2013/12/05 VITTA League Div 2 – Victoria 'C' Claim Title
After a flurry of matches in November involving the top three teams in Division 2, Victoria 'C' came out on top with, in the end, only 6 points separating first and third place. Congratulations to team members: Michael Poplawski (Captain), Andreas David, Janusz Krawczynski and Igor Masalkin. Only one match remains to be played (Cowichan Smash vs Cowichan Storm) which will decide 4th and 5th position. Victoria 'C' have now earned the right to a playoff match against Victoria Penholders; the winners being eligible to play in Division 1 for the 2014 season. Individual results, Division 2 league table and Division 2 player stats can be found here.
2013/11/04 VITTA League Div 1 – Victoria 'B' Finish On Top - Again
Victoria 'B' defeated Victoria Penholders in the final 2013 Division 1 league match, played on November 3rd in Victoria, to retain their League Championship. Congratulations to team members: Thomas Weimer (Captain), Aengus Fogarty, Allan Eugenio, Sasha Brkic & Ming Fang. Individual results, final Division 1 league table and final Division 1 player stats for 2013 can be found here.
2013/10/20 VITTA League Div 1 – Victoria 'B' Secure League Title
Victoria 'B' defeated Campbell River 'A' 9-3 in a Division 1 match-up played today in Nanaimo. Victoria 'B' currently share top spot with Nanaimo Attack, but with a game remaining against Victoria Penholders, they only need one point to clinch sole possession of the League Championship for 2013. Individual results, league tables and player stats can be found here.
2013/10/15 VITTA League Div 1 – Nanaimo Attack End Season With Win
Nanaimo Attack edged the Campbell River A team with a 7 - 5 win on Sunday, October 13th in Nanaimo, thanks to another flawless display by Clara Sabina. Clara finishes her season undefeated in both singles and doubles play - a remarkable achievement. The League title is still undecided with two matches remaining. Both matches involve the presently undefeated Victoria B team, who seem poised to retain their title. Individual results, league tables and player stats can be found here.
2013/09/30 VITTA Island Championships
Congratulations to Axel Nagorny (Cortes Island), who regained the championship title by beating Jimmy Yang (Victoria) in the final of the Open Singles at the 2013 Vancouver Island Championships played yesterday at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre in Victoria. Other winners include Sasha Brkic (Victoria)& Ming Fang (Victoria)in the Men's Doubles and Lihong Sun (Victoria) & Ruili Yin (Victoria) in the Women's Doubles. The Mixed Doubles championship was again won by Claudia McLean (Chemainus), this time her partner was Axel Nagorny. All results and images courtesy (Mark Huang & Claudia McLean) here.
Thanks to Frank Enns (Duncan) and Ken Holman (Chemainus) who ran the control desk and to Alvin Ng (Vancouver) who made up the draw, all of whom contribute so much each year to the success of this tournament.
2013/09/15 VITTA League Div 1 – Victorians Finish Season With A Loss
Victoria B rolled over the Victorians 9-3 in a Division 1 match-up played at the Henderson Recreation Centre on Sunday evening. The Victorians complete their season with a winning record and remain, for the moment, on top of the league standings, however, other teams, with games in hand, are nipping at their heels. Individual results, league tables and player stats can be found here.
2013/09/08 VITTA League Div 1 – Nanaimo Attack Win
Nanaimo Attack, again led by an undefeated Clara Sabina, secured their first win of the season with a decisive victory over Victoria Penholders. Individual results, league tables and player stats can be found here.
2013/08/25 VITTA League Div 1 – Nanaimo Attack & Victoria 'B' Tie
In a marquee Division 1 match-up, played in front of an appreciative group of spectators today in Nanaimo, 'Victoria B' and 'Nanaimo Attack' played to an exciting 6-6 tie. Notable was the undefeated play of the Attack's Clara Sabina. Individual results, league tables and player stats can be found here.
2013/08/13 Victoria Table Tennis Club
A group headed by Andreas David are trying to establish a Victoria Table Tennis Club and they need your support. Here is their announcement and contact information:
"We are very excited to announce the launch of the Victoria Table Tennis Club
Here are some of the goals we are trying to achieve in the near future:
- Increasing playing times at existing centers
- Conducting regular club tournaments
- Establishing a Table Tennis Youth program
- Promoting minor officiating
- Improving playing and equipment conditions
- Helping build a local table tennis community
For further information please contact Andreas David through email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will have a website up very soon. Please take advantage of this great opportunity and sign up to become a club member. The more members we have, the easier it will be to achieve our goals."
2013/08/11 VITTA League Div 1 Ė Nanaimo Bís Win
Nanaimo Bís recorded a resounding win over Victoria Penholders 12-0 in a Division 1 match-up today in Nanaimo, however, many of the matches were closer than the overall score may indicate. Individual results, league tables and player stats can be found here