At the recent Halton Closed Championships the current Men's Singles champion, Malcolm McEvoy, was defending his title. Malcolm has been the Halton champion on approximately 30 occasions and has been the reigning Champion since 2009.
The Liverpool and District Table Tennis League is one of the oldest Leagues in the country - being formed in 1926 - and remains one of the largest Leagues in Lancashire and Cheshire. In the 2016-17 season the League consists of 64 teams in five divisions with 416 affiliated members competing on a weekly basis throughout the winter months. Liverpool City representative players play in the Lancashire and Cheshire League. In addition to the league and cup matches the League also runs an annual 'Closed' tournament at the end of the season. The Liverpool Grand Prix tournament was resurrected some years ago as part of the Grand Prix series and is now an annual event.