SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The Backgammon World Series is run under a double-elimination format for both the Championship and Intermediate divisions. After a player's first loss, they will continue to play in the Second Chance bracket. After their second loss, they will move to the Last Chance bracket. The winner of the Second Chance bracket must beat the winner of the Undefeated bracket twice to win the Backgammon World Series championship. For further information, please see Tournament Rules.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
1:00 pm - 11:00 pmEarly Registration for Backgammon World Series & Side Events
1:00 pm - 11:00 pmRegistration for Sochi Warm-Up — Free Entry for Players Registered on Tuesday, April 24th
11:30 pmPublic Draw for Sochi Warm-Up
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 12:00 amRegistration for Backgammon World Series, Super Jackpot, Doubles, & Ladies Tournaments
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm4- and 8-Player Qualifiers for the Championship Division
2:00 pmSochi Warm-Up Begins
3:00 pm$20, $50, $100, & $200 Jackpots; Speedgammon; and Paul Magriel Super Seniors Begin
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmDinner Break
9:00 pm - 10:00 pmOpening Cocktail Party
10:00 pmPlay Resumes for All Events; Jackpots & Side Events Continue
11:30 pmPublic Draw for Backgammon World Series Championship and Intermediate Divisions
Thursday, April 26, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmMochy's Quiz Challenge
2:00 pmChampionship and Intermediate Divisions Begin
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmDinner Break
9:00 pmSecond Chance Flight Begins
9:00 pmPlay Resumes for All Events; Jackpots and Side Events Continue
Friday, April 27, 2018
1:00 pmChampionship and Intermediate Divisions Resume
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmDinner Break
9:00 pmPlay Resumes for All Events; Jackpots and Side Events Continue
9:00 pmDoubles Tournament Begins
Saturday, April 28, 2018
1:00 pmChampionship and Intermediate Divisions Resume
4:00 pmLadies Tournament Begins
7:00 pm - 9:00 pmDinner Break
9:00 pmPlay Resumes for All Events; Jackpots and Side Events Continue
9:00 pmSuper Jackpot Begins
Sunday, April 29, 2018
12:00 pmLast Chance Flight Begins
2:00 pmFinals for Championship and Intermediate Divisions Begin
5:00 pmEnd of Jackpots
9:30 pmAwards Presentation Cocktail Party

The Directors & Organizers reserve the right to make changes to the program and schedule.


BACKGAMMON WORLD SERIES

Sochi Casino & Resort

51 Estonskaya Street
Estosadok Village
Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi

April 25-29, 2018

$60,000 added money!

Organized by Patti Rubin & Directed by Arda Fındıkoğlu