Gaming store The Hobbit Hole in Chatteris crowns its first champion with regional tournament due shortly

PUBLISHED: 12:03 23 September 2014 | UPDATED: 12:03 23 September 2014

Dave Gadsby.

Dave Gadsby.


David Gadsby has been crowned The Hobbit Hole's first "Blood Bowl" champion.

He saw off eight challengers to come out on top in a competition described as “American Football with a twist”.

The gaming store in Chatteris High Street has proved a big hit since it was opened by in June by former Warhammer ebay trader John Freeman.

On November 9, a regional gaming Yu-Gi-Oh tournament (based on a Konami card game) will held at The Chatteris Working Men’s Club, with up to 200 competitors from across the region descending on the town.

Local gamer Lewis Norton said: “This is the biggest thing to happen in Chatteris in my lifetime. All the other regionals are in places like London, Birmigham and Belfast. It’s amazing we got one here.”

For more information, go to or the Hobbit Hole Website

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