Göteborg Open 2017
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"I don't want to start any blasphemous rumors, but I think that God's got a

sick sense of humor and when I die I expect to find Him laughing..."

"Depeche Mode"

GÖTEBORG OPEN 2017

WHEN ?

 

BMAB Event

January 5th, 19:00

Start of Round 1

 

Main Event

January 6th, 19:00

Start of Round 1

(Registration from 17:00)

 

Seminar by "Michi"

January 8th, 10:0

200 Sek attendance fee

 

Award Ceremony

January 8th, 22:00

(Or as soon as all events are finished)

 

*All Swedish players have to be members

of The Swedish Backgammon Federation

 

WHERE ?

 

Göteborg, Sweden

 

Quality Hotel Winn

ADRESS : Gamla Tingstadsgatan 10

WEBSITE

 

Rooms

Single occupancy : 750 Sek / Night

Double occupancy : 850 Sek / Night

 

Bookings

TEL : +46 31 750 19 00

E-MAIL : q.winn.goteborg@choice.se

CALL OR EMAIL to book, use reference :

"BACKGAMMON 2017"

 

HOW MUCH ?

 

BMAB Event

1500 Sek incl. 500 Sek registration fee

500 Sek optional sidepool

 

Main Event

1500 Sek incl. 200 Sek registration fee

500 Sek optional sidepool

 

Doubles

1200 Sek incl. 200 Sek registration fee

 

Super Jackpot

2500 Sek incl. 200 Sek registration fee

 

Speedgammon (re-entry)

200 Sek incl. 30 Sek registration fee

 

*Fee accepted in SEK or EUR

*All Swedish players have to be members

of The Swedish Backgammon Federation

SIDE EVENTS

 

Jackpots

100 Sek, 1/8 registration fee

500 Sek, 1/8registration fee

8 Player jackpots, random draw

 

King of the Hill

200 Sek, incl. 30 Sek registration fee

3p matches to defeat the "king"

As long as the king remains on the throne he/she recieves 170 Sek from each challenger

 

Juniors

Saturday january 7th 10:00, if we have players for it, we will run ajuniors event

Format and prizes to be set later on

Players must be 17 or younger,

MAIN EVENT

 

Double Elimination

Undefeated bracket, matches to 11p

Fighters bracket, matches to 7p

Last Chance, matches to 5p

 

The winner of the undefeated bracket will face the winner of fighters bracket in the final, If the undefeated player wins, he/she is the winner of the tournament. If the player coming from fighters bracket wins, both players are have lost once and will face off in one last match, to 7p to decide who takes the title of 2017

 

Registration starts friday january 6th, 17:00

and the first round is scheduled at 19:00

 

 

BMAB EVENT

 

Backgammon Masters Awarding Body, BMAB

 

The first BMAB Event organised in Sweden will be a prequal to the main event of 2017 Göteborg Open.

We limit the amount of players to 12 since we will record and transcribe all matches

The chosen 12 will duel in a Swiss format and play 5 matches each

The winner will be the one win the most wins but ALL players will be meassured on their PR and can gain titles from BMAB

 

Read more on BMAB Website

 

*All Swedish players have to be members

of The Swedish Backgammon Federation

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

 

2015

Winner : Rune Faerevåg (NO)

Finalist : Christian Skjaeran (DK)

 

2016

Winner : Zhina Bergström (SE)

Finalist : Rune Faerevåg (NO)

 

SPONSORS

 

Geoffrey Parker

Geoffrey Parker sponsors the winner of Göteborg Open with a fabulous Roll-Up board

 

Arda Findikoglu

As previous years, Arda generously sponsors the winner of Göteborg Open with free entry, either to Istanbul Open or to Cappadocia Open

 

Kville Biljard

Our local club, where we play every monday

Come visit Kville Biljard for either a game of backgammon or a game of pool

 

 

SWEDEN
NORWAY
FRANCE
UK
ROMANIA
GREECE
ITALY
RUSSIA
ISRAEL
HUNGARY
DENMARK
JAPAN

SEMINAR BY MICHI

Sunday january 8th, 10:00

 

Michihito "Michi" Kageyama will hold a seminar before matches start again on sunday so make sure to get up in time.

