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T2 Diamond Update: A Fast Version of the Fastest Sport

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The T2 Diamond 2019 series has started its second season with the July 18-21 event in Iskandar Malaysia.  The T2 Diamond rules provide for a shorter version of the sport.  The match is given 24 minutes to complete, and if the match is undecided at that point, then special rules are applied.  […]

WAB Featured Club: Wang Chen Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) With three locations in the greater New York City area, the Wang Chen Table Tennis Club is strategically placed to serve the largest metropolitan area in the United States.  The locations are in Manhattan in New York as well as Westwood and Newport in New Jersey.  The Newport location is on the […]

Elite Juniors shine at the 2019 Canadian Jr Championship

(By Elite TTC) Once again Elite juniors reaffirm their elite status in the Canadian table tennis circle at the 2019 Canadian Jr Championship. Many made multiple podium appearances at the event that took place at Summerside, PEI during the July 5 -7 weekend. Elite TTC’s dynamic duo of Michelle Wang & Jessie Xu won the U13 […]

NYITTC July 14, 2019 Open Results

(By NYITTC) Under 2450  1st Menday Wang, 2nd Yin (Xidu) Wang Under 2250  1st Yin (Xidu) Wang, 2nd Mendy Wang Under 1800  1st Adeel Rajput, 2nd Arthur Wang Under 1500  1st Ming Lu, 2nd Richard Dantsits Under 1200  1st Fred Becker, 2nd Mike Yin Under 1000  1st Mike Yin, 2nd Edson Turbanos   纽约国际乒乓球中心7月14日2019年比赛结果  2450以下 […]

Ask The Experts: Jörg Bitzigeio, No. 223

Ask The Experts: Jörg Bitzigeio, No. 223Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question:Hi,I would like to change my rubbers for something slower, but with more control and spin. I am intermediate player, who prefers topspins and not very aggressive style of play   Answer:  This Ask the Experts question was answered by Jörg Bitzigeio. He is […]

Sally Moyland’s experiences at 2019 US National Championships

(By Sally Moyland) It was nice to meet the Butterfly people this time in Vegas, they have given me great support and I’m grateful for everything they have done. It was also pretty cool to meet Larry Hodges for the first time, and see him do some of his cool table tennis tricks. Overall, at […]

Australian Open Recap: That’s Two for Xu

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum Australian Open was played this week in Geelong, a suburb of Melbourne located on the Southeastern coast of Australia.  Xu Xin, who rose to the World’s Top Spot in the rankings in July won the tournament.  Xu also won the Korean Open last […]

Sally Moyland Joins Butterfly

Sally Moyland Joins Butterfly (by Steve Hopkins) This week, Bowmar Sports announced that Sally Moyland of California has joined the  Bowmar Sports Butterfly Team.  Sally was the Mini Cadet Girls Singles Gold Medalist and the Mini Cadet Girls Teams Gold Medalist at the 2019 US National Championships earlier this month.   Sally has racked up a long list of accomplishments for […]

WAB Club Feature: Spin & Smash Table Tennis & Ping Pong Center

(by Steve Hopkins) Columbus Ohio is home to Spin & Smash, a table tennis club that is part ping pong social club and part table tennis training center. The club features eleven Butterfly tables and there are leagues, classes, clinics, and private coaching available.  The club is open from 10a-10p Mon-Thurs, 10a-11p Fri-Sat, and 1p-10p on Sun. […]

Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 252

Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 252Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question:  I  asked a similar question but did not receive an elaborate response earlier.  Can you compare the Butterfly Timo Boll Spirit and the Butterfly Viscaria. I saw that both blades have the same composition. Other than the handles are these two blades […]

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