Out with the old, in with the new.
The 2019 season kicks off tonight under the full power of Schmieding Highly Intuitive Technology. And with it, the new rankings startled even the most veteran players — bringing legendary TCC Hall of Famer Woody Alverson to state, “Do you know how long I’ve waited to see Mike Deam break the number 3 spot?”
While fellow TCC Hall of Famer, Chris Crosse, observing from afar, saw brilliance in the new S.H.I.T. rankings… “Any system that puts Farley back in the 30’s sounds good to me.”
As many players now find themselves making four and five spot jumps up or down, allowing them to play with a whole new group of people, it was not without notice that this year’s Fall Classic Champion B-player Patrick Jost (partner to the no.1 seed Eric Arvold) jumped an astounding 21 spots — from number 81 to number 60 since Christmas!
“He won a bunch of matches. The system works. Patrick is where he’s supposed to be.” proclaimed Brad Schmieding (perfector of the S.H.I.T. System), but others weren’t convinced.
“Sounds like a lot of sandbagging, if you ask me. A lot.” stated newly retired (and currently ranked behind Mr. Jost) Andy Garni.
The good news for players who feel slighted, is that they now can showcase their overpowering skills on weaker opponents to reclaim their rightful ranking.
Stating it best was Mr. Fluent-in-six-languages and new to the Top 20, Steph Dermond, “Benim için çalışıyor.”
See how far you’ve fallen…