 

Michi is witout a doubt one of the Worlds best players, scoring as #3 in BMAB ranking with a PR of 3.18 and voted as #2 Giant in the World

 

Attendance is 200 sek

FOR MORE DETAILS, QUESTIONS OR TO ANNOUNCE YOUR ARRIVAL, PLEASE SEND ME A NOTE

PRE-ANNOUNCED PLAYERS

 

 

BMAB EVENT

 

1. MATTIAS STAHBERG (SE)

2. MARIUS HENTEA (SE)

3. LINDA SJÖRIN (SE)

4. KÅRE ARONSSON (SE)

5. JAKOB KARLSSON (SE)

6. YAKOV KUDRIN (RU)

7. ROMAN LAZARASHVILI (RU)

8. CONNY ERIKSSON (SE)

9. RASOUL GHASEMI (SE)

10. ULLA HANSEN (DK)

11. MICHIHITO KAGEYAMA (JP)

12. JOHAN BYNELL (SE)

MAIN EVENT

 

1. MATTIAS STAHBERG (SE)

2. MÅRTEN TUORDA (SE)

3. JOHAN BYNELL (SE)

4. KARL WASSHOLM (SE)

5. LINDA SJÖRIN (SE)

6. JAKOB KARLSSON (SE)

7. ZHINA BERGSTRÖM (SE) (WINNER 2016)

8. ANDREAS PERSSON (SE)

9. KÅRE ARONSSON (SE)

10. KARL FROGNER (NO)

11. CHRISTOPHE GUICHETEAU (FR)

12. ARON TENDLER (SE)

13. THOMAS TENLAND (SE)

14. KIM HENNING NORDBERG (NO)

15. GUSTAV HABY (SE)

16. JOHAN VEHMANEN (SE)

17. BERNHARD WINKELHAUS (DE)

18. KOSTAS MITRELIS (GR)

19. ADLER SUHR (NO)

20. CAMILLA SKIPNESS (NO)

21. MATTIAS OSCARSSON (SE)

22. OLOF GRÄNDE (SE)

23. DIYAR KOCDEMIR (SE)

24. SEBASTIAN WILKINSON (UK)

25. SIMON BERTILSSON (SE)

26. YAN KIT CHAN (UK)

27. YAKOV KUDRIN (RU)

28. NIKLAS WESTIN (SE)

29. MATS WESTIN (SE)

30. HENRI VIRTA (SE)

31. MIKAEL WESTERLUND (SE)

32. ANTONIS MAKRIGIANNIS (SE)

33. MERZUK JUGO (NO)

34. ILIJAS SLEZOVIC (NO)

35. ZELJKA GRACIN (SE)

36. ROMAN LAZARASHVILI (RU)

37. MARIUS HENTEA (SE)

38. TAMARA VERDI (SE)

39. MATE FEHÉR (HU)

40. TOMMY BERGGREN (SE)

41. OLA VINGREN (SE)

42. RASOUL GHASEMI (SE)

43. CONNY ERIKSSON (SE)

44. BENGT-ARNE EHK (SE)

45. JERKER SANDBERG (SE)

46. RICKARD PERSSON (SE)

47. MÅRTEN HOWE (SE)

48. ULLA HANSEN (DK)

49. TERJE PEDERSEN (NO)

50. PATRIK GULLBERG (SE)

51. MICHIHITO KAGEYAMA (JP)

52. RUNE FAEREVÅG (NO) (WINNER 2015)

53. DANIEL TUDOSE (RO)

54. MARTINO LUCA (IT)

55. VINCENZO RICEPUTI (IT)

56. KONRAD FRÖSCHL (SE)

57. MICHAEL WEILE (DK)

58. THOMAS FUGLHEIM (DK)

59. MAXWELL MALAVAN (SE)

60. EVA CASTENSSON (SE)

61. PIA SEVELIN (SE)

62. BJÖRNAR KRISTOFFERSEN (SE)

63. MIKAEL VON BARGEN (SE)

64. ALBERT HODADAD (IL)

65. GIDON MACHLUF (IL)

66. BÖRJE SUNDBOM (SE)

67. BORIS ERMOLOVICH (RU)

68. DAVID BROWN (UK)

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*ALL DETAILS WITH RESERVATIONS FOR MISPRINT OR POSSIBLE CHANGES BEFORE THE START OF THE EVENT

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