Thurs. June 30 @ 8:30-10:30PM @ ATTSP AT & T Sports Pavilion, 11051 O'Malley Centre Dr. (behind the Alaska Club South) ($7.)
Tues. July 5 @ 8-9PM, 4 tables @ ATTSP ($7.)
Mon. July 11 @ 7-9PM @ THE DOME, 6501 Changepoint Dr., 99518 ($8.)
Thur. July 14 @ 8:30-10:30P ($7.)
Mon. July 18 @ 7-9PM @ THE DOME, 6501 Changepoint Dr., 99518 ($8.)
Session fee is $7 to $8. Challenge Matches or Practice up to 4 tables. See CALENDAR HERE
ALASKA YUKON CHALLENGE TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT
June 10-11, 2016, O'Malley Sports Center
Forty players from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Whitehorse and Dawson, Yukon participated in the 2016 Alaska Yukon Challenge on June 10-11, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska. With a strong 16 member contingent from Fairbanks Interior Table Tennis and 10 players from Whitehorse & Dawson City, Yukon Canada and the remaining 14 players representing the Alaska Table Tennis Club in Anchorage.
Singles events played out Friday night. The U1000 Singles (formerly know as Novice) consisted of 17 athletes blended in 4 pools of 4 and 5 players in round robin play. Advancing to the playoffs were top 2 finishers from each pool: Ethan Gaw (Yukon), Craig Prtyka (FITT), Dylan Bruce (AKTTC), Aporn Stein (FITT), Michael Bruce (AKTTC), Nico Kayser (FITT), Herb Sivitz (AKTTC) and Michael Bruce (AKTTC). See final results below.
In Open Singles 22 athletes competed in 6 pools of 3 and 4 players. With the top 2 advancing to the single elimination playoffs. Advancing was Rendy Tan (AKTTC), Chidi Nworkorie (AKTTC), Dave DeMay (FITT), Diann Darnall (FITT), Daniel Li (Yukon), Tarus Yurkin (Yukon), Andrew Kim (AKTTC), Johan Dohan (AKTTC), Scott Harris (AKTTC), Terry Slocum (FITT), Mark Weissler (AKTTC) and Moses Lan (CA)
Results: (partial results, completed shortly, reconfirming data)
U1000 Singles: Finals: Ethan Gaw over Dylan Bruce, 11-5, 11-6 with Ethan starting with -5 handicap)
- Ethan Gaw (Yukon)
- Dylan Bruce (AKTTC)
- Grace Anne Janssen (Yukon) and 3. Craig Partyka (FITT)
Open Singles: Finals: Dave DeMay over Chidi Nworkorie 11-4, 11-3 with Chidi starting with -11 handicap)
- Dave DeMay (FITT)
- Chidi Nworkorie (AKTTC)
- Terry Slocum (FITT) and 3. Daniel Li (Yukon)
U1000 Teams: Finals: King Pong over The Dawsons 3 matches to 2.
- King Pong (Michael Bruce and Herb Sivitz) (AKTTC)
- The Dawsons (Ethan Gaw and Gerald Parsons) (Yukon)
- Capp On (Aporn Stein and CArol Johnson) (FITT) and 3. Unicorns (Ming Haung and Kate Crocker) (Yukon)
Open Teams: Finals: Rendy and Chidi over Cinnamon Twins 2 matches to 1. Abbreviated to best 2 of 3 matches due to time limits.
- Rendy and Chidi (Rendy Tan and Chidi Nworkorie) AKTTC
- Cinnamon Twins (Ryan Bachi and Taras Yurkin) Yukon,
- AK Spin Masters (David DeMay and Scott Kennedy) FITT, and 3. Pong Bros (Andrew Persen and Terry Slocum)
Events in Novice & Open Singles, Open & Novice Team events. 10 tables, Exciting action from Friday 6P-10PM, Sat. 10AM to 8PM,
Alaska Yukon Challenge (Information and ENTRY FORM HERE)
aka: Yukon Alaska Challenge! Friday & Saturday June 10-11, 2016 at the O'Malley Sports Center, AKA: (AT & T Sports Pavilion) in Anchorage, AK. $1400 in cash prizes!
Events: Open Singles, Novice Singles, Open Team and Novice Team events.
See entry form for more infomation and details.
INFORMATION & ENTRY FORM (CLICK HERE) Entry is closed.
Singles and Doubles handicap scoring for all skill levels. In 2016 the AYC is celebrating 40 years from the first Alaska & Yukon fellowship exchange in 1976!
Hardbat Table Tennis continues to grow in Fairbanks as twenty-six players challenged each other at recent the Jerry Smith Alaska Hardbat Championships held April 8-9 at the UAF Patty Center. Top players from Anchorage and Eagle River joined the Fairbanks and North Pole players in five different events.
JOIN US FOR DROP IN SESSIONS
Thurs. June 30 @ 8:30-10:30PM @ ATTSP AT & T Sports Pavilion, 11051 O'Malley Centre Dr. (behind the Alaska Club South)
Tues. July 5 @ 8-9PM, 4 tables @ ATTSP
Mon. July 11 @ 7-9PM @ THE DOME The Dome, Changepoint Dr.
Thur. July 16 @ 8:30-10:30P
Session fee is $7. Challenge Matches or Practice up to 4 tables. See CALENDAR HERE