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1st EUROPEAN OPEN WINTER GAMES

January 15, 2016

EUROPEAN BRIDGE LEAGUE
 
Yves Aubry
President
PRESS RELEASE from the EBL PRESIDENT
To : N R Kirubakara Moorthy
1st EUROPEAN OPEN WINTER GAMES
Hotel Fairmont – Monaco
5th to 11th February 2016
Organised by the European Bridge League
with the Monegasque Bridge Federation
I am delighted to inform you that we have already received entries from a high-quality field of players for this event, which is open to all players worldwide.
 
To make it an even greater success, we would appreciate your assistance in publicising the 1st European Winter Games in any publications you are involved with, using, if you wish, the banner which can be downloaded fromhttp://www.ecats.co.uk/monacowinter2016.pdf
As a reminder:
Format of the Championships
These Championships include a main team event with the Zimmermann Cup and a FMB BAM Board A Match Trophy.
Schedule of play
©      Friday 5 to Sunday 7 February            Zimmermann Cup   – Swiss qualification
Monday 8 to Thursday 11 February   Zimmermann Cup   – Knock out
©      Monday 8 to Thursday 11 February   FMB BAM Trophy
©      Thursday 11 February                          Closing Ceremony

 

 
Entry fees
Please find below the entry fees:
–       Zimmermann Cup + FMB BAM Trophy = € 1250
–       FMB BAM Trophy only = € 500
Registration
All entries to the Championships must be submitted electronically (not by e-mail) via the EBL Website at
http://www.eurobridge.org/repository/competitions/16monaco/microsite/Participants.htm
Bridge players from all WBF zones are entitled to participate in the Championships provided they are members in good standing of a National Bridge Federation (NBO).
To be eligible for participation in the 2016 European Winter Games a player must comply with the EBL Rules & Regulations and the EBL Eligibility Code under the control of the EBL Credentials Committee.
Entries received will be automatically forwarded to the NBO of each proposed player, and are subject to their NBO’s approval and to the EBL Credentials Committee. Entry applications submitted after the deadline will be accepted only if technically convenient. Withdrawals of accepted entries are subject to the same deadline.
Awards
European Bridge League Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals will be awarded.
EBL Master Points will also be awarded.
The winning team of the main event will receive the Zimmermann Trophy.
Cash prizes
By the sponsor Pierre Zimmermann
Zimmermann cup: € 110 000
BAM event: € 40 000
Rules & Regulations
The Rules & Regulations, including the Anti-doping Regulation, the Eligibility Code, the Code of Discipline, and the Dress Code are available, together with the Systems Policy, on the EBL website.

 

 
Hotel accommodation
Special prices have been negotiated with hotels in Monaco. All details and reservations are available athttp://www.wintergames.bridgemonaco.com/.
Contact
For further information, please contact:
©      Catherine Vitry – EBL Secretariat (e-mail: [email protected])
or
©      Monegasque Bridge Federation (e-mail: [email protected])
 
 
 
 
Sincerely yours,
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Yves Aubry
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