Czech Open, 5th May 2007 - Pilsen

Tje final tournament of the Czech Cup 2006/2007 and at the same time also of the World Table Hockey Tour 2006/2007 was held in Pilsen. 117 players from 9 countries arrived to the Czech Republic to test their shape before the World Championship in Moscow which is scheduled for this June. Ahti Lampi from Finland got his first WTHT tournament victory at the Czech Open. The second best player was Atis Silis from Latvia. The best home player was at the third place Lukas Turon. Results of the tournament.

The venue of the Czech Open 2007

The trophy for the winner

The trophies for the best players

Vladimir Kraus and Magor Papp - a part of the ITHF Executive Committee

Ahti Lampi

Stanislav Kraus

1/8 play-offs: Edgars Caics vs. Imrich Blasko

1/8 play-offs: home players

1/8 play-offs: Atis Silis vs. Pavel Plesak

1/8 play-offs: Jakub Sladek vs. Alexandr Miloradov

1/4 play-offs: Ahti Lampi vs. Edgars Caics

Ahti Lampi wins over Edgars Caics

1/2 play-offs: Stanislav Kraus vs. Ahti Lampi

Ahti wins over Stanislav and goes to the final

1/2 finals: Atis Silis vs. Lukas Turon

Finals: Atis Silis vs. Ahti Lampi

Edgars' camel enjoyed watching the finals

An overtime during one of the final matches

Ahti Lampi wins the finals!

The best veterans of the Czech Open - from the left: 1st Pavel Plesak, 3rd Petr Turon and 2nd Alexandr Kosyrev

The best lady of the Czech Open - Marie Vargova

Karel Krejcik - the winner of the E group

Petr Linka - the winner of the D group

Zdenek Lopaur - the winner of the C group

Timo Toivonen - the winner of the B group

Petr Tmej - 10th place

Michal Hvizd - 9th place

Jan Dryak - 8th place

Alexandr Miloradov - 7th place

Edgars Saulitis - 6th place

Edgars Caics - 5th place

Lukáš Turoň - 3rd place

Silver Atis Silis

Atis Silis with his camel

The winner of the Czech Open 2007 - Ahti Lampi

Copyright 2007 Timo Toivonen, Sylva Wunschova and Stanislav Kraus