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PEI Open


This website is no longer in use as there is a new website for PEI Table Tennis.  The new website can be found by click this link: www.peitta.ca


Results of the March 8th PEI Open

A Division

1. Todd Gregory

2. Wade Gregory

3. Robert Gao

4. Yefang Jiang

5. Alex Younker

6. Kibeom Lee


B Division

1. Shawn Babineau

2. Art O'Malley

3. Sami Yacoub

4. Paul Sheridan

5. Hasan Itani

6. Tanoj Fernando

C Division

1.  Yahya Sefau

2.  Mohammed Itani

3.  Hafsa Abbasi

4.  Deyae Ddin

5.  Abdul Malik

 


Mark Gregory Wins Men's Atlantics

Mark Gregory of Prince Edward Island finished off a perfect year with a come from behind win against Ian Kent of Nova Scotia, to claim his first Atlantic Championship title.  Mark also led the PEI team of Alex Younker, Robert Gao and Yefang Jiang to regain the mens team title after being defeated by Newfoundland the previous year.  Nick Hiscock capped off a fantastic tournament by beating Nova Scotia's top junior, Josh MacMillan, in a hard fought 5 game match to claim the junior boys title for the first time in his career.  In womens action, Leigha Shiels won her first women's title, defeating a fellow junior girls team member, Lindsay Sibley, in a close and exciting match.  One of the most exciting matches of the tournament was between Alex Younker and Robert Gao in the finals of the under 21 division, with Alex eventually winning in the 5th game to hang on to his under 21 title.  Gao of PEI did not go home empty handed though, as he was the recipient of the Mo Mohammed award which is given out to the player who most demonstrates fair play during the tournament. The over 40 division saw Sheldon Pyne take the title.  Sheldon, after being absent for a number of years, returned to fine form as he was able to knock off top seed Mervyn Greenham in the semi finals and go on to beat Steve Peers in the finals.  The over 50 event proved to be one of the more exciting events with Ian Kent of NS winning in the finals over Wade Gregory of PEI.  The mens doubles event saw two PEI teams battle it out to the end with Wade Gregory and Todd Gregory eventually claiming gold defeating Mark Gregory and Alex Younker.  The Atlantics once again brought out the top players from the Atlantic provinces and provided spectators with high level, entertaining action all weekend.  For all other results, please see the "Atlantic Table Tennis" website at www.freewebs.com/atlantictabletennis


PEI Open

The PEI Open will be this Saturday, March 3rd at Birchwood School. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and play will begin at 9:00 a.m.

PEI Table Tennis League

The Prince Edward Island table tennis league will be starting January 19th, 2012. The league will consist of games only and will be submitted to the Canadian Table Tennis Association at the end of each month. The league is welcome to all skill levels and will occur every Thursday.

Notice

Table tennis is taking a break for the Christmas holiday's and will resume January 9th, 2012

Results of NS Challenge


Results of NS Challenge

#
Men
Women Boys 18 Boys 15 Boys 13
1

Liheng Wang 1 Katie Jollimore Shane Hines Ryan Rodeniser Logan Rodeniser
2
Todd Gregory 2 Jingbing Lam Dustin Yuill Dylan Benjamin Jacob Veinotte
3
Ian Kent 3 Morgan O'Hearn Brandon Morrisey Ryan Burgoyne Alec Flanagan
4
Shane Hines 4 Brie Dukeshire Ryan Rodeniser Logan Rodeniser
5
Steve Peers 5 Leigha Shiels Dylan Benjamin Jacob Veinotte
6
Robert Gao 6 Lindsay Sibley Devon Lohnes Jacob McKenna
7
Al Martell 7 Emily Craig Ryan Burgoyne Alec Flanagan
8
Alex Younker 8 Emily Yuill Logan Rodeniser Keegan Arenburg
9
Dave Greenough 9 Perris Adamski Jacob Veinotte

10
Steve Dukeshire 10
Jacob McKenna

11
Mikhail Kharenko 11
Alec Flanagan

12
Tyler Kent 12
Keegan Arenburg

13
Stephane Goosens




14
Wayne Erskine




15
Jody Whitenect




16
Steph Craan




17
Dustin Yuill




18
Abdul Aziz # Girls 18 Girls 15 Girls 13
19
Michael Merkel 1 Katie Jollimore Brie Dukeshire Emily Craig
20
Isaac Kent 2 Morgan O'Hearn Leigha Shiels Emily Yuill



