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Scoring and other details
Handicap Prize or Award for Lower Ranks
REGULARS AND NOVICES aka SUTHERLAND QUAICH*
Teams event for novices and beginners
Each team consists of three players who are ranked no higher than B2 and one experienced player. Entry restricted to 11 teams – priority given to members.
Two-board matches between each team, scored on total IMP basis.
Teams competition for lower ranking club members
Tuesdays Oct to Dec
Teams of 4 Carlton members who are Master or below. Up to 6 members per team allowed.
VP’s in 24 board match between each team. Team with highest VP total wins. Matches can be arranged on other days if agreed by both teams. All matches must be played by last Tuesday of competition.
Club Teams Championship
3 Tuesdays Feb/March
Teams of 4 open to all Carlton members. Up to 6 members per team.
All play all each night. Scoring by VP’s over aggregate IMP score over the 4 nights. Trophy for handicap winner.
HARRY STEIN CUP
Club Pairs Championship
4 Mondays Oct to Feb
Open to all Carlton members. Best three scores count.
Best three scores count (must be with same partner).
Awarded to handicap winner. For details click here.
Y for Harry Stein Cup
Club Mixed pairs event
2 nights in January
Open to all Carlton members. Pairs (one male, one female) must play both weeks to be eligible.
Match pointed each night, best overall percentage score wins.
BILL BROWN SENIOR PAIRS
Club Senior Pairs event
Monday in March
Open to all Carlton members who are senior according to SBU rules (60 on the first January that year. NB The definition of senior is changing. Click here for details. )
Club Swiss Teams
2 Thursdays in April
Open to all Carlton Members up to and including Life Masters. Up to six members per team.
Scoring by VP’s. Usually 3 x 8 board matches each evening. Minimum entry 12 teams. If there is an odd number of teams, then the last entered will be asked to withdraw.
Wednesday Evening Prize
Wednesdays from June to April
Awarded to the member who wins most master points on Wednesdays from June to April each year.
Thursday Evening Prize
Thursdays from January to March
Awarded to the member who wins most master points on the first ten Thursdays of each calendar year
Pairs Competition. Players play with different partners.
22/23 Tuesdays between April and Sept
Open to non-members.
Individual with best 6 scores wins. Maximum of 3 counting scores with any one partner.
Any winning pair scoring 70% or more on a night on which at least seven tables are in play will receive a special cash prize of £50.
( If two or more pairs tie for this prize it will be shared.)
There will be an award to the person ranked National Master or below who returns the highest average.
* Open to Non-Members
Corrected at September 2017