$5000 US Open offer invitation for Linda Bergstrom of Sweden

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First of all let me say that I am very impressed with 2 week final deadline for US Open.
I think it used to be much longer.
And they say I have nothing good to say about USATT LOL
Actually they could make a second extension to one week before the tournament for an additional fee of $200 I think

Anyway this is an offer to Linda Bergstrom of Sweden to play in the US Open. All you need to do is enter the US Open & use a high aspect ratio super long pips rubber. No need to win. Just play one match . That is it. $5000 is yours. (If you are too wealthy, you can donate the money to charity).
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=linda+bergstrom+tabletennis
The same offer also applies to any chopper on Top 100 list in men’s rankings such as Ruwen Filus or Gionis Panagiotis or Wang Yang etc. Upto first two players. First come first serve. All you need to do is use a high aspect ratio long pips rubber.
Why Linda Bergstrom from Sweden ? Because that would be the ultimate humiliation for ITTF President Petra Sorling from Sweden.. I would very much enjoy that..
I actually wanted to make this offer to Linda Bergstrom at Swedish Open but it looks like Swedish Open is gone forever.

Meanwhile the $2000 offer as below is also still valid.
All you need to do is use a High Aspect Ratio Super Long Pips at US Open 2022
If your rating ( actual or estimated in case of foreign players ) is over 2300 , all you need to do is use it in all events you play at US Open 2022. You don’t have to win. Just use it & provide verification from US Open Officials. Simple as that. First 4 players total, male or female $2000 each. All you need to do is to keep using it if you keep advancing final rounds. (You cannot just use it in earlier rounds and stop using it in later rounds because this is the usual USATT fake testing routine in most tournaments to pretend like they are actually performing chemical inspection by just performing only visual inspection).

I know Derek May has entered & he does not need the money but this is more symbolic (He can donate it to charity). There may be few other choppers like Angela Guan, Earl James Alto, Kewei Li etc etc
There was a young female chopper who played at US Closed 2022 I think .Not sure of her name but HeavySpin posted about her in MyTT
This offer is not limited to USA players but is open to any player participating is US Open 2022

https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...an+tabletennis
https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...li+tabletennis
https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...to+tabletennis
https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...ay+tabletennis
And the player gets an extra $500 if he or she uses a super large racket like Pete May uses below
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdXq5NDwxIw

If your rating is below 2300 but over 2000 , you will be paid $1000 (first 2 players). You will get extra $100 for using a super large racket
If your rating is between 1500 & 2000 you can get $500 (first 2 players) . You will get extra $100 for using a super large racket
Come and get it.
If you are in USA, I have a few
Magic 77 High Aspect Ratio Super Long Pips rubbers , no sponge in black. I can ship it to you for free if you promise to use it at US Open. 2022 or at World Veterans Tour 2022 in California at about the same time
You can order few other High Aspect Ratio Super Long Pips such as Magic 77 or Avalox MO or Globe Mo Wang 3 or Reach C-801 etc on Ali Express or you can get many High Aspect Ratio Super Long Pips from Indonesia

Noote :-
They need not use use High Apect Ratio Super Long Pips on both sides of the racket..These players need to use High Apect Ratio Super Long Pips only on one side of the racket instead of the ITTF LARC long pips.On the other side of their racket they can use their usual spinny inverted rubber.



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lol, why is the offer specifically for her?
Read the whole post please

The reason is in there

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How do we know you will actually pay out the $5000?
That is some risk you take. If Linda Bergstrom or anyone else accept the offer, I would eb happy to put the money up in some sort of escrow fund.
Then once Linda or others actually use the rubber with USATT officials admitting that they allwoed a High Aspect Ratio Supe Long pips , the escrow can directly makete payemnt to Linda or any others .

But I am 200% confident that none of these players will accept my offer using many lame excuses & I also proabably will get flamed here by certain posters..
But the last laugh in on them.

As I also stated , I have some extra Magic 77 rubbers I would ship (at my won expense) to anyone who enters US Open & promises to use it as per my first post (Minimum rating 1500)




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Well there you have it. Anybody on the forum planning on entering the US Open? James will pay $5000 and send you the rubber he would like you to use.
 
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Well there you have it. Anybody on the forum planning on entering the US Open? James will pay $5000 and send you the rubber he would like you to use.
Ha Ha read my first post The $5000 offer is only for Linda Bergstrom or any men (first 2) on top 100 men's ranking list.
The amount for others is less as quoted.

