German Table Tennis Association

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German Table Tennis Association
German Table Tennis Association logo.svg
Founded November 8, 1925
Place of foundation Frankfurt am Main
president Michael Geiger
societies 9,874
Members 542.351
Association headquarters Berlin
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The German Table Tennis Association e. V. (DTTB) is the top organization of German table tennis . The 20 German regional associations are members of it, which in turn comprised almost 10,000 associations and over 540,000 members (as of 2019). According to the statutes, it pursues charitable purposes and is run on an honorary basis.

Before the Second World War, the DTTB represented all-German table tennis. After the Second World War, table tennis was represented in the GDR by the German Table Tennis Association of the GDR . After the fall of the Berlin Wall, the GDR Association was reintegrated into the DTTB.

Duties of the DTTB according to the statutes

  • Representation of all matters of domestic table tennis for which the member associations are not responsible.
  • Representation of the German table tennis sport abroad, implementation of international matches
  • Supervision of the domestic table tennis associations with regard to compliance with the statutes, specification of competition rules. Interpretation of the international rules of the game for Germany.
  • Fight against doping
  • Monitoring of game operations in Germany, creation of rankings
  • Regulation of the deployment of foreign players (keyword Bosman ruling )
  • Organization of the national German championships
  • Organization of the national ranking tournaments
  • Organization of the international German championships (first held in 1925)
  • Table tennis promotion of young people as well as competitive, popular and school sports (for example mini championships )


The highest body is the Bundestag as the legislature. This organ used to be called the “Federal General Assembly”. The Bundestag meets annually in June. The second highest body is the advisory board . This is followed by the executive organs consisting of the presidium and committees, the judicial organs consisting of the sports court, the federal court and the disciplinary body anti-doping as well as control organs (control commission, budget review commission, application review commission, licensing commission, data protection officer).

Advisory Board
Executive bodies
Judicial bodies
Control bodies
Sports court
Control Commission
Competitive Sports Committee
Federal court
Budget review commission
Competitive Sports Committee
Anti-doping disciplinary body
Application review committee
Sports Development Committee
Licensing Commission
Education and Research Committee
Data protection officer

History of the DTTB


Even before the establishment of the DTTB - January 10, 1925 - the first German championship with international participation was held in Berlin, organized by the 1900 Gelb-Weiß tennis club . On February 21, 1925, leading personalities from tennis clubs met in the Palais Preysing in Munich to found a committee with the aim of establishing the DTTB. This committee included Georg Lehmann (Gelb-Weiß Berlin), Ferdinand Gruber (Secretary General of the German Tennis Federation ), HO Simon (Pforzheim) as well as representatives of the Berlin clubs Borussia Berlin (tennis), Gelb-Weiß Berlin (tennis), Berlin ice skating club, Sports club Zehlendorf and Lawn tennis tournament club.

On November 8, 1925, the DTTB was founded in Berlin. More than 30 clubs decided on statutes and a fee schedule and laid down the rules of the game. The magazine Tennis und Golf was established as the official organ of the DTTB. The following were elected to the board:

  • Georg Lehmann (Berlin): President
  • Paul Steffenhagen (Berlin): General Secretary
  • Fritz Zinn (Berlin): Treasurer
  • Mevert (Pinneberg): Assessor
  • E. Scheibner (Leipzig): Assessor

Before World War II

The first German international competition took place in January 1926. Lindenstaedt , Curt Gerstmann , FL Hoppe and Sprenkmann jun. defeated England 8-4. In the period that followed, the DTTB established contacts with foreign associations and - particularly encouraged by Georg Lehmann - founded the world association ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation), which took place in London on December 12, 1926.

