Maximum points

Table Tennis Rules

Last updated 4 years ago

Tony Ping

Tony Ping Asked 4 years ago

Hi Alois,

My name is Tony and I was wondering if there is rule that you can only reach to 30 points in a game at the most because my friend told me that if the score was 30-29 then the game is over.

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 4 years ago

Hi Tony,

There is no such rule.  The game continues until someone is 2 points ahead.

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Jean Balthazar

Jean Balthazar Posted 4 years ago

He probably thinks that because de old scoring boards (from the time when games were played up to 21) stopped at 30. When you're out of markers, you just start back at 1 (for 31), etc.


D K Posted 4 years ago

Tony: I once played a set till 37 :)

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