Looks like you are in California & claim to be rated over 1500. Are you going to accept my offer or chicken out ?.

They do not have to use only Magic 77 . They can use any other High Aspect Ratio Super Long pips available from China or Indonesia



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Ha Ha read my first post The $5000 offer is only for Linda Bergstrom or any men (first 2) on top 100 men's ranking list.
The amount for others is less as quoted.

Looks like you are in California & claim to be rated over 1500. Are you going to accept my offer or chicken out ?.

They do not have to use only Magic 77 . They can use any other High Aspect Ratio Super Long pips available from China or Indonesia

Well I would gladly take your offer, but I'm not in the US Open. I dont know how to enter such a tournament.

 
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Well I would gladly take your offer, but I'm not in the US Open. I dont know how to enter such a tournament.

If you already have a USATT rating, I am not sure how you entered previous USATT torunaments. So I am not even sure if you are serious.
Anyway if you are serious, you canenter most USATT snactioned or other unsanctioned tournaments including US Open, using OMNIPONG.com
But make sure you get a written certificate from USATT that they will allow the use of High Aspect Ratio Super Long pips first.
I am not going to refund your entry fees either way especially if if USATT refuses to allow High Aspect Ratio Super Long pips at USATT events to start with.
You will receive your $500 if your official USATT pre tournament rating is over 1500 plus $100 if you use a super large racket.

You can enter US Open without USATT giving you an authorization but I would need some USATT certification that you did indeed use a high aspect ratio long pips in a match., to receive your $500 or $600

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The WTT has killed the game. This supposed to be high level international event is damn low, the best ranked players are only Kou Lei and Lilly Zhang ? that's not how USATT should develop TT on its soil, inviting a major international player to pay with LP only is quite stupid too, and for only 5000 quids ? it's not even what Linda Bergstrom earns from her sponsors... plus, it's for a stupid reason too.

USATT has only 2 alternatives:
- making it an invitational tournament in the Major Open draw for pros, paying bonuses for top 10 or top 20 players to come and play it as an exhibition tournament as it's been done in Lille, and allowing the semi finalists of the lower ranked draw to enter that pro draw.
- transitioning to WTT standards so that this tournament gives points for the ITTF rankings, kind of 2 weeks WTT Contender + Star Contender, if Tunisia can do it, USA can do it too right ? it's quite abnormal to have been able to host the major tournament of the world in Houston last year succesfully (the organisation was very professional indeed, high standards) and not being able to host at least an international open with those same standards of perfection.

In France they're now transitioning to the WTT standards to host major WTT events, yes for sure Hennebont has put insane money on the table to hire Kristian Karlsson and Chuang Chi Yuan for the pro A team and to build one of the biggest TT training center/competition arena in the world, but unfortunately this is how you enter the WTT business now, there's no alternative :
https://www.ittf.com/2022/09/21/fra...ed-host-2022-ittf-world-hopes-week-challenge/

https://pingcenter-gvhtt.com/en
 
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inviting a major international player to pay with LP only is quite stupid too,

I never meant to say they need to use High Apect Ratio Super Long Pips on both sides of the racket.
These players need to use High Apect Ratio Super Long Pips only on one side of the racket instead of the ITTF LARC long pips. On the other side of their racket they can use their usual spinny inverted rubber.
I have updated my original post adding this .But thanks for pointing this out. for me to clarify.

However I do not think you understand the difference between ITTF LARC long pips & the High Aspect Ratio Super Long Pips & why exactly I am askng all these players to use High Aspect Ratio Super Long Pips at the US Open

Michael Zhang already asked why Linda Begrstrom. I answered him. Please read my entire first post , The answer is clearly explained there


for only 5000 quids ?

The answer to this is also in my first Original Post.


it's not even what Linda Bergstrom earns from her sponsors...

LOL That is an additional reason why I made this offer. I amnot sure who her sponsor is but I am reasonably confident it is Butterfly may be ?
But it does not matter. My point is exactly this. When the Aspect Ratio Masacre occurred in 1998, all the top choppers were using Feint Long (Classic AR 1.3 Version) and probably were contarctually bound too keep their months shut. This includes Koji Matsushita, (the current president of Victas / TSP), who wa also using Feint Long (Classic) .
In the exact manner, I know for sure Linda Bergstrom will not do the right thing for the sport because she is bound by contract not to. This is why I am confidently making this offer. (Of course why I chose Linda Bergstrom as primary is explained in my first post).

