Concluded

BSAM Billiards Challenger

02-Mar-2020 to 18-Mar-2020

Venue :

Bombay Gymkhana Ltd.
Mahatma Gandhi Road , Fort , 400 023

 

Elphinstone Cricket Club
Elphinstone House, 17, Marzban Road, Opp. Sterling Theatre , 400 001

 

Garware club House
Wankhede Stadium D'Road , Churchgate , 400 020

 

National Sports Club Of India
Lal Lajpat Rai Marg , Worli , 400 018


Last Date of Entry
Entry Form
Entries Recieved
28 Feb 2020

Draws

Date(s)
Draw
Result
2nd March 2020
9th - 18th March 2020

Entry Fees

Entries:
• Entry fee Rs. 1200/- ( ENTRIES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IF THE PLAYER HAS REGISTERED   AND PAID REGISTRATION FEES FOR 2019-2020/SENOIR CITIZENS ARE EXCEMPTED TO PAY )
• Entry to sent via email only (bsamtournaments@gmail.com).
• Entry fee to be paid by a cheque or a bank transfer (no cash deposit).
Bank transfer/ Account transfer as per following detail (pl attach copy of the bank payment slip & Player name)
Account Name : Billiards & Snooker Association of Maharashtra
Bank: Union Bank of  India.                                 
Bank account no: 319502010026769
Bank IFSC Code No: UBIN0531952
E-mail:  bsamah@gmail.com
• In case of a bank transfer, kindly email us the bank receipt for easy reconciliation.
• Players can pay jointly; but the names & cheque/bank receipt details must be shared via email.
• Entry will be accepted on first cum first paid basis.
• Entry fee to be paid on or before 4pm on the 28th of Feb 2020 (last date).
• Entries of only those players will be accepted who have registered with BSAM.
• 28th Feb 2020 is the last date for players who are keen to play but haven’t yet registered.

Match Format & Rules

BSAM’s Billiards Challenger 2020


Dates: 2nd March to 17th March 2020
Last Date for entry: 28th February 2020 by 4pm

Eligibility:
• All players of Maharashtra domicile can participate.
• Leg 1: Players with a handicap of scratch or more qualify (as per the Billiards League 2019) can participate (fresh handicaps will be given to all players)
• The Quarter Finalists of Leg 1 automatically get entry in Leg 2.
• Leg 2: Few top players who are minus in handicap meet the quarter finalists of Leg 1 in the round robin stage.

Format:
Leg 1
• Race to 200 points till the Quarter Finals.
• Race to 250 points in the Semi Finals.
• Race to 300 points in the Finals.
• 64 or more entries are required for this Challenge to commence.
• The Tournament will be played with handicaps.
• BSAM tournament committee reserves the right to review & revise the handicaps before or anytime during the tournament.

Leg 2
• Maharashtra domicile players with minus handicap have direct entries.
• Top 8 of Leg 1 meet the direct entries in the round robin stage (race to 200 points).
• Two from each group qualify for the Quarter Finals (race to 200 points).
• Race to 250 points in the Semi Finals.
• Race to 300 points in the Finals.

(The purpose of introducing the second leg is to allow the grassroot players to compete against the better players.)

10 Participants with Direct Entry:
1. Siddharth Parikh
2. Ashok Shandilya
3. Nalin Patel
4. Vishal Madan
5. Arun Agrawal
6. Raja Subramanian
7. Aditya Agrawal
8. Loukik Pathare
9. Rishabh Kumar
10. Hasan Badami

Venues:
Bombay Gymkhana, Garware Club House, Elphinstone Cricket Club & NSCI

Prize Money:
Leg 1
Rs. 10000/- Winner
Rs. 07000/- Runner Up
Rs. 06000/- Semi Finalists (Rs. 3000/- each)
Rs. 06000/- Quarter Finalists (Rs. 1500/- each)
Rs. 01000/- Highest Break in Qualifier (break of 75 or more)
Rs. 30000/- Total

Leg 2
Rs. 20000/- Winner
Rs. 13000/- Runner Up
Rs. 12000/- Semi Finalists (Rs. 6000/- each)
Rs. 12000/- Quarter Finalists (Rs. 3000/- each)
Rs. 01500/- Highest Break in Main Draw (break of 150 or more)
Rs. 58500/- Total

Rs. 88500/- is the Total Prize Money

The Prize Distribution Ceremony will be held after the final of Leg 2. It is compulsory for players to be present in person to collect their prizes or then the prize money will be forfeited.

Entries:
• Entry fee Rs. 1200/- (ENTRIES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IF THE PLAYER HAS REGISTERED AND PAID REGISTRATION FEES FOR 2019-2020. SENOIR CITIZENS ARE EXCEMPTED TO PAY BUT NEED TO REGISTER.)
• Entry to sent via email only (bsamtournaments@gmail.com).
• Entry fee to be paid by a cheque or a bank transfer (no cash deposit).
• Bank transfer/ Account transfer as per following detail (pl attach copy of the bank payment slip & Player name)
• Account Name: Billiards & Snooker Association of Maharashtra
• Bank: Union Bank of India.                                 
Bank Account No: 319502010026769
Bank IFSC Code No: UBIN0531952
• In case of a bank transfer, kindly email us the bank receipt for easy reconciliation.
• Players can pay jointly; names & cheque/bank receipt details must be shared via email.
• Entry will be accepted on first cum first paid basis.
• Entry fee to be paid on or before 4pm on the 28th February 2020 (last date).
• Entries of only those players will be accepted who have registered with BSAM.

Walk over:
Any player late by 20 or more minutes is deemed to have lost the match.
Billiards room clock of the host club will be considered final.
The Markers decision will be final.

Score sheet:
The results must be sent to Mr Sachin Mali via What’s App (9773568058) or then by email (bsamtournaments@gmail.com). In order to allow the committee to review the handicaps, the opponents must ensure that breaks of 30 or above are recorded.

DRESS CODE
Collared t-shirts, Jeans, Sport shoes & formal attire are allowed.
Socks: High Ankle or Crew Length sock is compulsory. The socks must be distinctly visible.

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. In case of any foot injury, the tournament committee shall make an exception to allow open footwear provided 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.

Tournament Committee:
1. Manav Panchal
2. Amit Sapru
3. Vishal Madan
4. Shekhar Surve
5. Rishabh Kumar

 

Prize