[www.inewsguyana.com] – This year’s Mash Table Tennis tournament has seen over 200 entries being sought following the registration closure on Wednesday.
The much anticipated tournament will commence on Friday and run until next Saturday being contested in two categories, the juniors and seniors.
An official opening ceremony will take place on Saturday where the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Dr Frank Anthony and Director of Sports Mr. Neil Kumar are expected to make remarks.
The singles competition will be played in two stages with players battling each other in groups to amass points to move on.
The first two players of each group will then move onto the knockout round of the competition. During the group stages and all of the knockout round except for the finals, players will have to win three out of five games to win one match while in the finals, the players will have to win four out of seven to be declared the winner.
Meanwhile, the age groups that will be involved in the tournament are girls and boys under nine, 11, 13, 15, 18 and 21.
There will also be the men and women single’s, the junior mixed doubles and the boys and girls doubles being contested for trophies and medals.