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ClearTwo Doubles Exhibition feat. Tony Gunawan & Howard Bach [USA]

Discussion in 'ClearOne Badminton Centre' started by towbsss, Jul 12, 2009.

  1. towbsss

    towbsss Regular Member

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    There will be an exhibition held Friday night, July 31st, at ClearTwo Badminton Centre in Richmond. Although the details here are preliminary, the exhibition will consist of 5 matches, probably a Womens Doubles, a Mixed Doubles, two Mens Doubles, and a 3 vs 3 Mens Doubles.

    Players in the exhibition will include Tony Gunawan [USA], Howard Bach [USA], William Milroy [CAN], Toby Ng [CAN], Lee Haeng Ham [KOR], Derrick Ng [CAN], Fiona McKee [CAN], and likely other Canadians including Tommy Mckee, Kevin Li, and some other unconfirmed players.

    The reason for the exhibition is to support some of the local athletes competing at the 2009 World Championships in India, as there is no financial support from Badminton Canada. The cost for the exhibition should be about $10 (unconfirmed) and tickets can be purchased at ClearOne or ClearTwo Badminton Centre.

    I will try to update the information accordingly. Hope to see you all there! :)
     
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    Here is the official poster. It will be something like a Canada vs. World exhibition. Please note that tickets are $12 (not $10 from the previous post).
     

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    hum on the poster it mentions china, im curious who will be filling that position.
     
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    Its the new International coach at ClearTwo. He was one of the players who came for the Team BC vs. Team Jiang Su exhibitions in 2007.
     
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    Here is something from the forum for those who remember:

    So yes, Jacky Ruan, A.K.A "SpringyShort", is coaching at ClearOne now and will be at the exhibition. Likely, he will probably pair up for MD with Lee Haeng Ham of Korea, with the self proclaimed "hardest smash in Korea". Only 20 years of age, but at 6'3" and 195 lbs, it will be definitely something to see :D

    And of course, Tony and Howard, who recently demolished everyone at the US Open will definitely put on a show ;)


    (Picture: Lee Haeng Ham @ Calgary Winter Club. Photo taken by: "alberta_foothills")
     

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    That seems a bit confusing because when I saw China in the poster, I assume it would be a player from the China National Team, ie. Fu Hai Feng.

    If these folks were here, it would be add more weight to make it worth watching.
     
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    I like how you said SELF PROCLAIMED.

     
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    Okay, I think I have a rough format for the exhibition. It will be roughly this format:

    3 v 3 Doubles (Intro)
    XD
    MS
    MD
    MD
    MD

    Not sure if that is the order, but there will not be any WS or WD.
     
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    Do you have the list of the player/team orders for the matches?
     
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    Not everything has been finalized, but there are a few that will be very likely:

    3v3 Doubles - Tony/Howard/Lee vs. Will/Toby/Derrick [1 set to 21]
    XD - Lee/Melody vs. Will/Fiona [Full match]
    MD - Tony/Howard vs. Will/Toby [Full match]

    Also, it is likely that Jacky [CHN] will be playing the singles.
     
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    EMERGENCY UPDATE!!

    I must apologize, but I just found out that tickets will be increased to $15 on Friday. So if you buy at anytime on Friday, you will have to pay an extra $3. Please try to get your tickets today!! Call in or visit the centre to get your tickets for $12. Sorry again for the short notice, but I only found out a moment ago. Hope you all have your tickets already!
     
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    Thank you all for your support! It is greatly appreciated. We hope to see you next time!!
     
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    What was the name of Kevin Li's partner? Was that Tommy McKee?
     
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    Yes, Fiona's brother.
     
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    Match Videos

    Here are links to the videos I took at the Exhibition Matches:

    Match 1: 3 vs.3 (Intro) - 1 set only
    Tony Gunawan / Howard Bach / Lee Haeng Ham vs. William Milroy / Toby Ng / Derek Ng

    Match 2: Men's Doubles
    Tony Gunawan / Howard Bach vs. Toby Ng / Derek Ng
    1st set; 2nd set

    Match 3: Mixed Doubles
    Lee Haeng Ham / Melody Liang vs. William Milroy / Fiona McKee
    1st set; 2nd set - pt.1 & pt.2

    Match 4: Men's Singles
    Jacky Ruan vs. David Yuan
    1st set; 2nd set

    Match 5: Men's Doubles
    Lee Haeng Ham / Jacky Ruan vs. Kevin Li / Tommy McKee
    1st set - pt.1; 1st set - pt.2 & 2nd set pt.1; 2nd set pt.2

    Match 6: Men's Doubles
    Tony Gunawan / Howard Bach vs. William Milroy / Toby Ng
    1st set; 2nd set
     
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    Hey, thank you very much for uploading those matches! :D
     
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    You're welcome.
     
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    ah ill have to watch these videos once im out of china and have access to youtube again.
     

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