West Yorkshire Backgammon Open 2019
 
 

The exact format and schedule are yet to be finalised and subject to
change but as a general guideline it will go something like this...

Format

Paul Gilbertson Memorial warm up - 3/5 point KO format. Cash prizes (£100 added) and trophies for 1st and 2nd. Entry fee £5

Swiss Event - 7 point, 5 round swiss format with the top 32 players qualifying for the KO stage.

Main Event - 7/9/9/11/11 point KO format. Cash prizes for top 8 plus trophies for 1st and 2nd.

Napoleon Trophy - 5/7/9 point KO format. Cash prizes for top 4 plus trophies for 1st and 2nd.

Last Chance - 5/7 point KO format. Cash prizes and trophies for 1st and 2nd.

1 point shoot outs - £2/£5 events with buy backs.

Doubles Event - KO with cash prizes for 1st and 2nd plus trophies for the winning team. Entry fee £30 per team.

2 x 8 Player Super Jackpots - KO tournament with the winners collecting £1200. Entry fee £150.

Jackpots - Subject to demand.

Schedule

Friday 22nd March:

  6pm - 8pm          Registration desk open
  8pm - ???           £100 added Paul Gilberson Memorial                              warm up KO
                             1pt buy back blitz
                             Commencement of Super Jackpot 1

Saturday 23rd March:
  9am - 10.15am    Registration desk open
  10.15am              Welcome speech/Groups auction
  10.45am              Swiss draw
  11am - 6pm         Main Swiss event
  6pm - 7.30pm      Dinner break
  7.30pm - ???       Doubles tournament/Jackpots
                             Commencement of Super Jackpot 2

Sunday 24th March:
  09.45am              Main KO & Napoleon Trophy start
  12.15pm              Boneclub Trophy begins
  6pm - 6.30pm      Prize giving

All other events will take place during above times


 

Our Sponsors

Tournament Director - Steve Lee

Contact email - steve@westyorkshirebackgammon.co.uk