2010 EBT

2010 Vienna Open Video #1

10/02/10

Chris Barnes shoots the fourth 300 game of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

2010EBT15ChrisBarnes2_small.jpg12-time PBA champion Chris Barnes, United States, rolled the fourth 300-game of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open in qualifying squad 11 on Friday afternoon, Oct. 1, 2010. The PBA Player of the Year 2007-08, who has 40 career 300 games on the PBA Tour, checked in with 1359 to move into 15th place in the overall qualifying standings. Squad 11 was the fourth consecutive qualifying squad which produced a 300 game (Squad 8 - Martin Larsen (SWE); Squad 9 - Mika Koivuniemi (FIN); Squad 10 - Dennis Larsen (DEN).


2010 European Bowling Tour #15

10/02/10

Osku Palermaa shoots into lead in Singles and Doubles in Qualifying Squad 11

Chris Barnes rolls the fourth perfecto of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

2010EBT15ToreTorgersenOskuPalermaa_small.jpgTwo-hander Osku Palermaa (r.), Finland, had games of 201, 223, 259, 267, 224 and 288 in the 11th qualifying squad Friday afternoon at Plus Bowling in Vienna to shoot into the lead in Singles and Doubles (with Tore Torgesersen, left) at the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open. The 3-time defending EBT ranking champion and 2005 Vienna Open winner felled 1462 pins and averaged 243.67 over six games to overtake team mate Mika Koivuniemi by 13 pins.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

10/01/10

Thomas Larsen, Wiekeraad/Van der Tol move into 10th in Singles and Doubles in Squad 10

Dennis Larsen rolls the third perfecto of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

2010EBT15ThomasLarsen_small.jpgDanish national team member Thomas Larsen (l.) and Dutch women's national team members Bianca Wiekeraad and Ghislaine van der Tol moved into 10th place in Singles and Doubles, respectively, during the 10th of 17 qualifying squads of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open Friday morning at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Larsen had i1372 six-game total and an average of 228.67 missing the top 8, who will earn a bye for the Singles finals, by 10 pins. 8-time PBA champion Mika Koivuniemi, Finland, leads the field of 251 players with 1449.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

10/01/10

Mika Koivuniemi achieves perfection on his way to the pole position in Vienna

No changes atop the Doubles leaderboard

2010EBT15MikaKoivuniemi_small.jpg8-time PBA champion Mika Koivuniemi (l.),, Finland, rolled the second perfecto of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open en route to overtake the pole position in Singles qualifying Thursday night. The 2003-04 PBA Player of the Year started his six-game series with games of 214 and 224 before rattling off 12 consecutive strikes. "The Big Finn" added 239, 248 and 224 to overtake Squad 8 leaders Martin Larsen, Sweden, and Sean Rash, United States, by just two pins with 1449 and an average of 241.50.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

10/01/10

Martin Larsen, Sean Rash shoot 1447 to take the lead in Singles

Larsen shoots tournament's first 300; Rash and Lynda Barnes move into second place in Doubles

2010EBT15MartinLarsen_small.jpg2010EBT15SeanRash2_small.jpgMartin Larsen (l.), Sweden, rolled the first 300 game of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open in Squad 8 on Thursday at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria, en route to overtake the lead in the qualifying for the Singles finals on Sunday. The 3-time world champion totalled 1447 pins an average of 241.17. and was tied with 4-time PBA champion Sean Rash (r.), United States. Rash overtook second place due to Larsen's higher last game.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

10/01/10

Stampe, Larsen, Rash move to the top in 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Martin Larsen, Osku Palermaa Take the lead in Doubles

2010EBT15MikStampe_small.jpgThe international bowlers have arrived in Austria's capital city of Vienna and some of Europe's finest as well as a PBA champion moved to the top of the leaderboard in Singles and Doubles in the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open on Thursday afternoon at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Mik Stampe (l.) of Denmark closed out his six-game series in squad 7 with games with a 799 3-game series including games of 255, 265 and 279 to overtake the lead in Singles with 1428 six-game total and an average of 238.00.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

09/30/10

Alexander Rauscher leads Squad 6 and advances to Vienna Open finals

No changes atop the Singles and Doubles leaderboards

2010EBT15AlexanderRauscher2_small.jpg2010EBT15ReneLandlManuelMrosek_small.jpgAlexander Rauascher (l.), Austria, had games of 214, 190, 279, 199, 235 and 192 to win Squad 6 with 1309 six-game total and an average of 218.17. Rauscher, who moved into 6th place in the overall qualifying standings, beat out Manual Mrosek (right with doubles partner Rene lands, left), Germany, for an automatic berth into Sunday's finals by two pins. Qualifying continues on Thursday with Squads 7-9.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

