The Cambridge Open 2019

Stage 5 of the UKBGF Tour

Photo: Kings College

Fees and Pools

Fees

  • Registration: £25 registration (fee covers room hire, trophies, etc.)
  • Entry: £25 (100% return)
  • Optional Doubles entry: £10 each - £20 per pair (100% return)
  • Payouts: 40% to the main winner; 20% to main runner up; 20% to consolation winner; 10% consolation runner-up; 7% last-chance winner, 3% last chance runner-up.
  • Doubles payout: 70% to winning pair, 30% to runners-up.
  • With a full 64 players, this means the Main winner takes home £768.

Bonus prizes for UKBGF members

There will be a number of extra prizes for UKBGF members, including a copy of 'Opening Concepts' (worth £40)

Beginners

The Beginners tournament on the Sunday is free to enter. There are no cash prizes but there will be a trophy for the winner!

Side pools

All side pools are optional, and are paid out at 70/30 (further split equally should players reach the same stage). You may enter both the £10 and £50, but if you enter the £5 you may not enter the others, and vice versa.

  • Main: £5, £10, £50
  • Consolation: £5, £10, £50
  • Last Chance: £5

Schedule

Round times after the first each day are approximate.

Saturday

  • 10.00 - 11.00 Registration
  • 11.00 Swiss round 1 begins
  • 12.30 Swiss round 2 begins
  • 2.00 Swiss round 3 begins
  • 3.30 Swiss round 4 begins
  • 5.00 Swiss round 5 begins
  • 7.30 Consulting Doubles

Sunday

  • 10.20 Draws for Main and Consolation
  • 10.30 Play begins
  • 11.30 Consolation round 2
  • 12.30 Main round 2; Consolation round 3.
  • 12.30 Beginner's Swiss begins
  • 12.45 Last Chance begins
  • 14.00 Consolation round 4
  • 15.00 Main round 3; Consolation round 5
  • 16.00 Consolation FINAL
  • 17.30 Main FINAL begins
  • 19.00 Prize-giving and close