36th United Nations Inter-Agency Games

 


TableTennis.jpgTABLE TENNIS (Women) - Rules (36th Edition United Nations InterAgency Games)

The competition shall be held in accordance with the General Rules of the Games and those of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).


  1. Each team shall consist of three players, one of whom shall act as captain.


  2. The host organization shall provide the services of a chief referee to keep the match records and to settle any dispute which may arise. The chief referees decision shall be final.


  3. The host organization shall provide table tennis balls and sufficient tables for the competition, as well as one or more tables for training. The minimum playing area by table shall be 10 x 5 metres.


  4. The competition consists of one round only; each team shall play against every other team. Two players from one team shall play against each of two players of the opposing team. After completion of the first two singles matches, the team shall designate its players for a doubles match.


  5. Each encounter shall be played on one table and shall consist of five matches. Each match shall be decided on the basis of the best three sets of 21 points.


  6. At the end of each encounter, the umpire shall convey the result to the chief umpire, together with the match records duly signed by the captains.


  7. The team winning the matches shall be awarded two points.


  8. The team obtaining the most match points shall win the competition, and the other teams shall be ranked according to the number of match points they obtained. In case of a tie, the teams concerned shall be ranked according to the number of matches won minus those lost. If there is still a tie, the teams concerned shall be ranked according to the number of sets won minus those lost.



TABLE TENNIS (MEN)- Rules (32nd Edition United Nations InterAgency Games)

The competition shall be held in accordance with the General Rules of the Games and the Rules of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), except where the present competition rules provide otherwise. (Please note the ITTF Rules re rackets plus their surface, except in cases noted specifically in these rules.

  1. Each team shall consist of three players and two reserves; one of the team members shall act as captain. A reserve may replace a player in a singles match not yet begun or play in a doubles match in accordance with paragraph 6 below.


  2. The host organization shall provide the services of a chief referee to keep the match records and to settle any dispute which may arise. The chief referees decision shall be final.


  3. The host organization shall provide table tennis balls and sufficient tables for the competition, as well as one or more tables for training. The minimum playing area per table shall be 10 x 5 metres.


  4. The host organization shall establish the schedule of encounters in accordance with paragraph 10 of the General Rules of the Games.


  5. Each encounter shall consist of a maximum of 10 matches, consisting of one round of three singles matches, followed by a doubles match, a second round of singles matches and, if necessary, a third round of singles matches. After the first round of singles matches have been completed, each team shall nominate two players, one of whom may be a reserve, for the doubles match. If after the second round of singles matches the score is 6 1 or 7 0, the encounter shall be considered over. Otherwise, the final round of singles matches shall be played until a winning score is achieved (6 2 or 6 3 or 6 4) or a tie results (5 5).


  6. Each match shall be decided on the basis of the best of three, sets of 21 points.


  7. For each encounter the match points shall be attributed as follows: the winning team shall receive 2 match points; in case of a tie (5 5), each team shall receive 1 match point.


  8. The competition shall comprise three rounds: (a) qualifying, (b) semi final, and (c) final.


  9. For the qualifying round, the teams shall be divided into two groups, A and B. The two teams which placed first and second in the previous Games shall not be placed in the same group. Each team shall play against every other team in its group.


  10. At the end of the qualifying round, the teams shall be ranked in each group according to the number of match points they obtained (cf. para. 8). In case of a tie, the teams concerned shall be ranked according to the number of matches won minus those lost. If there is still a tie, the teams concerned shall be ranked according to the total number of sets won minus those lost.


  11. The semi final round shall be played according to the following model, adapted to the number of teams competing:

    Encounter I: the 1st ranked team of Group A vs. the 2nd ranked team of Group B

    Encounter II: the 1st ranked team of Group B vs. the 2nd ranked team of Group A

    Encounter III: the 3rd ranked team of Group A vs. the 4th ranked team of Group B

    Encounter IV: the 3rd ranked team of Group B vs. the 4th ranked team of Group A


  12. For the final round:

    The winners of Encounters I and II shall play each other for 1st and 2nd places in the competition;

    the losers of Encounters I and II shall play each other for 3rd and 4th places in the competition;

    the winners of Encounters III and IV shall play each other for 5th and 6th places in the competition;

    the losers of Encounters III and IV shall play each other for 7th and 8th places in the competition.


  13. In case of a tie during a final encounter, the teams concerned shall be ranked as indicated in paragraph 12.


  14. At the end of each encounter, the chief umpire shall communicate the results to the Control Commission, together with the match records duly signed by the team captains.



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