3 Brie Dukeshire Lindsay Sibley




4 Leigha Shiels Emily Craig




5 Lindsay Sibley Emily Yuill




6 Emily Craig Perris Adamski




7 Emily Yuill





8 Perris Adamski




NS and PEI Tournament schedules for 2011/2012 are now in the events section


2011 Canadian Championship Results

The PEI men's team have just returned from the Canadian Championship in Mississauga, Ontario. In the team event they began play in a round robin of three against the Manitoba and Nova Scotia men's team. PEI would end up losing 3-1 to Manitoba, but defeated Nova Scotia by a score of 3-0. They then lost to British Colombia 3-1 and lost 3-1 in their placement match against Alberta, giving PEI a 6th place finish in the team event.

2011 Canadian Table Tennis Championship

Congratulations to our Men's Team of Todd Gregory, Robert Gao and Alex Younker who will be representing PEI at the Canadian Table Tennis Championships in Mississauga, Ontario, from July 8th-10th.


2011 Atlantic Table Tennis Championship Results

TEAM EVENTS:

SR MENS.                  PEI   Winner                             NS Runner UP
Junior Mens               NS Winner                                PEI Runner UP
Sr. Womens               NS winner                                PEI Runner UP
Jr. Womens               NS winner                                 PEI Runner UP

Mens Singles                Todd gregory 1st. (PE)    Ian Kent 2nd (NS)
 B singles (U1800):       Jerry Hiscock (NF)         Richard Perigo (NS)
C singles (U1400)         Josh Macmillan (NS)      David Milley (NF)
D singles ( 900)            Robert Humber (NF)      Clifford Smith(NF)
Youth 21 Male               Teddy Kang   (PE)        Shane Hines(NS)
Over 21-39                   Todd Gregory (PE)       Darren Rudolph(NS)

Vet 40                           Ian Kent (NS)              Mervyn Greenham (NF)
Vet 50                           Ian Kent (NS)              Al Martel (NS)
Jr. Boys Single(U-18)      Teddy Kang (PE)          Shane Hines (NS)
Jr. Boys singles(U-15)     Josh MacMillam (NS)    Nick Hiscock (NF)
Jr. Girls Singles(U-18)     Katie Jollimore(NS)      Morgan O'Hearn (NS)
Jr. Girls singles (U-15)     Irene WU (PE)            Brie Dukeshire (NS)
WOMENS SINGLES          Katie Jollimore (NS)    Irene WU (PE)

Doubles Events:

 Mens Doubles:              Todd and Mark Gregory(PE)        Ian and Issack Kent(NS)
B- U-2800 DBLS             Alex Younker/Yefang Jiang(PE)   Tyler Kent/Josh Macmillan (NS)
Champ. MXD>               Steven Hines/Erica Ans (NS)        Todd Gregory/ Lucy Yang (PE)
Womens DBLS               Morgan O'Hearn/K Jollimore(NS)  K.MacCaffrey/ JB Lam (NS)
Jr. MXD DBLS                Irene WU/ Eddie Jiang (PE)          M. O'Hearn/Philip Knopf (NS)
Jr. Boys DBLS (U-18)     Teddy Kang/ Robert Gao(PE)        Shane Hines/ Dustin Yuill(NS)



Prince Edward Island Table Tennis Team

The Prince Edward Island table tennis players have been practicing non stop heading into this years Atlantic Championship and we're expecting big things from our teams and from some of our players in their individual events. The Men's "A" team consisting of Todd Gregory, Mark Gregory and Serhat Tarhan are going to be giving it their all to keep the streak going in the Men's team event. The Men's "B" team includes Alex Younker, Yefang Jiang, David Keenlyside and David Nicholson. Our junior boys team of Teddy Kang, Robert Gao and Eddie Jiang are looking to win their first junior team championship in over 6 years. Our women's team consists of Lucy Yang, Michelle An and Jian Fang and our PEI junior girls team is Irene Wu, Ann Lu and Helen Li. It's looking to be another great Atlantic's this year and it's only a week away! 

2011 Atlantic Table Tennis Championship

The 2011 Atlantic Table Tennis Championship will be held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on May 21-22 at Birchwood Intermediate School. The PEI Provincial teams have been made and are listed under the "Provincial Team" category.

