The tournament will be single elimination with a progressive
consolation. Each round will be a best 2-of-3 series.
Matches in the main bracket will be 9 points (11 points in the
final); matches in the consolation will be 7 points (9 in the
final). The draw and all byes will be random.
To register you must have a valid Warp Gammon name. New players can sign up
here. Registration is then via the signup link for
Galaxy on MyPage
You are expected to complete all of your matches. If you do not play all your matches,
you may be excluded from future web-based Warp Gammon Tournaments.
Players may enter only once. Signups will close at 8PM Pacific
time on the 31st of the month. The draw will be posted as soon as practical thereafter.
There are no entry fees or prizes.
General Web-based Tournament 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.
As a general guideline you should send an email within the first 2 days to allow your opponent time to respond.
An extension of up to two days will be granted on request if the players have been attempting to
Players may be denied entry for failure to
complete matches in this or any other Warp Gammon web-based event.
Players do not need to apply for
forfeits, they will be granted automatically at the end of each round based upon scheduling emails.
Emails sent in the last 2 days will be ignored unless they are part of a
continuing communication between players. You cannot expect a forfeit win if your first email is
sent less than 2 days from the end of play regardless of whether your opponent has scheduled or not.
Players who have made insufficient effort to play all their matches may be refused entry to the
next month's event.
Warp Gammon Galaxy host and Director of Warp Gammon is Steve Mongeon (SteveWorld);
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
1st - 75 points
2nd - 45 points
||1st - 45 points
2nd - 30 points
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.