Players will be grouped in 4 divisions based on level of play / Leinster League division, and play against everyone from the division, so everyone should get a lot of close matches in their group - all levels are welcome, including beginners & casual players.
Five Wednesdays in May/June 2018:
30/05 - division matches
06/06 - division matches
13/06 - division matches
20/06 - division matches
27/06 - finals for top 8 players from each division
Time allocated for matches: 19:30-22:15, but please don't start new matches after 22:00. Any matches in progress will be stopped at 22:15. Please help with the hall cleanup after the finish!
There is no obligation to play all nights - you can skip some, and just play as many matches as you want on other nights, but to qualify into the top 8 and play in the finals, you need enough matches played, as well as points won.
Table tennis related prizes for top 2 players in each division, sponsored by PingZone - Table Tennis Equipment Shop.
This is an open mixed singles tournament, limited to 80 players and online registration is obligatory to secure a place.
Plastic 40+ balls will be used
Players will be grouped in divisions according to their level.
All matches are best of 5 games. First place final in each division - best of 7 games.
ITTF and ITTA tournament rules apply. See ITTF Regulations for details.
Full results and some photos / videos will be published during and after the event.
When a match is finished please leave the ball on the table.
Registering for the event means that you accept those rules.
First 4 weeks - round-robin division matches. Maximum 20 players per division. Matches order will be predetermined to avoid scramble for tables and giving everybody a fair access.
5th week - knock-out for top 8 players in each division (based on a number of won and played matches, with direct match as tie-break). Seeding based on % of points won. Spectators are welcome.
annual members: €20
juniors (u18): €20 - only under parent / guardian supervision
entry + summer membership (June - August): : €90
Cash payment on the first day
Tournament cancelled due to low entries
Single elimination. Qualified players are seeded according to the percentage of points won in a group stage (%pts) with direct match as a tie-breaker.
Players that lose their match in earlier stages are expected to umpire one of the subsequent matches.
Finals Provisional Schedule
19:30 - hall setup & warm-up
19:55 - group photo
20:00 - 1/4 matches (1 & 2)
20:30 - 1/4 matches (3 & 4)
21:00 - semifinal matches (1 vs. 4, 2 vs. 3)
21:30 - final matches
22:00 - prize giving
22:15 - hall clean-up
mobile: +353 85 7886910