But of course my offer extends to Ruwen Filus & Gionis Panagiotis, irene Ivancan, Joanna Parker, Han Ying but I don't think they will accept my offer either as they are also probably handcuffed by Butterly to use the piece of crap Butterfly Feint Long 3 or some other supposedly chopping short pips garbage


i it's for a stupid reason too.

Why exactly is it stupid ?



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The WTT has killed the game.
Not sure if it killed the US Open. I talked about this in my post asking What happened to Swedish Open etc.
I think I asked you what happened to French Open LOL
USATT has only 2 alternatives:
- making it an invitational tournament in the Major Open draw for pros, paying bonuses for top 10 or top 20 players to come and play it as an exhibition tournament as it's been done in Lille, and allowing the semi finalists of the lower ranked draw to enter that pro draw.
As much as I hate the USATT & ITTF, I have to say that In a small TT market like USA we are lucky to even have a US Open where everyone can play and also watch some top players if not Waldner & Ma Long.
1990 US Open was one of the best tournaments ever with also having World Veterans Championships as well as World Junior Championships at the same time.. Most major stars past & present (then) were there.
Tabletennis is not funded by public money in USA as done in many other countries. In that context US Open still a great achievement. & its still existing itself is no small achievement. it may be far from perfect usually of late but it is better than nothing.
Currently the political climate in USA alsomakes it difficult for many top foreign players to come to USA to play possibly due to visa issues etc
I know of of few major stars from certain countries who could not make it to Houston World Champioships in 2021 & it is neither USATT's fault nor ITTF's fault.


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Before the "1998 massacre" most of the choppers or blockers were using the CURL P1, it was because of the Curl LP aspect and, most of it all, those LP kind of slippery surface like an antispin rubber that the ITTF had to do something: it was impossible to guess the ball's reaction and trajectory, even as a user. Butterfly Feint was kind of Tibhar grass at that time, very consistent and regular compared to the Curl P1. That's why TSP released a Curl P1R, R for "Revised" after 1998. The TSP Curl P1 was way cheaper than the Feint, and way more deceptive.

I already told you but you seem to not understand: it's either you follow the WTT specification, or you build an exhibition/invitational Open with top players, simple as that. Seems you're still living in the 90's, I know, it was fun... I started TT in the late 80's hence my forum name, but things have changed, and you have to face it: the US Open, the Swedish Open, yeah the french Open played mostly in Lyon (I remember that Gatien/Grubba final, it was in 1989 as far as I remember...) are dead. 5000 quids at that time was big money for sure, but now 30 years later you only offer that... and what about the accomodation ? I mean here: plane, hotel, 5000 bucks is not enough at all for people like Linda Bergstrom.

The reason: starting a war with the ITTF and WTT is not serious, to me a guy who offers only 5000 bucks to a seasoned pro would be regarded as a clown by Liu GuoLiang or Petra Sörling, spending his time on a TT forum, dude... you're simply not... serious, you're a joke, please make yourself a favor for your own mental health: move on, because it looks like acute mythomania...
 
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Before the "1998 massacre" most of the choppers or blockers were using the CURL P1, it was because of the Curl LP aspect and, most of it all, those LP kind of slippery surface like an antispin rubber that the ITTF had to do something: it was impossible to guess the ball's reaction and trajectory, even as a user. Butterfly Feint was kind of Tibhar grass at that time, very consistent and regular compared to the Curl P1. That's why TSP released a Curl P1R, R for "Revised" after 1998. The TSP Curl P1 was way cheaper than the Feint, and way more deceptive.
Totally wrong but that is what the the crooks at ITTF have been trying to sell for the past 25 years.. I have been battling the Aspect Ratio Masacre corruption for 25 years now & I know the truth.
You have no clue about long pips. You are not in my league to discuss long pips
You have no clue about the real reason for the 1998 Aspect Ratio Regulation & few other ITTF changes that followed
I am not going to waste my time with you.
I have explained all this 100s of times over the years in forums and elsewhere
But for others who may be more openminded I will post an explantion later when I get around to it.
The reason: starting a war with the ITTF and WTT is not serious, to me a guy who offers only 5000 bucks to a seasoned pro would be regarded as a clown by Liu GuoLiang or Petra Sörling, spending his time on a TT forum, dude... you're simply not... serious, you're a joke, please make yourself a favor for your own mental health: move on, because it looks like acute mythomania...

