Mezz Cues Baltic pool tour - stage I Talinas, Hill-Hill • 22-24 kovo 2024

Žaidimas
Devyniukė
Kategorija
Tarptautinis
Tipas
Individualus
Vieta
Talinas, Hill-Hill
Telliskivi 57, Tallinn
Pradžia
22 kovo 2024
Pabaiga
24 kovo 2024

PLAN of the tournament:

 

Friday - 22nd March

Arrival date

 

16:00 - Mini

16:00 - PRO

Saturday - 23rd March

Open, women, seniors start

 

09:00 – start of the matches

 

12:30 – Opening

 

13:30 – Continue of matches

 

18:00 – Shoot out

Sunday - 24th March

Open, women, seniors single knock out

 

09:00 – continue of the matches

 

16:30 – Final

 

17:30 - Award ceremony

 

Max limitations per city: 

  • Vilnius (Uptown) – 72x16x24 (open x women x seniors)
  • Klaipeda (Black Ball) – 72x16x24
  • Riga (Bams) – 96x16x24
  • Tallinn (Hill Hill) and Club 147– 96x16x32

Tournament regulations:

Dress code

Qualifying rounds: The dress code is nice and tidy pants or jeans in one color, polo shirt or long sleeved shirt with collar. No untidy clothing is allowed.

Play offs: Dress code B.

The head referee reserves the right to decide on the clothing. Additionally, the organizers reserve the right to make exceptions on clothing based on the circumstances, e.g. sweater for cold pool hall, short smart pants for very hot weather etc. All the exceptions will be announced no later than 2 days prior to start of the matches.

Entry fee

All players must pay their entry fee by transfer on cuescore portal once they register. Paying at a tournament desk on the day of the tournament is 20€ extra.

Time out

Time out can be taken at any time in a match in between the racks. Time out cannot be more than 5 minutes and no smoking and drinking alcohol during time out is allowed. Time out can be taken by any player.

Alcohol, smoking, snuff, chewing tobaco or any other drugs

It is not allowed to use any of these drugs during the match. It is not allowed to use alcohol during whole tournament day. As time out is part of the match it is not allowed to use any of these during time out.

Mobile phones, smart watches

It is not allowed to use mobile phones or smart watches during the matches, unless smart watch is on flight mode. If such a situation occurs, participant will get a warning at first occasion and at 2nd - penalty is 1 rack to opponent.

Unsportsmanlike behavior

Unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated and will be evaluated by the head referee and penalized accordingly to the WPA tournament regulations.

Protest against referee decision

There might be some situations where athlete will not agree with referees decision. In these circumstances protest can be given by an athlete in writing no later than 3 days since the situation happened and 100 Eur paid at the front desk as a protest analyze fee. If after investigation protest is valid to athlete side, fee is returned and valid actions to be taken. In case the athletes protest is not satisfied the 100 Eur fee will not be returned to the athlete.

Tournament page and setup system

Tournament will be running in www.cuescore.com and all tables for main event will have tablets for live scoring and result entering. Players will need to update their scores on the tablets and at the end FINISH the match by pressing the button.

Late cancellations

Participant has to pay an entry fee if on the day of the tournament or after draw they cancel their participation.

30 minutes before the match

Each participant has to be 30 minutes before the match is scheduled as ther might be that the match will be called earlier.

 

BPL MINI

Name

Mezz Cues Baltic 9Ball Tour Mini Tournament

Description

Event played on 9tf tables. Pro players are forbidden to participate in this event. PRO players are to be determined by tournament organisator. This event is a fun part for all BPL and not only, participants. Like a weekly tournament for arrivers on Friday to BPL and locals who maybe not want to participate in big event but would love to have a big game with foreigner. Action starts at 16:00. All players are free to enjoy the evening as they wish.

Friday

4:00 PM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Double elimination

Game type

9 Ball

Race to

4 (in case more than 32 players, then race to 3 in looser side)

Bracket size

48

Tables

Tournament will be played on 6 tables

Break format

Alternate break

Rules

WPA. 9 ball on the spot. 3 point rule.

