WESPA

WESPAC 2019 COUNTRY ALLOCATIONS

Proposed Representations


Quotas For The Next WESPA Championship

Australia 13
Austria 2
Bahrain 2
Barbados 3
Canada 10
China 2
Czech Republic 2
England 16
France 2
Gabon 2
Gambia 2
Germany 2
Ghana 3
Guyana 3
Hong Kong 2
India 4
Indonesia 2
Ireland 3
Israel 3
Japan 2
Kenya 5
Kuwait 2
Liberia 2
Malawi 2
Malaysia 5
Malta 3
Mauritius 2
Netherlands 2
New Zealand 7
Nigeria 8
Northern Ireland 5
Norway 2
Oman 2
Pakistan 3
Philippines 2
Poland 2
Qatar 2
Romania 2
Saudi Arabia 2
Scotland 5
Sierra Leone 2
Singapore 8
Slovakia 2
South Africa 2
Sri Lanka 3
Sweden 2
Switzerland 2
Tanzania 2
Thailand 9
Trinidad and Tobago 3
Uganda 3
United Arab Emirates 2
USA 18
Vietnam 2
Wales 2
Zambia 2
TOTAL 209


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Country Allocations

For WESPAC 2017 we added 5 countries – China, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, and Vietnam – for a total of 56. The only new country to participate in Nairobi was Liberia (1 entrant).

All told, 26 countries sent zero players, and 15 countries sent less than their quota. Under our previous formula, the quota would remain unchanged for these countries. Quotas were revised to make two the minimum for all countries

Countries that did not attend:

Austria
Barbados
China
Czech Republic
Gabon
Gambia
Germany
Guyana
Hong Kong
Indonesia
Israel
Kuwait
Malawi
Mauritius
Northern Ireland
Norway
Poland
Qatar
Romania
Saudi Arabia
Scotland
Slovakia
Sweden
Switzerland
Vietnam
Wales

Countries that participated with less than their full quota:

Bahrain
England
France
Ireland
Japan
Liberia
Malaysia
Malta
Netherlands
Pakistan
Philippines
Singapore
Thailand
Trinidad and Tobago
USA

Fifteen countries met or exceeded their quotas.

These countries are ranked by the average performance of their top x players, where x equals their quota:

Nigeria 12.00
India 15.33
Uganda 31.00
Sri Lanka 41.50
Kenya 46.25
Ghana 47.00
Canada 58.56
New Zealand 61.29
Australia 64.69
South Africa 69.00
Zambia 76.00
Sierra Leone 84.00
UAE 98.50
Tanzania 109.50
Oman 113.50


If we follow the same practice as we did after Perth, every country whose average performance is in the top half (that is, above 59, which is one half of 118) would gain one spot. Thus Nigeria, India, Uganda, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Ghana, and Canada would each gain a spot.

I would recommend that we add one spot to those 7 countries and leave unchanged the quotas for all other countries.

Tony Leah
WESPA Committee
NASPA Co-chair, International Committee