Scottish Subbuteo Championship paves way for England qualifiers

Published on: 24th July 2013

Players and fans flocked to Glasgow last weekend for the first Subbuteo Challenge Cup.Subbuteo-hires300

Justin Finch won the Seniors Category Scottish Tournament which took place at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, with Gareth Christie as runner-up. Winner of the Juniors category was Keelan Anderson and runner-up was Jamie Pilgrim.

TV, radio and print press gave the free-to-enter event coverage on prime time TV, a full page in the Scottish Daily Mail and exposure in the Herald and Evening Standard.

The success of the Scottish Subbuteo Championships paves the wave for the remaining two Subbuteo Challenge Cup qualifying rounds that will take place at the Chelsea Football Club, London on Saturday 3 August and Leeds United Football Club, Elland Road on Sunday 11 August.

Winners from the Scottish tournament and England qualifiers will then take part in the Subbuteo Challenge Cup UK Final on Saturday 19 October at the National Football Museum in Manchester.

Richard Wells, sales director of Paul Lamond Games, said: “We are delighted that the inaugural Subbuteo Challenge Cup got off to such a strong start this weekend in Scotland with such phenomenal press coverage. We are confident that the London and Leeds legs of the tournament will be just as successful.”

The Subbuteo Challenge Cup offers players aged four and above of all skill levels the opportunity to take part, and those interested must register online prior to the event at The tournament is free to enter. This tournament features under and over 16s categories and participants must play with their own official Subbuteo Team Set.

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