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2019 Newark September Open

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The 2019 Newark September Open took place at the Siliman Center in Newark featuring a strong field in most events. There were around 20 events with trophies and medals to the top 4 finishers in each event. Players to reach 2 or more event finals were:
Adarsh Jayaram (2 1st, 1 2nd)
Ajay Kankipati (2 1st)
Raza Mawjee (2 1st)
Jun Huang (1 st, 2 2nd)
Tejas Gokhale (1 1st, 1 2nd)
Amogh Virkar (1 1st, 1 2nd)
Ryan Ekdahl (2 2nd)
Full results 

Rating Results

The next tournament will be the 2019 Fremont Teams on Sunday, November 17. The team tournaments have been especially popular and fun as teams will battle other teams of similar level throughout the day.

2019 Newark July Open

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The 2019 Newark July Open took place today with players battling in 19 events for trophies and medals. The big winners were the brothers Neel and Tanishq Dhavali, Ritvik Sinha, and William Waltrip who all won two 1st. 
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2019 US Nationals

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The 2019 US Nationals took place from July 1-5 in Las Vegas, Nevada and Fremont Table Tennis Academy sent 5 students there, with 4 of them playing Nationals for the first time. Sayan Dey came home the big winner as he won two medals, one in singles and one in doubles.
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2019 West Coast Teams

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Next tournament: Entry form (Saturday, July 27 at the Siliman Center)

The 2019 West Coast Teams took place at the Siliman Center on Sunday, May 19 featuring 60 players in 2-3 player teams battling across 5 divisions. Read More

2019 NorCal March Open

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The 2019 NorCal March Open took place Sunday, March 24 at the Siliman Center in Newark featuring age and rating events for participants to battle for 1st and 2nd place trophies and 3rd place medals. Multiple event winners were Aditya Venkatraman, Lucas Wang, Mihika Vangapalli, and Ricardo Amayo. Read More

2019 National Ranking Tournament-LA

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I played, or I should say, started to play the first 2019 National Adult Ranking tournament this past weekend in Los Angeles. This tournament means something in selecting team members for World Championships, Pan Am Games, and also the Olympic Team. Read More

2019 NorCal January Open

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The 2019 NorCal January Open took place at the Siliman Center on January 27, 2019 with over 70 players battling it out in about 20 events. Trophies were given to the 1st and 2nd place finisher in each event and medals for 3rd/4th place. Read More

2018 West Coast Teams in Newark

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The 2018 West Coast Teams took place at a great venue, the Siliman Center in Newark on Thanksgiving weekend. There were 4 divisions with teams grouped with other teams of similar levels. Teams started play with crossovers with a chance to move up or down a division.
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2018 US Nationals-July 2-6-Las Vegas

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Rishi won a bronze medal in the Under 2200 event which in terms of number of entries with 294 players, was the hardest to medal in. He won his first 5 matches 3-1, then the round of 16 and quarters 3-0, and then lost in the semis 3-0.
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2018 Worlds Veterans Championship-Las Vegas

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I played in the Worlds Veterans Championships in Las Vegas yesterday which is the biggest table-tennis event in the world. It features 4,000 players from all corners of the world playing in age categories 40 and up separated by gender and by age groups every 5 years in both singles and doubles. Read More