to the 10th Table Hockey World Championships in Moscow!
in two years the world’s top table hockey players get together for
the world championships, the major tournament in the system of the
International Table Hockey Federation (ITHF). It will be for the
first time next year that Moscow will be the venue of this great event.
The Organizing Committee of the 2007 World Championships and the Russian
Table Hockey Federation (RTHF) thank representatives of the national
federations, the ITHF members, for their choice of Moscow at the 2005
conference in Riga and are very glad that Russian capital will host
the 10th jubilee world championships. An important
step towards unveiling the 2007 table hockey world championships will
be its presentation to journalists during the Ice Hockey World Championships
to be also held in Moscow in April-May 2007.
We hope that the World Championships in Moscow will
become the most exciting and the largest ever (in the number of the
players, prize amount and attention of media and public) international
table hockey tournament and will bring only good emotions, impressions
and memories to all those to turn out. We believe that the 2007 World
Championships will open a new stage in the history of international
table hockey and will give further impetus to the progress of this
The RTHF representatives and the Sportmaster
company, the general partner
of the Federation and the World Championships, have developed a special
design of the Stiga play-off games for the event. Each of the players
will get a chance to buy such game as a unique souvenir after the
tournament is over.
Organizing Committee of the 2007 World Championships and the RTHF
hope not only to create as easy atmosphere of competition as possible
for international players and national teams of all countries but
also acquaint the participants in the championships with Moscow, the
largest European megapolis that has undergone striking changes in
the past fifteen years.
official web site of the 10th world championships will be the place
to come for the latest news on preparations for the tournament and
join live broadcasts of the competitions during the championships.
It will also feature detailed current news and press coverage of the
2007 World Championships. The visitors to the site will be invited
to take part in interactive voting on a diversity of issues and register
themselves as the participants in the championships. The site will
also include a forum where
you will be welcome to a free discussion of anything regarding the
world championships and ask the organizers any kinds of questions.
a special interactive Stiga play-off game on the site’s
main page to travel through the site.
Organizing Committee of the 2007 World Championships ask all national
table hockey federations to confirm the number of the players in their
respective teams by 30 March 2007 and send in the official application
giving the names of their team members and the breakdown of the players
by categories of competitions by 15 May 2007. We need this to be able
to organize the tournament in the best way possible.