PEI Team Trials

The PEI Team Trials were held recently in Charlottetown on April 9th. It went well for all players. In the final it came down to Robert Gao and Alex Younker with Gao eventually winning 11-8 in the fifth. Serhat Tarhan followed in 3rd. It was Gao's first men's singles victory, congratulations Robert!

News

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PEI Fall Classic

The PEI Fall Classic Tournament was held recently on October 18th. It went very well with lots of matches for all players in both A & B division. In A division it came down to Todd Gregory and Mark Gregory. Todd defeated Mark giving him first place while Mark took second. Newcomer Han Jiang had a great tournament aswell finishing in third place. In B division, David Nicholson captured first place while David Keenlyside followed right behind him in second place. It was both Nicholson and Keenlyside's first major wins. Great job guys! The next tournament will be held on November 22nd at Stonepark.

P.E.I Marathon Tournament

Todd Gregory of Charlottetown defeated Mark Gregory also of Charlottetown 11-8 in the fifth and deciding game to capture the "A" Division at the recent P.E.I Marathon Tournament.  Todd Gregory went undefeated while Mark Gregory went 9-1 followed by Wade Gregory at 8-2.  The "B" Division was dominated by Robert Gao as he posted a 6-0 record in his division.  Second place went to Alex Younker as he edged out Marcus Llewellyn in a tie-breaker.  In the "A" Division doubles it was the duo of Yefang Jiang and Don Bolter who came out on top, beating Marcus Llewellyn and Eddie Jiang in the finals.  The following are the entire results:

P.E.I. Marathon

 Divison "A"  Division "B"  Doubles "A" Division    
 Todd Gregory  Robert Gao  Yefang Jiang / Don Bolter    
 Mark Gregory  Alex Younker  Marcus Llewellyn / Eddie Jiang    
 Wade Gregory  Marcus Llewellyn      
 Yefang Jiang  Don Bolter      
 David Keenlyside  Chris Gallant      
 Eddie Jiang  Cameron Macdonald      
   Darcy Norton      


Upcoming Tournaments

After a Break for the holidays, table tennis will now be resuming on Jan 1 at the regular times.  Also just a reminder there has been a tournament rescheduled, the tournament that was supposed to be held on Jan 19th is now taking place on Jan 12th.

N.S Tournament

 
November 18, 2007.
 
Prince Edward Island's, Todd Gregory, captured the Valley Construction Senior
Marathon Tournament held in Middle Musquodoboit on Sunday.  He went undefeated
in the 'A' division.  Farhad Bakezedeh, Halifax NS, finished second.  Steven Hines,
Caroll's Corner NS, finished third.
 

Around the Maritimes

November 11, 2007.
 
Olympic Update #2 - Ian Kent, of Nova Scotia, has captured DOUBLE GOLD
medals in the team event and singles competition at the inaugural "Atlantics
Cup" held in Mar del Plata, Argentina.  A tremendous conclusion to an already
successful trip to Argentica.  Ian is coming back to Nova Scotia with three
medals - two gold and a silver.
 
November 9, 2007.
 
Olympic Update #1 - Ian Kent, of Nova Scotia, has captured a silver medal in the team
event at the Copa Tango IV tournament in Argentina.  Victories over Argentina,
France, and a combined US/Brazil team led Ian into a showdown with Belgium. 
Ian finished with a silver and I know all of us are proud of his accomplishments. 
We wish him continued success on his road to the Olympics in Beijing.
 

P.E.I Team Tournament

The P.E.I Team Tournament was held Nov. 3 at Stonepark school with Mark and Todd Gregory retaining their crown after defeating Graham Forrester and Max Newby 5-0 in the final.  Forrester and Newby also had a great tournament as they beat the strong team of Isaac and Tyler Kent of Nova Scotia 3-2 to claim 2nd, their only loss was to the Gregory brothers.  Evan Forrester and Stephen DesRoches capped off a strong performance beating Eddie Jiang and Marcus Llewellyn in the final 3-2 to win the "B" division.  Notable strong performances came from Eddie Jiang, Marcus Llewellyn, Alex Younker and Robert Gao as they all had impressive upsets throughout the day.  The P.E.I Team Tournament saw 10 teams competing for the titles which made for an interesting afternoon as many players had some very tough matches.  The Next Tournament will be on Dec 8th in Nova Scotia, it is a Marathon Tournament.  Also Todd Gregory will be off to the North American Team Tournament in Baltimore on Nov 22, he is teaming up with Ian Kent and Mike Chatfield of Nova Scotia.

