Confucius Cup 2017


PingZone Table Tennis Club organises quality tournaments with levels ranging from club players and lower league divisions to top Irish players - great opportunity to play many games against variety of opponents, and also a chance to win some nice prizes.

PingZone Table Tennis Club is grateful for the sponsorship of the 2017 Confucius Cup, by the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, which offers a range of evening courses about China, its language and its culture.

Last year results and final match video at Confucius Cup 2016   


Check-in: 9:30am-10:00am.  Important: If you're not in by 10am, your name will be scratched! Please send a text if you're running late. 

Saturday 13/05/2017
Qualification rounds / Open event. Mixed.

Sunday, 14/05/2017
Finals (top 16 men, top 16 women). Spectators welcome!

Provisional schedule (TBC)
Start at 10am both days, full schedule to be confirmed


UCD Confucius Institute
Men singles cash prizes (top division):
  1. €1000 & Perpetual Trophy
Women singles cash prizes (top division): 
  1. €1000 & Perpetual Trophy
Cash prizes for the following places to be confirmed.

Small non-cash prizes in lower divisions.

Entry fee

€20 for non-members
€16 for PingZone members (monthly, yearly or juniors)

Registration and payment through MindBodyOnline. Only paid entries will be accepted. 
You can also pay cash in the club in advance.




  • This is an open mixed singles tournament, and online registration and payment is required to secure your place.
  • White plastic Nittaku Premium 40+ *** balls (Made in Japan) will be used.
  • All matches are best of 5 games in Qualification Round (Saturday), and best of 7 in KO finals (Sunday)
  • All players are required to umpire matches as indicated on the result forms, including all players loosing their game in the final single elimination stage who are required to umpire one of the subsequent matches.
  • ITTF and ITTA rules apply. See ITTF Regulations for details.
  • If you've registered and cannot play, please notify us as soon as possible to remove you from the list so the reserve player can take your place, otherwise you will be excluded from participating in future tournaments. No refunds will be provided if you withdraw from the event.
  • List of registered and reserve players may be published online before the event.
  • Full results and some photos / videos will be published after the event.
Tournament rounds (subject to change, based on the numbers registered; some players may be seeded and starting from later round)
  1. Group matches, round-robin. The tournament will start with groups of 4 players playing each other, provisionally seeded by current ITTF & ITTA ranking / Leinster League division . Top 2 players from each group will play in division A, bottom 2 will play in division B in next round.
  2. Group matches. groups of 4 players, round-robin, separately for each division. Top 2 players from each group will play in Div A1 & B1 final. Bottom 2 players will play in Div A2 & Div B2 final.
  3. Final - single elimination


Roman Pszonka
mobile: +353 85 7886910


List and groups will be published before the event.