09/30/10

Local favorite Thomas Tybl wins Squad 5 at 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Israel's Ben Fishler, Aviv Afital move into third place in Doubles

2010EBt15ThomasTybl_small.jpg2010EBT15ThomasGross2_small.jpgUSBC Silver level coach Thomas Tybl, (l.), Austria, had 1133 after five games and was targeting to overtake the lead in the fifth qualifying squad of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open. Tybl, who won the gold medal in Doubles with defending Vienna Open champion Thomas Gross (r.) at the 2007 Men's European Championships in this center, struggled in his final game but secured the top spot in this squad to qualify for Sunday's finals.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

09/29/10

Israel's Or Aviram, Gal Shemer move to the top in Doubles at Vienna Open

Aviram leads Squad 4 to secure a spot in Sunday's finals

2010EBT15GalShemerOrAviram_small.jpg2010EBT15TimoAlhoPerttuJussila_small.jpgGal Shemer and Or Aviram from Israel (left) and Finns Timo Alho and Perttu Jussilä (right) moved into first and second place in the Doubles competition of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open during the fourth qualifying squad Wednesday afternoon at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. Aviram led the squad with 1355 to secure his spot in Sunday's Singles finals.


2010 European Bowling Tour #15

09/29/10

Defending Vienna Open champion Thomas Gross in familiar position after Day One

Leads Singles Qualifying and Doubles event with Robert Skach

2010EBT15ThomasGross2_small.jpgAustria's No. 1 bowler Thomas Gross (pictured left) fired a 1385 six-game series in the third qualifying squad Tuesday at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria, to overtake the lead in Singles after the first day of qualifying in the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open. The defending Vienna Open champion came out of the gates quickly with 270 and added games of 241, 201, 266, 194 and 213, an average of 230.83, to beat Squad 2 leader, Katerina Bestova, Czech Republic, by 37 pins. Gross and his compatriot Robert Skach also overtook the lead iin Doubles with 2508.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

09/29/10

Katerina Bestova shoots into lead in Singles at 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Teams with Robert Skach to also overtake the pole position in Doubles

2010EBT15RobertSkachKaterinaBestova_small.jpgKaterina Bestova (lright), Czech Republic, rolled games of 225, 246, 179, 236, 210 and 204 for 1300 six-game total, an average of 216.67 scratch, and added 48 pins women's handicap to shoot into the lead in Singles qualifying with 1348 pinfall total. Bestova's partner in Squad 2, Robert Skach (left), Austria, added 1128 to help grab the lead in the Doubles competition with 2476 pinfall total. Qualifying continues Tuesday with Squad 3 at 8pm CET.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

09/29/10

Anton Stiel takes the early lead in Vienna Open Singles Qualifying

Czech Republic's Kutina, Cifka set the pace in Doubles

2010EBT15AntonStiel_small.jpgAnton Stiel (pictured) from Austria led a field of 44 players, 41 men and 3 women, from seven countries in the first of 17 qualifying squads of the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open en route to earn an automatic berth into the finals on Sunday. Oct. 3. Stiel losed out his six-game series with a 232 high game to win Squad 1 with 1232 pinfall total and an average of 205.33.Second-placed Karel Kutina and team mate Miroslav Cifka, both Czech Republic, took the early lead in the Doubles competition with 2435. 


2010 European Bowling Tour #15

09/28/10

9-pin No-Tap Tournament kicks off 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

2010EBT15NoTapTournament_small.jpgThe 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open got underway with a 9-pin No-Top Tournament Monday evening at Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. The event, which traditionally kicks off the five-day qualifying portion of the European Bowling Tour Major tournament, drew 65 players. Each player bowled five games in which every 9-count was a strike. 1 out of 4 from each group or a total of 16 players received a free entry for the main event.

2010 European Bowling Tour #15

09/27/10

Live Coverage from the 8th Columbia 300 Vienna Open

Registration desk will open 90 minutes prior to each squad

2010VOLogo_small.jpgThe 8th annual Columbia 300 Vienna Open is the 15th stop of the 2010 European Bowling Tour and one of the Tour's "Gold" events. The tournament will be held from Tuesday Sep. 28 through Sunday Oct. 3, 2010 at 32-lane Plus Bowling in Vienna, Austria. As of today, 303 players from 26 countries including several male and female professional bowlers have registered for the popular event. BowlingdigitalBanner_mini.jpgBowlingdigital will report live from Vienna including live streaming, HD videos and HQ photos.

