Since 1957, the world championship were held every two years, but the following year began to play the European Championship. Have been held and Continental Championships and Asian Afriki.Blagodarya the effervescence of industry, the emergence of new materials that find their way in the sport, varied sports equipment. This, in turn, could not but have a direct impact on technical and tactical skills. Changed and igry.Do rules of the game was very close to the table, flat strokes. With the advent of sponge (1930), the game has become more diverse. This is understandable due to dense adhesion with a ball bat was possible to give him vrascheniya.Izmenilas strong trajectory of the ball, it became possible to play an active and when it has fallen below setki.Sportsmeny playing a defensive style, and now had to retreat away from the table and quickly return to it.
The game became more dynamic. Made many valuable techniques and tactics in tennis world champion five times (1930-1935gg.) Englishman Victor Barna. Thanks to him, the game was fun, exciting spectacle. Interest of spectators to competitions has grown considerably. Suffice it to say that the competition for the world championship in London in 1935, observed daily up to 10 thousand chelovek.V game were quick movement, rapid throws sharp single and serial impacts. As a result, in 1936 Congress decided to change the ITTF name of the game. With the name 'Ping Pong' has 'table tennis'.
So, to replace the first period, characterized simple technical elements based on long-term perekidke ball came second – during an offensive play, multi-media to attack and defense. But as the strongest at that time still remained Players defensive style, in order to win a point at times require a very long time. Since 1951, the results show the best representatives of Asian countries (Japan, Korea, China). Since 1952, with World Championship in Bombay, a new the era of tennis.