Matchlengths

Nordic Open 2013 will be based on a double elimination system where 8 players will qualify for the final rounds. A player losing in the main has a second chance in the progressive figther's bracket before being eliminated from the tournament. The final 8 players (4 from main and 4 from fighters bracket) qualify for the final rounds. The final rounds will be played as a normal cup system. All matchups in the finals are played as best of three 7 pointer. We hope that this format will bring lot of intensity and excitement to the game.

 

Overview:

  • Number of players between 65 and 128. See the tournament format here
  • Number of players between 129 and 256. See the tournament format here.

 

Championship 

Main

All matches are played to 17 point

2. chance

All matches are played to 11 point

Final rounds

All matches are played as best of three 7 point matches

Last Chance

All matches are played to 5 point

 

Advanced

Main

All matches are played to 15 point

2. chance

All matches are played to 11 point

Final rounds

All matches are played as best of three 7 point matches

Last Chance

All matches are played to 5 point

 

Intermediate

Main

All matches are played to 13 point

2. chance

All matches are played to 11 point

Final rounds

All matches are played as best of three 7 point matches

Last Chance

All matches are played to 5 point

 

Open Division

 

Main

All matches are played to 9 point

2. chance

All matches are played to 7point

Final rounds

All matches are played as best of three 3 point matches

 

Beginner

This division is played on Thursday and is targeted for new players. Thursday will start with a seminar where the rules and basic strategies are presented. So if you do not know backgammon yet - this is your chance.

The beginner division is played as a cup tournament. Thursday evening the winners in this division is crowned. all matches are played to 5 points with cube.

 

Side Events 

Team event

7 point

Speed gammon5 point

Consultation Doubles

7 point

Consultation Mix double

7 point

Ladies tournament7 point

Jackpots

7 point
Super Jackpot13 point
Qualifiers7 point