As a result, the TT business began to organize. In 1927 the Berlin Table Tennis Association was founded as the first association within the DTTB. In 1929 Werner Arndt (Berlin) was elected the second DTTB President. Under his direction, the World Cup took place in Berlin in January of the following year . There were now more than 160 TT clubs in Germany. In order to organize gaming operations, the Reich territory was divided into the following eight districts in 1930:

No. district president
I. Berlin, Brandenburg Province Bruno Rein (Berlin-Tempelhof)
II Pomerania , East Prussia , Posen-West Prussia Ed. Volgmann (Stettin)
III Schleswig-Holstein Province , Free Hanseatic City of Hamburg , Free Hanseatic City of Bremen , Hanseatic City of Lübeck , Free State of Oldenburg , Free State of Lippe P. Mendel (Hamburg)
IV Province of Hanover , Province of Westphalia , Free State of Braunschweig , Free State of Schaumburg-Lippe Aug. König (Hanover)
V Province of Saxony , Free State of Thuringia , Free State of Anhalt E. Bernick (Magdeburg)
VI Rhine Province , Hesse-Nassau Province , People's State of Hesse , Republic of Baden , Palatinate (Bavaria)
VII Province of Upper Silesia , Province of Lower Silesia , Free State of Saxony K. Matthes (Dresden)
VIII Free State of Bavaria (excluding the Rhine Palatinate), People's State of Württemberg

In October 1932 the first edition of the magazine Tischtennis appeared , the forerunner of the German table tennis sport . This now became the official organ of the DTTB. In 1932 the first official international match took place in which the German team lost 4-5 to Czechoslovakia in Berlin.

In 1933 there was an incision. In the course of the Aryanization , the “non-Aryan” functionaries, sports manager Herbert Caro and treasurer Fritz Zinn, had to resign. Some top players, such as Heinz Nickelsburg and Daniel Prenn , also left Germany for the same reasons. The territory of the Reich was redistributed into the 16 Gaue East Prussia (seat in Königsberg), Pomerania (Stettin), Berlin Kurmark (Berlin), Silesia (Breslau), Saxony (Dresden), Mitte (Magdeburg), Nordmark (Hamburg), Lower Saxony (Braunschweig) ), Westphalia (Hagen), Lower Rhine (Rheinhausen), Middle Rhine (Cologne), Hesse (Gießen), South-West (Saarbrücken), Baden (Freiburg), Württemberg (Stuttgart) and Bavaria (Munich). In 1934, the DTTB was transferred to the German Reich Association for Physical Exercise DRL as a table tennis specialist group in the tennis department. As of January 1, 1936, he left the tennis office and was directly subordinate to the DRL.

In December 1935 Heinrich Ehrenbrecht (Magdeburg) became the third DTTB President, then called Federal Leader . Organized table tennis largely collapsed during the chaos of war.

After the Second World War

The first German championship after the end of the war was on 8./9. December 1946 in Heppenheim. On March 25, 1947, the table tennis information center was founded in Essen at the instigation of Jupp Schlaf . The terms “Bund” or “Committee” were forbidden by the occupying powers, and it was not until August 7, 1948 that the organization was allowed to call itself the German Table Tennis Committee . This happened in Bad Hersfeld at the instigation of Fritz Rosinus .

An important task was efforts to make isolated Germany internationally acceptable again. The first international meeting after the war with a foreign club took place on January 22nd and 23rd, 1949. Blau-Weiß Zürich stayed in southern Württemberg and played against Balingen (6: 3 for Zürich) and against SSV Reutlingen 05 . On February 19, 1949, there was another international meeting in Loerrach. The French military government approved a competition between a Basel selection and the TTC Lörrach, which Lörrach won 9: 4.

In Witzenhausen the founding of the German Table Tennis Association under the name was German Table Tennis Committee (DTTA) prepared on 16 July 1949th At the 1st Bundestag in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe on 29./30. In October 1949, the establishment was legally completed. The name “ Deutscher Tischtennis-Bund” was chosen, Karl-Heinz Eckardt (Hamburg) became the 4th President of the DTTB. A statute that was largely drafted by Beckenkamp (Haan) was adopted. The Presidium also included:

