Start Time

17:00

Thursday, August 22, 2019

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End Time

23:00

Sunday, August 25, 2019

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Address

Garden of Gazebo & Velarium GRADO (Gorizia – Italy)

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                         WBF – Worldwide Backgammon Federation                        

and

CIRCOLO DILETTANTISTICO BRIDGE GRADO

are proud to present the

20th BACKGAMMON ON THE BEACH
Thursday 22 nd – Sunday 25th August, 2019

included

20th ISOLA D’ORO TOURNAMENT
Saturday 24th August, 2019

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2019 FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA CHAMPIONSHIP
valid for the CNB Championship classification

Sunday 25th August, 2019 

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BACKGAMMON STAGE

Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd August, 2019
Supported by the City of Grado

EMPEROR’S BEACH – SPIAGGIA DELL’IMPERATORE

Garden of Gazebo & Velarium
GRADO (Gorizia – Italy)


In case of bad weather the event will be held at
Enoteca da Pino (via Galileo Galilei, 13 – Grado)

 

INFO

TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE

To be announced at the Tournament

DIRECTOR

Marco Fornasir
sanctioned by the WBF – Worldwide Backgammon Federation

The WBF sanction is guarantee of transparency and correctness since 1986

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Marco Fornasir

ph. +39 0331 923537 – mob. +39 337 303804
email: info@wbf.netwww.wbf.net
on Skype: marcofornasir

Facebook page: GRADO – BACKGAMMON ON THE BEACH

NO ENTRY FEES

The tournaments are free-of-charge, but a donation of 10 € is greatly appreciated to cover organizational costs

Isola d’Oro  Tournament | Direct elimination, one point match, F. 4 Swiss Style: no doubling cube, gammon and backgammon not valid, main best of three, final best of five – progressive automatic consolation OPM, final best of three

Friuli Venezia Giulia Championship | Direct elimination: main 7 points, final 9 points – progressive automatic consolation 5 points, final 7 points
The Friuli Venezia Giulia Championship is valid for the CNB Championship classification

NO REGISTRATION FEES

The tournaments are free-of-charge, but a donation of 10 € is greatly appreciated to cover organizational costs

PRE-REGISTRATION

Pre-registration is strongly recommended: please send an email to info@wbf.net (also indicating the hotel booked)

PRIZES - NO MONEY-PRIZES

The winner of the Isola d’Oro Tournament will receive the WBF Golden Card 2020 and an Apfel Strudel offered by Pasticceria Pigo

The winner of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Championship will receive a vaucher for a dinner (2 people – 60 € worth) offered by L’Ingordo 1996 and a free entrance (Intermediate category) for the upcoming XXII Austrian Backgammon Open & 32nd Italian Backgammon Championship (Casino Seefeld, Austria – 9th / 13th October, 2019)

Gifts, gadgets and free entrances at the Water Park – Parco Acquatico are offered by GIT Grado for the best classified of both tournaments

TROPHIES

Various trophies are offered by WBF Worldwide Backgammon Federation to the winners of both tournaments, including Friuli vs Venezia Giulia Challenge or Friuli Venezia Giulia vs Veneto Challenge

The trophies will be presented only during the awarding ceremony.

ROUTE

Grado is 50 km from Trieste, 40 km from Gorizia and from Udine, 120 km from Venezia

The train station is Cervignano del Friuli, bus service till Grado

The airport is Aeroporto Friuli Venezia Giulia – Ronchi dei Legionari

RECOMMENDED ACCOMMODATION

Grand Hotel Astoria****

Largo San Grisogono, 3 – 34073 Grado – Italy
ph. +39 0431 83550 – fax +39 0431 83355
email: info@hotelastoria.it
website: www.hotelastoria.it
price on request on the website www.hotelastoria.it

(special conditons for Backgammon players: discount 15%)

Hotel Sorriso***

Riva Ugo Foscolo, 3 – 34073 Grado – Italy
ph. +39 0431 80838 – fax +39 0431 878344
email: info@albergosorriso.com
website: www.albergosorriso.com
35,00 € B&B per person/per night

(special conditons for Backgammon players – full price 40 €)

