At the same time as the whistle for the start of play of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, we initiated our traditional match tournament in the Vienna office.
There were nearly 50 guests. In parallel to the public viewing, eight teams competed against each other in table soccer. The teams consisted of two players: One customer or partner played together with one employee. Then we drew lots: Each team represented a World Cup-country. Team Senegal assert itself against Team Peru in the final round – our partner Cenarion Information Systems will keep the challenge cup in his office until next year. Gerolf Scherr was supported by our colleague Lukas Bitter.
With regard to gastronomy, we were indulged by the caterer frederiks. Freshly tapped beer, mint-lime-Prosecco, chocolate mousse cake with strawberries and a cheese platter rounded the basic buffet off.
By the way, we began the tradition with an internal table soccer tournament nine years ago. Then our customers got wind of it and wanted to participate. We considered it a wonderful idea – and since then, due to the positive feedback, we organize a match tournament once a year.
Since not everyone likes to play table soccer, the board game Crokinole was added three years ago. Crokinole is a dexterity game from North America which originates in the 17th century. The rules are easy, no special knowledge is needed and the game is real fun. If you want to know more about it, click http://www.crokinole.de/home.html.
This year, we supplemented the tournament by a third game: Schnapsen. Schnapsen is a very funny card game, originally from Austria. It is played in twos and is comparable to ghe German variant Sechsundsechzig. For Schnapsen a high level of concentration is needed – and it is helpful if you are famiiar with the rules.
And now it´s time to start the training for our 10th anniversary tournament 2019!