||The American scoring or PAR system (11 points plus Handicap points) will be used.
|(a) For Open and Veterans events, before quarter-finals, all games will be played up to 2 games. In the event of a tie (game at 1-1), the outcome of the match will be determined by “sudden death” of first to 3 points.
(b) For Open and Veterans events, from quarter-finals onwards, all games will play to the best of 3.
(c) Novices will play to the best of 5 games for all games, first to 11 points (w/o deuce).
||The Committee reserves the right to amend or reject a player’s participation in his/her selected event. All decisions made are final and players must comply with the decision.
||Players 19 years old and below must bring along and put on protective goggles to avoid injury.
||Players must report to the officials at the venue 15 minutes ahead of their scheduled time of play. Players reporting after the 15 minutes of the scheduled time of play will have their matches forfeited. Mutual agreements between players to play at other time schedules will be accorded with the lowest priority in the allocation of court time.
||Players are required to mark/referee at least one match in each of the rounds that they are playing.
||Players are reminded to check their next scheduled match with the Coordinator or at the updated match table after their games.
||All players are requested to bring their identification documents for verification on the days of their matches, failing which they will not be allowed to play.
||Players who have registered for more than one event must be prepared to play more than one match on the same day.
||Once entries have been accepted, no replacement / substitution of players will be entertained. However, The Committee will consider requests for change of players if valid reasons are provided, on a case-by-case basis. No changes will be made after the closing date.
||A close draw of the tournament fixtures will be conducted on Friday, 18 Aug 2017. Participants will be drawn based on their grades and seeding.
||Participants are to check their fixtures on Fri, 25 Aug 2017.