11th HCL Bridge Championship 2013June 27, 2013
11th edition of HCL Bridge Championship will be held from 8th-11th Aug, 2013 at Tivoli Garden Resort Hotel at Chhatarpur, New Delhi.
The Team of Four event will be played in parallel in 2 separate groups – Gold Event for “The Naresh Tandan Trophy” and Silver event. There is no restriction in Gold event however there can be no more than two “National Master” ranked players in a team participating in Silver event and they should not play together.
After 8 rounds of Swiss League, top 8 teams will qualify for knock-out quarter finals. The quarter final will be played in 3 sessions of 12 boards each where as semi final and final will be played in 4 sessions of 14 boards each.
Match point Open Pairs event will have two elimination rounds before the Finals. The first elimination round will be played over two sessions of 18/20 Boards each where as the second elimination round will be played over three sessions of 18/20 Boards each. The Open Pairs final will be a 56 Pairs and 54 Boards final played in two sessions with Barometric scoring. All pairs who are not playing Open Pairs final can participate in IMP Pairs event.
Total Prize Money:- Rs 14,10,000/- plus Prizes for Consolation Pairs & IMP Pairs depending on no. of entries.