2018 Confucius Cup


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 2018 Confucius Cup, by the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, which offers a range of evening courses about China, its language and its culture.

Previous years results and final match video at Confucius Cup 2016, Confucius Cup 2017


UCD Confucius Institute


PingZone Kilmacud venue


Saturday 02/06/2018

Qualification rounds / Open event. Mixed.

Hall open from: 10:30am-10:00am

Check-in: 11:30am-12:00pm.

Important: If you're not in at your check-in time, your name will be scratched!

Please send a text if you're running late or can't make it.

Sunday, 03/06/2017

Finals - KO. Please note that some players might be seeded to start from Sunday.

Spectators very welcome!

Preliminary schedule below, but earlier rounds might change


Open singles cash prizes (top division):

    • winner: €2000 & Perpetual Trophy

    • runner-up: €1000

    • semis: €500

Highest placed women bonus:

    • 1st: €500 & Perpetual Trophy

    • 2nd: €200

    • 3/4: €100

(with a separate KO women finals if they get knocked out from the main event)

Entry fee

€20 for non-members

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

Registration and payment through MindBodyOnline.

You can also pay cash in the club in advance.


Entries closed


    • 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.

    • Some players might be seeded to start in round 2 or round 3.

Tournament rounds (subject to change, based on the numbers registered)

    1. Groups of 4 players, 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. Groups of 4 players, round-robin, separately for each division.

    3. Final - single elimination for the top division.


Roman Pszonka

e-mail: info@PingZone.ie

mobile: +353 85 7886910


Everyone check-in: 11:30am-12:00pm

Abram Pawel

Barnes Paul

Bialek Artur

Burke Kieran

Carey Charlotte

Dapkus Kristijonas

Devereux Brian

Devereux Sabina

Dorner Laura

Finn John

Gallagher Paul

Godlewski Przemyslaw

Harrison John

Heller Claire

Hickey Fionn

Hickey Orqo

Horejsi Miroslav

Jacobson David

Judge Colin

Karczewski Krzysztof

Korycki Michal

Logue Sam

Lynch Raymond

Mackey Kevin

Max Ong Jian Hao

McAlister Mark

McAnaney Sean

Minakata Kimiko

Moravcsik Gellert

O Rahilly Egan Mia

Oncioiu Stelian

Pandey Amod

Paskal Ivan

Pofok Tibor

Przewlocki Maciek

Pucar Tomislav

Ragi Pravesha

Rajska Natalia

Redden Paul

Saeed Kevin

Smith John

Strelcuks Roman

Sulkowski Dawid

Szulc Joris

Tan Bruce

Ussher Michael

Velling Constantin

Walker Sam

Yu Lei

Zalewski Michal

Živković Suzana

UCD Confucius Institute