The most international competition in Germany has been moved to the Capital city of Berlin!
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 GERMAN MASTERS is part of the prestigious WBA circuit in 2015. Every match of the Elite Group will count for the WBA Point Race, and for the German National Ranking.
2 Divisions will be available and various side-events are lined up (DMP-Challenge, Doubles, Mini-Jackpots). WBA’s computerized T-Swiss System (triple elimination + Ultimate Fight) will be played in both main divisions.
Start making travel plans, book your room reservation quickly (rooms are limited) and visit Berlin, the Backgammon Capital of Germany.
Events and Fees:
Elite Group: 380 € entry + 70 € registration / optional side-pool 150 € (95% return) / 9 point matches, T-Swiss Format, clock mandatory
Leisure Group: 150 € entry + 50 € registration / optional side-pool 50 € (90% return) / 7 points matches, T-Swiss Format, clock preference
Doubles: 250 € per team (80% return), 7 points, single elimination, clocked
SpeedGammon: 25 € (80% return), re-entries allowed, 5 points, time setting: 2 min. total bank time + 10 sec. per move
Mini-Jackpots (4 players): 25 €, 50 €, 100 € available during all weekend.
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)