This year we had over 90 players from 24 dojos in 7 countries and the competition was again a joint arrangement between FSKA, Kibo Dojo and Wäsby Kendo.
Due to somewhat low numbers in the juniors’ class we decided to run that class as a round robin where everyone fights everyone else.
We also updated the format of the team shiai slightly. Basically: Winner stays on. If there is hikiwake both go out unless they are both taisho whereupon there will be encho. If one team is out of players the other team wins.
We also aggregated the Fighting spirit to include all individual classes and awarded to players.
See this link for full results https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Hnimg320-67em1_hEbGRWNeJrNyPsEc_XjM1cwxCgT8/edit?usp=sharing
We also had time for open ji-geiko on both Saturday and Sunday which is a proper luxury.
The official dinner was held on Lilla Asien which is the first pit stop of parched kendokas.
Our distinguished shinpan: Mats Wahlqvist Renshi 7 dan, Donatella Castelli Kyoshi 7 dan, Miyasaka Masayuki Kyoshi 7 dan, Kurihara Masakazu Kyoshi 8 dan, Imamura Akinori 5 dan, Markus Frey Kyoshi 7 dan, Sato Kumi 7 dan.
The champions of SKO 2017 Team shiai “Team Lille” from France: Jean-Philippe Jourdan, Léopold Degrugilier, Jean Carpentier
The drawing is completed and can be found on here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Hnimg320-67em1_hEbGRWNeJrNyPsEc_XjM1cwxCgT8/edit?usp=sharing
Due to low numbers in the junior class we decided to do a round robin type of thing, where all players meet each other. We believe this brings the most value and best experience to our youngest contestants.
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Det går även att betala registreringsavgiften vid godkänd gradering med SWISH.
Total 83 participants and 20 teams.
News from this year was that in the team competition the winner stayed on; e.g. one single player could defeat the whole opposing team.
|Gold||75 L. Söderström|
|Silver||32 M. Gulinao|
|Bronze||18 E. Tunemalm|
|Bronze||76 L. Lahoundere|
|Gold||31 A. Gdeczyk|
|Silver||26 M. Skiftesvik|
|Bronze||50 L. Balla|
|Bronze||10 C. OMara|
|Gold||51 D. Wiman|
|Silver||49 J. Stenbom|
|Bronze||33 E. Klasén|
|Bronze||53 B. Löwgren|
|Fighting Spirit:||15 P. Fredriksson|
|Gold||12 S. Strandell|
|Silver||68 L. Muhl|
|Bronze||72 M. Berkesten|
|Bronze||63 M. Strandh|
|Gold||79 G. Guiterrez-Aranda|
|Silver||1 N. Björkegård|
|Bronze||60 J. Yamazaki|
|Bronze||29 C. Halla|
|Fighting Spirit:||Karl Bjuhr|
|Gold||Sick Basterds (J. Håhl J. Yamazaki R. Watanabe)|
|Silver||Victoria (C. OMara J. Stenbom T. OMara)|
|Bronze||Poland (K. Yearwood A. Gdeczyk R. Jaśtak)|
|Fighting Spirit:||Karl Bjuhr|
Please submit you application to take part in Stockholm Kendo Open 2017 by completing the form found on www.fska.se/sko/
The form will be available until 12 AM October 9, 2017
We’ve now published the examination application form!
Please find it at the Examination page and also note that application deadline is September 24 2017.
Referees for the tournaments and examinators of the shinsa will be:
Kurihara Masakazu, Kyoshi 8-dan, Japan
Miyasaka Masayuki, Kyoshi 7-dan, Finland
Mats Wahlqvist, Renshi 7 -dan, Sweden
Markus Frey, Kyoshi 7-dan, Finland
Donatella Castelli, Kyoshi 7-dan, Italy
Sato Kumi, 7-dan, Sweden
We are happy to announce that there will be an exam for 1 thru 5-dan this year.
We quite recently managed to gain assistance from distinguished senseis to make this possible.
We are working to publish the the application form a s a p.
MEIJIN BOOTH AT STOCKHOLM KENDO OPEN ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Get to know products and shop with EURO or SEK without any shipping fee. You can use cash or e-banking.
Meijins free bogu measurement service is also there available for further purchase.
We have mainly kendo items available at the event, but we will take some Iaido items with us as well.
If you like to make sure that we have certain products at the event with us, you can e-mail to meijin(at)internetsivut.fi