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JM Shah Memorial Teams 7-11 May
JM Shah Memorial Weekend Teams

JM Shah Memorial
WEEKEND SPECIALS

7-11 May

For the upcoming weekend
Starting the new series of Lockdown 3.0,  Bridge from Home will continue the Weekend Specials Edition as played last week.

Payment to be made via this link.

GOLD TEAMS - CLICK HERE

SILVER TEAMS - CLICK HERE

(Please note revised schedule)

Thursday, May 7 KNOCK OUT STAGE MAIN PRIZES
Round 1 05:00 PM Predetermined TIME DESCRIPTION BOARDS RANK GOLD  SILVER
Round 2 06:30 PM Predetermined Saturday, May 9 1 7000 6000
Friday, May 8 16:45 PQF-1 10 2 5000 4000
Round 3 05:00 PM As per Round 1 Results 18:30 PQF-2 10 3 4000 2500
Round 4 06:30 PM As per Round 2 Results Sunday, May 10 4 4000 2500
All Swiss league rounds will be of 10 boards each  09:30 QF R-1 12 5-8 3000 each 2000 each
Saturday, May 9 11:30 QF R-2 12 BOUNTY PRIZES
Round 5 9:30 AM  As per Round 3 Results 14:15 SF R-1 12 PRIZES FROM QF ONWARDS (GOLD AND SILVER) FOR EACH SESSION WIN Total Prizes
Round 6 11:00 AM  As per Round 4 Results 16:15 SF R-2 12
Round 7 12:45 PM    Actual 18:15 SF R-3 12 QF  Rs 500 per session 8000 (1000 each for Gold and Silver)
Round 8 03:00 PM  Actual Monday, May 11 SF Rs. 750 per session 9000
10:00 Final R -1 12 FINAL Rs. 1000 per session 6000
12:00 Final R -2 12 In case of Tie, Bounty prize will be shared
14:30 Final R-3 12

General Conditions of Contest


Directors

Chief Tournament Director     :    Sudhir Agarwal

Gold Tournament                     :   Sanjay Chakraborty / Sukrit Vijayakar

Silver Tournament                   :   Sukrit Vijayakar / Sanjay Chakraborty

Other senior Tournament Directors may also be called on to assist if necessary

Barometer

Barometer will be switched off throughout.

Kibitzers

During the league, Kibitzing will be switched off.

During the play offs, if both teams agree, Kibitzers may be allowed subject to the proviso that the Director may, at his discretion, switch off Kibitzing.

Undo

During the league, teams may mutually agree to allow undos

During the play offs, undo will remain off. Players may call the director if they wish to undo in the event of an obvious, inadvertent misclick. Undos will be only allowed with the express permission of the director

Psychs

 

Conventional Pyschs are disallowed in the event

Psychs are disallowed in the Silver Tournament

Psychs are allowed in the Gold Tournament subject to the proviso that an individual does not psych repeatedly and regularly. The opposing team is requested to bring all psychs to the TDs notice to prevent misuse of this facility.

 

Pre-empts and Light Openings

All pre-empts are expected to be announced along with a defined range.  The range needs to be reasonably defined (0-11 HCP is not a range).

Light openings with less than 8 HCPs, if part of system understanding are expected to be alerted 

 

Insufficient Boards

It is the responsibility of both teams to ensure that the match is set up using the correct number of boards. In the event that a match is set up for fewer boards that required, the rest of the boards shall be treated as scratched

 

Withdrawals

Withdrawals are not allowed after a draw has been made. Teams withdrawing in this manner will not be allowed to play in the next event.

Post qualification, withdrawals are not permitted. Teams withdrawing will not be allowed to play in the next event.

 

Ethical Behavior

We expect all participants to adhere to the highest standards of ethical behavior during the play of this tournament. While we find it painful to issue such a statement, it is equally painful to admit that making such a statement has been felt necessary by the organisers. Players whose behavior was reported as suspect are being watched by the CTD as well as other senior directors of the country. Repeated misbehavior will lead to banning from BFH events. 

BFH has already started maintaining a list of players who are not welcome in their events. While we have no comments to make on these players per se, they are simply seen by us as vitiating the atmosphere of our events and are hence banned from participating.

Miscellaneous

Anything not covered here is at the discretion of the organizers. They may opt to consult with one or more senior bridge players / organizers, but their decision will be final and binding in all respects