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3rd Annual Mark Nordby Memorial Results

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

U 3600 Doubles

Ronald Meeks, Michael Gopin

Ronald Meeks,
Michael Gopin,
1st place

Dan Seemiller, Nava Abburi, 2nd place

Dan Seemiller,
Nava Abburi,
2nd place


Singles

Group A Aarush Yagnik, 2nd place, Bernardo Escoto, 1st place

Group A
Aarush Yagnik, 2nd place,
Bernardo Escoto, 1st place

Group B, Rob Koehler, 2nd place, Marlon Swaby, 1st place

Group B,
Rob Koehler, 2nd place,
Marlon Swaby, 1st place


6th Annual Robert Bluestone Memorial

For printing, (including entry form) use the pdf version

Saturday August 25th, 2018

Current entries

Bernardo Escoto 2021
Aarush Yagnik 1771
Michael gopin 1748
Robert Compton 1683
Taylor Crossland 1600
Tom Wintrich 1576
Nanda Kishore Mallem 1511
Kyle Moyant 1470
Sean Ko 1463
Marlon Swaby 1461
Luc Longpré 1379
Rudy Urias 1367
Michael Hogue 1354
Ralph Tanner 1316
Rob Koehler 1272
Cruz Talamantez 1216
Travis Gobeille 1082
Nava Abburi 1000 (estimate)

Featuring Giant RR and U-3500 Doubles
Location : 2727 Wyoming, El Paso, TX ( I-10 to Piedras exit 21, north 2 blocks)
USATT Sanctioned 2-star event – $400 CASH prizes

1) U-3500 Doubles – round-robin starts at 10am
2) Giant RR – (8-9 matches per player) starts at 1pm. Limited to 27 entries

Doubles Prizes: (based on 8 teams) * 1st $70 per team 2nd $45
Singles Prizes: (based on full field) *
Group A 1st $100 2nd $75
Group B 1st $60 2nd $50
Group C and D Nice awards

Eligibility: Open to all USATT members.
All USATT rules will apply and matches will be 3/5 to 11 points.
Entry Deadline: Wednesday, August 22nd or when full. Enter early to secure a spot
Equipment: Butterfly tables, individual courts, white poly Nittaku balls, fantastic conditions!
Flooring: Red Gerflor sport court on all tables
Ratings: Most current available will be used for eligibility/seeding
Tourney Director: Dan Seemiller Jr phone: (574-485-8810)
Referee: Luc Longpré, CR/CU
Umpire: Luc Longpré
Tournament Committee: Michael Gopin, Robert Compton

Fees

USATT membership: $75 adults, Junior/college $45 (1 year, other terms available)
or Tournament Pass: $20
Round-Robin: $36 adults, $26 juniors.
Doubles: $10 per player

* prize money subject to reduction based on number of entries

US Nationals 2018

Meeks, Michael Gopin, Dan Seemiller Jr, Luc Longpré

Rudy Urias, Ronald Meeks, Michael Gopin, Dan Seemiller Jr, Luc Longpré


Five club members participated.

Dan Seemiller Jr. with Ronald Weber (from Virginia) won first place in hardbat doubles.

Michael Gopin and Dan Seemiller Sr. lost 3-2 in the semifinals of U-4200 doubles.


Weekly League

Starting 4/20/2018, our weekly league will be on Tuesday evenings, starting at 6:30pm. Anyone can participate. There is no cost for members and regular daily fee for others. If you want to participate and will be a little late, please text Dan, so we can reserve a spot for you in the draw.

March 24 Tournament

Results

U-3500 doubles

There was a 3-way tie for first place (Gopin/Meeks, Moyant/Rojas, Escoto/Longpré.)
The game ratio for first place was clearly best, but for second place it was close 4/9 vs 3/7 (.44 vs .43).

Ronald Meeks, Michael Gopin

Ronald Meeks, Michael Gopin

1st Michael Gopin/ Ronald Meeks



Kyle Moyant, Chinoz Rojas

Kyle Moyant, Chinoz Rojas


2nd Kyle Moyant/ Chinoz Rojas

Singles Group A

Chinoz Rojas, Dan Seemiller Jr.

Chinoz Rojas, Dan Seemiller Jr.

