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National championships 2018

5 June 2018
Written by Tom Schotte

The following national championships have been played in 2018:

Country Winner # Champion since
Belgium Tom Schotte 10 2013
Canada Tim Krzywonos 8 2017
France Arthur Juigner 2 2018
Germany Matthias Berg 17 2009
Italy Roberto Sperandio 4 2018
Hong Kong Yan Song (visitor) 1 2018
Norway Martin Ødegård 6 2016
Sweden Oskar Eklund 4 2016
Switzerland Arthur Juigner 3 2015 (no tournament in 2017)
Thailand Piyanat Aunchulee 5 2018
Ukraine Oleksiy Chizh 1 2018
United States of America Brian Rose 13 2017

Current reigning champions in other countries:

Country 2017 Champion # Champion since
Argentina Maximiliano Pellizzari 4 2017
Australia Matthew Vinar 12 2015
Belarus Uladimir Khelbnikau 5 2017
Brazil Gabriel Marden 1 2017
Czech Republic Ivo Rybarik 1 2017
Denmark Erik Lund Jensen 8 2016
India Ashok Choudhary 2 2017
Israel Andrey Malnev 6 2017
Ivory Coast Loh Jeannot Ourega 4 2015
Japan Seiya Kurita 1 2017
Poland Pawel Peczkowski 4 2016
Singapore Yan Song (visitor) 1 2017
Spain Mario Madrona 5 2016
The Netherlands Erwin van den Berg 1 2017
United Kingdom Imre Leader 13 2015

Countries without a championship in 2017:

  Last official championship Current champion #
Finland 2016 Olli Makkonen 6
Greece 2014 Giorgos Mitsis 3
Russia 2010 Alexander Samchenko 2
Iceland 1992 Gudny Osk Scheving 1
China 2003 Yibin Shui 1
Indonesia 2013 Dwiki Auditya 1
Korea 2013 Joung Mok Oh 4
Pakistan 2016 Ishfaq Muhammed 3
Malaysia 2016 Lai Meng Joo 2
Taiwan 2016 Chang Chunyi 1