|Editor: Marek Wójcicki|
|No. 1||Wednesday, April 24, 2019|
PROGRAM FOR TODAY:
|11 a.m.||TEAMS TOURNAMENT||Robin Round 1 Match 1|
|12.15 p.m.||TEAMS TOURNAMENT||Robin Round 1 Match 2|
|1.30 p.m.||TEAMS TOURNAMENT||Robin Round 1 Match 3|
|2.45 p.m.||LUNCH BREAK|
|3.45 p.m.||TEAMS TOURNAMENT||Robin Round 1 Match 4|
|5.00 p.m.||TEAMS TOURNAMENT||Robin Round 1 Match 5|
|6.15 p.m.||TEAMS TOURNAMENT||Robin Round 1 Match 6|
Justyna Stachowiak-Kluz, Tomasz Kluz, Piotr Nawrocki, Piotr Wiankowski,
Igor Chalupec, Bartosz Chmurski, Sławomir Kolarz, Kamil Nowak, Tomasz Sielicki,
Janet de Botton, Artur Malinowski, David Bakhshi, Dror Padon, Thor Erik Hoftaniska, Tom Townsend,
Jonathan Harris, Steve Root, Shahzaad Natt , Niall Igoe,
Rob Helle, Ed Hoogenkamp, Thomas Berg, Flemming Dahl,
Joyce Hill, Łukasz Lebioda, Krzysztof Buras, Grzegorz Narkiewicz, Jacek Kalita, Michał Nowosadzki,
Jeniffer Harris, Eduard Malhasyan, Steve Capal, Andrew Sobell,
Jakub Bazyluk, Krzysztof Cichy, Tomasz Kiełbasa, Kacper Kopka,
May Sakr, Jacek Pszczoła, Michał Kwiecień, Włodzimierz Starkowski, Nikolaos Delimpaltadakis, Vasileios Vroustis,
Zia Mahmood, David Gold, Wojciech Gaweł, Rafał Jagniewski
TEAMS TOURNAMENT - FORMULA, RULES AND REGULATION
Teams tournament is played in two phases:
Double Robin Round, 8-board matches; first RR is seeded randomly, second according to the ranking after 1st RR
Results of the matches are caluclated according to the WBF Victory Points scale
Teams are ranked according to the total number of Victory Points.
Ties are decided by:
1)results of the matches between the tied teams
2)ratio of imps won/lost
3)difference of imps won/lost
4 teams advance to semifinals, players of the teams ranked 5th and lower may join the pairs tournament.
In semifinals, winner of the phase 1 plays against the 4th ranked team, 2nd against the third.
Semifinals are played as the 48 (4x12) board matches.
Carry over is 5.1 imp in the match between 1st and 4th team, 0.1 imp at the match between teams ranked 2nd and 3rd.
Winners of the semifinals play the final, losers may join pairs tournament
Higher placed at phase 1 team of losers of the semifinals is ranked at 3rd place
Final is played as the 48 (4x12) board match
Carry over is 0.1 imp for the team ranked higher at phase 1.
The WBF rules apply to the tournament.
WINNERS OF 2018
Sabine Auken, Roy Welland, Rafał Jagniewski, Wociech Gaweł; not pictured David Gold and Zia Mahmood
David Bakhshi, Dror Padon