Which Team is going to WIN? Be sure to vote!

  • Team Maze (Timo Boll, Chen Chien-An, Aleksandr Shibaev)

    Votes: 30 83.3%
  • Team Persson (Jun Mizutani, Joo Saehyuk, Mattias Karsson)

    Votes: 6 16.7%

  • Total voters
    36
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T2 APAC League Grand Finals 2017
The new inaugural 'T2 Asia Pacific Table Tennis League' is now into it's final stage!

The exhilarating 6 rounds have been concluded. The top two teams and top 4 individual players from the averages will battle for glory in the grand finals from 7th-9th December 2017!

NOW LIVE! Timo Boll vs Dimitrij Ovtcharov! Do not miss this! Live below:


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Team Grand Finals

Team Maze:
- Timo Boll, Chen Chien-An, Aleksandr Shibaev
- Feng Tianwei, Yang Haeun, Hina Hayata

Team Persson:
- Jun Mizutani, Joo Saehyuk, Mattias Karsson
- Bernadette Szocs, Suthasini Sawettabut, Ding Ning


Individual Grand Finals

MEN
01) Dimitrij Ovtcharov
02) Chuang Chih Yuan
03) Timo Boll
04) Vladimir Samsonov

WOMEN
01) Fei Lui
02) Xunyao Shi
03) Feng Tianwei
04) Bernadette Szocs

Which team do you think will win the prestigious T2 APAC League? The individual tournament has an epic lineup, who do you think will win this?

Schedule

Thursday 7th Dec: Men's and Women's Championships Playoffs (6pm Local Time)

Match 1: Shi Xunyao vs Feng Tianwei
Match 2: Timo Boll vs Chuang Chih Yuan
Match 3: Liu Fei vs Bernadette Szocs
Match 4: Dimitrij Ovtchaov vs Vladimir Samsonov


Friday 8th Dec: Team Maze vs Team Persson (6pm Local Time)

Match 1: Timo Boll vs Jun Mizutani
Match 2: Yang Haeun vs Suthasini Sawettabut
Match 3: Chen Chien An vs Joo Saehyuk

Killzone: Bonus match for teams.

In the final there will be an additional killzone match where players play again, whereby first player to win 5 points wins a point for their team.

Killzone Game 1: Timo Boll vs Jun Mizutani
Killzone Game 2: Yang Haeun vs Suthasini Sawettabut
Killzone Game 3: Chen Chien An vs Joo Saehyuk


Friday 8th Dec: Women's Championships FINAL (9pm Local Time)

3rd place: XX vs XX
1st place: XX vs XX


Sunday 10th Dec: Team Maze vs Team Persson (2pm Local Time)

Killzone starts of the final (first player to 5 points earns a point for their team

Killzone Game 4: Feng Tianwei vs Shi Xunyao
Killzone Game 5: Aleksandr Shibaev vs Mattias Karlsson
Killzone Game 6: Hina Hayata vs Bernadette Szocs

Match 4: Feng Tianwei vs Shi Xunyao
Match 5: Aleksandr Shibaev vs Mattias Karlsson
Match 6: Hina Hayata vs Bernadette Szocs


Sunday 10th Dec: Men's Championships FINAL (5pm Local Time)

3rd place: XX vs XX
1st place: XX vs XX
 
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What are your motivations for supporting one team vs another? Appreciation for the coach, personality or skills? Appreciation for the top team player or players? I don't feel any particular affinity for the teams which seem 100% arbitrary to me. I love to see the games with such awesome players and the game formats are very nice , but the teams seem superfluous and fake. Thoughts? It also seems to have been a great training camp for all the players, and built a place for friendships among them to grow, which the heavily nationalist ITTF needs badly. It would be cool for T2 to set up training sessions on Youtube with paired experts from among the players. And I'm fine with their announcer to participate all the time, maybe with Adam Bobrow too.
 
