Filip Ilijevski and Amy Nichols dominate the #1 Canada Cup event:
The Canada Cup is off to a great start. This weekend at MY Table Tennis Club in Mississauga, Toronto, 38 Athletes tried to finish first at this first event of this years Canada Cup. It took 2 days and 7 wins for Filip Ilijevski and Amy Nichols to win their category without loosing a single match. This will not just earn them $1,000 in prize money, but also give them a heads start in the ranking to qualify for the Canada Cup finals this upcoming January in Drummondville, Québec.
It was great weekend for Amy Nichols and Filip Ilijevski, Canada Games 2015 winners. Other Ontario Team members results are in bold:
1 Filip ILIJEVSKI
2 Mohammed Fairs QATAN
3 Bryan HO
4 Alexander MORAN
5 Lester LEE
6 Moxi GUO
7 Andrey MOKHOV
1 Amy NICHOLS
2 Rachel-Yi LU
3 Yu-Hsan CHEN
4 Justina YEUNG
5 Joyce XU
6 Jiabao LIU
7 Anqi LUO
More results from the event can be found here.
CANADA CUP QUALIFYING COMPETITIONS
A maximum of 32 players (32 men and 32 women) will be accepted into each of the Canada Cup Singles events. Should there be more than 32 entries, a qualification system will be employed. At each of the competitions, positions 1-20 will be determined and points will be awarded to the top 20 finishers.
The top 20 players after 2 events will qualify for the Canada Cup Finals. 4 spaces will be reserved for players pursuing a career abroad. Any vacant spaces may be filled by ranking and/or HP Committee selection.