2008-12-29~2009-01-02 (Butterfuly World Champions Training Camp @Top Spin Club, Santa Clara)
The New Years Camp will be held from Dec. 29th, 2008 (Mon) - Jan. 2nd, 2009 (Fri). Due to the success of the past camps, they will maintain the same hours, location, and cost for this winter weekly training session. Hours will be from 10-12:30pm & 2:30-5pm. The camp will be held at their usual spot, the Topspin Club, located in Santa Clara. Cost will be the same as before at $600 per person for the week. (Access the flyer and sign-up form.)
2008-11-22 (Spin Magicians Northern California Fall Open)
Saturday, November 22, Recreational Sports Facility at UC Berkeley (2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720).
Entries must be postmarked by Friday, November 14. Click here for the entry form and details.
2008-10-29 (York School Table Tennis Club started!)
Josh started the table tennis club at his school (together with its homepage). Oct. 29 is the first meet day. We hope table tennis becomes popular among the students!
* The first meet was very popular! Over 30 students showed up (among 225 students at school).
2008-10-04~05 (Newgy Northern California Fall Open)
October 4-5, at the Recreational Sports Facility at UC Berkeley (2301 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720).
* Josh and YJ participated on Oct. 5. Josh won the first round group for U600 (3-0), but couldn't advance due to the USATT rule for unrated player (he also entered U800 and recorded 1-1). YJ managed to win the first round groups for U1000 and U1200, but was eliminated at the semi-final and quarter-final, respectively. Here are a couple of pictures.
2008-09-20 (SACRAMENTO SUMMER OPEN)
September 20, 2008, at Inderkum High School in Sacramento. Check the details and area map.
* Bill, Curt, Gil (& his wife, Ann) and YJ participated. Among the tournaments they entered, Gil got the gold for U1350 and YJ got the silver for U750! Click here for more pictures.
2008-09-16 (Harriet Involved in a Traffic Accident)
Harriet was hit by a car while riding on a bike on Sept. 16. She had her elbow broken and received multiple surgery. She was hospitalized at Hazel Hawkins Hospital in Holister, but is now at home resting and recovering with high spirit. We hope she gets well soon!
2008-09-13 (American Legion, Prunedale)
10 am, Sat, $20 fee for entry and lunch.
Address: 8300 Prunedale North Rd, Salinas, CA 93907. Click the emblem for their website.
* Gil participated and beat them all!
2008-08-30~31 (Life West Open on the JOOLA NA Tour @UC Berkely)
2008-08-17~23 (Beijing Olympics Table Tennis)
Click the logo for the 2008 Olympics table tennis news, including recorded video coverage (or, right mouse click and select as a new tab).
2008-08-11 (Special Club Hours)
Some high-level players from Taiwan, including Mr. Chen, visited the club and taught us some table tennis skills.