The Championships format is the following:
At the start there will be a complete round-robin with 11 matches of 10 boards. Then there will be Semi-Finals and Final in two segments of 16 boards.
All the teams play until the end For the Semi-Finals and Final. The 12 teams will be divided into 3 groups according to their ranking at the end of the round-robin.
- 1 to 4: Group A For the Semi-Finals, 1 choses his opponent between 3 and 4
- 5 to 8: Group B For the Semi-Finals, 5 choses his opponent between 7 and 8
- 9 to 12: Group C For the Semi-Finals, 9 choses his opponent between 11and 12
At the end of the Semi-Finals, the winners from the same groups meet as do the losers; this allows a complete ranking from 1 to 12.
|Thursday 9th November||9.15
|Friday 10th November|| 10:00-11:30
| Round 7|
|Saturday 11th November|| 9:30-11:50
| Semifinal 1|
Prize-Giving Ceremony & Cocktails
Eligible teams need to confirm their participation by the 15th September 2017. Please send your application to the EBL Secretariat, Catherine Vitry, at email@example.com
Attention is drawn to the Competitor's Commitment Form that must be signed by all participants and sent to Catherine Vitry at firstname.lastname@example.org. Details and a copy of the form can be found in the General Conditions of Contest or in the Supplemental Conditions.
Teams are asked to submit their systems to the EBL Systems Administrator, Anna Gudge, at email@example.com by the 27th October 2017.
Monika Centrum hotel – Elisabetes ilea 21, 1010 Riga
The Monika Centrum hotel will apply the following special rates for the participants and their accompaniers
- Single room 75 €
- Double room for single occupancy 90 €
- Double room 90 €
To book, please contact: hotel reception
Tel: + 371 67 031 900
Booking code “Bridge”
1st Team - EBL Gold Medal - Trophy
2nd Team - EBL Silver Medal
3rd Team - EBL Bronze Medal
The winning team will receive the Trophy and the title of European Champion Club as well as the right to participate in the next edition.