An ideal table tennis match is played best 3 out of 5 games. The first side (player/players in case of doubles) to score 11 points with a margin of 2 points wins that game.
With PLAYINGA, you can choose between 3, 5 and 7 games. The side which gets the maximum points in a game wins the game.
Step 1: Go to the match page and click on start scoring.
Step 2: Choose the number of games played in the match under the Format section 3, 5 and 7.
Step 3: Enter the set results by recording the points won by each side for each game.
Step 4: Save the scorecard by clicking on Save Score button. Once the scorecard has been saved, you shall see the message Edit score and
"Send for opponents approval" button on the bottom.
Step 5: To publish the score that has been saved, it must be approved by the opponent side This ensures that both the sides are in agreement before the scorecard is officially published on PLAYINGA. Click on Send for Opponent’s Approval button that appears below, to send the scorecard to the opponent side for approval.
Note: A message "Awaiting for opponent approval" will be shown at bottom of scorecard box.
Step 6: The opponent shall receive a notification, that the scorecard has been sent for review.
Step 7: If you are on the opponent side, click on Review Scorecard to visit the scorecard page. As an opponent, you can choose to Accept or Reject the scorecard. To accept the scores, click on Accept & Publish.
This will publish the scores of the match and the message “Match scorecard successfully published” appears at the top of the screen as a confirmation. Also "Match completed" will be visible below sports icon on match header.
Note: Once the scores have been accepted and published, they become visible in the feeds section of the participant players’ profiles and as feeds for the friends of them.
Step 8: If you want to reject the scorecard, click on Reject. You will see a pop-up requesting you to enter the reason. Enter the reason for rejecting the scores and click on Confirm.
Step 9: If the opponent has rejected the scorecard, the match administrator shall receive a notification from the opponent with the reason for rejection and the match results will be sent to the match admin for a repeat verification. The match admin should revisit the match scorecard page and may choose to update the score by clicking on Update Score button.
Step 10: Once the scores have been re-updated, the match administrator shall send the match scorecard to the opponent for approval by clicking on Send for Opponent’s Approval.
If you are on the opponent side, click on Review Scorecard to visit the scorecard page. In order to approve the result, click the Accept & Publish button. This will publish the scores of the match and the message “Match scorecard successfully published” appears at the top of the screen as a confirmation.
Note: Once the scores have been accepted and published, they become visible in your feeds section, your opponent’s feed and on the feeds of both of your friends.