1st Dan Seemiller Jr
2nd Chinoz Rojas


Singles Group B

Luc Longpré, Marlon Swaby

Luc Longpré, Marlon Swaby


1st Luc Longpré
2nd Marlon Swaby


Entry form

For printing, (including entry form) use the pdf version

Location: 2727 Wyoming, El Paso, Tx (I-10 to Piedras exit 21, North 2 blocks)
Featuring Giant RR and U-3500 Doubles
USATT sanctioned 2-star event – $400 CASH in prizes

1) U-3500 Doubles – round-robin starts 10am
2) Giant RR – (8-9 matches per player) 1pm. Limited to 27 entries

Doubles Prizes: (based on 8 teams) * 1st $70 per team, 2nd $45
Singles Prizes: (based on full field) *
Group A: 1st $100, 2nd $75
Group B: 1st $60, 2nd $50
Group C and D: NICE trophies

Eligibility: Open to all USATT members
All USATT Rules will apply and matches will be 3/5 to 11 points
Entry Deadline: Wednesday, March 21st. Enter early to secure a spot
Equipment: Butterfly tables, individual courts, white poly Nittaku balls, fantastic conditions!
Flooring: Red Gerflor sport court on all tables
Ratings: Most current available will be used for eligibility/seeding

Tourney Director: Dan Seemiller Jr phone: (574-485-8810)
Referee: Luc Longpré, CR/CU
Umpire: Luc Longpré
Tournament Committee: Michael Gopin, Robert Compton

Fees

USATT membership: $75 adults, Junior/college $45 (1 year, other terms available)
or Tournament Pass: $20
Round-Robin: $36 adults, $26 juniors.
Doubles: $10 per player

* prize money subject to reduction based on number of entries

Current Entries (as of 3/19/2018)

Singles

Dan Seemiller Jr
Bernardo Escoto
Chinoz Rojas
Don Geeze
Michael Gopin
Ronald Meeks
Tom Wintrich
Nanda Kishore Mallem
Kyle Moyant
Luc Longpre
Ralph Tanner
Cruz Talamantez
Domingo Armendarez
Rob Koehler
Bruce Crozier
2331
2021
1970
1830
1757
1734
1542
1496
1490
1423
1333
1232
1138
1124
1115

U-3500 Doubles

Michael Gopin/ Ronald Meeks
Chinoz Rojas/ Kyle Moyant
Dan Seemiller Jr/ Bruce Crozier
Bernardo Escoto/ Luc Longpre
Tom Wintrich/ Don Geeze
Ralph Tanner/ Rob Koehler
3491
3460
3443
3433
3372
2457


2017 US Open

Michael Gopin reached quarterfinals in U1800, in which he lost to the eventual first place.
Michael Gopin and Dan Seemiller Sr reached the semifinals in U4200 doubles, in which they lost 3-0 but every game went to deuce.

2nd Annual Mark Nordby Memorial

For printing, (including entry form) use the pdf version

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Location: 2727 Wyoming, El Paso, Tx (I-10 to Piedras exit 21, North 2 blocks)
Featuring Giant RR and U-4000 Doubles
USATT sanctioned 2-star event – under $400 CASH in prizes

1) U-3400 Doubles – round-robin starts 10am
2) Giant RR – (8-9 matches per player) 1pm. Limited to 27 entries

Singles Prizes: * (based on full field)
Group A: 1st $100, 2nd $75
Group B: 1st $60, 2nd $50
Group C and D: NICE trophies

Eligibility: Open to all USATT members
All USATT Rules will apply and matches will be 3/5 to 11 points
Entry Deadline: Wednesday, November 29th or when full. Enter early to secure spot
Equipment: Butterfly tables, individual courts, white poly Nittaku balls, fantastic conditions!
Flooring: Red Gerflor sport court on all tables
Ratings: Most current available will be used for eligibility/seeding

Tourney Director: Dan Seemiller Jr phone: (574-485-8810)
Referee: Luc Longpré, CR/CU
Umpire: Ronald Meeks
Tournament Committee: Michael Gopin, Robert Compton

Fees

USATT membership: $75 adults, Junior/college $45 (1 year, other terms available)
or Tournament Pass: $20
Round-Robin: $36 adults, $26 juniors.
Doubles: $10 per player

* prize money subject to reduction based on number of entries

Results

Singles Group A

Dan Seemiller, 1st place
Bernardo Escoto, 2nd place
Ronald Meeks, 3rd place

Singles Group B

Kyle Moyant, 1st place
Gene Tuttle, 2nd place
Luc Longpré, 3rd place

U3400 doubles

Dan Seemiller Jr/ Ana Solis, 1st place
Michael Gopin/ Kyle Moyant, 2nd place
Bernardo Escoto/ Anthony Bastian, 3rd place

