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  1. Thread: New York Sabre

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    Given the standard top international tournament...

    Given the standard top international tournament formats are now one round of poules followed by a DE 128, 96, and then the main tableau of 64, I would suggest the following;

    If you get through the...
  2. Thread: New York Sabre

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    None of your business ;) absolutely correct ...

    None of your business ;)
    absolutely correct

    He wanted to try it out and was feeling ok before the event.
    fair enough

    Our physio was ok for him to give it a go - in the end only the athlete...
  3. Thread: New York Sabre

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    Hey John Saw James fence today. To be...

    Hey John

    Saw James fence today.

    To be honest he struggled in the poults. Obviously his leg was seriously affecting his mobility.

    In the DE he withdrew after being about 8-1 down at the end...
  4. Thread: New York Sabre

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    All lost their DE's unfortunately

    All lost their DE's unfortunately
  5. Thread: New York Sabre

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    New York Sabre

    Good luck to all the GB fencers competing in the NY Sabre event tomorrow (and hopefully Sunday)

    If I have time over the weekend, I'll try and get over to lend my support!!
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    Foil Team Selection

    On the BF website, they have listed the fencers to be going to Paris in January for the A Grade. The BF document suggests that the dates for selection/acceptance etc. are now passed. There is a big...
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    To be honest, I don't think the exemption from...

    To be honest, I don't think the exemption from the poules is an issue. If you get this, you're ranked in the top 16 in the world. We only have JD/RK at this level and as I said previously, these 2...
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    The problem will be that even when they (and I'm...

    The problem will be that even when they (and I'm including the rest of the selected foilists) get poor results, they now get a LOT of points.

    I see nothing wrong with points being awarded for...
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    Given that JD has a boat load of points (quite...

    Given that JD has a boat load of points (quite rightly so) this question may be academic.

    In the current rankings, JD has been listed with some 25,000 points for the first 3 competitions this...
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    It could be argued that it's a lot harder to come...

    It could be argued that it's a lot harder to come 65th in the Budapest tournament than it is to win thw British Nationals!!
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    Baldy, you have it absolutely right!! ...

    Baldy, you have it absolutely right!!

    Volunteers do more and put up with more to help fencers, than any fencers have a right to expect.

    In my own dealings with youngsters (not in as large a...
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    Given this seasons results so far, it'll be...

    Given this seasons results so far, it'll be interesting to see who get's selected for the team event for Paris in January.
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    Richard loses 15 - 10/11 Fenced well but...

    Richard loses
    15 - 10/11

    Fenced well but Aspromonte got ahead and RK couldn't get it back

    Well done Richard. First L8 of the season.
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    Richard wins 15-14 to go into the L8. Was up...

    Richard wins 15-14 to go into the L8.

    Was up 14-10 but Garozzo bought it back to tie.

    Great win for Richard.

    (Ziemek as pasionate as ever in the coaches box.)
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    Garozzo takes an injury time out. During the...

    Garozzo takes an injury time out.

    During the time out, Ziemek is giving RK a lesson to keep him warm and active. Genius.

    The referee's looked as if they weren't going to allow it at first, but...
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    RK up 9-5 at end of first period!

    RK up 9-5 at end of first period!
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    Is there a new live feed link. The current one...

    Is there a new live feed link.

    The current one just died!
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    Kruse takes out Willette 15-6!! Has Garozzo in...

    Kruse takes out Willette 15-6!!

    Has Garozzo in the L16.
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    Halstead loses to Heo 15-12

    Halstead loses to Heo 15-12
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    James has lost a few tight Tableu fights. I'm...

    James has lost a few tight Tableu fights. I'm sure he will be disappointed. Willete is a tough competitor.

    Well done to RK and LH on a couple of solid wins. Good luck in the L32.
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    Any news on the men? The website seems to have...

    Any news on the men?

    The website seems to have gone dead.
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    Well done to the 3 that qualified and hope all...

    Well done to the 3 that qualified and hope all 4do well tomorrow.

    Is this Peggs 3rd straight L64 this season?

    With both Halstead and Peggs performing well, they'll be pushing for places in the...
  23. Thread: New FIE website?

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    I think it's good. They obviously had a...

    I think it's good.

    They obviously had a professional web/graphic designer do the work.

    The format is user friendly and looks very professional.

    A big improvement in the public interface of...
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    Cristiano My post from the European...

    Cristiano

    My post from the European Championships back in the summer;

    And the amazing Bebe Vio fenced as well in the final of the WF team event (wheelchair) as she did to win the individual,...
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    I suggest you fence with your sword arm behind...

    I suggest you fence with your sword arm behind your back, therefore eliminating the problem!
    :)
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