2010

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #9

11/18/10

Brenda Pratt, Chris Vandamme win the season-ending Senior English Open

Farida Pascoal-Blom, Chris Vandamme win 2010 ISBT rankings

2010ISBT09ChrisVandammeBrendaPratt_small.jpgEngland's Brenda Pratt and Chris Vandamme, Belgium (l-r), ended the inaugural season of the International Seniors Bowling Tour with victory in the women's and men's division of the Senior English Open at Lakeside Superbowl in Nuneaton, England. In the ISBT rankings, Vandamme was the runaway victor, followed by Ron Oldfield, England and Dominique De Nolf, Belgium. Farida Pascoal-Blom, Netherlands won the female rankings for the year, followed by Liliane Vintens, Belgium and Angie Brown, England.

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #8

10/09/10

Gisela Fehling, Dominique De Nolf capture their first ISBT title in Berlin Senior Open

Bowlingcenter Schillerpark in Berlin, Germany (Sept. 30 - Oct. 3, 2010)

2010ISBT08DominiqueDeNolfGiselaFehling_small.jpgGisela Fehling, Germany and Dominique De Nolf, Belgium (pictured) won the women's and men's division in the Berlin Schillerpark Senior Open en route to capture their first International Seniors Bowling Tour title. Fehling finished the women's 3-game round robin with 235 and 223 to win the women's title by 76 pins over Martina Beckel, Germany. De Nolf scored over 200 in every game including 276, 279 and a 299 in the penultimate game to take a narrow win from Ernst Berndt, Austria, by only 16 pins.

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #7

09/09/10

Brown, Vandamme win their second ISBT title in French Senior Open

Planet Bowling in Lomme, France (September 1-5, 2010)

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Angie Brown (pictured right), England, and Chris Vandamme (left), Belgium captured their second on the inaugural International Seniors Bowling Tour when they claimed the women's and men's title in the French Senior Open Sunday, Sept. 5 at Planet Bowling in Lomme, France. As the 7th stop on the popular ISBT clashed with the Irish Senior Open, only 53 men and 13 women traveled to northern France to take part in the French Senior Open.

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #6

08/28/10

Vintens, Oldfield claim back-to-back ISBT titles in Belgian Senior Open

Bowlmaster in Brussels, Belgium (August 12-15, 2010)

2010ISBT06LilianeVintensRonOldfield_small.jpgJust two weeks after their victory in the 5th Schiedam Senior Open, Ron Oldfield (right), England and Liliane Vintens (left), Belgium, won back-to-back International Seniors Bowling Tour titles by winning the men's and women's division in the Belgian Senior Open at Bowlmaster in Brussels, Belgium. Oldfield won his fourth ISBT title by mere four pins over André Geelen, Belgium, while Vintens had a 67-pin cushion over Angie Brown, England, to win her second title in the women's division.

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #5

08/08/10

Ron Oldfield wins his third ISB Tour title in Schiedam Senior Open

Liliane Vintens wins her first women's title

2010ISBT05LilianeVintensRonOldfield_small.jpgRon Oldfield, England and Liliane Vintens, Belgium, (pictured left) captured the men's and women's title in the 5th Schiedam Senior Open, the fifth stop of the inaugural International Seniors Bowling Tour which was held from July 27 through Aug. 1 at Chandra Schiedam in Schiedam, Netherlands. It was the third title on the Tour for Oldfield who also won the first and the third event in Monheim, and in Buxtehude, both Germany. Vintens, who is the president of the ISB Tour, celebrated her first victory.

