This was our first tournament, held in Bulgaria, in the area of Kranevo, on the beautiful shore of the Black Sea. It was dedicated to the Day of the Liberation of Bulgaria. It was attended by teams from Russia, Israel and two teams from Bulgaria, as well as the WORLD TEAM, which brought together players from 5 countries. The guest of honor of our tournament was Alexander Tsaryov, world sports star, motoball legend, 6-time champion of the USSR, 17-time champion of Europe, champion of France, honored master of sports, honored coach of Russia, his titles can be listed endlessly. He congratulated the organizers of the tournament on their debut, and at the award ceremony he congratulated all the teams with well-deserved medals and wished everyone further victories, handed in memorable books about his life and sports career.
Each game in the tournament was stubborn and there was no clear leader until the last game, which gave the tournament intensity and intrigue. As a result, a team from Israel took first place and became the champion of the first international hockey tournament among amateur teams `` GOLDEN BLACK SEA CUP ''. All teams received medals, cups and memorable prizes. The tournament ended with a gala dinner with an entertainment program and awarding of individual prizes to the best players of the tournament. All players were very satisfied, because hockey is life!