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2004 Kanata Open Solicitor Cup Table Tennis Tournament

The 2004 Kanata Open Solicitor Cup table tennis tournament took place on October 16th, 2004. The tournament was hosted by the Kanata Table Tennis Club (KTTC).  This was the first tournament organized and run by KTTC.  The tournament was a great success!  36 players, which was the maximum number of players that could be accommodated, participated in the tournament. To view the photos, please click

The tournament was sponsored by three sponsors:

  1. Edward Y.W. Cheung, Solicitor donated the trophies, medals, KTTC shirts and covered part of the hall rental fee.
  2. Butterfly North America, Martin Kilpatric Co. donated the gift certificates for all the finalists and the 3* Butterfly balls used in the tournament.
  3. KTTC covered part of the hall rental fee and made the tables and nets available.
There were two phases in the tournament. In the first phase, all the players were divided into 6 qualification groups with 6 players in each group. 90 round-robin matches were played in this phase. In the second phase, there were three independent events played. The events were called A, B and C. Players that end up as first and second in their qualification groups played in event A. The third and fourth place players played in event B. And players who ended up fifth and sixth qualified to play in event C.

In the second phase, there were 12 players in each of the A, B, and C events.   In this phase two knockout rounds were played in each event followed by a round robin finals played among the 3 finalists.  Over 30 matches were played in the second phase. Here are the winners in the A, B and C events:


First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Event A:

Vinh Tieu

Boren Sam

Qiang Li

Event B:

Mike Jia

Sam Gao

Tony Wan-Kam

Event C:

Don Ngo

Tim Wang

Henry Voong

We would like to thank all the sponsors. Without their generous support the tournament would not have happened.  We would also like to thank all those who helped in organizing and running the tournament. Special thanks go to Kevin, Joan and Peter from KTTC who were the main organizers of the event.

Edward Y.W. Cheung, Solicitor
1-800-611-7712 (613) 748-9898

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