The game that fell out of favour with the advent of super-spin inducing rubber bats years ago is now making its way back to the mainstream.
This is thanks to a potent mixture of speed, power and old-fashioned skill courtesy of the technology-free sandpaper bats.
Following its exciting first four runnings at the iconic Alexandra Palace, the next World Championship of Ping Pong takes place in January 2020.
The World Championship of Ping Pong
15 hours live or 8 x 1 Hour Highlights
Taking place once again in January 2018, the WCPP will be Matchroom’s fifth staging of the 64 player event. Played out over two days, unlike regular table tennis, the WCPP is played with old school sandpaper bats where the emphasis is on skill and agility rather than equipment.