African Bridge Federation
All Africa Pairs
All Africa Pairs format
All Africa Pairs format

General

  1. Open pairs.
  2. Only players from NBOs registered with the ABF are allowed to play.
  3. 2 sessions qualifications + 2 Sessions finals
  4. Dates are: 29 & 30 May, 2021
  5. Match points
  6. Entry Fees = 40 US $ Per player
  7. At the end of the qualification sessions ( Cumulative score ), the top 18 Pairs will qualify for Final (A) and the rest of the field - 18 pairs - will play in Final (B)
  8. Final (A) = Complete Howell movement between the 18 pairs,
    17 Rounds X 3 Boards each, will be played over 2 sessions; first session = 8 rounds ( 24 Boards ) and second session = 9 rounds ( 27 Boards )
  9. Final (B) = Complete Howell movement between the 18 pairs in this group,
    17 Rounds X 3 Boards each, will be played over 2 sessions; first session = 8 rounds ( 24 Boards ) and second session = 9 rounds ( 27 Boards )
  10. No carry-over

  11. Registration

Click the below link, fill the form and submit it

https://forms.gle/1wRdVQPGjaWaRiKn8

  1. Prizes =

Final (A)

1st =   500 €                                                             2nd = 400 €

3rd =   300 €                                                             4th = 200 €

5th = 150 €                                                                6th = 100 €

Final (B)

1st =  350 €                                                              2nd = 250 €

3rd = 150 €

Schedule:

Qualifications

Day

Date

Session

From (GMT)

To (GMT)

# Boards

Saturday

29.05.2021

First ( Q )

12:00 PM

03:00 PM

24 Board

Saturday

29.05.2021

Second ( Q )

4:30 PM

7:30 PM

24 Boards

Finals

Sunday

30.05.2021

First ( F )

12:00 PM

03:00 PM

24 Board

Sunday

30.05.2021

Second ( F )

4:30 PM

7:15 PM

22 Boards

Payment Method

Payments are to be done to the NBO ( National Bridge Organization ) registered with the ABF and a confirmation of payment has to be sent by each NBO to the ABF to allow a pair participation.

 

Tie-break procedure

If two pairs or more have the same cumulative score after the end of the 2nd session or 4th Session, the tie shall be broken as follows:

1. The pair with the higher score in the 2nd / 4th session shall detrmine the final ranking.

2. Mutual boards between the tied pairs - if applicable -