  • Vice President: Walter Durst (Graefelfing)
  • Managing Director: Jupp Schlaf (Lübeck)
  • Treasurer: Heinz Erhardt (Neuhaus near Paderborn)
  • Federal sports warden: Kurt Buhlmann (Cologne)
  • Cashier: Josef Flormann (North Rhine-Westphalia)
  • Youth manager: Harry Onasch (Bavaria)
  • Lady warden: Anni Gries (Bremen)
  • Press officer: Rudolf Gerlach (Lower Saxony)
  • 1st assessor: Jakob Müller (Speyer)
  • 2nd assessor: Erwin Müller (Berlin)
  • 3rd assessor: will be kept free for a representative of the GDR, but will later be occupied by Peter Bunn (Hesse).

Bad Homburg was set as the headquarters of the DTTB . 3200 clubs with 120,000–150,000 active members (excluding the GDR / "East Zone" at the time) belonged to the DTTB at that time and financed it with an annual fee of 3 DM.

Germany lost the first international match after the war on January 24, 1950 in Gelsenkirchen (in the Hans-Sachs-Haus ) with Dieter Mauritz , Heinz Raack and Helmuth Hoffmann against Sweden ( days Flisberg , Bengt Grive, Gunnar Frederiksson) 5: 4 . The Swede Gunnar Ollén, then Vice President of the world association ITTF, approved this competition, although Germany was not yet a member of the ITTF. This approval was so controversial that Ollén had to give up the office of ITTF Vice President that same year.

In March 1951, all of Germany became a member of the world association ITTF (after the latter had refused to accept the FRG and the GDR separately). The Saarland was accepted into the ITTF independently as a "goodstanding member". In 1953 all-German championships were held in Herford with the participation of the Saarland. For the first time, no teams from the GDR took part in the German men's team championship in 1954. The GDR did not want their club teams Motor Jena and Lokomotive Stendal to play, but instead wanted to compete with two selected teams. The DTTB rejected this. At the later held women's team championship in Eisenach, the GDR eliminated these problems, and it became an all-German championship. In the 1954/55 season, the Saarland teams 1. FC Saarbrücken and TV Beckingen started in the men's Oberliga Südwest. On August 12, 1955, the DTTB became a registered association (District Court Berlin-Charlottenburg No. 66 VR 2323 Nz). The general secretariat of the DTTB moved its headquarters from Lübeck to Frankfurt am Main a year later. The Saarland TT-Bund decided unanimously in the same year to join the DTTB as a member association. The official incorporation took place in October 1956. At the World Cup in Stockholm in 1957, an all-German team appeared for the last time (before the fall of the Berlin Wall).

In 1958 Carl Adloff (Düsseldorf) became the 5th President of the DTTB. On August 2nd of this year, the all-German membership in the world association ITTF ended . In the run-up, the GDR had operated the dissolution of the “Working Committee for All-German Table Tennis Sport” and applied to the ITTF to be accepted as an independent member. The ITTF then accepted the DTTB and the table tennis association of the GDR as "provisional" members. The final admission had to be decided at the next ITTF congress, the official incorporation took place in October 1956. The DTTB hosted the table tennis world championship in Dortmund in 1959 . In 1961 Kurt Entholt (Bremen) became the 6th President of the DTTB. The 1962 European Championship was held in West Berlin. As a protest against this venue, all Eastern bloc countries except Yugoslavia did not take part in this championship.

Because of the Martin Ness affair , the majority of the sports committee resigned in February and March 1965, in the same year Dieter Mauritz (Gütersloh) became the 7th president of the DTTB. With Vilim Harangozo , the association hired the first national coach in 1965 . On September 10, 1966, the first Bundesliga season began . The 1969 table tennis world championship was held in Munich. Hans Alsér was from 1971 to 1974, followed by Christer Johansson until 1979 . A two-part women's Bundesliga was introduced in 1972. An invitation from Federal Foreign Minister Walter Scheel to the German TT national team to accompany him on his trip to China was rejected in the same year on the grounds that table tennis was staying out of politics. In 1975 the federal general assembly in Bad Krozingen decided on new statutes and competition rules. Since 1977 the DTTB has tolerated the name of companies in the club name. In 1978 the European Championship took place in Duisburg. In 1979 Istvan Korpa became national coach.

