News on October 1, Beijing time, the 2020 National Table Tennis Championships kicked off in Weihai, Shandong. The complete list of the five events of the National Championships was released, and the men's singles altogether 147 players from Beijing, Shandong, Inner Mongolia and other places participated in the competition. National table tennis team captain Ma Long, team members Wang Chuqin, and Lin Gaoyuan all participated in the competition. Fan Zhendong, Liang Jingkun and others who did not participate in the team competition will compete as individuals.
A total of 139 players signed up for the women's singles, and Sun Mingyang, Chen Ke and others participated in the competition as individuals.
A total of 64 players participated in the men’s doubles. The Beijing team Malone and Shanghai team Xu Xin participated.
A total of 60 pairs of women's double hair players participated. The national team Chen Meng partnered with Wang Manyu and Sun Yingsha partnered with Wang Yidi.
A total of 124 pairs of players participated in the mixed doubles, including a combination of Beijing and Heilongjiang like Wang Chuqin/Wang Manyu, and a combination of individuals like Fan Zhendong/Chen Meng and the Shandong team.