Fall Classic

The Fall Classic was recently held in Charlottetown with Todd Gregory winning the "A" divison, Darcy Cudmore winning the "B" division and Robert Gao winning the "C" division.  Todd Gregory defended his title as he went 6-0 including a win over eventual runner up Mark Gregory.  Darcy Cudmore had his work cut out for him as he defeated Eddie Jiang in a hard fought match to take the "B" division, Jiang was the runner up.  The "C" division was much closer as it came down to a 3-way tie between Robert Gao, Alex Younker and Cynthia Cao, with Gao eventually coming out the winner and Younker taking the second position.  The tournament was a good way to start off the season and it looks like it will be another promising year for the P.E.I players.


NEWS

The 2007/08 Schedule is finally up!  Look in the events section for the complete list.  Also if you are wondering about Quebec tournaments or other Canadian tournaments that you would like to attend then click on the link in the events section.


Thailand a success for Gregory

Todd Gregory of P.E.I recently returned from Thailand where he represented Canada at the World University Games (Universiade).  The Canadian Men's team finished 0-2 as they lost to top seed Taipei and later lost to a strong team from the Ukraine.  In doubles Gregory and partner Derek Wong lost in the first round to Greece and later Gregory and mixed doubles partner Stephanie Yuen lost a close 5th game to a team from Macao. Gregory had his most success in singles, where he defeated Tserentogtokh Baatar of Mongolia making it to the round of 64 where he eventually lost to Young Man Kim of Korea.  Overall it was a great experience for the Island player as the tournament was a host to some of the top table tennis players in the world.  

KENT NABS SILVER!!!

Ian Kent (NS) captured the Silver Medal in the Standing Men's Individual Class 8 event after a close match against USA's Tahl Leibovitz. Although Ian finished second to Tahl in the event the Americanís new classification was revoked during competition and he was assigned to Class 9/10 for future events. According to IPTTC Selection Officer Nico Verspeelt this means that the IPTTC considers Ian to have qualified for the Paralympic Games in Beijing next year as the Americaís Region qualifier.

Kent then joined with Masoud Mojtahed (Class 7) in the Standing Menís Team Class 8 event and won another Silver Medal losing to the USAís Tahl Leibovitz and Wayne Lo.

BC's Stephanie Chan will return from Rio with 2 Medals in her hands - a Silver in the Standing Women's Individual Class 6-8 and a Bronze Medal for her win in Women's Open Class 6-10.

A proud moment came for Rťal Poudrier from Montreal, QC and Martin Pelletier from Gatineau when they captured the Bronze Medal in the Men's Team Class 9-10 in a close 3-2 match over a tough Venezuelan team.

Kudos to Coach John Macpherson who was a very busy man during the competition and congratulations to everyone on the successful nine member Team...great performances!


News

The PEI Menís team captured Gold in the Atlantic Senior Menís Team event for the third consecutive year at the Atlantic Table Tennis Championships held in Canning, Nova Scotia on the weekend. The team of Todd Gregory, Mark Gregory and Graham Forrester lost only two matches, defeating Newfoundland 4-1, the Nova Scotia 2 team 5-0 and claiming victory by a decisive 4 matches to 1 against the top ranked Nova Scotia team, comprised of Farhad Bakezadeh, Ian Kent and Michael Chatfield.

In Menís Singles, Todd Gregory was runner-up, losing to Farhad Bakezadeh 14-12 in the seventh game of an exciting best of seven final, failing, by the narrowest of margins, in his bid to win this event for a fourth consecutive year. Gregory did repeat, however, as the Under 21 winner, defeating Michael Chatfield of Nova Scotia 2-0 in the final, and he teamed up with brother, Mark, to take Menís Doubles, defeating Merv Greenham and Eric Cranford of Newfoundland.

Mark Gregory was runner-up in the Menís 21-39 category, losing 11-9 to former Atlantic champion, Merv Greenham, of Newfoundland, in the fifth game of a closely fought final match. Evan Forrester, of Montague, was the winner of Under 900 Singles, defeating Carl Cudmore, also from PEI, in the final. Todd Gregory and Lucy Wang combined to win Mixed Doubles, defeating Bakezadeh and Theresa Yuill of Nova Scotia in the final and Mark Gregory and Ryan Forrester finished second in Menís "B" Doubles, losing in the final to Greenham and Zachery Clarke of Newfoundland.

