BFAME 2013June 2, 2013
Live running scores and other up to date information will be available at the official website (http://bfi.net.in/tourneys/international/bfame/2013/17bfame.htm)
The 17th BFAME Championships will start on 4th June 2013 with Opening Ceremony at 09.30 AM followed by two sessions Friendship Pairs event open to all. The main championships will start on 5th June after Captains’ meeting. Prize giving over Victory Banquet will be held on evening of 11th June.
Mr. Geet Siriram Sethi of India, a professional player of English Billiards and a notable amateur snooker player, will grace the Opening Ceremony as the Chief Guest. Mr. Geet Sethi was born in Delhi but grew up in Ahmedabad. He dominated the English Billiards sport throughout much of the 1990s. He is a six-time winner of the professional-level and a three-time winner of the amateur World Champioships, and holder of two world records, in English Billiards.
Wireless scoring through Bridge Mates would be in use for the entire Championship for the fourth time in BFAME. Live scores would be uploaded on the Internet throughout the championship. There will be Vu-Graph presentation for local viewers and BBO telecast for international viewers.
Entry Fee for any one Open, Women or Senior Team would be US$ 2,000/-. However combined entry fee for two or three teams would be US$ 3,500/- or US$ 5,000/-. A discount of US$ 300/- per team is being offered to teams occupying a minimum of two rooms at the venue hotel. Entry Fee for Friendship Pairs event is Rs 2000/- per pair.