It's a fine line between winning and losing. As uplifting as the triumph can be, the pain of defeat is abasing, yet attractive. The balance of power is established in the blink of an eye. Carrying the burden of a lifetime while chances are few. Yet one will take it in the end – the one that fights, controls, dominates, possesses. But at present everything is still open - open-ended and open for all to see. Images to outlive the protagonists and to keep records of the fashion of the times. Welcome to the Amateur World Cup!