2010 Volkswagen China vs World Team Challenge

(left to right) Yang Ha Eun (Korea), Leonardo Mutti (Italy), Leszek Kucharski (Poland - Coach), Kim Min Seok (Korea), Ariel Hsing (U.S.A).
Photo by Judit Farago

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Draw and Result for the US Open Warmup Event

Top two finishers will advance from each preliminary group.

The Over 2000 final round robin will start at around 7:30 PM.

Special 2010 US Open Warmup Event

ICC will have a special event this Saturday. It provides a nice warmup opportunity for players who play in the coming US Open in Michigan. Actually, good for everyone, too. Limited number of entries. Advanced reservation is required. It is NOT USATT sanctioned. (No rating exchange)

  • Where: ICC, 1453 N. Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas, CA 95035
  • When: 4:30 PM Saturday 6/26, 2010 (Check-in at 4 PM)
  • Events: Over 2000 and Under 2000 (Most recently tournament rating will be used)
  • Format: 3 or 4-way RR to single elimination
  • Prize:
    • Over 2000: 1st $500, 2nd $100, semi-finalists $50
    • Under 2000: 1st four sheets of rubber of your choice in the ICC store, 2nd two sheets of rubber, semi-finalists one sheet of rubber
  • Entry Fee: $25 per event. Either pay by Paypal or in person at ICC.
  • Deadline: Friday 6/25. No snail mail entry will be accept. Either enter by email (bay_tt@yahoo. com) or pay in person at ICC.
  • Entry Received page Get you spot quickly. Over 2000 event is half full!

Sorry there will be no open plan after 4 PM on Saturday this week.

ICC Tournament Winners

(Jerome Poon, Jitendra Gidla, Rajul Sheth, Zaman Molla, Bruce Liu)

  • July 2007 (110 players) - 1st Jiaqi Zheng, 2nd James Guo
  • December 2008 (164 players) - 1st Jitentra Gidla, 2nd Fan Chao
  • March 2009 (148 players) - 1st Siliang Wang, 2nd Hailong Shen
  • May 2009 (150 players) - 1st Thilina Piyadasa, 2nd Hailong Shen
  • December 2009 (234 players) - 1st Li Hu, 2nd Zhu Wen Tao
  • February 2010 (169 players) - 1st Liu Xibo, 2nd Jitendra Gidla
  • May 2010 (238 players) - Jitendra Gidla (The only player won the tournament twice!)
  • Photos by Pradipta
  • Photos by Sammy Chu
  • Photos by Long C. Nguyen

ICC California State Open Videos/Slideshows

Chen Longcan and Xiao Wei Footage