For the first time in 1980 senior championships (players from the age of forty) were held in individual competitions. At the Federal General Assembly in Kassel in 1981, Hans Wilhelm Gäb (Düsseldorf) was appointed 8th President of the DTTB, and there were further regroupings in the leadership. On December 12, 1981 in Kleve, the employment relationship with Jupp Schlaf was terminated without notice by the board of the DTTB ("Violations of the interests of the DTTB"). The National Olympic Committee started the DTTB in Munich in 1982. In 1983 Jochen Leiß became national coach, the French Charles Roesch head coach (until 1989). The first German championships for seniors - that is, players from the age of forty - were held in 1984. The winner in the men’s category was SV Weißblau-Allianz München , and the women’s winner was Kiel TTK Grün-Weiß . Another world championship was held in Dortmund in 1989. In the same year Eva Jeler became head coach and the restriction on foreigners at the federal general assembly in Königslutter was lifted.

In January 1990, the DTTB and DTTV (TT Association of the GDR) agreed to work closely together in Hanover. It was later decided that the DTTV will dissolve at the end of the year and the associations of the GDR will be integrated into the DTTB. In 1992 the European Championship took place in Stuttgart . Walter Gründahl (Kiel) became the 9th President of the DTTB in 1994. This year the Bundesliga was increased to twelve teams according to a resolution of the federal general assembly in Münster (Westphalia). The licensed players' statute also came into effect in 1994: the clubs in the 1st Bundesliga must prove to the league committee that they are economically sound and apply for a license. The players are employees of the club with employment contracts which, among other things, regulate the continued payment of wages in the event of illness. In 1996 Hans Giesecke (Bremen) became the 10th President of the DTTB. This year the Bundesliga was again reduced to ten teams according to a resolution of the general assembly in Bremen. The Bosman ruling in 1996 had the effect that, of the 72 reported Bundesliga players 43 from abroad. New national coaches in 1997 were Glenn Östh (Sweden) for the men (until 1998) and Martin Adomeit for the women.

In 1998 the DTTB received a new logo. The eagle was replaced by the suggestion of an attacking table tennis player. The new logo was designed by Ira and Frank Hugger under the direction of Dieter Fröbisch (University of Applied Sciences for Design in Wiesbaden). In 1999 Dirk Schimmelpfennig became national coach, Richard Prause looked after the youngsters. In addition, Walter Gründahl became the 11th President of the DTTB in 1999. A year later, the European Championship was held in Bremen. Richard Prause became national coach for women in 2000 and national coach for men in 2004. Tobias Beck replaced him as a women's trainer from 2004–2005 . In 2005 Thomas Weikert was elected 12th President of the DTTB . Jörg Bitzigeio became the new national coach for women on January 1st, 2006. After 26 years of service, Eberhard Schöler left the DTTB Presidium in 2007. One year after his election as President of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), Thomas Weikert resigned as DTTB President. Michael Geiger was unanimously elected as his successor.

As part of the individual world championships in Düsseldorf, Eberhard Schöler was named honorary captain of the national team in 2017.

Further details are described in Jupp Schlaf .

Important topics

  • Prohibition / admission of advertising on gangs and jerseys (1970s)
  • Transfer fees for players when changing clubs (1970s)
  • Sports business with the GDR

General Secretariat

The first general secretary was Paul Steffenhagen, the president of the Rot-Weiß Berlin tennis club. He held this office from 1925 to 1945. The headquarters of the General Secretariat was Agricolastraße in Berlin. After the Second World War , Jupp Schlaf took over the office from 1947 , which he held until 1981. The secretariat was relocated to Essen, first to Dortmunder Strasse, and later to the Deutschlandhaus. In 1949 it moved to Lübeck, where the then President Karl-Heinz Eckardt resided. For cost reasons, the Presidium and Secretariat were housed in one building until 1951. Then the DTTB rented rooms of its own for the secretariat.

