Bradwell Cup Rules

1. The competition is to be open to all teams affiliated to the Potteries and District Table Tennis League.

2. Teams to consist of players registered in the league. Teams competing in Division two and below will have automatic entry. However, teams not wishing to enter should inform the competition secretary before October 7th. Other teams to apply to the competition secretary by October 7th.

3. Once a player has played for a team, he is not eligible to play for another team during the same season.

4. Sentinel Cup rules 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 shall apply.

5. Each team will consist of three players.

6. Each player shall play the three players of the opposing team - nine sets in all.

7. Each set shall consist of two games, one from each end of the table, each starting at “love all”.

8. Each game shall end when one player reaches 21 points irrespective of the opponent’s score.

9. The points for the two games shall be added together to find the set score, the home player’s set score will be amended by an allowance or penalty as stated on the match result sheet, the points difference for the set can then be calculated.

10. The team with the positive cumulative set score at the end of the ninth set shall be the winner. In the event of a tie, the away side shall be deemed the winner.

11. The result sheet is to be sent to the competition secretary by the winning team.

Handicaps are calculated on the previous season’s averages. The Results Secretary will issue the handicap list at the beginning of the season or in the case of players with no handicap before the handicap competition starts.

Calculate the difference between the players’ individual handicaps. Use the chart below to work out the value of the allowance or penalty. If the home player has the higher handicap, a penalty (-) is given. If the home player has a lower handicap, then an allowance (+) is given.

Difference Allowance/Penalty

00-03......................0

04-07......................4

08-11......................6

12-15......................8

16-19.....................10

20-23.....................12

24-27.....................14

28-31.....................16

32-35.....................18

36-39.....................20

40-43.....................22

44-47.....................24

48-52.....................26

53-58.....................28

59-65.....................30

66-72.....................32

73-79.....................34

80-86.....................36

87-99.....................38


 
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