May: points winner sturner  487     Year to May : points winner sturner  2166     Quantum Leap: May 2017  Winner: crashholly66 Runner Up: sturner   Galaxy: Apr 2017  Winner: Palimpsest Runner Up: Cazlander Consolation Winner: sturner Runner Up: Mrfunnybunny   Matterhorn: Apr 2017  Winner: _funnybunnygrl_   142   Runner Up: Mrfunnybunny   141   Third: sturner   136   Fourth: PRO_Taylor_Ann   133     Saturday Night Gammon: Apr 2017  Playoffs Winner: jjjjone Runner Up: Mrfunnybunny Third: andypalumbo1   Beat The PROs: Apr 2017  Playoffs Winner: PRO_sturner Runner Up: PRO_vocateur   Drizzle's LOC: Apr 2017  Playoffs Winner: eu_it_fabry74 Runner Up: BRs_Ricardinho   Warp 10: Jan 2017  Playoffs Winner: Mrfunnybunny Runner Up: SteamSax Third: HumanFactor   Esprit Teams: Feb 2015  Stage II Winner: Risky Business Runner Up: The Executioners Third: The Jokers Consolation Winner: PRO_TEAM Runner Up: PRO_Lific_Cubers   Excalibur: Jan 2017  Winner: sturner Runner Up: skrat Nov 2015  1-Loss Winner: Burnieboy   Strike Three: Jun 2014  Winner: sturner Runner Up: Skeeves_Revenge   Last Man Standing: Mar 2016  Winner: PROs4Neal 1 Runner Up: Time Lords

24 Jun 2017
Happy Birthday Matt
by PRO_Rallyline

29 May 2017 problems
29 Apr 2017 solutions
? Trivia Corner ?
Sphenisciformes, whose wings evolved into flippers, are an order of creatures called: Penguins; Seals; Rays; or Sharks?
Time Waster
In 2 boxes, one contains treasure and one poison. Box A has the message 'Box B contains treasure'. Box B has the message 'Box A has poison'. If at least one of the messages is lying, which box has the treasure?

Excalibur Tournament Rules

Format Web-based Rules Scheduling Standards
Tournament Staff Warp Gammon Points Host Authority
Format

Players will be seeded in Round 1. Opponents in the undefeated bracket will play a best 2-of-3 15 point matches. Losers will enter the 1-Loss bracket and play a best 2-of-3 13 pt matches.

The winner of the undefeated bracket will play a best 2-of-3 19 point matches with a 1 win advantage over the winner of the 1-loss bracket.

Each match will be reported individually until one player has 2 wins.

Each round will be 10 days duration. This may be varied slightly by the host to accommodate requests for extensions.

General Web-based Tournament Rules All rules pertaining to conduct of web-based tournaments will be as provided in the Warp Gammon Web-based Tournament rules.  Players should pay particular attention to policies regarding scheduling.  Players who do not make a sufficient effort to schedule and play matches risk disqualification and suspension.  Players who do not have enough time and flexibility to schedule and play 3 matches during each round at times convenient to opponents in all time zones are advised not to register.
Scheduling Standards

We expect players to have updated their scheduling details in their profiles to include their server nics, timezone and normally available times for play. Players who do not have this information entered risk a forfeit loss in the event of an unplayed match.

You do NOT need to contact your opponents with your scheduling details once they are entered in your profile. This information will be displayed when your opponent accesses the scheduling form.

As general guidelines, a player should contact his opponent within the first 2 days of each round. Players who do not schedule in the first half of the round, or fail to turn up for a scheduled match risk a forfeit loss.

Please use the confirmation buttons on the scheduling form to indicate whether you are expecting a reply from your opponent.

If at all possible do not schedule less than 24 hours before the time you wish to play. Your opponent needs time to answer emails and respond. You cannot reasonably expect an opponent to be present if you schedule a match a few hours ahead.

While you are free to catch opponents in the lobby or arrange matches by contact through Messenger, such informal arrangements can not be considered in the event of a forfeit and your opponent is under no obligation to accept such invitations even if he is free. Please confirm all arrangements via the scheduling form.

Players do not need to apply for forfeits, they will be granted automatically at the end of each round.

Tournament Staff The Warp Gammon Excalibur Tournament Host is cindybel.   The Director of Warp Gammon is SteveWorld.

In the event of imperfections in tournament procedure (such as forfeits, withdrawals, inadequate time to play frozen matches, etc.) the host may take such steps as are necessary to preserve the competitive integrity of the tournament.

In the event of any ruling involving either the host or co-host as a player, the decision will be referred to an impartial person or committee whose objectivity is agreed to by all concerned parties.

Warp Gammon points
Match Length Match points
13 points 7 points
15 points 9 points
19 points 11 points

Gold Points

Main Winner 100 points
Runner-up 70 points
1-Loss Runner-up 50 points
Host Authority The tournament host has full authority to resolve all disputes.  If the host is not immediately available, you may contact any Warp Gammon host to report the problem.

The tournament host may, where a situation presents itself, modify or depart from the published rules to resolve situations that may compromise the integrity of the event. This will occur only in the cases of unanticipated situations, peculiarities pertaining to internet backgammon play, or where a variation would be manifestly fairer to a large number of players.

Where a decision involves the tournament host, or a decision by the host be challenged, it may, should the interested parties prefer, be resolved by a third party agreeable to all concerned.


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