LOL I won't dignify your personal attacks.


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In France they're now transitioning to the WTT standards to host major WTT events,
I am not sure if there is any rule that says that a French Open or a Swedish Open or a German Open cannot also be a WTT event (or NOT be a WTT event)
If there is indeed such a WTT rule I would say that is whacky


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But I am 200% confident that none of these players will accept my offer using many lame excuses & I also proabably will get flamed here by certain posters..But the last laugh in on them.

Lame excuses?!? Maybe they just don't want to cheat by using illegal rubbers...maybe their integrity (and reputation should they get caught) is worth more to them than the money you're offering?!? 🤷I get the point you're trying to make; that the ITTF LARC list is pointless if organisers are not going to carry out all necessary tests to properly enforce it, but believe it or not, some people won't cheat even if they know that won't get caught.

 
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Lame excuses?!? Maybe they just don't want to cheat by using illegal rubbers...maybe their integrity (and reputation should they get caught) is worth more to them than the money you're offering?!? 🤷

I get the point you're trying to make; that the ITTF LARC list is pointless if organisers are not going to carry out all necessary tests to properly enforce it, but believe it or not, some people won't cheat even if they know that won't get caught.

How is it cheating if everyone knows beforehand that Linda Bergstrom and others I sated will be using a specific rubber ? If one is boosting & hide the fact then that is cheating.

In 2000 just after the 1998 Durban Aspect Ratio Regulation was implemented a friend of mine told everyone on a forum that he will be using Feint Long at a given tournament in Maryland. he was threatened publicly not to show up& so he had to call the police. But at the tournament he went to the control desk & told them that he wants to use Feint Long. They said no & he walked away not playing.

If I were to play in a USATT sanctioned tournament now I would insist on chemical inspection of all rackets in all events of a tournament in terms of fairness (& in terms of healh according to ITTF) `before I would agree to submit my racket for visual inspection unless of course the health of players AT ALL LEVELS of the sport (not just pro) is not of higher priority for the ITTF.

The situation is very similar. If Linda Bergstrom flew all the way from Sweden to US Open and wanted to use a High Aspect Ratio Super Long Pips that would cause a dilemma for the ITTF. If all the players i quoted did the same thing that would be an even bigger dilemma & embarrassment for the ITTF.

But my point is that none of these choppers will do what is right by the sport. But on the other hand in 1995 all the loopers threatened form their own separate association if the speed-gluing ban was not repealed even though everyone at ITTF claimed it was unhealthy. ITTF repealed the ban.in like 3 months. Then in 2008 ITTF made up a fake booster ban to fool the IOC (The crazy thing about this is that it was not the IOC who claimed that boosting was unhealthy. It was ITTF and IOC wanted it fixed because ITTF said so). But we all know about the boosting situation now & how rampant the illegal boosting is at all levels, tilting an already severely tilted playing field but a fair & level playing field is not just important in terms of fairness & decency but more important is presenting the sport to spectators with longer rallies and not 3rd ball comedy shows.
Here are soem chopper vs chopper non-3rd ball matches
Li Gunsang vs Koji Matsushita
Kentaro Miuchi vs Yi Liu

As I said before in this thread I know Linda Bergstrom won't do it due to contractual obligations though it is the right thing to do to challenge the ruling for the good of the sport. The situation was the same in 1999. All the top choppers were using Feint Long but were contractually biatches to Butterfly & had to keep their mouths shut. Matthew Syed was the only one who spoke up but even he continued to use the piece of crap Feint Long 2 in the celluloid 40- ball era (Feint Long 3 is the joke now in 40+ ball era) . Koji Matsushita who was also with Butterfly & also did nothing and now president of Victas. I could understand Li Gunsang of Noth Korea keeping his mouth shut but not all other top choppers (too many to name) who used Feint Long.
Li Gun Sang vs Persson
Li Gun Sang vs Waldner


The Matsushita - Li Gunsang match above is only a clip but this full match is considered by many as one of the greatest matches in tabletennis history .(Both players use Feint Long Classic)

To this day many truly believe iTTF passed the change because of P1 Curl. Few know the real reason. It was 0% technial & 100% political as were the 4 changes that followed.
I knew all too well that $5000 may be nothing for most of these players like Linda Bergstrom or Mima Ito etc. and I know full well these choppers won't do the right thing to challenge the ITTF's stupidity. My offering $5000 etc is just a symbolic gesture or sort of a part-fantasy fiction but mostly truth tabletennis story to raise awarness of extreme oppression of defensive styles by looper controlled ITTF. . I am a poor person living on the streets (I am using internet café to post this on borrowed VPN) & I don't even have $5 let alone $5000. But as I said I made the offer because I know how choppers are & how they are so terrified of the looper controlled ITTF.

