White Nights
Saint Petersburg Open 2018
June, 13-17, 2018
ABOUT OF THE TOURNAMENT (click more)
Dear players!
June 13-17 we invite you to visit our tournament - "White nights - St. Petersburg open-2018" the tournament will be held in the hotel "Raivola". The hotel is located to the North of St. Petersburg in the Vyborg district, in a picturesque location.

President of the Russian Sport Federation Backgammon - Mr. Kirill Ignatyev
adds $ 10,000 to the main tournament!

We will have several record and stream stations during the entire tournament. If you want your match will be recorded for BMAB, let it know Jesper Carlsson and he will set it up.

Registration & Entry fees (CLICK MORE)
Master - Triple Elimination 3G (Kazan format)
Tournament fee: 400 $ + registration 100 $ (members of the RSBF – 80 $)
Format: Swiss system (Swiss TE) up to 3 defeats (match length up to 9/11 points)

Intermediate - Triple Elimination 3G (Kazan format)
150 $ + registration 30 $ (members of the RSBF – 25 $)

Doubles (all rounds match length 7 points, final 9 points – limited to 32 teams)
500 $ per team + registration 100 $ per team

SuperJackpot - all matches 11 points
Entry fee - 500 $ + 20 $ registration

Speedgammon (Knockout format, all matches 5 points)
Entry fee - 50 $, registration fee - 20 $, re-buy - 50 $ without registration fee
PRIZES (click more)
Tournament fees + additional guarantee from the sponsor of the "RSBF" - $ 5,000
MASTER Main

Winner 40% + $ 2000;
Finalist 30% + $ 1500;
3rd 20% + $ 1000;
4rd 10% + $ 500

Guaranteed prize fund for Last Chance tournaments from the "RSBF" - $ 5,000
Last Chance 1
Participants who left the main tournament after 3-4 rounds
(participants who left the tournament later than others have priority in getting BYE when creating a tournament grid)
Format: Olympic up to 5 points
Prize fund: $ 500 from the sponsor of the "RSBF"
Distribution of the prize fund:
Place 1. $ 500

Last Chance 2
Participants who left the main tournament after 5-6 rounds
(participants who left the tournament later than others have priority in getting BYE when creating a tournament grid)
Format: Olympic up to 5 points
Prize fund: $ 1000 from the sponsor of the "RSBF"
Distribution of the prize fund:
Place 1. $ 1000

Last Chance 3
Participants who left the main tournament after 7-8 rounds
(participants who left the tournament later than others have priority in getting BYE when creating a tournament grid)
Format: Olympic up to 5 points
The prize fund is $ 1500 from the sponsor of the "RSBF"
Distribution of the prize fund:
Place 1. $ 1500

Last Chance 4
Participants who left the main tournament after 9 rounds
(remaining without prizes in the main tournament)
(participants who left the tournament later than others have priority in getting BYE when creating a tournament grid)
Format: Olympic up to 5 points
Prize fund: $ 2000 from the sponsor of the "RSBF"
Distribution of the prize fund:
Place 1. $ 2000

* 3G-Format: Special competiton format proposed by Jakob Garal, Nodar Gagua and Eldar Gyul
THE TOURNAMENT PROGRAM
Wednesday, June 13
16:00
16:00
Main Event Registration, Quarter Entries, Jackpots, Speedgammon and One Point Matches will be running all day long.
18:30
18:30
Public Draw for Doubles and Start of Doubles tournament - round 1
20:00
20:00
Dinner break
21:30
21:30
Doubles tournament - round 2
Thursday, June 14
10:30
10:30
Registration for Masters & Intermediate - Quarter Entries, Speedgammon and One Point Matches

12:00
12:00
Doubles tournament - round 3
14:00
14:00
Lunch

14:40
14:40
Public draw for Masters/Intermediate (triple elimination format)

15:00
15:00
Masters Main/Intermediate - round 1
17:00
17:00
Masters Main/Intermediate - round 2
19:00
19:00
Masters Main/Intermediate - round 3
21:00 — 22:00
21:00 — 22:00
Dinner break
22:00
22:00
Masters Main/Intermediate - round 4
22:30
22:30
Doubles tournament - round 4
Friday, June 15
12:00
12:00
— Start of Play Masters and Intermediate
— Masters Main/Intermediate - round 5
— Start of Masters Last chance 1

14:00
14:00
Lunch

15:00
15:00
Masters Main/Intermediate - round 6
17:00
17:00
— Masters Main/Intermediate - round 7
— Masters Last chance 2
19:00
19:00
Masters Main/Intermediate - round 8
21:00 — 22:00
21:00 — 22:00
Dinner break

22:00
22:00
— Masters Main/Intermediate - round 9
— Masters Last chance 3
22:30
22:30
Doubles tournament - round 5 (final)

Saturday, June 16
12:00
12:00
Masters Main/Intermediate - round 10
14:00
14:00
Lunch

15:00
15:00
Masters Main/Intermediate - round 11
17:00
17:00
— Masters Main/Intermediate - round 12
— Start of Masters Last chance 4
19:00
19:00
— Masters Main/Intermediate - round 13
— Last Registration and Start of Super Jackpot
21:00 — 22:00
21:00 — 22:00
Dinner break

22:00
22:00
Super Jackpot continue
Sunday, June 17
12:00
12:00
— Masters Main/Intermediate - round 14
— Super Jackpot semifinals
14:00
14:00
Lunch

16:00
16:00
The completion of all tournaments
18:00 — 20:00
18:00 — 20:00
Award Ceremony and Dinner Party
ACCOMMODATION
If you plan to visit the International Backgammon Cup "White Nights Saint Petersburg Open 2018" you should hurry up to book your accommodation (we propose do it in the hotel "Raivola" -
http://www.raivola.spb.ru/en.php ). During the White Nights in St. Petersburg the prices of accommodation in the hotels increase very high. We have an agreement with the hotel to keep the prices for the players of our tournament very cheap.

For those not willing to go through Russian visa obtaining process, it could be a good idea to apply for a Fan ID and get it for free. Free transport between World Cup host cities included. You only need to apply for a ticket to any football match first.
https://www.fan-id.ru/?locale=EN

Hotel "Raivola"
Contact the reservation Department by
e-mail: manager2@raivola.spb.ru
phone: +7(812) 322-50-62 (Tatiana)
Tell us the promo code "BACKGAMMON"


REGISTER FOR THE TOURNAMENT
Name
E-mail
Country
Phone
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CONTACT US
Eldar Gyul
Moscow
e-mail: info@rusnardy.ru
phone: +79164930003
Jesper Carlsson
Göteborg
e-mail: Jesper@dubbel5.se
phone: +46708488050
Yakov Kudrin
St. Petersburg
e-mail: yakov78@me.com
phone: +79111905270

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