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I wish this tournament attracted more viewers, because it does deserve it. Top players, top venue, rules welcome fast paced play etc. Go team Maze!

What are your motivations for supporting one team vs another? Appreciation for the coach, personality or skills?
usually one of the team is a little bit more likeable overall, personality wise.
 
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What are your motivations for supporting one team vs another? Appreciation for the coach, personality or skills? Appreciation for the top team player or players? I don't feel any particular affinity for the teams which seem 100% arbitrary to me. I love to see the games with such awesome players and the game formats are very nice , but the teams seem superfluous and fake. Thoughts? It also seems to have been a great training camp for all the players, and built a place for friendships among them to grow, which the heavily nationalist ITTF needs badly. It would be cool for T2 to set up training sessions on Youtube with paired experts from among the players. And I'm fine with their announcer to participate all the time, maybe with Adam Bobrow too.

That would be soo cool!
I really love pro player training videos. One can learn so much!
Bobrow is a good idea too, because he really knows many players personally
 
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I wish this tournament attracted more viewers, because it does deserve it. Top players, top venue, rules welcome fast paced play etc. Go team Maze!


usually one of the team is a little bit more likeable overall, personality wise.

The livestream gets not so much views but the video uploads on youtube in shortforms of the single matches are much more popular than the livestream
 
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Hey guys, awesome news! I will be at the Grand Finals covering the event doing behind the scene vlogs and lots more!

Stay tuned!

If you have any ideas for me please let me know!
 

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Hey guys, awesome news! I will be at the Grand Finals covering the event doing behind the scene vlogs and lots more!

Stay tuned!

If you have any ideas for me please let me know!
 
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Here the schedule for this week at the Grand Finals!

Schedule

Thursday 7th Dec: Men's and Women's Championships Playoffs (6pm Local Time)

Match 1: Shi Xunyao vs Feng Tianwei
Match 2: Timo Boll vs Chuang Chih Yuan
Match 3: Liu Fei vs Bernadette Szocs
Match 4: Dimitrij Ovtchaov vs Vladimir Samsonov


Friday 8th Dec: Team Maze vs Team Persson (6pm Local Time)

Match 1: Timo Boll vs Jun Mizutani
Match 2: Yang Haeun vs Suthasini Sawettabut
Match 3: Chen Chien An vs Joo Saehyuk

Killzone: Bonus match for teams.

In the final there will be an additional killzone match where players play again, whereby first player to win 5 points wins a point for their team.

Killzone Game 1: Timo Boll vs Jun Mizutani
Killzone Game 2: Yang Haeun vs Suthasini Sawettabut
Killzone Game 3: Chen Chien An vs Joo Saehyuk


Friday 8th Dec: Women's Championships FINAL (9pm Local Time)

3rd place: XX vs XX
1st place: XX vs XX


Sunday 10th Dec: Team Maze vs Team Persson (2pm Local Time)

Killzone starts of the final (first player to 5 points earns a point for their team

Killzone Game 4: Feng Tianwei vs Shi Xunyao
Killzone Game 5: Aleksandr Shibaev vs Mattias Karlsson
Killzone Game 6: Hina Hayata vs Bernadette Szocs

Match 4: Feng Tianwei vs Shi Xunyao
Match 5: Aleksandr Shibaev vs Mattias Karlsson
Match 6: Hina Hayata vs Bernadette Szocs


Sunday 10th Dec: Men's Championships FINAL (5pm Local Time)

3rd place: XX vs XX
1st place: XX vs XX
 
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I am disappointed that the poll is so dismissive of the women. Either put all the names in, or just leave it at the team name. Frankly, it is the women who have brought this competition, which I have enjoyed immensely, to life. The star of the show is probably Bernadette Szocs, who improved incredibly over the course of the season, and was described by the commentator as the heart and soul of her team. And yes, I am just talking about her table tennis playing. But most of the women have been more entertaining than their male counterparts, drawing the spectators into the narrative and making the impersonal personal.
 
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