Also representing PEI at the event were Darcy Cudmore, Eddie Jiang, Cody Cudmore, Marcus Llewellyn, and Jefang Jiang. Coaches Wade Gregory, Najam Chishti, and Graham Forrester, were pleased with the provinceís showing as the senior Men are continuing to be dominant in their events and junior players are showing steady improvement.


News

Sorry!!! there was an error typed on the home page it read the tournament will be held at BIRCHWOOD when in fact it was supposed to say STONEPARK.  So the tournament is at stonepark and will start at the regular time.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

News

Mark Gregory earns Player of the Month honours!  See Player of the Month section for more details.


News

Recently Mark and Todd Gregory headed off to Laval, Quebec to compete in The Canada Cup, North American Championships and the Big Bang Classic.  Todd Finished the Canada Cup on Friday with a 1-1 record finishing second in his round robin.   His win was a big upset though as he beat Jean-Francois Roussy from Quebec who is recently ranked 26th in Canada.  Mark finished with an 0-2 record and finished 3rd in his round robin.  In the North American Championships, Todd went 0-2 losing to Maxime Suprenant and Homayoun Kamkar-Parsi both of Quebec.  In the Big Bang Classic, Mark made it to the quarter finals but was eliminated by Quebec player Micthell Rothfleisch.  Mark finished with a 4-2 record.  Next tournament will be the Island Open April 21st at Stonepark.

News

The P.E.I Open is set for April 21st at Stonepark school, the gym will be open at 8:30am and play will start at 9:00am.  The tournament will have a mens and womens division along with mens and womens junior divisions, there will also be open doubles and possibly junior doubles as well.  You will get lots of matches as I think it will be a round robin format.  Hope to see you there!


News

Tournament update . . . we have decided to hold the P.E.I Open Tournament on April 21st.  We have not booked the gym yet but we should have it by the weekend.  I will notify you when we have the gym booked and it is official.  It shouldn't be a problem so you can start making your plans to go in the tournament.

News

Evan Forrester was the top finisher from P.E.I recently at the 2007 Canada Winter Games,  Evan defeated Ryan Bachli of Yukon Territories to claim the 14th spot in the under 18 male division and cap off a great weekend.  Darcy Cudmore finished 19th in the under 18 male division, Darcy defeated Richard Hibbs from Newfoundland to take the 19th position.  In the under 18 female divison Mohan Zhong came out the top P.E.I finisher sporting an impressive win over Zara Bachli of Yukon Territories to finish in 16th.  Mabel Wang was next finishing 21st after beating Katie Knight from Yukon Territories in a tough and hard fought match.  In the under 15 male division it was Cody Cudmore who finished 17th followed by fellow teammate Ryan Forrester who finished 18th, both had great weekends.  Cody's Biggest win came against Lawrence Downey from Newfoundland while Ryan's biggest win came against Brandon Wiseman also from Newfoundland.  Last but not least the lone competitor in the under 15 female divison Lucy Yang finished 15th after defeating Claire Abbot from Yukon Territories.  It was a week of learning for these athletes and a great experience, the next big tournament will be the Atlantics.  Congratulations to all competitors and coach Graham Forrester for a very succesful tournament.

News

The 2007 Canada Winter Games squad from P.E.I got off to a rocky start in team play as they were defeated 12-0 by Manitoba and then lost 12-0 to Alberta, not to mention they were storm stayed in Halifax for a few days and got to the tournament without rest or practice.  They soon turned it around though, they lost to Newfoundland 7-6 in a tie - breaker but it was a much better result than the first two.  Cody Cudmore, Lucy Yang, Mohan Zhong, and Evan Forrester all won there singles matches against Newfoundland.  Cody Cudmore and Ryan Forrester won their doubles match and the Darcy Cudmore/Evan Forrester duo won their doubles aswell.  P.E.I then had to default two key matches forcing a tie - breaker where the mixed pair of Mohan Zhong and Evan Forrester lost in a heartbreaker 3-1. They then had to face the top ranked Quebec team losing 12-0 but with many close matches.  The team then took on Yukon. Defaulting 2 matches basically had them starting down 2-0 to the Yukon team, but P.E.I still made it a race to the finish but again getting the short end of the stick one more time losing 7-5.  Winning their singles matches were Lucy Yang, Mohan Zhong, Evan Forrester and Ryan Forrester.  Mabel Wang and Mohan Zhong then went on to win their doubles match to close out the team event.  P.E.I ended up placing 10th in the team event, singles is now in progress.


