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Table Tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a ightweight, hollow ball back and forth using table tennis rackets. The game takes place on a hard table divided by net. Except for the initial serve, players must allow a ball played toward them only one bounce on their side of the table and must return it so that it Bounces on the opposite side. Points are scored when a player fails to return the ball within the rules. Play is fast and demands quick reactions. A skilled player can impart several varieties of spin to the ball, altering its trajectory and limiting an opponent’s options to great advantage.
Taekwondo is a martial art originating in Korea. It combines combat techniques,self-defense, sport, exercise, and in some cases meditation and philosophy. In 1989,taekwondo was the world’s most popular martial art in terms of number of practitioners. Delhi Public School International Kampala is also planning to introduce this art w.e.f. academic session 2015-16.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a square checkered game board with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. It is one of the world’s most popular games, played by millions of people worldwide at home, in clubs,online, by correspondence, and in tournaments. Each player begins the game with sixteen pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks,two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. Each of the six piece types moves differently. Pieces are used to attack and capture the opponent’s pieces, with the objective to ‘checkmate’ the opponent’s king by placing it under an inescapable threat of capture.
Carrom (also spelled carom/carroms) is a tabletop game of Indian origin. The game is usually played on a board made of plywood. The dimensions of the standardized game is a 29 inches (74 cm) square playing surface on a board of lacquered plywood. The edges of the playing surface are bounded by bumpers of wood, and the underside of each pocket is covered by a net which is 10 cm2 or larger.