Soviet Era to Modern Ukraine, Article by Yana Savchuk, Chevrnsti, Ukraine “Foreword” by Gregory Scoma The game of table hockey has existed for more than ninety years in various parts of the world. In Ukraine, table hockey was not well-known, not widely-available or popular. That is, until a single event triggered table hockey becoming known […]
A wonderful short story about the history of table hockey in Russia that quickly carries the reader from 1957 to today. The role of Soviet Union’s Bandy (field hockey) team and Yury Gagarin, the world’s first cosmonaut, played in giving rise to the popularity of table hockey. When Russia first entered international tournaments, subsequent achievements, and mention of inventors, cartoonists, fiction writers — all contributed to the rise and popularity of table hockey in Russia today.
Mariia, also hand-picked from the WTHA’s Shop, autographed hockey jerseys from famous Russian ice hockey players that you can buy!
Do you know or can you list a person or people who, for example, REGULARLY played table hockey, or hosted tournaments, or manufactured TH games, and were well known to the public at that time or since? By “well known”, celebrity or famous, I would define as meaning the person was or is known across […]