EUROPEAN BACKGAMMON TOUR

EBGT 2013 (Season VII):

 

The 11 stops of the Tour:

 

  • 22-24 February: ISTAVDER/WBA Anniversary Tournament, Istanbul, Turkey (this tournament counts towards the Point Race and the winner will qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Parviz ROKH (Iran) - directly qualified
    Link
    to tournament results.

 

 

  • 07-10 MarchSwiss Masters, Hilton Airport, Zürich, Switzerland (this tournament counts towards the Point Race only - the winner will be given the option to qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Charis CHRISTIDIS (Greece) - not directly qualified
    Link to tournament results.

 

 

  • 28 March - 01 AprilNordic Open, Radisson Blu Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark (only the winner will qualify for the Grand Finale 2013 - no points awarded). Winner: Ralf JONAS (Germany) - directly qualified

 

 

  • 25-28 April: European Pro Championships 2013, Golden Tulip Hotel, Lefkosa, Northern Cyprus (this tournament counts towards the Point Race and the winner will qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Masayuki "Mochy" MOCHIZUKI (Japan) - directly qualified
    Link
    to tournament result.

 

 

  • 06-09 June: Vienna Open, Montesino, Vienna, Austria (this tournament counts towards the Point Race and the winner will be given the option to qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Joel SCHIFF (Israel) - not directly qualified
    Link
    to tournament result.

 

 

  • 25-28 July: 2nd Munich Open, Hotel Vitalis, Munich, Germany (this tournament counts towards the Point Race and the winner will be given the option to qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Michihito "Michi" KAGEYAMA (Japan) - option taken and qualified
    Link
    to tournament result.

 

 

  • 22-25 August: Portuguese Open, Hotel Riviera, Carcavelos (Lisbon), Portugal (this tournament counts towards the Point Race, the winner will be given the option to qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Jürgen ORLOWSKI (Germany) - not directly qualified
    Link
    to tournament result.

 

 

  • 30 August - 1 September: Swedish Open, Hotel Globe, Stockholm, Sweden (this tournament counts towards the Point Race and the winner will qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Kare ARONSSON (Sweden) - directly qualified
    Link
    to tournament result.

  

  • 17 - 20 October: Gibraltar Open, Caleta Hotel, Gibraltar (this tournament counts towards the Point Race and the winner will qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Tilman SÖHNCHEN (Germany) - directly qualified
    Link
    to tournament result.

 

 

  • 31 October - 03 November: Malta Open, The Coastline Hotel, St. Paul´s Bay, Malta (this tournament counts towards the Point Race and the winner will qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Cyrus VAFA (Sweden) - not directly qualified
    Link
    to tournament result.

 

 

  • 12 - 15 December: 6th Cyprus Open, Hotel Golden Tulip, Lefkosa, Northern Cyprus (this tournament counts towards the Point Race and the winner will qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Maya PEYCHEVA (Bulgaria) - directly qualified
    Link to tournament result.

 

 

  • 23 - 26 January 2014: 2nd German Masters, Hotel Vitalis, Munich, Germany (this tournament counts towards the Point Race, the winner will be given the option to qualify for the Grand Finale 2013). Winner: Charis CHRISTIDIS (Greece) already qualified - option goes to Petri PIETILA (Finland) until 26 February 2014
    Link
    to tournament result.

  

We will qualify directly the winners of Anniversary Tournament Istanbul, European Pro Championships, Nordic Open, Gibraltar, Swedish Open  and Cyprus Open. That is 6 directly qualified players. 

We will qualify the top 11 of the Point Race. The money will come from Anniversary Tournament Istanbul, Swiss Masters, European Pro Championships, Vienna, Munich Open, Portuguese Open, Swedish Open, Gibraltar, Cyprus Open and German Masters. That is another 11 players. 

We will give 1 month to the winner after each tournament of Swiss Masters, Vienna Open, Munich Open, Portuguese Open, Malta Open, German Masters to decide if they want to take the option or not. That is up to 6 more players. 

As a result, we will have minimum 17 players and 17,000 € for the Grand Finale and maximum 23 players and 23,000 €, depending on the options.

 

 

 

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