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PostPosted: 13 Nov 2016, 09:06 
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Thanks for posting this video. It brings back some very nice memories.

I actually practiced with Karaksevic when I was about 13 years old. At the end of the practice we played a game, and he beat me 21-4. It was special to have had the opportunity to practice with one of the top players in the world at such a young age.

Sadly, I met Alser in 1975, about 1 1/2 years before he passed away in a private plane crash. I have nice memories of watching the great Swedish trio of Bengtsson, Johansson, and Alser in the early 1970s.


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Thank you for sharing the video.
It was rare to see an European penholder.
And yes, the Swedish trio in the early 1970's was always a joy to watch, each one got an unique playing style.

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