WA plays host to international fencing masters

Robert Wong and Gary Sudran before the competition.

Perth recently played host to some of the world’s best fencers at theĀ Asian Masters/Oceania Veterans Fencing Championships at the Claremont Showground.

The sport has been described as high-speed chess, and some of this vision shows just how intense the action can get.

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Although not a hugely popular sport down under, fencing has a small and devoted band of participants who turned out for the event.

WestTV was there for a behind-the-scenes look.