Registered Players

Singles

Dan Seemiller Jr
Bernardo Escoto
Michael Gopin
Ronald Meeks
Chaesun Jimenez
Gene Tuttle
Thomas Wintrich
Kyle Moyant
Luc Longpre
Ralph Tanner
Anthony Bastian
Benjamin Opare Abetia
Domingo Armendarez
Rob Koehler
2310
2021
1746
1738
1706
1544
1537
1491
1427
1336
1262
1223
1128
1041

U3400 Doubles

Bernardo Escoto/ Anthony Bastian
Dan Seemiller Jr/ Ana Solis
Michael Gopin/ Kyle Moyant
Ronald Meeks/ Luc Longpre
Ralph Tanner/ Domingo Armendarez
Rob Koehler/ Benjamin Opare Abetia
3283
3240
3237
3165
2387
2264


2017 Santa Fe Open Table Tennis Tournament

October 21 & 22, 2017

Luc Longpré, Ronald Meeks, Dan Seemiller Jr. and Domingo Armendarez (El Paso Table Tennis occasional visitor from Alamogordo) participated in this tournament
and brought back several trophies:

Open Singles: Dan Seemiller Jr., 2nd place (Dan was 3rd seed, won against the top seed, but lost against the 2nd seed.)

U1500: Luc Longpré, 2nd place

Open Doubles: Dan Seemiller Jr. and Ronald Meeks, 1st place

U2750 Doubles: Luc Longpré and Domingo Armendarez, 2nd place

5th Annual Robert Bluestone Memorial Results

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Singles

Group A

Dan Seemiller Jr, 2nd Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st in a close final

Dan Seemiller Jr, 2nd
Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st
in a close final


Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st
Dan Seemiller Jr, 2nd
Michael Gopen, 3rd
Nathaniel Miller, 4th


Group B

Ralph Tanner, 2nd Michael Hogue, 1st

Ralph Tanner, 2nd
Michael Hogue, 1st


Michael Hogue, 1st
Ralph Tanner, 2nd
Rudy Urias, 3rd
Cruz Talamantes, 4th


Doubles

Canceled due to lack of entries.

5th Annual Robert Bluestone Memorial

For printing, (including entry form) use the pdf version

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Location: 2727 Wyoming, El Paso, Tx (I-10 to Piedras exit 21, North 2 blocks)
Featuring Giant RR and U-4000 Doubles
USATT sanctioned 2-star event – under $400 CASH in prizes

1) U-4000 Doubles – round-robin starts 10am (canceled due to lack of entries)
2) Giant RR – (8-9 matches per player) 1pm, limited to 27 entries

Singles Prizes: * (based on full field)
Group A: 1st $100, 2nd $75
Group B: 1st $60, 2nd $50
Group C and D: NICE trophies

Eligibility: Open to all USATT members
All USATT Rules will apply and matches will be 3/5 to 11 points
Entry Deadline: Wednesday, August 23rd or when full. Enter early to secure spot
Equipment: Butterfly tables, individual courts, white poly Nittaku balls, fantastic conditions!
Flooring: Red Gerflor sport court on all tables
Ratings: Most current available will be used for eligibility/seeding

Tourney Director: Dan Seemiller Jr phone: (574-485-8810)
Referee: Luc Longpré, CR/CU
Umpire: Ronald Meeks
Tournament Committee: Michael Gopin, Robert Compton

Fees

USATT membership: $75 adults, Junior/college $45 (1 year, other terms available)
or Tournament Pass: $20
Round-Robin: $36 adults, $26 juniors.
Doubles: $10 per player

* prize money subject to reduction based on number of entries

Arizona Sizzler Open, Phoenix, July 22 & 23

Silva, Abdullah Almkeemy, Hamad Abdullah

Luc Longpré, Ronald meeks, Dan Seemiller Jr, Rudy Urias, Carlos Silva, Abdullah Almkeemy, Hamad Abdullah

Open Singles, Dan Seemiller Jr., 1st place
Open Singles, Abdullah Almkeemy, semi-finalist
Open Doubles, Hamad Abdullah & Dan Seemiller Jr, 1st place
Open Doubles, Abdullah Almkeemy & Ronald Meeks, 2nd place
U-3700 Doubles, Abdullah Almkeemy & Carlos Silva, 1st place
U-3200 Doubles, Rudy Urias & Ronald Meeks, 2nd place
Over 60, Luc Longpré, quarter-finalist


Handicap League (Feb-Apr 2017) Results

1) Dan Seemiller Jr: (W-L) 23-3, 49pts
2) Cruz Talamantes: 14-8, 36pts
3) Carlos Silva: 9-12, 30pts
4) Luc Longpré: 8-14, 30pts (tie breaker, Carlos 3-0 against Luc)
5) River Xiao: 8-11, 27pts

See the final results table.

