Guild Ball Open - 8th September
Format: Regional Cup Format
Structure: Swiss Rounds
Start Time: 9:30 am.
Player Cap: 32
Athena Games is proud to present the Guild Ball Open. Gather your team and prove you have the skill to be the best.
The tournament will run until a Player has more Tournament Points than anyone else. The usual number of rounds is:
8 or fewer: 3 rounds
9-16: 4 rounds
17-32: 5 rounds
09:00 - Registration
09:30 - Round 1
11:40 - Round 2
13:40 - Lunch
14:10 - Round 3
16:20 - Round 4
18:30 - Round 5*
20:30 - Prize distribution
20:45 - Tournament end
Entry Price £10
We ask that players please bring their phone with a chess clock app on them as we do not have chess clocks here. We recommend GBTimer: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id1031268080
We will be using the Regional Cup format.
Regional Cup document: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56728f72a128e6b1e548ec55/t/5b6978a470a6add62b1991cb/1533638822949/Guild+Ball+Regional+Cup+%282%29.pdf
Each game is 45 minutes per person with a 20-minute clock out each. 110 minutes in total.
Items from the official Organised Play kit.
There will also be £5 of store credit added to the prizes for every player in the tournament. This will then be split amongst the top finishing players.
Players will also receive a couple of Athena tournament dice for taking part.