Archive for October, 2016

The Capital Plastics Open – Congratulations to all winners

The Capital Plastics Open – Congratulations to all winners Courtesy of Houston Intl Table Tennis Academy The Capital Plastics Open has concluded. We would like to thank everyone for coming to participate in our first tournament at HITTA (Houston International Table Tennis Academy). It was a huge success. Take a look at our winners below! Open […]

2016 Houston Grand Prize CAP Open Table Tennis Tournament

2016 Houston Grand Prize CAP Open Table Tennis Tournament, December 3-4, 2016 With a total cash prize of $8,600.00 Butterfly is proud to announce the sponsorship of the 2016 Houston Grand CAP Open Table Tennis Tournament, a USATT 2-star rated event which is being held from December 3-4, 2016. The Texas Table Tennis Center, in Houston, […]

Day three at the ITTF Africa Senior Championship

(By Neha Aggarwal / Photo By: Adebola Adenusi) Egypt wins Men’s & Women’s Team titles Egypt clearly dominated the African Championship on day three as they clinched the Men’s and Women’s Team titles. In the mixed doubles event, the number one pair of Dina Meshref and Omar Assar moved to the finals.   Men’s Team Event […]

Classroom not required for lessons in history & in understanding

( by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor / Photo: courtesy of Yang Caifeng) Heavy rain in Shanghai but that did not stop players, coaches and officials enjoying the day’s break from the intense theatre of competition on Wednesday 26th October; a visit to the Shanghai Museum was the order of the day for all concerned. Widening the […]

4th Place for North America at World Cadets

(Courtesy of USATT) Despite Strong Efforts 4th Place for North America at World Cadets They gave their best efforts but it was just shy of a medal finish for both the Cadet Boys and Cadet Girls teams representing North America at the World Cadet Challenge. In the semifinal it was a tight 5 match loss […]

The 13th South Shore Sports/Butterfly Open

(Courtesy of Dan Seemiller) The 13th South Shore Sports/Butterfly Open was held last weekend October 22-23. 141 competitors traveled to this northwest Indiana city  to compete and watch the Nate Wasserman Junior events. $7,200 was awarded to the winners and semifinalists in the age brackets 18,15 and 13 in boys and girls singles.    18 and […]

2016 Alabama Middle/High School TT Club Team Championships

(Courtesy of Emily Scott) When: Trussville Parks & Recreation Center Red Gym               Friday, Oct., 14, 2016   Participating Schools: 9 high schools: Baker in Mobile; Hewitt in Trussville; McAdory in McAdory; Mtn. Brook in Mtn. Brook; Oak Mtn. in Birmingham; Oneonta in Oneonta; Pinson Valley in Pinson; Spain Park in Spain Park; Sumiton […]

2016 European Championships Day Five Preview

(by Simon Daish/ITTF) Day five of the Liebherr 2016 ITTF-European Championships will see the Women’s Singles event alongside the Men’s Singles reach the semi-finals stage, while the Men’s and Women’s Doubles categories will determine which players will appear in the respective finals. Petrissa Solja will be one of five German players fighting for a spot […]

NY International TTC Nov. 6, 2016 Open Championship

Table Tennis Tournament, Sponsored by Butterfly NA USATT Sanctioned 2 star Tournament, 134-32 35th Ave,   Flushing, NY 11354 TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS: Yuxiang Li (www.NYITTC.com) REFEREE: Jean Sze/CR; RULES: All USATT and regulations apply. USATT Dress Code will apply. EQUIPMENT: Butterfly tables, 3 star white butterfly balls; ENTRY POLICY: All entries must include payment; ENTRY DEADLINE: Entries […]

2016 US Open Championships: Invitation open to all nations

(By Neha Aggarwal/ITTF) The 2016 U.S. Open Championship will be held from 12-17th December at the Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. All entries are now accepted by USATT. Early bird entry deadline is 6th November 2016 and final entry deadline is 20th November 2016. USA Table Tennis invites all nations to compete at the […]