2014 Butterfly LA Open Table Tennis Tournament Attracted the World Top Players

Wilson, NC, June 25, 2014 --(PR.com)-- 2014 Butterfly LA Open table tennis tournament, a USATT sanctioned 4-star event Powered by Butterfly will be held on August 16 & 17 at the LABC, in the City of El Monte, this year the tournament will feature 2012 London Olympic Men’s Singles semi-finals winner Chuang Chih-Yuan, a Taiwan Top table tennis player. Winner of ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals 2002. As of Feb. 2014 he is ranked 9th in the world. In 2013, the 52nd World Table Tennis Championships held in Paris, France, Chuang Chih-yuan team with Chen Chien-an defeated Hao Shuai and Ma Lin of China in the final, and won Men's Doubles title. Chuang and Chen became the first athletes in Taiwan to win any World Table Tennis Championships title.

There will also be many other top ranking players from the world and approximately six to eight Olympians will competing in this high caliber event. In last 3 years, the tournament attracted dozens of top players from virtually every state of America, Canada, German and China. Canadian player Wang Zhen (Eugene) won the 2011 Open Singles. London Olympic Men’s Singles bronze medal winner Drimitrij Ovtcharov from German crowned the 2012 & 2013 Open Singles Champion.

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 13 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 Winners Awards over $40,000 in Prizes.

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: info@laopentt.com or phone (909) 227-0822; Frank Yeh, Media & Public Relation Manager, via email: frankyeh1@yahoo.com or phone (626)274-4649.

Butterfly is the world leader in table tennis / ping pong equipment and gear. Butterfly was the official table sponsor for the 2014 World Table Tennis Championships as well as the official ball sponsor for the 2013 World Championships. In addition, Butterfly will be the official table sponsor for the 2016 World Championships and the official ball supplier of the 2015 World Championships. Visit http://Butterflyonline.com for more information.
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Heidi Umstead