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15.09.2016 - 1st EBIF Tour: Online Tourney Nr. 1


Participation is open for all persons who pay the required entrance fee of Euro 30 and allready paid the annual membership fee (details given below)

Three online Qualifiers in first 3 quarters of the year for Live Grand Final of the best 30 Players! - 2017 The Grand Live Final will be played 13th till 15th of October in Vienna. The information on the website and in our e-mails will be in German and English. Applications will be accepted from now until the deadline on the application form opposite.

The first online tournament will start on 01.01.2017 . The duration of the tournament dependents on the number of participants.

The tournament will be played in Triple-Ko - mode: Each participant plays until he has either lost 3 times and is therefore eliminated or the only participant with fewer defeats wins the tournament. All pairings are played to 13 points . The pairings of rounds 1 to 3 are randomly drawn and played at the same time . Then the draw for the pairings will be made round by round according to the Swiss system tournament software by Hans-Jürgen Werner. A tie-breaker rating does not take place . The calculated performance rate has no influence on the outcome of the tournament . In addition, the EBIF tournament rules apply.

For the Grand Live Final each win from all 3 tournaments counts as 1 point, 30 players with most points qualify. In case of same number of wins, more players qualify!

All games are played to 13 points . The matches of the tournament can be played on any server that provides a game log. The participants agree on a server. If no agreement can be reached , the games will be played at GridGammon . The nick name for each server (GridGammon and FIBS) is recorded and published at registration. Participants without an account at Gridgammon are asked to make a request - mentioning the participation in this EBIF Tournament - at support@gridgammon.com .

The result of the game is to be reported by e-mail - using the form on the website - to the Tournament Director . The game reports shall be attached and will be evaluated with eXtreme Gammon and results will be published .

To participate in the tournament a starting fee of 30,00 € will be charged. Payment is possible by bank transfer or Paypal - ebif@gmx.at. Please be aware that You can only particpate if You also paid the yearly EBIF membership fee: either 10 euro to EBIF - paypal: ebif@gmx.at or with discount to Your national federation!

The Winner of the tournament gets 100 Euro - the rest is added money at the Live Final!. 10% of the entry fee is registration fee.

The english EBIF-rules are applied.

Applications to the tournament possible from now on till 01.01.2017 by using the registration form on the website. Questions about the tournament please send via e-mail to the tournament director.

Flyer of the tournament