I could go to human history and point out all the people who supposedly broke the law for what later became the very right thing to do but I won't lessen their achievements comparing table tennis rules to that. But I am just saying.


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How is it cheating if everyone knows beforehand that Linda Bergstrom and others I sated will be using a specific rubber ? If one is boosting & hide the fact then that is cheating.

In 2000 just after the 1998 Durban Aspect Ratio Regulation was implemented a friend of mine told everyone on a forum that he will be using Feint Long at a given tournament in Maryland. he was threatened publicly not to show up& so he had to call the police. But at the tournament he went to the control desk & told them that he wants to use Feint Long. They said no & he walked away not playing.

If I were to play in a USATT sanctioned tournament now I would insist on chemical inspection of all rackets in all events of a tournament in terms of fairness (& in terms of healh according to ITTF) `before I would agree to submit my racket for visual inspection unless of course the health of players AT ALL LEVELS of the sport (not just pro) is not of higher priority for the ITTF.

The situation is very similar. If Linda Bergstrom flew all the way from Sweden to US Open and wanted to use a High Aspect Ratio Super Long Pips that would cause a dilemma for the ITTF. If all the players i quoted did the same thing that would be an even bigger dilemma & embarrassment for the ITTF.

But my point is that none of these choppers will do what is right by the sport. But on the other hand in 1995 all the loopers threatened form their own separate association if the speed-gluing ban was not repealed even though everyone at ITTF claimed it was unhealthy. ITTF repealed the ban.in like 3 months. Then in 2008 ITTF made up a fake booster ban to fool the IOC (The crazy thing about this is that it was not the IOC who claimed that boosting was unhealthy. It was ITTF and IOC wanted it fixed because ITTF said so). But we all know about the boosting situation now & how rampant the illegal boosting is at all levels, tilting an already severely tilted playing field but a fair & level playing field is not just important in terms of fairness & decency but more important is presenting the sport to spectators with longer rallies and not 3rd ball comedy shows.
Here are soem chopper vs chopper non-3rd ball matches
Li Gunsang vs Koji Matsushita
Kentaro Miuchi vs Yi Liu

As I said before in this thread I know Linda Bergstrom won't do it due to contractual obligations though it is the right thing to do to challenge the ruling for the good of the sport. The situation was the same in 1999. All the top choppers were using Feint Long but were contractually biatches to Butterfly & had to keep their mouths shut. Matthew Syed was the only one who spoke up but even he continued to use the piece of crap Feint Long 2 in the celluloid 40- ball era (Feint Long 3 is the joke now in 40+ ball era) . Koji Matsushita who was also with Butterfly & also did nothing and now president of Victas. I could understand Li Gunsang of Noth Korea keeping his mouth shut but not all other top choppers (too many to name) who used Feint Long.
Li Gun Sang vs Persson
Li Gun Sang vs Waldner


The Matsushita - Li Gunsang match above is only a clip but this full match is considered by many as one of the greatest matches in tabletennis history .(Both players use Feint Long Classic)

To this day many truly believe iTTF passed the change because of P1 Curl. Few know the real reason. It was 0% technial & 100% political as were the 4 changes that followed.
I knew all too well that $5000 may be nothing for most of these players like Linda Bergstrom or Mima Ito etc. and I know full well these choppers won't do the right thing to challenge the ITTF's stupidity. My offering $5000 etc is just a symbolic gesture or sort of a part-fantasy fiction but mostly truth tabletennis story to raise awarness of extreme oppression of defensive styles by looper controlled ITTF. . I am a poor person living on the streets (I am using internet café to post this on borrowed VPN) & I don't even have $5 let alone $5000. But as I said I made the offer because I know how choppers are & how they are so terrified of the looper controlled ITTF.

I could go to human history and point out all the people who supposedly broke the law for what later became the very right thing to do but I won't lessen their achievements comparing table tennis rules to that. But I am just saying.

