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In case you missed this game on Sunday, we are proud to present the recording of our live coverage from the 2018 Norwegian Open Cup Final, between James Trott (England) and Benny Sjögren (Sweden).
In a tense game, Sweden's Benny Sjogren wins the SMPT Norwegian Open 2018. Benny dominated the game from the start however England's James Trott came back to go in to the final end 8-10 down. Benny bowled a great bowl to take the title 12-8.
Stephen Proctor beat Mitchell Young to win the Plate and Pontus Guldestam wins the Shield Final beating Gunnar Frantzen 10-5.
The draw for the third world ranking event of the 2018-19 season has produced some tough groups and with it, many intriguing matches. What is more, the magnificent hall at Skien Fritidspark provides a superb setting for the SMPT's Show Mat, allowing players and spectators to witness games of special interest, which feature some of the sport’s top names who are competing at this year’s Norwegian Open.
The draw for the third singles ranking event of the season, the Norwegian Open, held at Skien Fritidspark has now been made.
England's Stephen Proctor beats Christer Nordin in the final of the 2017 EL-VIS Elektro Norwegian Open to claim his maiden SMPT title and also moves to World #1.
Peter Roberts beats Jonathan Payne to claim the Bronze Medal.
Jorgen Karlsson takes the Plate after defeating Andy Thompson and Bjarne Andersson beats Rune Lifjeld in the Shield.
Follow all the latest updates from the opening day of the 2017 EL-VIS Elektro Norwegian Open.
This weekend the SMPT heads to Scandinavia for the third World Ranking event of the season, the EL-VIS ElektroNorwegian Open which will once again be staged at the international arena at Fritidspark in Skien.
The draw for the 2017 EL-VIS Elektro Nowegian Open has now been made.
Mark Beattie takes the 2016 Brunvall Gård Norwegian Open after a 14-7 victory over Jonathan Payne.
Ed Sawbridge beats John Lax 12-7 to take Bronze while James Trott wins the Plate with a 12-9 victory over Joel Hager. Mio Kontic claims the Shield with a 12-10 victory against Odd Egil Hansen.
Rolling updates from the opening days play of the 2016 Brunvall Gård Norwegian Open.
This weekend sees the Tour heading to Skien in Norway for the inaugural Brunvall Gård Norwegian Open. We have plenty of debutants mixing it with the best the sport has to offer but who will come out on top?
Here are our ones to watch!
The SMPT Show Mat has become a regular feature at World Ranking Events and we have once again selected a game from each session that will take centre stage at this season’s Brunvall Gård Norwegian Open, held in the wonderful arena of Skien Fritidspark.
The draw of the 2016 Brunvall Gård Norwegian Open has been completed.
The draw for the first Brunvall Gård Norwegian Open will be streamed from our website at 8pm (BST) on Sunday 9th October.
Entries to the forthcoming Brunvall Gård Norwegian Open, held at Skien Fritidspark on 29th-30th October 2016, will close on Sunday 25th September at 6pm (BST).
Earlier this year the Short Mat Players Tour announced that the European Masters is moving to Norway for the 2016-17 season. We are pleased to confirm that the event, which will be staged at Skien Fritidspark near Oslo on the 29th & 30th October 2016, will be titled the Norwegian Open.