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CCI Kekoo Nicholson BSAM Billiards League 2018.
Billiards

02-Apr-2018

Venue :

Knock out venue: Cricket Club of India 

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Draws

Date(s)
Draw
Result
2nd - 6th May 2018
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Last Date of Entry
Entry Form
Entries Recieved
24 Mar 2018

Entry Fees

  • Rs. 3000/- Per Team

    Entries will ONLY be accepted along with entry fees.
    Last date for entry March 24,2018 at 6 pm.
    ONLY REGISTERED PLAYERS can participate.
    (Details on BSAM website)
    Entry fee cheques to be dated April 1,2018 or later.
    Entry without the entry fee paid will NOT be included in the draw.
    Tournament start date : April 2,2018.
     

Match Format & Rules

CCI KEKOO NICHOLSON BSAM BILLIARDS LEAGUE 2018
ORGANIZED BY THE BILLIARDS AND SNOOKER ASSOCIATION OF MAHARASHTRA


TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE
Manav Panchal
Siddharth Parikh
Dhruv Sitwala
Zulfi Saria
Hitesh Kotwani

LAST DATE OF ENTRY; MARCH 24,2018
TOURNAMENT START DATE: APRIL2,2018

 

ALL ENTRIES HAVE TO BE SENT ACROSS WITH THE ENTRY FEE OF Rs 3000 PER TEAM. ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT ENTRY FEE. ENTRY FEE CHEQUES TO BE DATED APRIL 1,2018 or LATER.
TEAMS WILL NOT BE PUT IN THE DRAW IF THE ENTRY FEE IS NOT RECEIVED BY THE LAST DATE.
ALL PLAYERS HAVE TO REGISTERED WITH BSAM.

Rules and Regulations:
1.The handicap of each individual player will be decided by the Tournament Committee of BSAM which reserves the right to change the handicap of any player at any stage of the tournament.
2.The decision of the tournament Committee shall be final and binding on all matters.
3.Any objection/dispute/protest if any, should be put down in writing with a fee of RS 1000.
4.All are requested to play in the spirit of the game and all decisions in this regard shall be taken purely without bias and in the interest of the sport.

Match Procedure:
Bsam would like to inform all clubs that we do not encourage the serving of alcohol and dinner after the match. it is however entirely at the discretion of the home team how they would like to entertain their guests, however light snacks and soft drinks are recommended.
All the day to day matters concerning the league shall be attended by MR SACHIN MALI (ADMIN EXEC - BSAM) MOBILE: 9773568058

FORMAT:
The format will be race to 200.After the 1st and 2nd game, the last game will be played as per the total of team handicaps and the deficit to be made to win the match.
After the initial exchange of the names of the 3 players playing the match and their handicaps between the two captains, the home captain shall first write the name of the player on the board and therafter the visiting captain shall will write his players name on the board.This will be repeated for the 2nd and 3rd games.

ALL PLAYERS MUST PLAY TWO GAMES DURING THE LEAGUE STAGE FAILING WHICH THERE WILL BE A DEDUCTION OF 2 POINTS PER PLAYER PER MATCH NOT PLAYED FROM THEIR OVERALL TALLY.
THE SAID PLAYER WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO PLAY IN THE KNOCK OUTS.

No player can play two games in a match.
No player shall be allowed to smoke on the table while playing or in the billiard room.
The BSAM requests all clubs concerned to start their matches on time.
League matches should start at 6pm or at the mutually agreed time.
The home team shall fix the dates of the matches within the scheduled week in consultation with the visiting team.
In the event of any special circumstances matches can be played by mutual consent upto SUNDAY ONLY.
The club whose name appears first on the list of fixtures for a week, shall be considered the home team. The Home fixture ideally should be played on or before wednesday of the week specified,except by mutual consent.

All the arrangements connected with the match, such as refreeeing, lighting, cost of refreshments etc shall be borne by the home team. The home team must arrange for a referee to supervise each fixture.
All matches must be played on one table,only unless otherwise agreed by both captains.

Scorecards must be signed by Both Captains and should be Emailed to BSAM at  bsamah@gmail.com before Monday12 NOON of the following week.
In case the score cards are NOT emailed both the teams shall be deemed to have lost the match.
THIS RULE WILL BE RIGIDLY ENFORCED.
A team may consist of a maximum of 5 players  with any 3 being chosen to play. The handicap of the  3 players chosen to play will be added and that will determine the overall team handicap.
The league shall be played with the baulk line crossing rule.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONCE THE DRAW IS UPLOADED ON THE BSAM WEBSITE, NO CHANGES WILL BE PERMITTED,HENCE CLUBS ARE REQUESTED TO FORM TEAMS WITH PLAYERS THAT ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE PERIOD OF THE LEAGUE.ALL EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE WILL BE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE.

