Overview

The UK Championship is the most prestigious tournament in the United Kingdom. It is normally held every two years, with the winners of each category crowned UK Champion. It is a qualifying event for the ITSF World Championship.

The UK Championship is normally a multi-table tournament in order to best represent the UK player base’s preferences, while providing appropriate competition to determine the qualifying players and teams for the proceeding multi-table ITSF World Championship.

Participation

In order to participate in the UK Championship players must qualify. Qualification is determined by position within the UK rankings at the end of each qualifying season. 

Please see this document for full details on how to qualify for the UK Championship.

[Link to qualifying criteria PDF]

A list of the currently qualified players can be found here:

[Link to Season 2022 Qualified Players PDF]

[Link to Season 2023 Qualified Players PDF]

Each qualified player needs to hold a Class A licence in order to compete at the UK Championship.

Previous UK Champions

2021

Men’s Singles
Christopher Lyall

Men’s Doubles
Stephen Lyall & Rob Atha

Women’s Singles

Women’s Doubles

Over 50 Singles

Over 50 Doubles

Over 63 Singles

Over 63 Doubles

Junior Singles

Junior Doubles

Mixed Doubles
Stephen Lyall & Edina Takacs

Year Men’s Singles Men’s Doubles Women’s Singles Women’s Doubles Over 50 Singles Over 50 Doubles Over 63 Singles Over 63 Doubles Junior Singles Junior Doubles Mixed Doubles
2021 Christopher Lyall Stephen Lyall

Rob Atha

Stephen Lyall

Edina Takacs

2019
2016 Richard Marsh Stephen Lyall

Rob Atha

Jody Walding Olga Lasecka

Jody Walding

Dave Ziemann Dave Ziemann

Paul Martin

Alice Warr
2015 Andrew Nubbert Rob Atha

Joe Jennings-Bundy

Sarah Brice Sarah Brice

Donna Walker

Dave Ziemann Dave Ziemann

Dave Oates

Matthew Warr Callum Oakes

Matthew Warr

2013 Alex Shovelton Rob Atha

Joe Hamilton

Jody Walding Jody Walding

Olga Lasecka

Dave Ziemann Boris Atha

Paul Martin

Matthew Warr
2012 Alex Shovelton Tom Burdett

Jonathan May

Sarah Brice Sarah Brice

Olga Lasecka

Rob Davey Rob Davey

Dave Ziemann

Matthew Warr Matthew Warr

Callum Oakes

Stephen Lyall

Mayya Racy

2011 Tom Burdett Rob Atha

Dave Ziemann

Boris Atha Boris Atha

Eddie Edwards

Matthew Warr Matthew Warr

Callum Oakes

2010 Jonathan May Mike Amsden

Rob Davey

Mayya Racy Sarah Brice

Hannah Deakin

Martyn Harris Martyn Harris

Boris Atha

Alex McDonald Alex McDonald

Joshua Moore

2009 Jujhar Sohi Rob Davey

John Shovelton

Jody Walding Jody Walding

Mayya Racy

Dave Ziemann Dave Ziemann

Christopher Haddon

Luke Sampson Luke Sampson

James Oates

2008 Joe Hamilton Rob Atha

Joe Hamilton

Mayya Racy Mayya Racy

Jody Walding

Dave Ziemann Dave Ziemann

Tich Degun

2007 Jujhar Sohi Rob Atha

Jujhar Sohi

Caroline Wong Mayya Racy

Hannah Deakin

Dave Ziemann Dave Ziemann

Tich Degun

James Oates James Oates

Jonathan Neale