History

Table Hockey in Lithuania

By Paulius Kestauskas / March 31, 2020 / 0 Comments

Stalo Ritulio Istorija Lietuvoje Article by Paulius Kestauskas, Vilnius, Lithuania Introduction This is a story about my home country Lithuania and the sport of table hockey. I will introduce you to our location in Europe, and provide some facts about our population, language, economy, governing membership and, of course, sports!  Then I will introduce you […]

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Proud History of Table Hockey in Ukraine

By Yana Savchuk / January 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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«Evolution of Table Hockey in Russia»

By Mariia Maksimova / October 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

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!

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