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #3

07/05/10

Ron Oldfield wins his second ISB Tour title in ALPA Senior Open

Farida Pascoal-Blom wins her first title in the women's division

2010ISBT03FaridaPascoalBlomRonOldfield_small.jpgLong-time English national team member Ron Oldfield (r.) and long-time Dutch national team member Farida Pascoal-Blom (l.) captured the titles in the ALPA Senior Open Sunday at Alpa-Bowl in Buxtehude. Germany. It was the second title on the inaugural International Seniors Bowling Tour and the second 2.000 Euro pay check for Oldfield in just three events, while Pascoal-Blom took the 1.000 Euro women's top prize for the first time. The ISBT takes a short break before heading to Latem, Belgium, for the 1st Flanders Senior Open July 21-25, 2010.

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #3

07/03/10

Pascoal-Blom, Horne set the pace in ALPA Senior Open after Day 2 Qualifying

Top 2 women and top 4 men after two days earn berths into the finals

2010ISBT03FaridaPascoalBlom_small.jpg2010ISBT03BarryHorne_small.jpgFarida Pascoal-Blom (l.), Netherlands, and Barry Horne (r.), United States, set the pace in the women's and men's division in the ALPA Senior Open in Buxtehude. Germany, after the second day of qualifying with 2472 and 2833 pinfall total, both including age bonus. The top 2 women and the top 4 men after two days earned automatic berths into the finals on Sunday. The men's winner will receive the 2.000 Euro top prize, while the women's champions will pocket 1.000 Euro.

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #3

07/01/10

Barry Horne starts ALPA Senior Open with a bang

Rolls the tournament's first 300 in his first qualifying block

2010ISBT03BarryHorne_small.jpgBarry Horne (pictured), an American who lives in Germany, started the third stop of the inaugural International Seniors Bowling Tour, the ALPA Senior Open in Buxtehude. Germany, with a bang. Horne fired the tournament's first 300 game Wednesday in Squad 2 and finished with 1445 six-game total including 42 pins age bonus, a sratch average of 233.83. Thomas Witt, Germany, leads the men's qualifying with 2646 12-game total. Former Dutch standout Farida Pascoal-Blom sets the tone in the women's division with 1259 total.

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #2

06/22/10

Hildegard Kuhn, Chris Van Damme claim the titles in 3rd Italy Senior Open

Reno Bowling in Bologna, Italy (June 1-6, 2010)

2010ISBT02ChrisVandammeHildegardKuhn_small.jpgTop seeded Chris Van Damme (l.), Belgium, and Hildegard Kuhn (r.), Italy, claimed the titles in the men's and women's division of the 3rd Italy Senior Open, the second stop of the inaugural 2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour. Van Damme ended Christer Danielsson's run, when he defeated the 8th seeded Swede, 230-193, to claim the 2.500 Euro top prize. Kuhn topped #4 Liliane Vintens, Belgium, in the decider, 240-176, to wrap up the women's title worth 800 Euro

2010 International Seniors Bowling Tour #1

03/30/10

Ron Oldfield, Yvette Murrath win inaugural International Seniors Bowling Tour event

Claim the men's and women's title in Arthur's 5th Senior Open in Monheim, Germany

2010ISBT01RonOldfield_small.jpg2010ISBT01YvetteMurrath_small.jpgThe International Seniors Bowling Tour (ISBT) got off the ground with its inaugural event, Arthur's 5th Senior Open, at 22-laner Vegas Bowling in Monheim, Germany, Long-time English national team member Ron Oldfield (pictured left) and Belgium's Yvette Murrath (right) won the men's and women's title. All ten tournaments on the 2010 ISBT will have separate divisions for men and women and separate prize funds.

European News

12/25/09

Plans unveiled for new International Seniors Bowling Tour 2010

ISBTLogo_small.jpgA group of tournament directors representing the most popular Seniors tournaments in Belgium, England, Germany and Netherlands have decided to leave the European Bowling Proprietors' Association (EBPA) Senior Tour and to run their own International Seniors Bowling Tour starting in March 2010. Past Belgium national team member Liliane Vintens was elected president of the ISBT. It was agreed that all tournaments of the ISBT should be sanctioned by the European Tenpin Bowling Federation (ETBF).

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