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2005 Southern Open
Backgammon Championships

March 3-6, 2005

Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center
Atlanta, Georgia


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TOURNAMENT EVENTS
Main Events    Other Trophy Events    Side Events



Championship Division:
$220 entry fee with optional $100 side-pool. Best-Two-of-Three 5-point matches with clocks, Single-Elimination with progressive-feed Consolation and Last Chance brackets. Player auction at 10:00 a.m., and play begins at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2005. Championship field limited to first 32 entries.

Intermediate Division:
$120 entry fee with optional $80 side-pool. Best-Two-of-Three 5-point matches with clocks. Single-Elimination with progressive-feed Consolation and Last Chance brackets. Player auction at 10:00 a.m., and play begins at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2005. Intermediate field limited to first 32 entries.

Novice Division:
$40 entry fee. 7-point matches using Double-Elimination format. No clocks. Play begins at 12 noon on Saturday, March 5, 2005.

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Southern Classic:
$300 entry fee with optional $150 side-pool. Best-Two-of-Three 7-point matches with time clocks, Single-Elimination format. Start time is 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2005. The Southern Classic field is limited to 16 players. 4-player qualifiers ($75 entry) may be held Thursday and Friday with sufficient interest.

Doubles Tournament:
$160 entry fee with optional $40 side-pool. 9-point matches with clocks, Single-Elimination format. Re-entries if time/space permits. Start time is 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2005.

Chouette Tournament:
Popular ABA Chouette Tournament format where winners of 4-player chouettes advance to playoffs. $50 entry plus $2/point with an optional $10 side-pool. Re-entries available up to maximum 32-players. Play begins at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2005, with entries available all day Friday and Saturday.

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Kickoff Tourney:
$40 entry fee with optional $40 side-pool. All 7-point matches with time clocks. Single-Elimination format with progressive-feed consolation. Play begins at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2005.

Micro-Blitz:
$20 entry fee with 3-point matches. Winners of each 4-player bracket receive $30 and advance to the winner-take-all playoffs. Play begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3. Re-entries available all weekend, with the playoffs starting at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

PokerGammon:
$5 entry fee for this challenging combination of Backgammon and No-Limit Texas Hold'em poker! Win a 4-player backgammon bracket (2-point matches) to advance to a No-Limit Texas Hold'em poker tournament table. The poker table winners advance to the winner-take-all 5-point match backgammon playoffs. Qualifying begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3. Re-entries available all weekend, with poker table playoffs at 12 noon Sunday.

Player Auction:
A Player Auction for players entered in the Championship and Intermediate divisions will be held immediately after registration closes at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2005. Bid on your favorite players to win it all and share in the event excitement!

BYOB - Please bring your backgammon board!

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