Germany Backgammon Capital welcomes you back for the inaugural tournament of the German Masters Series in 2016.
Berlin is a fantastic, vibrant and historical destination, easy to reach by plane, train or car. The city has the biggest and most active backgammon community in Germany. The Victor’s Residenz Hotel**** is centrally located, in Berlin’s new “Mitte”-district, close to Alexanderplatz and the historical buildings. Public transportation will take you quickly anywhere for sightseeing and/or other activities.
The BERLIN OPEN & MASTERS is part of the prestigious GERMAN MASTERS SERIES 2016 and part of the WBA Circuit 2016. Every match of the OPEN and the MASTERS will count towards the German National Ranking. Additionally, every match of the MASTERS will count towards the WBA Point Race 2016.
The BERLIN OPEN, is a free entry tournament in a Single Elimination Format. The GERMAN MASTERS will be available in 2 divisions and feature WBA’s computerized T-Swiss System (triple elimination + Ultimate Fight). Various side-events are lined up (Quarter-entries, DMP-Challenge, Doubles, Mini-Jackpots).
10% of the Prize-Pool from the Masters Division will go in the yearly pool, which will be re-distributed at the Grand Finale of the GERMAN MASTERS SERIES.
Top 4 players of each stop and additionally top 4 of the total ranking will qualify for the Grand Finale which will take place in Prague in November 2016, prior to the PRAGUE OPEN & MASTERS.
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Victor´s Residenz Hotel Berlin-Mitte****
133 rooms (including special rooms for physically challenged guests), Bar, Restaurants, Parking, Bus-station (public transportation) in front of the hotel. All rooms feature 32” Flatscreen TV, free worldwide calls to land-based and mobile numbers, free wireless internet (W-LAN), deposit safe.
Special ”Backgammon Rate”:
85 € / night Single Occupancy, including: breakfast, Sky-TV, free worldwide phone calls to land-based and mobile phones, free wireless internet, VAT
95 € / night Double Occupancy, including: breakfast, Sky-TV, free worldwide phone calls to land-based and mobile phones, free wireless internet, VAT
Direction from International Airport Berlin-Tegel (about 14km away): Taxi (around 30 minutes) or take the Express-bus TXL to “Alexanderplatz”, then change to public bus line 200 towards “Michelangelostrasse”, Victor’s Residenz Hotel is just in front of the bus stop “Am Friedrichshain” (around 50 minutes).
BOOK BEFORE 22 JANUARY 2016 (cut-off date)