The countdown is on, on the 23rd and 24th of february 2019 the sports metropolis Berlin will again host the "White Bear". For the 59th time, the international epee tournament attracts fencers from all over the world to Berlin and making it one of the three oldest tournament series in the capital.
After a three-year break, the Horst-Korber-Sport Center in the Glockenturmstraße at the Olympic Stadium is now the site of the fencing competitions. On 24 lanes, around 250 fencers fight for two days to the qualification for the semi-finals, which traditionally take place on Sunday afternoon as a gala finale in the historic dome hall in the House of the German Sport.
Also the fencing offspring may cross the blades parallel on sunday. The international student tournament for foil, 12th "Little White Bear", will take place on Sunday from 9:00 am in parallel in the Horst-Korber-Sport Cnter. The final fights of the four age- and weapon groups will also be fought out during the Gala Dinner in the historic dome hall.
Experience the fascinating fencing sport up close on Saturday and Sunday in the Horst-Korber-Sport Center with free entry. Do not hesitate too long to secure tickets or VIP tickets for the spectacular fencing show at the gala finale in the historic dome hall of the House of German Sports. Space is limited. We looking forward to seeing you.