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Team Scored Round Robin

An enhancement for Table Tennis Leagues

It's simple: Teams are fun!

Many TT clubs run a weekly, drop-in, rating-level-segregated, round-robin format, club tournament.
Team scoring can easily be added to rating-based round robin tournaments, which solves the problems and delivers the benefits of team play.

Most people love to play on a team.

But team play arrangements can be inconvenient and unbalanced:

Here is a way to do it right.

Many TT clubs run a weekly, drop-in, segregated-levels, round-robin format, club tournament.
Change nothing. Simply add Team Scoring.

To get a Team Score, simply add up the rating changes of all the players on the team.
That's all there is to it!
Here is a team score generator which you can use.

Why does it work?

Why it doesn't stink:

Why it's Grrrreat!:

Try it!

This should be very easy, if you are already generating ratings to run your tournaments.


Copyright © 2000-2005, Thomas C. Veatch. All rights reserved.
Modified: January 11, 2005

An old
Proposal for a
Ratings-based League

Comments? Please contact Tom Veatch at or 1-206-367-7741.
Modified: November 6, 2002. Reformatted January 23, 2004.