When table tennis originated in Victorian England, people played it on a parlor table, using books to bounce a golf ball back and forth to each other. Today, ping-pong is more than a parlor game. It’s an Olympic sport, a family pastime, a party game, and simply a fun way to spend half an hour or a weekend. That’s why so many people buy a ping-pong table for home use. If you’re one of them, here’s a short guide to help you choose the best one for you.