AUSTRIA - country of mountains and the famous exploding trees. The first Mölkky tournament ever played in Austria was the "Alps Cup" in Innsbruck. Nowadays the 12 skittles are mostly played in the flatlands, in the capital Vienna and the vice capital Graz - indoors and outdoors, with passion and a high level of Austrian Gemütlichkeit ("good cheer").
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The country joined the IMO at the founding (in 2016). There are several associations throughout the country. The Czech Republic has organised the World Championship 2017 in Rakvonik and the European Championship 2018 in Zruč nad Sázavou.
The national tournament takes place every year at the beginning of September with teams of 3 players.
The country joined the IMO at the founding. Mölkky was developed in Finland years ago but has been a great success in the last 10 years. Nowadays we have active associations in several areas and Finnish Championships regularly gather over 100 teams/players. Also active series of Mölkky are played throughout the country. Finland has already organised many World Championships and also has the most players who have won the World Championships.
There are several national tournaments:
Single, Double (outdoor & indoor), Triple and Quadruple Tournaments
The country has joined the IMO at the founding. In France, 83 clubs play Mölkky, of which 58 are official associations. FFMö has 38 membership associations (2017). France has organised the first World Championship outside of Lahti, Finland in 2016 (Le Rheu). Each year, France organises one of the largest national tournaments, which can be attended by up to 500 teams (number depends on the year and the abilities of the organiser). France will also organise the World Championship in 2019 in Samoëns.
The national championship usually takes place in May with teams of 2 players.
Japan was and still is the only non-European country that has joined the IMO. They have participated in the founding of IMO 2016. Each year, Japan has sent a few teams to the World Championship and they have also organised an Asian Championship in Tokyo.
The national championship usually takes place on the first weekend of October in Tokyo with teams of 2 or 3 players.
The national association was founded in 2016 and the national championships (Campeonato de España de Mölkky) take place since 2012. In addition to many other competitions, they are organising the "Mölkky International Championship Playing in Family" for the first time (2019).