Attila Malek Wins the Equal Challenge Tournament!

Newport Beach table tennis Equal Challenge Champion

Ronald Yu and Attila Malek, at the end of the Equal Challenge Table Tennis Tournament


Newport Beach, CA – Mamma Mia! After hosting 11 people, the U.S. National Champion Attila Malek emerged victorious as the Equal Challenge table tennis winner in Newport Beach on October 12th, besting Ronald Yu by a narrow margin. The exhilarating finale in the decisive fifth game was determined by a minimal two point margin.

Ronald Yu won the first game before Attila Malek, stunned by the reverse, accelerated into high gear to capture the next two rounds.

The decision eventually went to Attila Malek, as he won 8-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-13, 7-11.

We would like to thank the following players for their participation: John Margaritis, Crispi Chang (our first champion), Danny Moreno, Ivan Dueñas, Amanda Malek, Edwin Amaya, Guillermo Morales, Luis Reyes and Tong Yu!

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So who will be the next Equal Challenge Table Tennis Tournament champion? Do you think Crispin Chang or Attila Malek will secure this title next Friday? Stay tuned!