Entry fee

30 Eur (5 Eur cloth fee)

Draw type

Random

Tournament Director

Gintaras Petrovas

Payouts (in case of full chart)

Place

Payout

1st

450 Eur

2nd

250 Eur

3-4th

130 Eur

5-8th

60 Eur

Total:

1200 Eur (48x25)

 

PRO event

 Name

PRO event

Description

Event is open for everybody, but mainly for all PRO who cannot compete in MINI.

Friday

4 PM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Double knock out

Game type

9 ball

Race to

8

Bracket size

16

Tables

Depending on availability, but not less than 2 tables

Break format

Winner break

Rules

WPA

Entry fee

200 Eur (200 Eur cloth fee in total)

Draw type

Random

Tournament Director

Gintaras Petrovas

Payouts (in case of full chart)

Place

Payouts

1st

1500 Eur

2nd

700 Eur

2x3rd

400 Eur

Total:

3000 Eur (16x200)

Open division:

 

Name

Mezz Cues Baltic 9 Ball Tour main event

Description

Main event can be participated by everyone. Men, women, seniors, wheelchair, youth, etc. Matches will be played on 9ft tables.

Saturday

9 AM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Round robin qualification and single depending from amount of participants

Game type

9 ball

Race to

5 in a group stages, race to 7 in single knock out and race to 9 in semi and final.

Bracket size

max 80 participants

Tables

As many as possible

Break format

Alternate break

Rules

WPA

Entry fee

70 Eur

Draw type

Best players according to BPL2023 rankings will be seeded in a groups and first places from the groups will be randomly seeded in a single knock out.

Draw to single KO

2 best players will qualify to single knock out from each group. We understand that there might be not equal number, i.e. not last 32 or last 64 in the first round of SE and that is absolutely fine. 

Participation in multi events

Applicable for women and seniors only. If participation in multi events will result conflict in a game schedule, participant will need to choose the priority in which tournament shall he or she should proceed further and cancel participation in one or another. That means that the player will forfeit one or another group and will not be able to compete in one or another.

Tournament Director and Referee

Gintaras Petrovas

Event Head Referee

Payouts (guaranteed)

Place

Payouts

1st

1500 Eur

2nd

700 Eur

3rdx2

350 Eur

5-8th

175 Eur

Total:

3500 Eur

 

Women:

Name

Mezz Cues Baltic 9 Ball Tour women division

Description

Women division will be played on the first day of the tournament as early as possible.

Saturday

9 AM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Round robin qualification and single depending from amount of participants

Game type

9 ball

Race to

5 in a group stages, race to 7 in single knock out and race to 9 in semi and final.

Bracket size

max 16 participants

Tables

As many as possible

Break format

Alternate break

Rules

WPA

Entry fee

50 Eur

Draw type

Best players according to BPL2023 rankings will be seeded in a groups and first places from the groups will be randomly seeded in a single knock out.

Draw to Single KO

Depending on amount of participants we want to leave a free choice to us how many players will qualify to Single Eliminiation, but current thought is not les than 50%. For example 16 players in total and we want to let 12 players to single KO. 2024 is a year where we want women to play as much as possible.

Tournament Director and Referee

Gintaras Petrovas

Event Head Referee

Payouts (guaranteed - in 2024 we will give away all entry fees in women group and additionaly add 300Eur)

Place

Payouts

1st

45%+150 Eur

2nd

25%+70 Eur

3rdx2

15%+40 Eur

Total:

100%+300 Eur

Seniors:

Name

Mezz Cues Baltic 9 Ball Tour Seniors division event

Description

Seniors division will be played at the earliest convenience as possible on day 1.

Saturday

9 AM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Round robin qualification and single depending from amount of participants

Game type

9 ball

Race to

5 in a group stages, race to 7 in single knock out and race to 9 in semi and final.

Bracket size

max 32 participants

Tables

As many as possible

Break format

Alternate break

Rules

WPA

Entry fee

60 Eur

Draw type

Best players according to BPL2023 rankings will be seeded in a groups and first places from the groups will be randomly seeded in a single knock out.

Draw to single KO

2 best players will qualify to single knock out from each group. We understand that there might be not equal number, i.e. not last 32 or last 64 in the first round of SE and that is absolutely fine. 

Tournament Director and Referee

Gintaras Petrovas

Event Head Referee

Payouts (guaranteed)

Place

Payouts

1st

600€

2nd

300€

3rdx2

150€

Total:

1200€

  • Prize money will be paid during award ceremony only.

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