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 • Championships

The 17th BFAME Bridge Championships comprise:

   The Open Teams Championship for Zakaria Adamji Trophy and for selecting teams for 41st Bermuda Bowl.
   The Women Teams Championship for Vinodini Goenka Trophy and for selecting teams for 19th Venice Cup.
   The Seniors Teams Championship for Nawzad Shaker Trophy and for selecting teams for 7th Seniors Bowl.
   The Friendship Pairs Event, barometric match pointed pairs event open to all before the main championships.

The 41st Bermuda Bowl, 19th Venice Cup and 7th Seniors Bowl will be held in Bali, Indonesia from 16th September till 29th September 2013.

The qualifying round for Open Teams is a double round robin (all against all twice) involving all participating teams. The top 4 teams will advance to the knockout stage semifinal. After 64 (16x4) Boards semifinals, final will be played over 2 sessions of 16 Boards each to decide the winner

The qualifying round for Women and Seniors Teams is a quadruple round robin (all against all four times) involving all participating teams. The top 2 teams will directly advance to the final. The final will be played over 2 sessions of 16 Boards each to decide the winner.

 • Schedule of Play

All time schedules in this section are subject to change, before or during these championships, at the discretion of the BFAME President, in consultation with the Chief Tournament Director.

Date
June 2013
Time Events
Open Teams
Women Teams
Seniors Teams
Friendship Pairs
 June 4
 Tuesday
    9.30
  10.30 - 13.30
  14.30 - 18.00
  19.30
Opening Ceremony


1st BFAME Council Meeting

First Session
Second Session
 June 5
 Wednesday
  10.00 Captains Meeting  
10.30 - 12.50
14.30 - 16.50
17.30 - 19.50
Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 1
Round 2
Round 1
Round 2
 June 6
 Thursday
10.30 - 12.50
14.30 - 16.50
17.30 - 19.50
Round 4
Round 5
Round 6
Round 3
Round 4
Round 3
Round 4
 June 7
 Friday
10.30 - 12.50
14.30 - 16.50
17.30 - 19.50
Round 7
Round 8
Round 9
Round 5
Round 6
Round 5
Round 6
 June 8
 Saturday
10.30 - 12.50
14.30 - 16.50
17.30 - 19.50
Round 10
Round 11
Round 12
Round 7
Round 8
Round 7
Round 8
 June 9
 Sunday
10.30 - 12.50
14.30 - 16.50
17.30 - 19.50
Round 13
Round 14
SemiFinal Seg 1
Round 9
Round 10
Round 9
Round 10
 June 10
 Monday
10.30 - 12.50
14.30 - 16.50
17.30 - 19.50
SemiFinal Seg 2
SemiFinal Seg 3
SemiFinal Seg 4
Round 11
Round 12
Round 11
Round 12
  20.15 2nd BFAME Council Meeting
 June 11
 Tueday
10.30 - 12.50
14.30 - 16.50
Final Segment 1
Final Segment 2
Final Segment 1
Final Segment 2
Final Segment 1
Final Segment 2
  20.30 Prize Giving Ceremony

 • Systems

The General Conditions of Contest gives full details about systems regulations, but players should note that it is required that all systems are to be sent in advance. Each team captain is responsible for mailing systems of each partnership as soon as possible but in any event before 25th May 2013 to : [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] for uploading the same on the web site.

 •   General Conditions of Contest
 •   Supplemental Conditions of Contest

 • Entry Fees

The entry fees for various events is as follows:

Events

Entry Fee
Open Teams US$2,000/- The combined Entry fee for any two teams would be US$ 3,500/- and similarly the combined Entry Fee for all three teams would be US$ 5,000/-. As per BFAME policy of encouraging participants to stay at the venue hotel, a discount of US$ 300/- per team is being offered to teams occupying a minimum of two rooms at the venue hotel.
Women Teams US$2,000/-
Seniors Teams US$2,000/-
Friendship Pairs   US$ 40/- per pair for foreigners and INR 2,000/- per pair for Indian Nationals.

 • Venue, Accomodation & Contact Information

The venue will be The HYATT, Ahmedabad. Click here to visit the Hotels's website.

To make a reservation in the hotel and for further information, please Click here.


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