Alameda returns from 2014 U.S
Nationals with 3 Medals and over 3000 points!
Alameda TTC went with 9
juniors to the 2014 U.S. Nationals held in Las Vegas from December 16 -
Our 9 kids picked up 3
medals and 3211 points for an average gain of 357 points!
Jordan Yee advanced to the
round of 16 in the Men’s 21 and under. In the highly competitive Junior
Team Trials Jordan advanced to the final 12 round robin, where he had
wins over several of last years team members, and one of the Men's open
finalists to finish #7 in the U.S.!
Kai took home first place
in U1400, 2nd in U1500, and 2nd in U3200 Doubles!
Tina Chen paired with Kai
to earn second in the U3200 doubles event. She also advanced to the
Quarter Finals in U1400, Round of 16 in U1500 and the round of 32 in
U1800 and U1600.
Edmond Tu advanced in
U2100 and Men’s U21.
Norman Tu really stepped
it up in the U2300 taking games off of 2265 rated Scott Butler and 2019
Nemera Weyessa, before overcoming a very tricky, pip wielding, paddle
flipping, 2056 Wai Wong. Norman also advanced to the round of 32 in
U1900 and U1600.
Aziz was the big point
winner picking up 924 points and upsetting several players rated
approximately 1000 points higher.
Michelle was another big
point winner picking up 712 points with upset wins in U1200 and U1300.
Avery picked up 556
points and advanced to the round of 16 in U1300.
Natalie picked up 718 points
and was the only Alameda player able to advance in the U1200.