Get ’em while they’re down: Yakimenko (RUS) v Won (KOR)

The big table for the Budapest world cup is up, and we’re looking forward to some pretty interesting matches in about 12 hours’ time. One we’re pretty confident we’ll see is Won v Yakimenko in the 16. These two faced off at the same comp last year in the 32, and Won dominated the match … More Get ’em while they’re down: Yakimenko (RUS) v Won (KOR)

Changes to the 4m

A proposal from Russia to the FIE Congress: “t.17.3. In saber fencing The Referee places each of the two competitors in such a way that the back foot of each is 2 meters from the center line of the piste (that is, in front of the ‘on-guard’ lines).” I’d like to address this in the … More Changes to the 4m

2014-2015 FIE men’s sabre season starts tonight!

It’s that time of year again: The first comp of the men’s sabre FIE season, the Budapest World Cup, starts tonight. Preliminary rounds: 12am AEDT Saturday IndividualTableau of 64 starts 8pm AEDT Saturday Teams starts 6pm AEDT Sunday. Live results will be available right here. Live video streams are here. Here’s a reminder of how … More 2014-2015 FIE men’s sabre season starts tonight!