2016 LA Open Table Tennis Tournament Set for September 3 – September 4

The sixth annual LA Open Table Tennis Tournament is scheduled for September 3 and September 4, at the Los Angeles Badminton Club.

This year’s LA Open table tennis tournament, a USATT sanctioned 4-star event, will feature the current number 9 player in the world, Vladimir Samsonov and Hou Yingchao, 2015 L.A. Open winner. There will also be many other top rated players from other parts of the world competing in this high caliber event.

It is worth mentioning that not only providing a platform for top players to showcase their skills, this tournament also offers opportunities to players of various levels and age groups to play and enjoy this highly competitive and fun event.

There will be a total of 15 events to accommodate players of different skill levels and ages. There will be generous prize money and trophies for every event. Open Singles will receive $10,000 and total prize money will exceed $36,000.

Butterfly is the official equipment sponsor of this year’s event, providing international standard tables, balls and tournament and official shirts.

In each of the first five years, LA Open has attracted over 300 players and 2,000 fans from virtually every corner of the world. Canadian Olympian Wang Zhen (Eugene) won the 2011 Open Singles event, and German player Dimitrij Ovtcharov, currently the world’s 5th ranked player, was the Open Singles champion in 2012 and 2013. 2014’s champion was Chuang Chih-Yuan from Taiwan, currently the world’s 7th ranked player.

Please visit the official website www.laopentt.com for tournament details, enrollment forms and ticketing information. You can also contact Craig Krum, tournament director, via email: support@omnipong.com or phone (909) 227-0822