This year both participants and spectators wait for a team able to compete with Team Russia, traditionally considered a favourite, on equals.
Sergey Tsymbal, Deputy of HMBIA President for international relations, conveyed the news talking about the chances of teams in different categories.
” At the moment, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland are the most serious competitors. However, this year we’ll see who will enter the category of mass battles, “21 vs 21”, it is also an interesting point. Czechs and Austrians have plans for that… Probably, the English will show good results in “five vs five”, suggested Tsymbal.
At the same time, Deputy of HMBIA President for international relations says that “Battle of the Nations” is a world championship, and all the events of such level can be a surprise.
“We are developing, and the number of surprises increase. We can predict, but have to do it cautiously,” said Sergey Tsymbal. “In general, as usual, Russians are the favourites in all the categories, and everyone is waiting for the appearance of a worthy opponent for the team”.