The Cambridge Open 2024

Stage 6 of the UKBGF Tour

Photo: Kings College

Fees and Pools

Fees

  • Registration: £45 (£40 for UKBGF members), covers room hire, trophies, etc. and free tea and coffee all day
  • Entry: £25 (100% return)
  • Optional Doubles entry: £10 each - £20 per pair (100% return)
  • Payouts: 32% to the main winner; 16% to main runner up and consolation winner; 8% to main semi-finalists, consolation runner-up and last-chance winner; 4% to last-chance finalist.
  • Doubles payout: 70% to winning pair, 30% to runners-up.
  • With 60 players, this means the Main winner takes home £480.

Bonus prizes for UKBGF members

The tournament winner, if a UKBGF member, will qualify for the Tour Winners' Invitational tournament in January 2025.

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 one pool or two adjacent ones (i.e. not both £10 and £50 in the main).

  • Main: £10, £20, £50
  • Consolation: £10, £20
  • Last Chance: £10

Schedule

Round times after the first each day are approximate.

Saturday

  • 10.00 - 11.00 Registration
  • 11.00 Swiss round 1 begins
  • 12.20 Swiss round 2 begins
  • 2.00 Swiss round 3 begins
  • 3.20 Swiss round 4 begins
  • 4.30 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