Tournament Format 

MASTERS: Double Elimination
Main bracket: 11 Point matches
Fighters Bracket: 5 Point matches

INTERMEDIATE: Double Elimination
Main Bracket: 9 Point matches
Fighters Bracket: 5 Point matches

SUPER JACKPOT: 11 Point matches

FRIDAY WARM-UP: 5 Point matches

CONSULTING DOUBLES: 5 Point matches

TOMBSTONE TROPHY: 5 Point matches

BEGINNERS ACTIVITIES: 
Saturday and Sunday - Separate 2 point round robins (no cube) and Tric Trac tourno's depending on demand.

SIDE EVENTS: Jackpots, Speedgammon, DMP's

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Tournament Fees and Payouts 

*   You may enter up to 2 side pools in each event.
**  £5 if not playing in main event
*** Only UKBGF members are eligible to win the Erhan 869bg board!
  



There will be a 70:30 split of the prize money for all events and side pools except for double elimination events, where the split will be 40:25:15:10:5:5

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To become a UKBGF member please click the logo

The winner of the FREE entry Warm Up tournament will receive an
Erhan 869bg Backgammon board worth £400
www.869bg-backgammon-boards.co.uk

The two Advanced finalists will each receive a FREE backgammon lesson kindly donated by The Backgammon Workshop.

 

"The Backgammon Workshop is pleased to support the Bristol Open and would like to take your game to the next level."
www.bgws.co.uk

Schedule of Play

 

♦ THURSDAY 31st OCTOBER ♦ 
 

19:00 - Bristol Backgammon Club night
• GP 30 Tournament - £30 entry with additional side pools.  Consolation tournament for those losing in the 1st round.

 

♦ FRIDAY 1st NOVEMBER ♦
 

14:00-18:30 
• Satellites for the masters and intermediates
• Registration opens
• Side events begin

18:30 - Welcome cocktail and buffet

20:00 - Warm-up tournament commences

20:00 - Super Jackpot commences
(You can only enter one or the other)

 

♦ SATURDAY 2nd NOVEMBER ♦
 

10:00-11:30 - Final Registrations

12:00 - Masters tournament commences

12:30 - Intermediate tournament commences

15:00 onwards - Side events

19:00 - Dinner break

21:00 -

•  Consulting doubles commences
•  Poker begins (£250 added money TBC)
•  Play continues where necessary


♦ SUNDAY 3rd NOVEMBER ♦
 

10:00 - Seminar by Backgammon Giant No 2 - Michihito Kageyama

11:00
•  All play in main tournament resumes
•  Tombstone Trophy commences

13:00 onwards -Side events

TBC -Prize giving ceremony

 

♦ MONDAY 4th NOVEMBER ♦
 

19:00 - Bristol Backgammon Club night
•  3 Point round robins

♦ Michi's Seminar ♦ 
 

On Sunday morning at 10:00, long time friend of Bristol Backgammon and No 2 World Backgammon Giant Michihito 'Michi' Kageyama will kindly give us all a seminar.

The subject matter of this years seminar is currently unknown, but we have been told to expect something new and presented in a different style.

Michi's seminars are always well received and his previous, 'Double Tiger' presentation has seen the term widely used throughout the world.

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