News

Todd Gregory recently finished tied for 3rd at the Stiga National Youth Team Challenge held in Gatineau, Quebec.  Gregory went 4-4 on the first day, but seemed to really pick his play up the second day as he went a perfect 7-0 to finish with an 11-4 record.  He tallied 26 points out of a possible 30 at the tournament.  Noteable results included a come from behind victory over Manitoba's Tian Terry Zhang who finished 2nd in the tournament. After being down 2-0 Gregory was able to fight back to win 3-2.  Against the eventual winner Tony Liu of B.C, Gregory led 2-1 before succumbing 3-2.  As a result of his showing, Gregory has been invited to play in the Canada Cup and North American Championships.

News

Brothers Darcy and Cody Cudmore won their divisions at the Nova Scotia Junior Marathon table tennis tournament in Dutch Settlement recently.  Cody was very impressive on the weekend winning the "B" divison with a perfect record of 7-0.  Darcy was also in fine form as he posted a 7-0 record as well to claim the "C" divison title.  It was not just the Cudmores who were shining though as the Forrester brothers also put up a strong showing.  Evan Forrester finished as the top islander with a 4-4 record in the "A" divison, and Ryan Forrester finished 2nd place in the "C" divison with a 6-1 record.  Newcomer Marcus Llewellyn was the surprise showing at the tournament, in only his first off island tournament he was able to grab 3rd place in the "C" division with a record of 4-3.  The Canada games team will now head off to the Yukon next week for the Canada Games, we wish them luck.


News

Recently at the P.E.I Island Closed tournament Hong Zhong was presented with an award for all his hard work, dedication, and his overall contribution to the P.E.I.T.T.A.  Hong is full deserving of this award as he rairly ever missed practice, he is on the P.E.I.T.T.A board, coaches some of the younger players, and also still manages to keep his game at a high level.  The P.E.I.T.T.A would just like to thank Hong for all he has done for the sport of Table Tennis in P.E.I and we wish him and Mohan (daughter) the best of luck when they move to B.C in March.  They will definitely be missed.


News

The P.E.I Island Closed tournament was held this past weekend in Charlottetown with Todd Gregory, Evan Forrester, Darcy Cudmore, Cody Cudmore and Mohan Zhong claiming the singles events.  Todd Gregory just edged out Mark Gregory in a nail biting final with a score of 3-2 to win the mens singles division.  Evan Forrester took the under 18 title after defeating fellow Canada Games team member Darcy Cudmore.  Darcy Cudmore then went on to win the under 600 ratings event sporting an impressive tournament.  The under 15 title was won by Cody Cudmore who is also a member of the Canada Games squad.  Mohan Zhong claimed the under 18 title as she cruised to victory to pick up the first place position.  In doubles it was Hong Zhong and Mohan Zhong defeating Todd Gregory and Marcus Llewellyn to win the "A" division doubles title with a perfect record of 3-0.  In the under 1600 ratings doubles it was the the older brothers teaming up to beat the younger brothers once again, Evan Forrester and Darcy Cudmore defeated Ryan Forrester and Cody Cudmore. Next up is the N.S junior marathon tournament for the Canada Games team, also Todd Gregory is heading to the National under 21 team selection camp.  Good luck to all next week.


News

Mark Gregory (P.E.I) recently teamed up with Isaac Kent (N.S) to defeat Michael Chatfield and Tyler Kent of Nova scotia, to win the Nova Scotia Team Tournament with a perfect record of 5-0.  Mark had an impressive weekend, not only winning the team tournament but also knocking off the top seed in the process with a very close 3-2 victory over Farhad Bakazedah.  The 3rd place team was Farhad Bakazedah and Wayne Erskine of Nova Scotia.  The next tournament will be held on February 10th as it is the Island Closed Tournament.

Tournament reminders

The Island Closed tournament will be held at Holland College (practice area) February 10th.

Dutch Settlement Junior Marathon (Nova Scotia) February 17-18th

National Team Youth Challenge held in Gatineau February 17-18th

Canada Games Held in Yukon March 2nd

 

 


Tournament reminder

Just a reminder there is an open tournament in Truro coming up on January 13th, it will be a marathon tournament.


