It is Larsen Again

July 20th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

It is Larsen Again

When it comes to deciding as to who knows their way around the pairs of lanes at Bowling Pedralbes the name of Thomas Larsen from Denmark quickly comes to mind. The young Danish international and national team member won the Catalonia Open here a couple of years ago and is always a contender come finals […]


The Torgersen Comeback

July 19th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

The Torgersen Comeback

After opening his first three games with truly consistent 258, 259, 259 for a 776 series, Norwegian international looked to be on course for at least a high 1400 series, if not breaking into 1500. But the fickle finger of fate decreed otherwise and although his fourth game was 248, he finished the last two […]


Finns Vie for Squad 5 Honors

July 19th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Finns Vie for Squad 5 Honors

Coming over the final hurdles of squad 5 it was Finns Perttu Jussila and Joonas Jehkinen looking for the honor of leading the squad and with a final game of 245 it was Jussila who stood aloft, leading his fellow countryman, 1378-1333. “I always look forward to coming to Barcelona,” stated Jussila, a member of […]


Squad 4 Honors to France

July 19th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Squad 4 Honors to France

There were 20 intrepid souls competing in Thursday’s opening battle, squad four in this splended ongoing Ciutat de Barcelona tournament, but nine of that bunch were from Romania, a group that will eventually be trimmed to six to represent their country in the upcoming European Men’s Championships in Vienna, Austria next month, so gaining valuable […]


4 Wheel Drive for Squad Honors

July 18th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

4 Wheel Drive for Squad Honors

Volkswagen auto mechanic Eike Kabowski, 24, from near Hannover in Germany, tightened all the nuts and slipped into four-wheel drive to top Wednesday’s closing squad with a score slightly under the 1400-barrier, a 1397 and a high game of 269. That was 16 pins better than the closest challenger, Dennis Eklund who posted 1381, including […]


Tie for the Lead

July 18th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Tie for the Lead

Mats Maggi, 23, from Brussels, Belgium needed to strike with the first ball of the tenth frame to overtake nightwatchman Ildemaro Ruiz’s 1424¬†and so emerge the tournament leader after the second squad, fully subscribed, on Wednesday afternoon. However, a truly stubborn 10-pin put paid to that ambition and with that sparee and a following spare […]


Let the Action Commence

July 17th, 2012 by admin | Comments Off

Let the Action Commence

Oh Fiddlesticks! It would have been a full opening squad on Tuesday night for the 34th Ciutat de Barcelona but for a couple of no shows, one of them being none other than the ubiquitous Brian Voss of the United States, USBC and PBA Hall of Famer. So he and the other missing player, name […]



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