With over 150 entries across 7 events, this year would prove to be one of the most strongly contested and successful in recent history. The range of players was impressive; from the Army No1 and Ex World ranked player Capt Sam Miller to first time novice Spr Matt Holt. Every event was highly competitive, with special mention to the Novice events which were particularly close and hard fought.
The early rounds of each competition divide the players between the main event and the plate competitions, allowing the players to be ‘sorted’ into evenly matched cohorts and ensuring at least a minimum of a couple of matches over 3 days. With the early rounds complete it was down to business.
The Open had the Army’s best players doing battle for top honours. There were no surprises in the first few rounds with all top 8 seeds making it to the quarter...
ASRA Charter Published
August 30, 2017
Message from James Willstrop - train hard everybody!