The world’s biggest fencing tournament has begun in Columbus, Ohio with more than 5,400 competitors expected to compete from 48 states and 20 different nationalities at the USA Fencing National Championships to be held between June 28 and July 7. Already the largest fencing tournament of its kind in the world, the 2019 National Championships, also incorporating the July … [Read more...] about The biggest fencing tournament in the world gets bigger
Russia’s world number one sabre fencer, Sofya Velikaya, has won her home Grand Prix in Moscow for the fourth time in her career, while French veteran Bolade Apithy has won his first. The FIE’s final Grand Prix event of the season took place in Moscow over the weekend, resulting in a local favourite defending her title from last year (and taking a fourth career win at her home … [Read more...] about Velikaya and Apithy win gold at Moscow Grand Prix
After archiving and sun-setting our forums last year, we at Fencing.net have been combing through the archives to try and preserve and convert any of the old threads used as sources of information. One of the surprising things we found is how popular a thread was on the topic of "how do you put out incense?" Obviously, this isn't our specialty, but for some reason the … [Read more...] about Misc: How Do You Put Out Incense?
As of the beginning of April, the qualification season for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has begun! April 4th, 2020 is the finish line when the qualifications will be solidified. To kick things off, we're again tapping the expertise of David Baker to set the table for the qualification season. Over the next year, we'll be periodically checking in to see how things are … [Read more...] about The Race For Tokyo 2020 Begins
Italy’s world number one Alessio Foconi has won his first Shanghai Foil Grand Prix gold at the weekend after three previous minor medals, while Russia’s indomitable Inna Deriglazova has defended her title from last year. World Champion Foconi defeated USA’s Nick Itkin by a solitary touch in the final bout, 15-14, having also defeated Itkin’s teammate Gerek Meinhardt in the … [Read more...] about Foconi, Deriglazova win Grand Prix gold in Shanghai