8/26/2006

  • We are on Mercury News! (8/26/2006) The on-line version is here. The printed version has an additional photo of Michael Jiang.
  • RR results: (Click here for full result.)
    • Table 1: Ming Zhang
    • Table 2: Bruce Liu
    • Table 3: Danny Hui
    • Table 4: Hung-Jen Hung
    • Table 5: Jerome Poon
    • Congratulations to all winners. 4294 matches have been played since the League started in 2003.
  • Quite a few players will play Berkeley tournament this coming Saturday. Please send email to bay_tt@yahoo.com to sign up. Ron will run the RR.
  • Financial position:
    Contribution:
    $84: RR
    $10: ball sales
    $25: DVD contributions
    Expense:
    Balance: $5,228.41

8/19/2006

  • RR results: (Click here for full result.)
    • Table 1: Ming Zhang
    • Table 2: Cheong Tse - Cheong had an unbelievable comeback against James. Down 8:10 in the fifth, Cheong had two great points to deuce the game and eventually won the match.
    • Table 3: Ken Ngo - Ken should have won the table easily since he should have played table 2 based on rating, right? Not so fast! It turned out that there was no easy win for him, especially against Michael and Hung-Jen. Both matches went to the fifth game.
    • Table 4: Aaron Hui
    • Congratulations to all winners. 4234 matches have been played since the League started in 2003.
  • We will use 5 tables for 8/26 RR and it is FULL! It is mainly because Berkeley tournament. The following week should go back to normal. Please sign up for 9/2 RR. Send email to bay_tt@yahoo.com to sign up. Ron will run the RR.
  • Financial position:
    Contribution:
    $72: RR
    $120: 8/15 and 8/22 clinics
    $39: USATT membership renewal commission (Cheong, Nelson, Henry, and Mark)
    Expense:
    Balance: $5,109.41

8/12/2006

  • Lots of us went to see former world champion Jiang Jialiang's exhibition on Sunday at Union City. We had two professional level photographers Moses Wang and Dan Lin to cover the event. Moses' photos are available at Yahoo! Group. (You probably need to be a member to see the photos.) Dan's are here.
  • Peninsula Table Tennis Club will have their grand opening next Sunday. (8/20) It will be a full-time TT club that opens 7 days a week from 10 AM to 10 PM. The club will have an exhibition performed by Jiang Jialiang's old teammate David Zhuang. David won US National titles many times. He will perform with local players Khoa Nguyen and Jackie Lee.
    • Date: 8/20/2006
    • Time: 11 AM - 1 PM
    • Where: 1299 Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA
    • Phone: 650-347-3280
  • RR results: (Click here for full result.)
    • Table 1: Jim Chai - after a long break, Jim came back to win table 1. Was it because he stopped coaching?:-)
    • Table 2: Gary Fang
    • Table 3: Dan Lin - upset A and B players. Impressive!
    • Table 4: Radu Licea
    • Congratulations to all winners. 4189 matches have been played since the League started in 2003.
  • Please sign up for 8/19 RR. Send email to bay_tt@yahoo.com to sign up.
  • Financial position:
    Contribution:
    $68: RR (17 paid players)
    $60: 8/8 clinics
    Expense:
    Balance: $4,878.41

8/5/2006

  • RR results: (Click here for full result.)
    • Table 1: Voltaire Benedicto
      • Voltaire was the top seed and should win, right? Well, he did win but not without being seriously challenged. All five matches went to the fifth game. Everyone tried very hard to knock him off!
      • Against Mark Johnson: came back from down 0:2
      • Against Wayne Lo: lost 12:14 in the fifth
      • against Sanjeev Tenneti: came back from 0:2 again
      • Against Nelson Yu: won 17:15 in the fifth
      • Against Terry Young: won 11:7 in the fifth
    • Table 2: Bo Ding
    • Table 3: James Nguyen
    • Table 4: Ron Wallace
    • Congratulations to all winners. 4144 matches have been played since the League started in 2003.
  • Please sign up for 8/12 RR. Please send me email to sign up.
  • Financial position:
    Contribution:
    $72: RR (18 paid players)
    $60: 8/1 clinics
    Expense:
    Balance: $4,750.41

ICC California State Open Videos/Slideshows

Chen Longcan and Xiao Wei Footage