Sittard BC Internal Championships Imps Teams 2001


De Baandert Community Center, Sittard


May 01, 08, 15, 22, and 29


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Copyright © 2001 by Michel Franssen


Tables of Results
Final Rankings

Prelims - Blue group

Prelims - Orange group

Prelims - Green group

Quarterfinals

Playoff for ranks 9-11

Semifinals

Playoff for ranks 5-7

All Finals

 


Final rankings, teams, seeds, and players

1. Lions (3)           :Michel Franssen, Scott Smith, Nico van Beek, Willem Meyer,
                        Jef Dautzenberg, Cees Jongsma, Eugenie vd Hoogen,
                        Marie-Antoinette Petit, 

2. Carpenters (4)      :Jan Timmer, Joost Bloemen, Eugenie vd Hoogen, Marie-Antoinette
                        Petit, Hans van Dijk, Henk vd Heijden

3. Sextet (2)          :Jos Beckers, Jan Moonen, Josée de Groot, Peter Soeterbroek,
                        Marly Hendriks, Frits Hendriks

4. Could Be Better (5) :Ben Kusmic, Jan Deumens, Jozeph vd Leegte,
                        Henk Stevelmans, Hans Melsert, Herman Verdel

5. Tigers (1)          :Wiel Gielkens, Rob vd Bichelaar, Jos Gielkens, Ali
                        Hanekroot, Peter Liesker

6. Optimists (6)       :Ton Bormans, Hans Frohn, Jan Hanssen, Wiel
                        Ritzerfeld

7. No Kidding (10)     :Ralph Peterman, Giovanni Anedda, Annemie
                        Bovend'eert, Jos Janssen, Josée Janssen, Fabian
                        Leentjens, Joke Moormann, Herman Verdel

8. Sailors (8)         :Mathilde Beckers, Zef Cals, Rosalie Peeters Weem,
                        Jo Tonglet

9. DOSS (7)            :Jacques Diederen, Herman Ostendorf, Carla
                        Schaffrath, Hans Schaffrath

10. ISS (12)           :Guus Paques, Harry Duysens, Theo Römers, Fred
                        Verhoeve

11. Leopards (13)      :Ange Clermonts, Leny Durlinger, Elly ten Geuzendam,
                        Hetty Hermans, Margo Sieben, Annie Stroeks

12. Outsiders (9)      :Piet Hendriks, Gemma Bloemen, Yvonne Hendriks, Mrs.
                        Kaasenbrood

13. Go Tibet (11)      :Theo Berkhout, Theo de Goede, Frans Goossens, Toos
                        Hamers, Guillaume Hermans, Jacques Timmermans



Ranks 2, 4, 7, 8, and 10 actually entered under the names Timmermannen, Koosj Baeter, Damenenie, Matroosjes, and Gaef Gaes, respectively. In order to make these names understandable to other bridge players then those of Dutch provinces North Brabant and Limburg, we anglicized them.


Tournament Regulations



Order of Events


Prelims - May 01 and 08 (2 sessions of 24 boards).

Quarterfinals - May 15 (4 knockout matches of 24 boards).

Semifinals - May 22 (2 knockout matches of 24 boards).

Final and playoff for third place - May 29 (2 knockout matches of 24 boards).

Playoff for those eliminated in prelims - May 15, 22 and 29 (3 sessions of 24 boards).

Playoff for those eliminated in quarterfinals - May 22 and 29 (2 sessions of 24 boards).


Prelims

Prelims will be played on May 01 and May 08 in three parallel groups Blue, Orange, and Green.


- Blue group will consist of seeds 1, 6, 7, 12 and 13.

- Orange group will consist of seeds 2, 5, 8, and 11.

- Green group will consist of seeds 3, 4, 9, and 10.


This way, the sum of the top 2 seeds of all groups will equal 7, and the sum of the top 4 seeds of all groups will equal 26.

- Blue group will play 2 pentagons of 24 boards. Each team will play 2x6 boards against all of the other teams. Imps
   will be aggregated, and converted into victory points according to the 12-board WBF scale.

- Orange and Green group will play 2 tetragons of 24 boards. Each team will play 2x8 boards against all of the other teams. Imps
   will be aggregated, and converted into victory points according to the 16-board WBF scale.