In May 1956 the secretariat moved to Frankfurt am Main, as the central location was expected to be advantageous. Until 1964 it was on Spohrstraße, then on Souchaystraße in the Sachsenhausen district and today - together with many other sports associations - in the Otto-Fleck-Schneise.

In 1981 Norbert Wolf succeeded Jupp Schlaf. It followed

Merger of DTTB and DTTV

After the German reunification , the German Table Tennis Association of the GDR (DTTV) and its regional associations applied for admission to the DTTB. After extensive consultations between the two associations, the DTTB accepted the proposal in a meeting in Frankfurt am Main on October 19, 1990, in the presence of the representatives of the six Eastern associations Klaus Lehmann (Brandenburg), Berthold Gerber (Saxony), Hans-Peter Höffer (Mecklenburg- Western Pomerania), Helmut Roscher (Thuringia), Werner Lüderitz (Saxony-Anhalt) and Bernhard Czapla (Berlin East). At an extraordinary association day on December 2, 1990 in Berlin, the DTTV decided to dissolve it, which took effect on December 31, 1990. Then the associations were brought together. The East Germans Heinz Schneider and Klaus Lehmann (President of TTV Brandenburg) were elected as assessors on the DTTB board.

At the East German team championships, the 1990/91 season was still played. The top two in the table rose to the 2nd Bundesliga. These were for the gentlemen BSG Elektronik Gornsdorf and St. Bad Salzungen, for the ladies BSG Lokomotive Leipzig-Mitte and KSV Erdgas Berlin.

National coach

Sports director is Richard Prause . The men are looked after by Jörg Roßkopf , the women by Jie Schöpp . Xiaoyong Zhu (boys), Dana Weber (girls), Eva Jeler (head coach of young talent; pupils) and Lara Broich (pupils) take care of the youngsters .

Aliens regulation

Each association determines how many foreigners may be used in a team for the divisions for which it is responsible. The DTTB is responsible for the national leagues, the regional and member associations for the lower classes.

Limitation 1985

In 1985, the DTTB decided at the 26th Federal General Assembly in Mainz to restrict the license to play for foreigners from the 1987/88 season . At team championships, a maximum of one foreigner may be used in each team. A foreigner is only eligible to play if he has not started for his national home association for at least one year. He is not allowed to play for his national association or for another club while he is on a German team. If a player has not yet been eligible to play for a foreign club or association, he may be used.

There had been heated discussions about this foreigner regulation beforehand. The proponents - above all President Hans Wilhelm Gäb and sports manager Eberhard Schöler - stated:

  • Foreigners take away the top positions in the teams from the German players. As a result, German table tennis is perceived by the public as second class.
  • Foreign players use the excellent infrastructure within the DTTB. They earn their living, improve their performance and thus their superiority over Germany at international events.
  • If you restrict the use of foreigners, then funds are released in the clubs for the work of young people.

Opponents of the regulation - especially the Bundesliga clubs and their representatives Wilfried Lieck and Dieter Stumpe - feared:

  • Decline in the number of spectators for team fights in the Bundesliga, as these would become less attractive
  • Withdrawal from sponsors
  • The regulation is xenophobic.


  • DTS magazine , 1986/6 pages 14-20.
  • DTS magazine , 1986/7 pages 5-7.
  • DTS magazine , 1986/8 pages 22-27.

Limitation lifted in 1989

In July 1989, the DTTB lifted the restriction again at the federal general assembly in Königslutter. Foreigners who are internationally active for their national association may again be used in the 1st and 2nd Bundesliga.

In June 2000, the DTTB tried to introduce a minimum quota for the number of registered German players through a regulation, which was prevented by the Federal Court (see Bosman decision # related cases ).

Member and regional associations of the DTTB (until 2010)

Member associations

The member or regional associations are mostly registered associations. They are divided into districts and these in turn into circles. The associations are responsible for the game operations in their area below the upper and regional leagues. Here you can also introduce regulations that deviate from the DTTB regulations for professional leagues. Examples of this are the number of teams (players per team) or the foreigner regulation.