No team shall give a walk over. Any team giving a walk over shall be fined a sum of Rs 3000 per walk over and may be debarred from the tournament and their points nullified.
The League committee serves the right to call for an explanation in writing from the club whose team has given a walk over and may at its sole discretion take further disciplinary action as it may deem fit, which may extend to barring the particular players concerned from one or more tournaments.

The winners from each match will get two points. Two teams from each section having the maximum no of points will qualify for the knock out stage.The 15 and 16 team will be basis and the best No 3 amongst all the groups:
All the clubs are requested to ensure that the tables for the tournament are in fairly good condition.( without tears or patches or damaged cloth or holes or no nap )
if a particular clubs table is reported and is found unsatisfactory to the conditions of play, the league committee reserves the right take such action against such club it may deem necessary which may extend to debarring the club from one or more tournaments.

THE LEAGUE SHALL BE PLAYED WITH THE ARAMITH PRO CUP BILLIARD SET ( SPOTTED BALLS) ONLY.

The teams shall be at the discretion of the tournament committee, be divided into a number of sections depending upon the number of entries,the draw for the sections will be made by drawing lots.after the initial sections matches are over two teams from each group shall qualify for the knock out that will be played on the tables decided by the tournament committee.

2 points will be awarded against every win. any team in the group thats wins both their matches. home and away shall be awarded 1 additional bonus point.
if 2 teams are tied for 2 nd position the winner between the 2 teams in the league stage will qualify for the knock out stage.
In case the two teams have won a match each then there shall be a play off between the 2 teams to decide who goes through.
Thereafter all the group winners will be seeded accordingly by the TC and the the no 2 teams will be drawn by lots to play the group winners.

The Tournament Committee shall be the sole authority for the arrangements of these matches.
Winner of the League will be declared as the CCI KEKOO NICHOLSON BSAM LEAGUE Champions for the year 2018

The decision of the Tournament Committee shall be final and binding on all matters of dispute and differences.

All are requested to play in the spirit of the game and all decisions taken purely in this regard shall be taken purely without being bias and in the interest of the sport.
ATLEAST ONE MEMBER OF THE TEAM RECEIVING A PRIZE SHOULD BE PRESENT AT  THE PRIZE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY,FAILING WHICH THEIR PRIZE WILL BE FORFEITED.
PRIZE MONEY CHEQUES WILL BE GIVEN IN THE NAME OF THE CLUB.

 

RULES APPLICABLE IN CASE OF TIES:

For the 1st and 2nd positions
In case of a tie.

if there is a tie in one or more sections for the 1st and 2nd positions then the result between the two teams matches shall be taken into account.
The team that has won both the home and away matches shall be in 1st position and the other team shall be in the 2nd position.
if both the teams have won one match each then the 1st and 2nd positions shall be decided by the toss of a coin.
In case of a triple tie.
Chits will be made of all the three teams. The first chit pulled shall then play the winner of the other 2 teams to decide who goes through.
In case of a tie for 2nd position.
if 2 teams are tied for the 2nd position the team having won both their home and away matches between the two teams in the league stage will qualify.
In case both the teams have won a match each then there will be a playoff between the 2 teams to decide who through.

DRESS CODE
Please note that proper dress code needs to be adhered to by the players visiting various clubs. Low waist jeans, trousers displaying undergarments while playing, chappals, sandals,caps,playing barefoot,shorts,3/4ths shall be strictly NOT ALLOWED.
However the tournament committee shall make an exception if a genuine medical report or doctors letter is produced.
A player shall not be allowed to play if the above dress code is not adhered to.

ALL INFORMATION SUCH AS DRAWS, FIXTURES, RESULTS SHALL ONLY BE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE www.bsam.in

This will serve as the the only notice to all with regards to the league.

Thanking you for your cooperation.

Organizing Secretaries,
Manav Panchal
Siddharth Parikh

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Past Winners

BSAM Billiards League 2015, Champions BSAM Billiards League 2016, Champions BSAM Billiards League 2017, Champions BSAM Billiards League 2018, Champions
Winner  PJ " Probales" KG " Wizards of Hazards" CATHOLIC " Decapitare "  
Runner Up MCF " Tough Men" MCF " Tough Men" MG - " Partysipants "  
Semi Finalist SPG " Punters" CCI " Billiards Boys" MCF " Tough Men"  
Semi Finalist MG " Mauka" DPCG " Bawajis" KG "Four & A Half Man "  

 

Contact

Tournament Committee:
Mr Rishabh Kumar
Mr Manav Panchal
Mr Amit Sapru
Mr Hitesh Kotwani
Mr Zulfi Saria


SCORE CARD

 

Captains of the qualified teams for the knock outs are hereby informed that the knock out draws for the Billiard league will be made on wed April 25,2018 at 4:30pm at the Bombay Gymkhana.Only one representative for the team shall be permitted to attend.

 

April 29,30, May 1 (depending on the total no of tie matches)
May 2,3 : Pre Quarters
May 4 : Quarter Finals
May 5 : Semi Finals
May 6 :Final
Followed by Prize Distribution