West Yorkshire Backgammon Open 2018
 

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

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

Main Event - 7/9/9/11/11 point KO format. Cash prizes for top 4 plus trophies for 1st and 2nd.

Consolation - 7 point KO format. Cash prizes and trophies for 1st and 2nd.

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

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

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

16 Player Super Jackpot - KO tournament with the winner collecting £4000. Entry fee £250.

5 point Speed Gammon Jackpots - Subject to demand.

Schedule

Friday 23rd March:
  1pm - 5pm          Mochy/Phil Simborg heads up matches                              against qualifiers from UK. These                              matches will take place at Napoleons                              Casino, Bradford
  6pm - 8pm          Registration desk open
  8pm - ???           £100 added warm up KO/Jackpots
                             Commencement of Super Jackpot

Saturday 24th March:
  9am - 10.15am    Registration desk open
  10.15am              Groups auction
  10.45am              Swiss draw
  11am - 6pm         Main tournament begins
  6pm - 7.30pm      Dinner break
  7.30pm - ???       Doubles tournament/Jackpots
                             Junior/Giants doubles challenge

Sunday 25th March:
  9.30am                Main preliminary round
  10.30am              Main continues & Consolation begins
  12 noon               Last Chance begins
  6pm - 6.30pm      Prize giving

All other events will take place during above times


Our Sponsors



Tournament Director's - Steve Lee and Tim Cross

Contact email - steve@westyorkshirebackgammon.co.uk