It's cheating because it against the rules, as set out by the sport's governing body. The fact that "everyone" knows the cheating is going on doesn't stop it from being cheating. In fact, even if every competitor in the event was cheating, that also doesn't stop it from being cheating...though it would perhaps remove the competitive advantage normally associated with cheating. If a player is boosting and hiding that fact, that too is cheating. Please note there is no inconsistency in my argument in that regard; doing anything that is against the rules is cheating. Please also note that I am passing no judgement or opinion over whether or not these rubbers should be illegal; I'm merely highlighting the fact that they are illegal under the current rules.

I'm also unsure as to how this experiment could work to your advantage. Let's say a player or players did take you up on your challenge. There are three possible outcomes in terms of their performance using the illegal rubber:

1. They perform better with the illegal rubber than they ordinarily would do with their usual/approved rubber
2. They perform no better nor no worse with the illegal rubber than they ordinarily would do with their usual/approved rubber
3. They perform worse with the illegal rubber than they ordinarily would do with their usual/approved rubber

In the case of 2 & 3, the ITTF ban might be shown to be unnecessary, but in the same stroke it also demonstrates that the rubbers don't perform any better than those that are already sanctioned...that's hardly going to create a great argument for them being reinstated as approved rubbers. The experiment would have failed in the sense that it would have proven that these illegal rubbers are no better for the choppers than the ones that they are already permitted to use, so where's the motivation to re-instate them as legal rubbers going to come from. In the case of scenario 1, the ITTF's justification for the ban is demonstrated as the experiment will show that these rubbers do give the competitive advantage that has already been deemed to be unfair.

As it happens, I agree with you that Table Tennis needs more diversity of styles, and the longer rallies often associated with defensive styles and with other closely related sports (ping pong using sand-paper bats) definitely make it more spectator friendly...but there will always need to be limits as to what is allowed. The question is where are those limits set?


 
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It's cheating because it against the rules, as set out by the sport's governing body. The fact that "everyone" knows the cheating is going on doesn't stop it from being cheating. In fact, even if every competitor in the event was cheating, that also doesn't stop it from being cheating...though it would perhaps remove the competitive advantage normally associated with cheating. If a player is boosting and hiding that fact, that too is cheating. Please note there is no inconsistency in my argument in that regard; doing anything that is against the rules is cheating. Please also note that I am passing no judgement or opinion over whether or not these rubbers should be illegal; I'm merely highlighting the fact that they are illegal under the current rules.

I have already explained about all this as to why it is not cheating (if USATT knows beforehand whet these players are using) but it is only criminal & unhealthy cheating (according to ITTF) if players boost & are totally untsted chemically. I am not going in circles again.
If you did not know USATT or any national association can modify rules & regulations as they wish in their own tournaments. There may be some international tournaments that need to strictly confirm to ITTF rules & regulations.

I'm also unsure as to how this experiment could work to your advantage. Let's say a player or players did take you up on your challenge. There are three possible outcomes in terms of their performance using the illegal rubber:

1. They perform better with the illegal rubber than they ordinarily would do with their usual/approved rubber
2. They perform no better nor no worse with the illegal rubber than they ordinarily would do with their usual/approved rubber
3. They perform worse with the illegal rubber than they ordinarily would do with their usual/approved rubber

In the case of scenario 1, the ITTF's justification for the ban is demonstrated as the experiment will show that these rubbers do give the competitive advantage that has already been deemed to be unfair.

Obviously, you do not understand at all as to what I have been explaining over & over for past 25 years. The 7 rule changes by looper controlled ITTF since 1987 (to 2014) have severely tilted the field in favor of illegally boosted up two winged loopers. Even using high aspect ratio super long pips will not give any competitive advantage for choppers but will slightly reduce the tilt.
I have already challenged Ma Long to play challenge matches against Hou Yingchao & Chen Weixing to earn a right to play against the GOAT Joo Sehyuk, with everyone using unboosted 1.7 mm inverted & with Hou & Chen using High Aspect Ratio Super long pips.

You also keep saying "illegal" when you refer to High Aspect Ratio Super Long pips. They are not “illegal”. They are just ITTF unapproved. ONLY the boosters & speed-glues are "illegal” because according to ITTF they are unhealthy & therefore violate local, state, national & international health code regulations & are also unethical because they violate IOC fair play codes with a tilted playing field & may even be illegal via USA civil rights violations.



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I plead to ITTF to ban all pips & anti to release & set free all of ITTF's political prisoners (choppers / defenders)

 
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