Program

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Dates Event Details
Fri
19 Feb
No-Frills Walk-ins Staggered starts between 6.00pm to 6.15pm. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Finished by 10pm.

Sat - Mon
20-22 Feb
Bobby Richman Pairs Championship
(5 sessions - all pairs play in all sessions)
  • Open
  • Intermediate (under 750 MPs)
  • Restricted (under 300 MPs)
  • Novice (under 100 MPs)
Pairs event over 2 qualifying (Saturday 10.00am and 2.30pm) and 3 Finals sessions (Sunday 10.00am and 2.30pm finishing 5.45pm, and Monday 10.00am finishing 1.30 pm). Open Pairs Championship Section will be playing for the Bobby Richman Trophy which is sponsored by Penline. The best women's pair will be playing for the Gerda Stern Trophy and sponsored by David Stern. The Restricted Pairs Championship will be sponsored by twitch.tv/v8mama. The Novice Pairs Championship will be playing for the Tony Jackman Shield, which is sponsored by Pianola.

Sat - Sun
20-21 Feb
Weekend Matchpoint Swiss Pairs
(3 sessions)
  • Open
  • 0-500 MPs
Matchpointed Swiss Pairs event 9 x 9-board matches over 3 sessions (Saturday 2.30pm, Sunday 10.00am and 2.30pm, finishing by 6.15pm Saturday, 5.45pm Sunday).

Sat
20 Feb
Holiday Walk-in Starts 10.00am and 2.30pm - two separate sessions. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.

Sun
21 Feb
Sunday Rookie Pairs Single session matchpoint pairs for players under 10 MPs (Start 10.00am, finishing approx 1.45pm). Sponsored by Annette Maluish.
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 10.00am and 2.30pm - 2 separate sessions. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.

Monday
22 Feb
Monday Butler Swiss Pairs
(2 sessions)
  • Open
  • 0-500 MPs
Butler Swiss Pairs event - 6 x 9-board matches over 2 sessions (10.00am and 2.00pm, finishing by 5.00pm). Separate NS and EW fields in the Open.
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 10.00am and 2.00pm - 2 separate sessions. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.

Tue - Thu
23-25 Feb
Teams Championship
  • Open
  • Under 1500 MPs
  • Intermediate (under 750 MPs)
  • Restricted (under 300 MPs)
  • Novice (under 100 MPs)
Comprising 12 x 14-board matches for all sections. The Open Teams Championship field will be playing for the Cosmetics Plus Trophy. The Intermediate Teams Championship will be playing for the Two Men and a Truck Trophy. Restricted Teams trophy is being played in the memory of Pauline Evans. Novice Teams Trophy is named after Therese Tully. Other events all have trophies however unnamed. The best two seniors teams and the best two womens teams will play a final on the Friday. The Women will be playing for the Best Women's Team Trophy which is named after Therese Tully.
Matches: Starting times each day - morning sessions commence 10.00am, afternoon sessions commences 2.30pm (4 matches per day), finish by 6.00pm.
Finals: Fri-Sat - see below

Tue
23 Feb
Under 50 Masterpoint Pairs Single session matchpointed pairs for players with fewer than 50 MPs (starts 10.00am). Sponsored by Annette Maluish.
  Holiday Walk-in Start 10.00am and 2.30pm - 2 separate sessions. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.

Wed
24 Feb
Under 50 Masterpoint Pairs
(2 sessions)
Two-session matchpointed pairs for players with fewer than 50 MPs MPs (Start 10.00am and 2.30pm).
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 10.00am and 2.30pm - 2 separate sessions. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.

Thu
25 Feb
Thursday Rookie Pairs Single session matchpoint pairs for players under 10 MPs (starts 10.00am). Sponsored by Annette Maluish.
  0-50 MPs Butler Swiss Pairs Two sessions 10.00am and 2.30pm.
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 10.00am and 2.30pm - 2 separate sessions. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.

Fri - Sat
26-27 Feb
Ivy Dahler Butler Swiss Pairs
  • Open
  • Intermediate (under 750 MPs)
  • Restricted (under 300 MPs)
Comprises 10 x 8-board matches over 3 sessions (Friday 10.00am and 2.00pm, session finishing by 6.00pm, and Saturday 10.00am (finishing by 1.30pm). Open, Intermediate and Restricted sections. Drop Ins will be allowed from the finals - conditions apply. Open, Intermediate and Restricted players will be playing for the Ivy Dahler Trophies . Two fields in Open section. Single fields in Intermediate and Restricted sections. No drop-outs or drop-ins will be permitted.
  Teams Finals Open Round-of-Four for 3rd to 6th places - Friday 9.00am (2 x 12-board matches) - drop-ins to Ivy Dahler Butler Swiss Pairs permissible with certain conditions
Open Semi-Finals for 1st and 2nd and two winners from Round-of-four - Friday 2.00pm (3 x 12-board matches)
Open Finals for 2 Semi-finals winners - Saturday 9.00am (4 x 12-board matches);
Seniors' Finals for top 2 at the end of Match 12 - Friday 10.00am (4 x 12-board matches)
Women's Finals for top 2 at the end of Match 12 - Friday 10.00 am (4 x 12 board matches)
Novice, Restricted and Intermediate Finals for top 2 at the end of Match 12 - Friday 10.00am (4 x 12-board matches)

Fri
26 Feb
Seres-McMahon Matchpoint Swiss Pairs Comprises 6 x 8-board matches over 2 sessions - 10.00am and 2.00pm. Playing for the Seres McMahon Shield.
  Friday Novice Matchpoint Swiss Pairs Comprises 6 x 8-board matches over 2 sessions - 10.00am and 2.00pm. Sponsored by Annette Maluish.
  Holiday Walk-in 2 separate sessions, 10.00am and 2.00pm. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.

Sat
27 Feb
Holiday Walk-in Starts 10.00am. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.
  Dinner Dance A popular climax to the week. Attendees will be invited to register for this event during the week. The cost is $20 per player and $50 per non player regardless of events played. Commences 7.00pm for 7.30pm.

Calendar

Fri
19 Feb
Sat
20 Feb
Sun
21 Feb
Mon
22 Feb
Tue
23 Feb
Wed
24 Feb
Thu
25 Feb
Fri
26 Feb
Sat
27 Feb
Pairs Championship
Weekend Matchpoint Swiss Pairs Monday Butler Pairs
Rookie Novice Pairs Rookie Novice Pairs
No Frills Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in
Teams Championship Teams Finals Open Teams Final
Under 50MP Pairs Under 50MP Pairs Under 50MP Butler Pairs Ivy Dahler Butler Pairs
Seres McMahon Pairs
Friday Novice Pairs
Dinner Dance