KAW 2009 Sports Tournament Details

KAW's Grand Tournaments for Soccer, Badminton, Cricket, Volleyball, Cards, Chess, Racquetball, Tennis etc continues for the third year successivley in 2009. The nominal participation fee, if any, will be used for buying prizes for the winners as well as for buying refreshments during the games.

General rules that apply for all sports tournaments conducted by KAW:

  • Only KAW members and family will be allowed to participate.
  • KAW will not be responsible for any injuries which may be sustained during the events.
  • All winners will get KAW's rolling trophies which will keep rotating till a team/ player wins the trophy three times in a row. At that point, the team/player gets to keep the tropy forever.
  • In all the Tournaments, last year's winner & runner-up will be seeded first and second respectively.
  • Any decisions made by KAW EC (or the respective Sports Coordinators) and Referees appointed by KAW will be final and binding.

KAW 2009 Sports Tournaments

KAW Cards Tournament (28, 56, Rummy)

KAW Cards Tournament was conducted on Saturday Dec 19th at the Renton Downtown Harley-Davidson Conference Hall. For "28", The teams were divided into groups of 4 with the winners of each group playing in the finals directly. In the "28" Finals, the veteran pair of Mathew Titus, Paul K John (Roshan) & George Daniel (Reos) overcame Biju Skariah, Ojus John & Jojo Chalissery to secure the title. In the "56" first semifinal, reigning champions Mathew Titus, KG Sunny & Shyju Abraham won against Davis Vithayathil, Ojus John & Biju Skaraiah and in the second, Paul K John, George Daniel & Thomas Titus defeated PP George, Viswam Changarath and Mrs. Santhakumari. In the finals, Mathew, Sunny & Shyju retained the title by defeating Paul, George & Thomas. In the Rummy competition, Sreekumar Valiathan secured the championship and Davis Vithayathil finished second. Thanks to Boney Mathew (John L Scott) for sponsoring the Venue for the Tournament and to Mathew Titus (Real Estate 2000 corporation) for sponsoring the playing cards for the Tournament. Thanks to KAW Cards Tournament Coordinators Ojus John and George Daniel for conducting the Tournaments.

KAW Chess Tournament

KAW Chess Tournament was conducted on Sunday Jan 3rd 2010 at the Chess Center infront of QFC at Bellevue Crossroads. For the Adults section, the participants were divided into two groups with the two top ranking players from each group moving to the semifinals. In the first semifinal, Hariprasad Manilavalappil defeated PP George and Prajinesh Jayan defeated Jayakrishnan Nair in the second. Prajinesh won the Adults section by defeating Hariprasad in the Finals. In the kids under-10 section, Rohan Biju Skariah finished first and Aditya Nair finsihed second. In the kids above-10 category, Hemant Kalathil finished first and Atul Nair was second. Thanks to KAW Chess Tournament Coordinators Ojus John and George Daniel and also to Sreekumar Valiathan for coordinating the event.

KAW Racquetball Tournament

KAW Racquetball Tournament was conducted on Saturday Jan 9th 2010 at the Kent Commons Indoor Courts. Thanks to KAW Racquetball Tournament Coordinators Ojus John and George Daniel and also to Boney Mathew for coordinating the event.

KAW Badminton Tournament: October 24

KAW Badminton Tournament was held on October 24th Saturday at the Sea Tac Community Center. Mathew Titus & Arun Veettil team won the Men's Doubles trophy defeating Anil Shanmugam & Sarath in a thrilling, very closely-fought Finals. The Men's Singles was won by Arun Veettil defeating Anil Shanmugham in another exciting match. Thanks to KAW EC Badminton Coordinators Ojus John, Simmy Poulose and George Daniel for organizing the event and special thanks to Mathew Titus for helping with the logistics and for sponsoring the trophies.

KAW Volleyball Tournament: October 3

KAW Volleyball Tournament was held on October 3rd Saturday at the Kent Commons Indoor Courts. Details about the winners will follow. Six teams battled it out for the title. "Kent Idiyans" and "Dashers" lost in the Semis and "Dream Team" (formerly "Fast Tracks") led by Boney Mathew defeated "Kavalachattambis" led by Nimesh to land the title for the third consecutive time and thus making the rolling tropy theirs forever. Thanks to KAW EC Volleyball Coordinators Ojus John and George Daniel for organizing the event a nd to Mr. PM Mathew for sponsoring the trophy.

KAW Tennis Tournament: September 12

This year's KAW Tennis Tournament was held on September 12th Saturday from 2.00 PM to 6.00 PM at the Bothell tennis grounds next to Skyview Junior High School. The Men's Doubles was won by Binu Purayil & Brijesh defeating Arun Veettil & Hariprasad Manilava. The singles crown was shared by Binu Purayil & Arun Veettil after the match was abandoned dues to bad light. Aju Kuruvilla won the ladies singles defeating Sabitha Brijesh and Aju&Ranju won the doubles defeating Sabita&Prema. Thanks to KAW EC Tennis Coordinators Ojus John and Simmy Poulose for organizing the event.

KAW Cricket Tournament: August 22

KAW's cricket tournament will be held on August 22nd at All-Purpose Field 6-artificial turf grass Studios West campus, west of The Commons (New Microsoft Ground).To register, send an email to secretary@kaow.org or Ashley Elenjickal at elenjickal@hotmail.com with the Team Name (maximum of 10 players per Team, 8 playing at a time). If you can't find/form a team, but would like to play, feel free to contact us and we will communicate your names to all the registered Team's Captains. Please note that only KAW members are allowed to participate and there is no registration fee for the Cricket Tournament. KAW thanks Ashley Elenjickal and ARCL (ground reservation and cricket balls are arranged by ARCL). Details here.

KAW Soccer Tournament: August 16, 23, 29, 30

There will be three matches on August 16, 23, and 29th respectively. KAW soccer finals will be on August 30th. The fixtures and venue details are available here. If you have any questions, please email the Secretary at secretary@kaow.org or Dinesh C Nambiar at dineshcnambiar@gmail.com.

KAW Throwball Tournament: August 30 10:00 AM

We will be organizing a Throwball tournament for women on August 30th at 10 AM at East Sammamish Park. Interested participants and for more details, please send an email to secretary@kaow.org or Ranjini Prakash at ranjukash@gmail.com.