The regional associations are members of the DTTB, which was formally implemented through a corresponding amendment to the statutes on June 8, 2002. They are supposed to coordinate gaming operations and the interests of neighboring regional associations. They operated the regional and major leagues until July 2010, since then this operation has been carried out by the DTTB.

Regional association Association
Year of foundation
Seat Number of
Number of
North German TTV Berlin TTV 1927 Berlin 657 99
TTV Brandenburg 1990 Strausberg 465 143
FTT Bremen 1951 Bremen 280 56
Hamburg TTV 1948 Hamburg 722 111
TTV Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 1990 Rostock 370 124
TTV Lower Saxony 1947 Hanover 7,992 1,554
TTV Saxony-Anhalt 1990 Hall / S. 1,034 243
TTV Schleswig-Holstein 1947 Kiel 1,789 414
South German TTV Badischer TTV 1946 Glue 1,472 287
Bavarian TTV 1945 Munich 7,869 1,631
Saxon TTV 1990 Dresden 1,773 316
South Baden TTV 1948 Appenweier 1,327 236
TTV Württemberg-Hohenzollern 1946 Stuttgart 4,748 805
Südwestdeutscher TTV
(was dissolved with effect from
June 30, 2012)
Palatine TTV 1950 Landau 1.106 205
Rheinhessen TTV 1949 Mainz 593 123
Saarland TT Association 1946 Saarbrücken 673 136
Thuringian TTV 1990 Erfurt 1,029 292
West German TTV West German TTV 1931 Duisburg 7,834 1,348
without Hessian TTV 1946 Pohlheim 5,332 1,037
TTV Rhineland 1949 Koblenz 1,522 329
DTTB total 48,587 9,489
  1. Source: Information from the member associations - compiled by Winfried Stöckmann.
  2. The teams include 95 youth teams that run their own games outside of the TTVB.

Regional associations

Association founding year Seat Number of regional associations
North German TTV (NTTV) 1961 Helmstedt 8 regional associations
South German TTV (STTV) 1962 Munich 5 regional associations
Südwestdeutscher TTV (SWTTV) The association was dissolved with effect
from June 30, 2012.
1951 Gensingen 4 regional associations
West German TTV (WTTV) 1931 Duisburg -
  1. The association was dissolved on June 30, 2011. - magazine tischtennis , 2010/7 regional south page 1

New regional structure from 2010

In the summer of 2010, the DTTB created the following eight regions as part of a restructuring:


The Deutsche Bundespost Berlin honored the 60th anniversary of the German Table Tennis Association on February 21, 1985 with a stamp. The nominal value was 1.20 DM and the surcharge for sport was 0.60 DM ( Michel catalog no. 733). There was also a first day cancellation on February 21, 1985 in Berlin and first day sheets of the German Federal Post Office.

This stamp was designed by Fritz-Dieter Rothacker. The printing was done in four-color rotogravure printing by the Bundesdruckerei Berlin in a print run of 2,610,000 copies.

There are stamps with the stamp "sample" that was given to a special group of people (press etc.). As a gift, folding cards with the postage stamp and the facsimile signature of the Federal Minister for Post and Telecommunications, Christian Schwarz-Schilling, were produced by the Bundesdruckerei.