News

The Island invitational turned out to be yet another successful tournament held by the P.E.I.T.T.A.  In the "A" Division Mark and Todd Gregory defeated Graham Forrester and Hong Zhong in the final to retain their title.  "B" Division turned out to be the battle of the brothers, with the two older brothers, Evan Forrester and Darcy Cudmore defeated the two younger brothers Ryan Forrester and Cody Cudmore.  In the doubles event Mark and Todd Gregory just edged out the victory through a three way tie between The Nova Scotia partners of Isaac kent and Mike Chatfield and also Graham Forrester and Hong Zhong. The runners up were Isaac Kent and Mike Chatfield.  In the singles again it was between Mark Gregory and Todd Gregory with Todd hanging on to win a thriller 11-9 in the fifth and deciding match.

News

The Pizza Delight Tournament was the only tournament for P.E.I in the month of October but it turned out to be a good one.  The "A" Divison Singles final boiled down to the 5th and deciding game between the Gregory brothers with Todd Gregory just edging out Mark Gregory by a score of 11 - 9.  The "B" Singles final was won by Evan Forrester of Montague who cruised to a victory over newcomer Sun Jay.  The "C" Singles was won by Mohan Zhong in a hard fought match against runner - up Ryan Forrester.  The tournament was a great success and a very helpful weekend to the Canada Games team, next tournament is the P.E.I Team Tournament on November 17th and 18th, it is open to all maritime players.

News

The 2006-2007 season has begun !!!  There will be 3 or 4 tournaments hosted by the P.E.I.T.T.A this year and we will be attending a couple of regional tournaments to N.S and N.B, also the Atlantics and Canadian Nationals.  The season began September 6th and will continue on until around the middle of June.  For information on the times and dates of tournaments visit the events section  and for times and dates of practices visit the schedule section.  Memberships are $50 + $5 (liability insurance) per person and $100 + $5 (liability insurance per person) for a family membership.  So come out to the royalty center (formerly Holland College) and show us what you got !


News

The Prince Edward Island Table Tennis league is starting up again in early September after sporting an impressive 05/06 season and an excellent showing at the Atlantics.

Prince Edward Island swept a number of major events at the Atlantic Table Tennis Championships held in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland. Todd Gregory, of Charlottetown, won his third consecutive Menís Singles title and the Prince Edward Island Menís team earned its second Gold Medal in two years.

Gregory won 4 events in total, including Menís Singles, Under 21 Singles, Menís Doubles, in which he teamed up with his brother, Mark, and the Menís Team event, with fellow team members, Mark Gregory, Graham Forrester and Wade Gregory.

In Menís Singles, Gregory defeated Ian Kent of Nova Scotia 3-0 in the semi-final

and Farhad Bakezadeh, also of Nova Scotia, 4-1 in the best of 7 final.

In the Menís Team event, the Nova Scotia team of Bakezadeh, Kent and Al Martel took an early 2-1 lead over the PEI team, creating a must-win situation for the Gregory brothers in their singles match-ups against the top two rated Nova Scotia players. Todd Gregory defeated Bakezadeh and in the deciding fifth match, Mark Gregory defeated former Atlantic champion, Ian Kent, to earn the PEI Menís team the Gold Medal for the second consecutive year.

In Menís Doubles, two teams from the Island reached the semi-finals. Mark and Todd Gregory defeated the Newfoundland team of Merv Greenham and Eric Cranford in 5 games (3-2) while the other Island team of Wade Gregory and Graham Forrester was knocked out by the top seeded Nova Scotia team of Farhad Bakezadeh and Al Martel 3-2. The Gregory brothers then defeated the Nova Scotia team 3-1 in the final to retain their 2005 title.

Islanders were also successful in the "D" Singles, in which Carl Cudmore of Charlotteown was the winner and Evan Forrester of Montague was runner-up. Stephen Desroches, Cody Cudmore and Ryan Forrester also had some excellent matches throughout the weekend, coming very close to knocking off some of the top seeds in their events.

In the Junior team events, both the PEI Boyís team, consisting of Evan Forrester, Caleb Reid, Michael Wang and Darcy Cudmore, and the PEI Girlís team of Mohan Zang and Lucy Yang, who teamed up with a Newfoundland player for the event, won Bronze. Winter Games Coach, Graham Forrester, was pleased with the performance of both Junior teams and will use the tournament to better assess the progress of his players as they build towards the 2007 Canada Winter Games.

Two special awards were presented to Islanders at the Tournament Banquet. Najam Chishti received an award for his tireless dedication to the sport of Table Tennis spanning 3 decades and Lucy Yang received the Mo Mohammed Fair Play Award.

 

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