Angel’s Cup Butterfly Team Tournament Results
(By Steve Hopkins)
The annual Angel’s Cup Butterfly Team Tournament was held November 23-24 at California Table Tennis in Rosemead, California. The format of the tournament was three-person teams with two divisions based upon rating. Both divisions had a $1000 prize for the first place team, a $500 prize for the second place team, and $300 per team for third and fourth place. There was $4200 in combined prize money plus over $3,000 in raffle gifts and free food. Teams played in a preliminary round robin and then advanced to single elimination rounds (the top teams advanced to a championship elimination round and the bottom teams to a consolation elimination round).
Over 100 players and 38 teams took part (including 18 teams in Division A and 20 teams in Division B). The tournament sponsors were Wish of Angel’s Missions, Ying Enterprises, US WINE Org, and Butterfly.
The winners of Division A didn’t have to travel far to compete — California Table Tennis was the top finishing team. Team tri-AN-gle from Irvine finished second. The third place finishers were ASLT 1 from learning tree, San Diego, and Team Musketeer from Irvine. Division A Consolations were Pen Holder (from Rosemead) in first, and ASLT (from San Diego) in second.
The winners of Division B were the Little Saigon Warriors (from Westminster). Second place was For A Better Cause (from Irvine). The third place teams were Kim Tar Restaurant ( from Monterrey Park), and Xiaosa Anda (from El Monte). The Division B Consolation results were Nosanbag in first and Lighting Spin ( from San Diego) in second.
California Table Tennis is located in Rosemead, California, in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley outside of Los Angeles. It is a unique, full-time table tennis facility with 16 Butterfly tables, professional rubber flooring, and some of the best playing conditions available in the United States. The club has 200 active members of all ages with events and coaching available to players from age 4 to age 80. An ideal location for a great event like the Angel’s Cup Butterfly Team Tournament.
California Table Tennis Contact Info:
2727 Stingle Ave, #11, Rosemead, CA 91770
Hours: Weekdays – 10:00am to 10:00pm
Weekends – 9:00am to 7:00pm