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Hungary Takes First Place in the International Teqball Tournament

2018.08.06.

Last Friday on August 3rd, Hungary took first and second place in the international Teqball tournament held at Lupa Beach.

Teqball – an exciting and fast-paced cross between football and ping pong – was invented by former professional football player, Gábor Borsányi and computer scientist, Viktor Huszár.

Serbia (in white) beats a Hungarian team and takes third place. (photo: Chelsie Lynn Herbut / Hungary Today)

Two teams from Hungary square off in the final match. (photo: Chelsie Lynn Herbut / Hungary Today)

The tournament was an all-day event, lasting from 9 am and ending with an awards ceremony at 4:30 pm. Countries from all over the world participated in the event. Hungary took first and second place, while Serbia finished in third. The program had an impressive reward of 10,000 USD, which was distributed among the top eight finishers.

A dancer does a handstand before the last match of the finals. (photo: Chelsie Lynn Herbut / Hungary Today)

The tournament had a unique atmosphere, as it took place at Lupa Tó Beach. Attendees could lay out and enjoy the sand or take a dip in the cool water in between matches.

The crowd was able to enjoy an exciting dance performance between matches. (photo: Chelsie Lynn Herbut / Hungary Today)

If all this weren’t enough, spectators were able to get a first-look at the brand new BMW X4.

Photos and reporting by Chelsie Lynn Herbut