2/18/2006

  • Hermann Luechinger, player/contributer of MSC, had an operation for his bladder cancer last Wednesday. He is expecting a full recovery. He was very pleased to receive our get-well card and flowers and would like to thank you all.
  • Yet another great result from the Western Open at Berkeley. The photos will be up soon.
  • Congratulations to Guo Xi who won 2/24 Pre-Western Warmup round robin. Click here for full results. He won under 22 event by beating Misha Kazantsev (2370) and Auria Malek (2368). In fact, all five RR players had good results:
    1. Guo Xi: Men's U22 Champion
    2. Sara Fu: Women's Open and Women's U22 Champion
    3. Wilson Tsao: U2125 Champion
    4. Joey Hu: U2125 2nd place and U4200 Doubles 2nd place
    5. Michael Sung: U4200 Doubles Champion
  • Congratulations to Dan Lin, Ron Wallace, and Nitin Bhatia who won 2/18/2006 round robin for table 1, 2, and 3, respectively. Click here for full results. 2245 matches have been played since the League started in 2003.
  • 2/24 RR is full. Please sign up for 3/4. Only 11 spots are still available.
  • The clinics for February are fully booked. Only standbys are available. We have cancellations once in a while. You are welcome to reserve for future dates. $10 recommended per 30-minute session. Thanks to USATT regional coach Jim Chai who donates all proceeds to the club.
  • Financial position:
    Contribution:
    $0: Free RR
    $50: 2/14 clinics
    $70: 2/21 clinics
    Expense:
    $5.10: RR prize (Dan, Ron, and Nitin: I owe one box of balls to each of you.)
    $23.80: Get-well card and flower
    Balance: $3,984.55

    2/11/2006

    • Congratulations to the excellent performance in Sacramento tournament for our players. (Bo Ding, Mark Johnson, Victor Qiu, Gary Barretto, Dave Hanson, Jerome Poon, and Qingmin Liu) Mark Johnson's writeup is available in MSCTT Yahoo Group.
    • Congratulations to Ming Zhang, Ariel Hsing, and Hyung Min Kim who won 2/11/2006 round robin for table 1, 2, and 3, respectively. Click here for full results. 2205 matches have been played since the League started in 2003.
    • Mark Johnson's 2005 Nationals Writeup for the final day is available now.
    • We finally have our dedicated ball retriever!
    • 2/18 RR will be FREE. Please sign up soon. Only 4 spots are still available. Ron Wallce will be in charge of the RR. Thanks Ron!
    • The clinics for February are fully booked. Only standbys are available. We have cancellations once in a while. You are welcome to reserve for future dates. $10 recommended per 30-minute session. Thanks to USATT regional coach Jim Chai who donates all proceeds to the club.
    • Financial position:
      Contribution:
      $44: RR
      Expense:
      $5.10: RR prize
      $5.32: ball retriever
      Balance: $3,893.45

      2/4/2006

      • Notice: When you leave the gym, please pick up your own garbage. Thanks.
      • Congratulations to Terry Young, Mou Lin Zhao, and Rodulfo Lee who won 2/4/2006 round robin for table 1, 2, and 3, respectively. Click here for full results. 2175 matches have been played since the League started in 2003.
      • 2/11 RR is full. Please sign up for 2/18. Ron Wallce will be in charge of the RR. It will be free to everyone. Thanks Ron!
      • The clinics for February are fully booked. Only standbys are available. You are welcome to reserve for future dates. $10 recommended per 30-minute session. Thanks to USATT regional coach Jim Chai who donates all proceeds to the club.
      • Financial position:
        Contribution:
        $44: RR
        $70: 2/7 clinics
        Expense:
        $5.10: RR prize
        Balance: $3,859.87

        1/28/2006

        • Gary Alcares made an offer to sell his 7 tables which we are currently using to MSCTT for $4215. I took it in a heart beat. We now own all 9 tables.
        • Congratulations to Ming Zhang, Michael Liu, Mike Fong, and Esther Chan who won 1/28/2006 round robin for table 1, 2, 3, and 4, respectively. Click here for full results. 2145 matches have been played since the League started in 2003.
        • 2/4 RR is full. Please sign up for 2/11.
        • The clinics for February are fully booked. Only standbys are available. You are welcome to reserve for future dates. $10 recommended per 30-minute session. Thanks to USATT regional coach Jim Chai who donates all proceeds to the club.
        • Financial position:
          Contribution:
          $60: RR
          $70: 1/24 clinics
          $70: 1/31 clinics
          $10: DVD's
          $4.50: Moses Wang's donation
          $21: USATT membership renewal (Stogniew $9, Ding $6, and Gabrielain $6)
          Expense:
          $6.80: RR prize
          $50: USATT membership renewal for MSCTT (due 2/1/2006)
          $4215: 7 tables from Gary Alcares
          Balance: $3,750.97

          1/21/2006

          • Congratulations to Joey Hu, Peter Tsang, and Jerome Poon who won table 1, 2, and 3, respectively. Click here for full results. 2075 matches have been played since the League started.
          • Financial position:
            Contribution:
            $70: 1/17 clinics
            $44: RR
            $6: Patrick Wu's USATT membership renewal commission
            Expense:
            $5.10: cost for balls
            Balance: $7,787.27

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