Players will be ranked based on current computer points and their known playing standard. Players all take part in at least 5 matches resulting in everyone finishing with a rating.
This is a 1* rated tournament ran by local organisers. It is an official ranked scheme tournament which carries a x0.75 weighting towards players ranking points. Table Tennis England suggest to the tournament organisers that one qualified umpire is used for the finals, but not required.
The format is singles only. Dependent upon entries, players will be placed into groups with all playing all once, before progressing to a knock out stage en route to the final. A match is best of five ends and first to 11 points. A consolation competition may take place for those who fail to qualify from the group stages.