PROGRAM

Thursday, August 22

17:00 Backgammon stage at Gazebo Garden – Emperor’s Beach

21:00 Backgammon action at Enoteca da Pino: jackpots & Merit Open qualifications

Friday, August 23

17:00 Backgammon stage at Gazebo Garden – Emperor’s Beach

21:00 Backgammon action at Enoteca da Pino: jackpots & Merit Open qualifications

Saturday, August 24

15:00 Start of Isola d’Oro Tournament at Velarium – Emperor’s Beach

At the end awarding ceremony

21:30 Backgammon action at Enoteca da Pino: Friuli vs Venezia Giulia Challenge or Friuli Venezia Giulia vs Veneto Challenge; jackpots & Merit Open qualifications

Sunday, August 25

14:00 Start of Friuli Venezia Giulia Championship at Velarium Emperor’s Beach
The Friuli Venezia Giulia Championship is valid for the CNB Championship classification

At the end awarding ceremony

21:00 Backgammon action at Enoteca da Pino: jackpots & Merit Open qualifications

The organization reserves the right to change the program in any of its parts Changes will be announced in advance and posted on the Notice Board
The trophies will be presented only during the awarding ceremony

IMPORTANT NOTES

WBF Tournament rules will apply (www.wbfonline.com/wbfrules/wbfrules.html)

No clocks will be used during the tournament

The draw is manual (not computerized), public and random

The Tournament Committee reserves the right to refuse application to play and/or forbid admittance without giving any reason since the Tournament is by WBF invitation only

Should a player wish to leave the playing area during the Tournament, he/she must inform the Tournament Director. Failure to do so may results in penalty points being given

The boards are regularly cleaned and disinfected before every tournament

Dice Service is provided by WBF

The trophies will be presented only during the awarding ceremony

The Friuli Venezia Giulia Championship is valid for the CNB Championship classification

In case of bad weather the event will be held at Enoteca da Pino (via Galileo Galilei, 13 – Grado)

FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA PAST WINNERS
2018 Walter Busato (Zeltingen-Rachtig – Germany)
2017 Boris Martinello (Venezia Mestre)
2016 Florin Popa (Milano)
2015 Boris Martinello (Venezia Mestre)
2014 Christa Groll (Wien)
2013 Boris Martinello (Venezia Mestre)
2012 Francesco Zecchini (Gemona)
2011 Francesco Zecchini (Gemona)
2010 Cesare Nanti (Venezia Mestre)
2009 Boris Martinello (Venezia Mestre)
2008 not assigned
2007 Massimo Trovò (Venezia Mestre)
2006 not assigned
2005 Cesare Nanti (Venezia Mestre)
2004 Sergio Cadorini (Udine)
2003 Massimo Donadio (Gorizia)
2002 Michele China (Milano)
2001 Bruno Grizzaffi (Udine)
2000 Giuseppe Baù (Venezia)
1992 – 1999 not assigned
1991 Aldo Poduie (Trieste)
1990 Aldo Poduie (Trieste)
ISOLA D’ORO TOURNAMENT PAST WINNERS
2018 Jurghens De Marchi (Eraclea – Venezia)
2017 Lucrezia Girelli (San Vito al Tagliamento – Pordenone)
2016 Alan Steffen (New York – USA)
2015 Vittorio Pedicchio (Trieste)
2014 Giulia De Checchi (Padova)
2013 Lucrezia Girelli (San Vito al Tagliamento – Pordenone)
2012 Beatrice Zonta (Duino Aurisina – Trieste)
2011 Fulvio Pazzi (Milano)
2010 Lucrezia Girelli (San Vito al Tagliamento – Pordenone)
2009 Fabio Bigaglia (Trieste)
2008 not assigned
2007 Andrea Sirch (Udine)
2006 not assigned
2005 Fabio Bigaglia (Trieste)
2004 not registered
2003 Maria Glaeser (Salisburgo – Austria)
2002 Diego Santoro (Monfalcone – Gorizia)
2001 Eleonora Milani (Magnago – Milano)
2000 Gian Pietro Simonetta (Milano)
1999 Fabio Oblach (Trieste / Spilimbergo – Pordenone)
1998 Domenico Lauto (Grado – Gorizia)