warwick) 15/7, in the last 16 he defeated the no 7 seed Matt Rumble (Warwick) 15/9 and then a victory against no 2 seed Charles Gellett (Queen Mary) 15/13 saw him in to the semi final. At this stage Tamas had another close fight but managed to edge out his opponent Daniel Wyde (Shakespeare Swords) 15/13, taking him in to a final encouter with Calum Wilson (Shakespeare Swords). Unfortunately Calum proved to be a tough opponent and Tamas was closed out 15/9 to take the silver medal. Well done .....a great start to the year !!
Other Camden placings in this event:
Phil Elliot L32
Julian Ghosh L16
A reminder that the next round of the Camden Trophy will take place tomorrow night Tuesday 10th January at the usual Westminster Academy Tuesday venue.
For anybody not familiar with this event, it's our club monthly competition; format will be one round of poules followed by D.E with repecharge.
Warm up 7pm poules will start promptly at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome.
If you are running late and will not be there for the 7pm latest check in then please text Ian on 07981 217053
Happy New Year to all our members !!
Please note that the Senior British Sabre championships will take place at the end of this month (Sunday 29th Jan) and Camden intends on entering several teams in both womens and mens events. Please can you advise Ian by email: firstname.lastname@example.org (no later than 11/1) if you wish to fence in one of our teams in order that he can make selections.
In addtion there is the British Open individual event (not to be confused with the British Championship individiual which takes place later in the year). Details of both event can be seen at the event below:
Any questions please do not hesitate to contact Ian.