Qualified Players:

Players that are fully paid up are marked with an asterisk (*).
  1. 2015 WESPAC finalists: Jighere Wellington (NGA), Lewis MAckay (UK)
  2. 2016 MSI finalists: Brett Smitheram (UK) Mark Nyman (UK)
  3. 2015 WYSC Nicholas Hong (Singapore)
  4. 2015 Runner up WYSC Abdullah Abbasi (Pakistan)
  5. WESPA No. 1 Nigel Richards (New Zealand)*
  6. WESPA No. 2 David Eldar (Australia)
Neither of the winner or runner-up from WYSC 2016 is available, due to their education – that is Sanchit Kapoor (UAE) and Thavalakshman Yoganathan (Sri Lanka)
However, there is a possibility that both, or at least one, of the Winner and Runner-up from WYSC 2015 may be able to participate. For 2015, that is Nicholas Hong (Singapore) and Abdullah Abbasi (Pakistan)
In the case of new countries wanting to enter the competition, please contact WESPA to negotiate suitable selection criteria.  Such contact should ideally be made prior to 31 March.
Country Quotas:
No Country 2017 Quota Registered Un-Registered
1 Australia 13 Andrew Fisher (2092)*
Adam Kretschmer (1644)*
Karen Richards (1532)*
Tony Hunt (1505)*
Russell Honeybun (1928)*
Esther Perrins (1966)*
Bob Jackman (1685)
John Holgate (1583)
Carmel Dodd (1597)*
Graeme Lock Lee (1510)*
Victor Tung (1553)*
Edie Mueller (1514)
Carol Johnsen (1545)*
0
2 Austria 2 Pam Morris (1176) 1
3 Bahrain 2 Irfan Siddiqui (1720)
Akshay Bhandarkar (1849)
0
4 Barbados 3 3
5 Canada 9 Tony Leah (1769)*
Adam Logan (2109)*
Andrew Golding (1593)
Mohammad Sulaiman (1617)
Steve Ozorio (1484)
Priya Fernando (1245)*
Yvonne Lobo (1666)*
Shan Abbasi (1593)*
Max Panitch (1901)*
0
6 China 2 2
7 Czech Republic 2 2
8 England 16 David Webb (2002)*
Elie Dangoor (1770)*
Femi Awowade (1723)
John Ashmore (1747)*
Chris Vicary (1672)*
Andrew Goodwin (1814)
10
9 France 2 2
10 Gabon 2 2
11 Gambia 2 2
12 Germany 2 2
13 Ghana 2 Charles Tachie-Menson (1869)*
Edwin Boama ()*
0
14 Guyana 3 3
15 Hong Kong 2 2
16 India 3 Ranganathan Chakravarthy (1796)*
Goutham Jayaraman (1739)*
Sherwin Rodrigues (1936)
0
17 Indonesia 2 2
18 Ireland 3  Lukeman Owolabi (1970) 2
19 Israel 3 3
20 Japan 2 2
21 Kenya 6 Gitonga Nderitu (2022)
Allan Oyende (1933)
Willy Mwangi (1915)
Patrick Litunya (1736)
Nicholas Mbugua (1796)
Manase Otieno(1702)
0
22 Kuwait 2 Shakir Reshamwala (1354)
Wone Mamadou (1609)
0
23 Liberia 2 Malek Sherif ()
Lester D. Morris ()
0
24 Malawi 2 2
25 Malaysia 5 Michael Tang (1712)* 4
26 Malta 3 David Delicata (1781)* 2
27 Mauritius 2 2
28 Netherlands 2 2
29 New Zealand 7 Joanne Craig (1777)*
Lawson Sue (1648)*
Anderina Mclean (1319)*
Val Mills (1427)*
Murray Rodgers (1424)*
2
30 Nigeria 7 Moses Peter (2003)
Dennis Ikekeregor (2035)
Eta Karo (2014)
Nsikak Etim (2021)
Olatunde Oduwole (1972)
Quickpen Ben (1881)
Olaiya Kabir (1928)
7
31 Northern Ireland 5 5
32 Norway 2 Anlaug Frydenlund (1367) 1
33 Oman 2 2
34 Pakistan 3 3
35 Philippines 2 Mohammad Suma (1277)*
Robbie Onate (1622)
0
36 Poland 2 Rafal Dominiczak (1745) 1
37 Qatar 2 2
38 Romania 2 2
39 Saudi Arabia 2 2
40 Scotland 5 5
41 Sierra Leone 2 Mohamed Kamara (1555)
Emmanuel King (1631)
0
42 Singapore 8 Toh Weibin (1976)*
Cheah Siu Hean (1753)*
Andy Kurnia (1757)*
Lee Guan Hui (1663)*
Tony Sim (1672)*
3
43 Slovakia 2 2
44 South Africa 2 2
45 Sri Lanka 2 Lakshan Wanniarachchi (1788)*
Janul De Silva (1242)*
0
46 Sweden 2 2
47 Switzerland 2 2
48 Tanzania 2 2
49 Thailand 9 Gerry Carter (1822)
Thacha Koowirat (2017)
Akkarapol Kwhansak (1884)
Jakkrit Klaphajone (1906)*
5
50 Trinidad and Tobago 3 3
51 Uganda 2 Geria Richard (1760)
Edgar Odongkara (1771)
0
52 United Arab Emirates 2 2
53 USA 18 Jesse Day (2034)*
Jennifer Lee (1498)*
Paula Catanese ()*
Ben Schoenbrun (1840)
Steve Polatnick (1802)
Kate Fukawa-Connelly (1841)
Evans Clinchy (2019)*
Dave Koenig (1986)*
Dave Wiegand (2072)*
Ben Withers (1698)*
Daniel Milton (1354)*
Brent Weil (1543)
Cheryl Melvin (1086)*
Suthiriphan Assarat (1603)
Tobey Roland (1315)*
Rasheed Olajide Balogun (1862)*
2
54 Vietnam 2 2
55 Wales 2 2
56 Zambia 2 Paul Kalumba (1744)
Patrick Mpundu (1613)
0
Total  204 98 106