February 25, 2017 Winter Giant Round Robin
Results

Group A

Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st place Dan Seemiller Jr, 2nd

Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st
Dan Seemiller Jr, 2nd

Group A participants:

Abdullah Almkeemy
Joey Cochran
Michael Gopin
Kali Goring
Dan Seemiller Jr
Gene Tuttle


Group B

Kyle Moyant, 3rd Luc Longpré, 1st Gloria Cadavid, 2nd

Kyle Moyant, 3rd
Luc Longpré, 1st
Gloria Cadavid, 2nd

Group B Participants:

Domingo Armendarez
Gloria Cadavid
Carney Foy
Luc Longpré
Kyle Moyant
Carlos Silva
Ralph Tanner
Thomas Wintrich

Cadavid, Moyant and Wintrich were in a 3-way tie for second place, and for all 3, matches 1-1, games 4-4, needing to go to points to break the tie.


U-3700 Doubles

Abdullah Almkeemy / Carlos Silva 1st

Abdullah Almkeemy / Carlos Silva 1st

Gene Tuttle / Dan Seemiller Jr. 2nd

Gene Tuttle / Dan Seemiller Jr. 2nd

Doubles participants:

Almkeemy / Silva
Armendarez / Tanner
Cadavid / Longpré
Cochran / Cochran
Gopin / Meeks
Seemiller / Tuttle



Get tournament announcement and entry blank.

2016 US Nationals

Ronald Meeks and Michael Gopin, quarterfinalists in U3700 doubles
Dan Seemiller Jr, quarterfinalist in U2400
Abdullah Almkeemy, quarterfinalist in U2400
Mark Flores won phase 1 in U2100
Ralph Tanner won phase 1 in U1500

Participating:
Abdullah Almkeemy
Dan Seemiller Jr
Mark Flores
Michael Gopin
Ronald Meeks
Ralph Tanner

1st Annual Mark Nordby Memorial Fall Open Results

Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st Dan Seemiller Jr, 2nd

Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st
Dan Seemiller Jr, 2nd

Group A

Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st place
Dan Seemiller Jr, 2nd place



Gene Tuttle, 2nd Luc Longpré, 1st

Gene Tuttle, 2nd
Luc Longpré, 1st

Group B

Luc Longpré, 1st place
Gene Tuttle, 2nd place



Carlos Silva and Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st

Carlos Silva and Abdullah Almkeemy, 1st

Chae Sun Jimenez and Michael Gopin, 2nd

Chae Sun Jimenez and Michael Gopin, 2nd

Doubles

Abdullah Almkeemy/Carlos Silva, 1st place
Michael Gopin/Chae Sun Jimenez, 2nd place


Tournament pictures

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list of entrants

Singles

Abdullah Almkeemy, 2362
Dan Seemiller Jr, 2294
Mark Flores, 2021
Cong Phan, 1800 (Est.)
Michal Gopin, 1764
Robert Compton, 1717
Thomas Wintrich, 1617
Terry Huey, 1589
Luc Longpre, 1504
Ralph Tanner, 1499
Sean Ko, 1486
Gene Tuttle, 1354
Anthony Bastian, 1150 (Est.)
Carlos Silva, 974
Domingo Armendarez, 722

Doubles

Michael Gopin/Chae Sun Jimenez
Dan Seemiller Jr/Anthony Bastian
Abdullah Almkeemy/Carlos Silva
Robert Comption/Thomas Wintrich
Ronald Meeks/Luc Longpre
Terry Huey/Domingo Armendarez



View the tournament announcement.

Dan Seemiller Jr

Dan Seemiller Jr

Dan Seemiller Jr

El Paso Table Tennis welcomes coach Dan Seemiller Jr, who started as head coach on September 1st. Come to visit us and meet our new coach.


5th Annual Robert Bluestone Memorial Tournament
Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Due to too few entries, the Annual Robert Bluestone Memorial Tournament was canceled.

Perry Schwartzberg

Tuesday, May 5, the club was honored to have the visit of coach Perry Schwartzberg. Perry came back to visit us in mid june. We quote here the San Diego website, where he is head coach:

Perry Schwartzberg is a 3 time Texas State Men’s Table Tennis Champion and the holder of more than a dozen National titles.

Perry has instructed 6 former U.S. National Men’s champions including Sean O’Neill, Eric Owens and the 3 times U.S. Men’s Champion, Timothy Wang.

Mark Nordby, 11-9-1967 — 4-4-2016

Nordby

Members of the club are deeply saddened by coach Nordby passing away suddenly at his home on Monday, April 4th, late afternoon.

We had a memorial at the club on Saturday, April 9th.


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