2010 European Bowling Tour #14

09/20/10

Ivan Semenov triumphs in 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open

Darya Kovalova, Ukraine, wins women's ranking

2010EBT14IvanSemenov_small.jpg2010EBT14AlexeyParshukov_small.jpgIn a championship match between two Russian national team members, qualifying leader Ivan Semenov (pictured) defeated No. 2 seed Alexey Parshukov, 525-457, to win the 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open, an EBT Satellite tournament, at B-35 Bowling Center in Pavlovskiy Posad, Russia, and the 4.500 Euro top prize. The roil-off for third and fourth place featured another two Russian international with Gennagy Sidorov defeating Sergey Andreev, 403-390.

2010 European Bowling Tour #14

09/19/10

Day one leader Ivan Semenov wins qualifying in 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open

48 players advance to the finals on Sunday, Sept. 19

2010EBT14IvanSemenov_small.jpgIvan Semenov, Russia, took the lead in the qualifying of the 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open in Squad 3 and remained unchallenged for the rest of the week. The Russian national team member led the field of 97 players from eight countries with 1383 six-game total and an average of 230.50. Semenov leads the top 44 qualifiers and the top 4 of the Desperado Squad into the finals on Sunday, Sept. 19. The top six earn two byes and players ranked 7th through 20th get one bye. All qualifying pinfall will be dropped.

2010 European Bowling Tour #14

09/18/10

Alexey Parshukov wins two of three qualifying squads on Friday at 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open

Parshukov and Alexey Emelyanov crack the top 6 in the overall standings

2010EBT14AlexeyParshukov_small.jpg2010EBT14IvanSemenov_small.jpgThere were another three qualifying squads on Friday in the 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open currently underway in Pavlovskiy Posad, Russia, and Alexey Parshukov (l.) of Ekaterinburg, Russia, won two of them. Parshukov led Squad 12 with 1284 and overtook second place in the overall standings with 1378 in Squad 13. Day one leader Ivan Semenov (r.) continued to lead the field of 82 players - 66 men and 16 women - from seven countries with 1383.

2010 European Bowling Tour #14

09/17/10

Four players crack the top 10 in qualifying at 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open

B-35 Bowling Center in Pavlovskiy Posad, Russia (Sept. 14-19, 2010)

2010EBT14DariaKovaleva_small.jpg2010EBT14SergeyAndreev2_small.jpgFour players cracked the top 10 in the qualifying of the 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open Thursday at B-35 Bowling Center in Pavlovskiy Posad, Russia. Sergey Andreev (l.), coach of the Russian youth national team, rolled games of 233, 197, 227, 193, 247 and 228 in Squad 9 to jump into third place with 1325 and an average of 220.83. Daria Kovaleva (r.), Ukraine, who led Squad 8 with 1260 including handicap, is the top-ranked foreigner in the field in 8th place.

2010 European Bowling Tour #14

09/16/10

Korobkova, Kosyakova lead Wednesday's qualifying squads in 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open

Ivan Semenov continues to lead qualifying with 1383 six-game total

2010EBT14PolinaKosyakova_small.jpg2010EBT14AlenaKorobkova_small.jpg
Two women, Polina Kosyakova and Alena Korobkova, led the qualifying squads in the 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open on Wednesday at 35 Bowling Center in Pavlovskiy Posad, Russia. Korobkova (l.) had games of 235, 241, 176, 204, 203 and 177 for 1284 including handicap to lead Squad 6 and to jump into fourth place in the overall qualifying standings. Kosyakova (r.) led Squad 5 with 1231 and sits in 6th place with with her high series of 1250.

2010 European Bowling Tour #14

09/15/10

Ivan Semenov leads Day One Qualifying in 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open

B-35 Bowling Center in Pavlovskiy Posad, Russia (Sept. 14-19, 2010)

2010EBT14IvanSemenov_small.jpg A total of 40 players, 39 from Russia and one from Serbia, took to he lanes on Tuesday at B-35 Bowling Center in Pavlovskiy Posad, Russia, to kick off the 1st Pavlovskiy Posad Open, an European Bowling Tour event. Ivan Semenov (pictured left) had games of 225, 279, 246, 202, 216 and 215 in Squad 3 to set the pace with 1383 six-game total and an average of 230.50. The Pavlovskiy Posad Open is a newcomer on the European Bowling Tour and twill be held from Sept. 14-19 at B-35 Bowling Center, a 14-laner in Pavlovskiy Posad.

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