The VIENNA OPEN is a World Backgammon Association (WBA) event, ensuring the highest class of tournaments with the most up-to-date rules, the best professional equipment provided, and the most competitive and challenging format. Every match of the Elite Group division will count for the WBA Point Race ranking list 2014. Like all other WBA tournaments, all divisions will enjoy the new and improved FT-Swiss Format (out after 3 losses in a Swiss format) and an Ultimate Fight (Last Chance) on Sunday. Various side-events are lined up: DMP-Challenge, Doubles, Jackpots, Speed-Gammon, Board-Challenge, etc.
Elite Group: 435 € entry + 65 € registration + 10 € cocktail / optional side-pool: 150 € (95% return) /9 points matches, Ultimate Fight 5 points, clocks mandatory
Leisure Group: 165 € entry + 35 € registration + 10 € cocktail / optional side-pool: 50 € (95% return) / 7 points matches, Ultimate Fight 5 points, clock preference
Doubles: 200 € entry + 50 € registration per team / 7 point matches, clocks mandatory
Social guests: 15 € including Sunday cocktail
All entry fees will be returned at 100% to the winners.
ROOMZ Vienna offers a special rate of 75€/night single and 85€/night Double, including free internet.
Montesino is Austria´s largest card room, open 24/7, and offering all variations of poker, as well as other types of card games.