In July 2001, a group of British players travelled to Thailand to take part in a large tournament. These photographs appear with kind permission of Evan Simpson. They are large files but excellent quality.
Now THAT is what I call a tournament! In the second photo approximately one half of the total playing area is visible...
Darryl Francis in action
Mark Nyman vs. Nigel Richards --- probably the two best players in the world. The venue in which the event took place was named Hua Mark Stadium!
Evan Simpson vs. Femi Awowade
1st place went to New Zealand's Nigel Richards, 2nd to Australia's Paul Cleary and 3rd to Britain's Mark Nyman.
Nigel Richards with his trophy
One of the large boards used for displaying games in progress to the enormous crowd
Terry Kirk, Evan Simpson, Mark Nyman
It's a duck, apparently.
Captain Kirk with his vessel
Terry Kirk and Mark Nyman