  • German Table Tennis Association - 50 years young . Published by the German Table Tennis Association, 1975.
  • Manfred Schäfer: A game for life. 75 years of DTTB. (1925-2000) . Published by the German Table Tennis Association, Frankfurt am Main 2000, ISBN 3-00-005890-7 .
  • Jupp Schlaf: Origin and development of the DTTB General Secretariat. In: DTS . 1966/2 page 4.
  • 30 years of DTTB - articles in DTS magazine . 1955 issue 21.
  • Winfried Stöckmann: The DTTB was re-established 50 years ago In: DTS. 1999/7 page 10.
  • Erich Bachmann: The foundation of the German Table Tennis Association in Witzenhausen. In: table tennis . Magazine, official organ of the Lower Saxony table tennis association, 2005/1 page 6.
  • Erich Bachmann: DTTB publishes its own newspaper. Table tennis magazine, official organ of the Lower Saxony table tennis association, 2005/2 page 17.
  • Rahul Nelson: What is the DTTB actually doing? In: table tennis. 2005/12 page 46.
  • The first years - an end with horror. In: 75 Years of the German Table Tennis Association - A game for life. ISBN 3-00-005890-7 , pages 36–38.
  • [Grein] Walter Grein: Table tennis, Verlag Deutscher Tischtennis-Sport, Hanover, 1953.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b Inventory survey 2019. (PDF) German Olympic Sports Confederation, accessed on March 19, 2020 .
  2. a b [Grein], page 38.
  3. Jupp Schlaf remembers 38 clubs, other sources, such as [Grein], speak of 32 clubs.
  4. DTS magazine , 1957/18 West issue, page 4.
  5. Tennis & Golf magazine, sole official organ of the German Tennis Association EV, 1930/33 page 868.
  6. ^ [Grein], page 39.
  7. Tischtennis Magazin, official organ of the Lower Saxony table tennis association 2004/4 page 11.
  8. ^ DTS magazine , 1966/1 page 8.
  9. Handbook of the German Table Tennis Association, 1936, 5th edition, Verlag Franz Krebs, Hannover-Linden, page 6.
  10. DTS magazine , 1949/6 page 6
  11. DTS magazine , 1949/4 page 3 + 1949/5 page 2
  12. DTS magazine , 1949/15 page 3 + 1949/22 page 3
  13. ^ German Table Tennis Association - 50 years young . Published by the German Table Tennis Association DTTB, 1975 - Chapter Great moments of the German Table Tennis Association by Hanne and Jupp Schlaf , page V.
  14. Magazine DTS , 1954/10. Page 1
  15. DTS magazine , 1954/11 page 1.
  16. Tischtennis Magazin, official organ of the Lower Saxony table tennis association 2006 / 7–8, page 7.
  17. DTS magazine , 1955/17 page 3.
  18. DTS magazine , 1956/9 page 2.
  19. DTS magazine issue West 1956/13 page 1 + 1956/20 page 1.
  20. DTS magazine West issue 1958/15 page 1.
  21. DTS magazine , 1978/10 page 8.
  22. DTS magazine , 1984/6 page 10.
  23. DTS magazine , 1984/6 pages 9-10.
  24. ^ The wording of the agreement. DTS magazine , 1990/2 page 28.
  25. DTS magazine , 1993/10 page 20 + 1994/4 page 19 + 1994/8 page 4.
  26. DTS magazine , 1998/3 page 40.
  27. DTS magazine , 1999/6 page 32.
  28. Elected unanimously in the Bundestag: Michael Geiger is the new DTTB President. (No longer available online.) German Table Tennis Association, archived from the original on July 18, 2016 ; Retrieved July 18, 2016 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  29. Eberhard Schöler appointed honorary captain of the national team ( Memento from June 20, 2017 in the Internet Archive )
  30. DTS magazine , 1990/10, pp. 36–37.
  31. DTS magazine , 1990/11, pp. 39-40.
  32. DTS magazine , 1991/1, page 29
  33. ^ Wording of the DTTV resolution resolution, DTS magazine , 1991/1, page 31.
  34. Journal DTS , 1991/5, pp. 26-27.
  35. DTS magazine , 1989/7 page 15 - detailed description in DTS 1994/11 pages 38–44.
  36. DTS magazine , 2002/7 page 10.
  37. TT-Germany rearranged , magazine tischtennis , 2010/5 pages 18–19.
  38. Homepage of the DTTB - tab click-TT / leagues (accessed on January 5, 2011)
  39. a b belonged to the Southwest German TTV exclusion on June 19, 2010 until June 2010 .
  40. Member associations, regions and club search on (accessed on September 7, 2013)