The MUNICH 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, Warm-up, etc.
Selected matches will be recorded and streamed over the internet.
This event counts towards the German National Ranking.
Various side-events are lined up: DMP-Challenge, Doubles, Jackpots, Speed-Gammon, Warm-up, etc.
Elite Group: 435 € entry + 65 € registration / optional side-pool: 150 € (95% return) /9 points matches, Ultimate Fight 5 points, clocks mandatory
Leisure Group: 160 € entry + 40 € registration / 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: 10 € including Sunday "Free Beer Awards"
All entry fees will be returned at 100% to the winners.
Hotel Vitalis**** offers a special rate of 85€/night single and 95€/night Double, including breakfast and free internet.
Hotel Vitalis**** is located in the lively district of Schwabing, with cafés, bars, restaurants within walking distance. The hotel is also very close to the olympic parc. Public transportation is within a minute reach. Taxi from central railway station (Hauptbahnhof) to the hotel is around 15 €.
Special "backgammon" rate: 85€ / night single and 95 € / night double, including breakfast and internet. Please book before 30th April 2015.