Program

What's new in 2018? New LinkNo Night Play in Bobby Richman Open, Senior, Intermediate Restricted and Novice Events, (11.00am start Saturday and Sunday) New LinkWeekend Swiss - 1 extra match New LinkTheme afternoon - "Aussie Aussie Aussie" New Link No Frills Walk In back

Dates Event Details
Fri
16 Feb
No-Frills Walk-ins Staggered starts between 6.30pm and 7.00pm. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Finished by 10pm.

Sat - Mon
17-19 Feb
Bobby Richman Pairs Championship
(5 sessions)
  • Open
  • Seniors
  • Intermediate (under 750 MPs)
  • Restricted (under 300 MPs)
  • Novice (under 100 MPs)
Pairs event over 2 qualifying (Saturday 11.0am and 3.15pm) and 3 finals sessions (Sunday 11.00am and 3.15pm finishing 6.30pm, Monday 1.00pm finishing 4.30pm). Open Pairs Championship Section will be playing for the Bobby Richman Trophy which is sponsored by Oasis Shopping Centre. The best women's pair will be playing for the Nancy Penfold Trophy. The Seniors' Pairs Championship will be playing for the Forest Place Trophy. The Intermediate Pairs Championship will be playing for the Lee Carter Trophy which is sponsored by Greer Tucker. The Novice Pairs Championship will be playing for the Tony Jackman Shield. There is also a trophy for the Restricted Pairs.

Sat - Sun
17-18 Feb
Weekend Matchpoint Swiss Pairs
(3 sessions)
  • Open
  • 0-500 MPs
Matchpointed Swiss Pairs event 8 x 9-board matches over 3 sessions (Saturday 3.15pm, Sunday 11.00am and 3.15 pm, finishing by 6.45 Saturday, 6.45 Sunday).

Sat
17 Feb
Holiday Walk-in Starts 11.00am. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Sponsored by Sage Restaurant.

Sun
18 Feb
Sunday Rookie Pairs Single session matchpoint pairs for players under 10 MPs (Start 11.00am, finishing approx 2.45pm). Sponsored by Annette Maluish.
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 3.15pm. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table.

Monday
19 Feb
Monday Butler Swiss Pairs
(2 sessions)
  • Open
  • 0-500 MPs
Butler Swiss Pairs event - 7 x 7-board matches over 2 sessions (10.00am and 1.00pm, finishing by 4.30pm).
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 1.00pm. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Sponsored by Sage Restaurant.

Tue - Thu
20-22 Feb
Teams Championship
  • Open
  • Seniors
  • Intermediate (under 750 MPs)
  • Restricted (under 300 MPs)
  • Novice (under 100 MPs)
Comprising 12 x 14-board matches for all sections. The Open Teams Championship field will be playing for the Cosmetics Plus Trophy. The Intermediate Teams Championship will be playing for the Two Men and a Truck Trophy. Other events all have trophies however unnamed.
Matches: Starting times each day - morning sessions commence 10.30am, afternoon sessions commences 3.00pm (4 matches per day), finish by 6.30pm.
Finals: Fri-Sat - see below

Tue
20 Feb
Under 50 Masterpoint Pairs Single session matchpointed pairs for players with fewer than 50 MPs (Start 10.30am). Sponsored by Annette Maluish.
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 10.30am. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Sponsored by Sage Restaurant.

Wed
21 Feb
Under 50 Masterpoint Pairs
(2 sessions)
Two-session matchpointed pairs for players with fewer than 50 MPs MPs (Start 10.30am and 3.00pm).
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 3.00pm. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Sponsored by Hatch & Co.

Thu
22 Feb
Thursday Rookie Pairs Single session matchpoint pairs for players under 10 MPs (Start 10.30am). Sponsored by Annette Maluish.
  Holiday Walk-in Starts 3.00pm. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Sponsored by Hatch & Co.

Fri - Sat
23-24 Feb
Ivy Dahler Butler Swiss Pairs
  • Open
  • Intermediate (under 750 MPs)
  • Restricted (under 300 MPs)
Comprises 10 x 8-board matches over 3 sessions (Friday 10.00am and 2.00pm, session finishing by 6.00pm, and Saturday 10.00am (finishing by 1.30pm). Open, Intermediate and Restricted sections. Open, Intermediate and Restricted players will be playing for the Ivy Dahler Trophies . Two fields in Open section. Single fields in Intermediate and Restricted sections. No drop-outs will be permitted, however drop-ins from Round-of-4 finals will be allowed - conditions apply.
  Teams Finals Open Round-of-Four for 3rd to 6th places - Friday 9.00am (2 x 12-board matches)
Open Semi-Finals for 1st and 2nd and two winners from Round-of-four - Friday 2.00pm (4 x 10-board matches)
Open Finals for 2 Semi-finals winners - Saturday 9.00am (4 x 12-board matches);
Seniors' Finals for top 2 at the end of Match 12 - Friday 10.00am (4 x 12-board matches)
Novice, Restricted and Intermediate Finals for top 2 at the end of Match 12 - Friday 10.00am (4 x 12-board matches)

Fri
23 Feb
Seres-McMahon Matchpoint Swiss Pairs Comprises 6 x 8-board matches over 2 sessions - 10.00am and 2.00pm. Playing for the Seres McMahon Shield.
  Friday Novice Pairs Comprises 6 x 8-board matches over 2 sessions - 10.00am and 2.00pm. Sponsored by Annette Maluish.
  Holiday Walk-in 2 separate sessions, 10.00am and 2.00pm. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Sponsored by Hatch & Co.

Sat
24 Feb
Holiday Walk-in Starts 10.00am. No registration necessary. Entry fee $15 per player collected at the table. Sponsored by Hatch & Co.
  Dinner Dance A popular climax to the week. Attendees will be invited to register for this event during the week. The cost will vary depending on how many events you play in, with the fee as low as $10 a head. Commences 7.30pm for 8.00pm.

Holiday Walk-in Pairs Events

Players can play any sessions in any or all of the events, and each session will have voucher prizes. Overall prize in each event for the pair with the highest total score over three sessions. Pre-entry not necessary for walk-ins - pay at table.

  • Event 1 (Sponsored by Sage Restaurant): Sat 17 Feb at 11.00am, Sun 18 Feb at 3.15pm, Mon 19 Feb 1.00pm and Tuesday 20 Feb at 10.30am
  • Event 2 (Sponsored by Hatch & Co): Wed 21 Feb, Thu 22 Feb (starting 3.00 pm each day), Fri 23 Feb - 2 sessions (starting 10.00am and 2.00pm) and Sat 24 Feb (starting 10.00am)

Calendar

Fri
16 Feb
Sat
17 Feb
Sun
18 Feb
Mon
19 Feb
Tue
20 Feb
Wed
21 Feb
Thu
22 Feb
Fri
23 Feb
Sat
24 Feb
Pairs Championship
Weekend Matchpoint Swiss Pairs Monday Butler Pairs
Rookie Novice Pairs Rookie Novice Pairs
No Frills Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in Holiday Walk-in
Teams Championship Teams Finals Open Teams Final
Under 50MP Pairs Under 50MP Pairs Ivy Dahler Butler Pairs
Seres McMahon Pairs
Friday Novice Pairs
Dinner Dance