Final ranking of the groups will be determined in descending order by:

1. Victory points

2. Imps balance overall

3. Number of imps scored overall

4. Victory points gathered against the teams tied with (in case of 3-way tie) 

5. Imps balance against the team(s) tied with.

6. Imps balance of 4-board sudden death (in case of 2- and 3-way tie) on May 08, 23.30 hours CET.

7. Draw.

Qualification procedure towards Quarterfinals


The quarterfinals will consist of 8 teams:

- The first and second ranked teams of all 3 groups (6 teams).
 
- The best third ranked teams. These 2 teams will be determined in descending order by:

1. Number of victory points amassed against the ranks 1, 2 and 3 of the own group.

2. Number of imps amassed against the ranks 1, 2 and 3 of the own group.

3. Imps balance in the own group.

4. 4-board playoff (2- or 3-ways) before May 15, 19.45 hours CET.

5. Draw.

Pairings of Quarterfinals
The 24-board knockout matches of the quarterfinals will be played on May 15. 

The pairings of the quarterffinals will be as follows:

Match P - The winner of Blue group against the third ranked teamsof Orange group, if the best thirds come from Blue and
     Orange groups, or from Orange and Green groups. The winner of Blue group plays against third of Green group,
     if the best thirds come from Blue and Green groups. The winner of Blue group shall not meet third of Blue group in
     quarterfinals.

Match Q - The second ranked team of  group against second ranked team of Orange group.

Match R - The winner of Green group against the second ranked team of Blue group.

Match S - The winner of Orange group against the third ranked team of Blue group, if the best thirds come from Blue and
     Orange groups, or from Blue and Green groups. The winner of Orange group plays against third of Green group,
     if the best thirds come from Orange and Green groups. The winner of Orange group shall not meet third of Orange group
     in quarterfinals.


Hosts and guests in quarterfinals:


The quarterfinals will be hosted in:


Match P - by winner of Blue group.

Match Q - by second ranked team of Green group.

Match R - by winner of Green group.

Match S - by winner of Orange group.


The other teams will be guests.


Qualification procedure towards Semifinals

The semifinals will consist of the 4 winners of the quarterfinals.
 
Winners of quarterfinals will be determined in descending order by:

1. Imps balance over 24 boards.

2. Imps balance of 4-board sudden death on May 15, 23.30 hours CET.

3. Draw.

Pairings of Semifinals


The 24-board knockout matches of the semifinals will be played on May 22. 


The pairings of the semifinals will be as follows:

Match T - The winner of quarterfinal P against the winner of quarterfinal Q.

Match U - The winner of quarterfinal R against the winner of quarterfinal S.

Hosts and guests in semifinals:


The semifinals will be hosted in:


Match T - by winner of quarterfinal P.

Match U - by winner of quarterfinal R.


The other teams will be guests.

Qualification procedure towards Final

Winners of semifinals will be determined in descending order by:

1. Imps balance over 24 boards.

2. 4-board sudden death on May 22, 23.30 hours CET.

3. Draw.

Final

The 24-board final will be played on May 29.

The final will be hosted by the winner of semifinal T. The winner of semifinal U will be guest.

Winner will be determined, in descending order, by:

1. Imps balance.

2. Imps balance of  4-board sudden death on May 29, 23.30 hrs CET.

3. A 24-board replay on June 05, 20.00 hrs CET, hosted by the winner of semifinal U.

4. Imps balance of  4-board sudden death on June 05, 23.30 hrs CET.
5. Any number of 24-board replays and 4-board sudden deaths needed to produce a winner. In no case, the
    Imps Teams Champion of Sittard BC shall be determined by draw. If necessary, teams will rematch on Tuesdays,
    originally scheduled for practise for external imps teams competitions in August and September 2001.

Playoff for 'bronze'

The 24-board playoff for third rank overall will be played on May 29.

The final will be hosted by the loser of semifinal T. The loser of semifinal U will be guest.

Winner will be determined, in descending order, by:

1. Imps balance.
2. Imps balance of  4-board sudden death on May 29, 23.30 hrs CET.

3. A 24-board replay on June 05, 20.00 hrs CET, hosted by the winner of semifinal U.

4. Imps balance of  4-board sudden death on June 05, 23.30 hrs CET.
5. Any number of 24-board replays and 4-board sudden deaths needed to produce a winner. In no case, the
    winner of bronze medal in Imps Teams Champion of Sittard BC shall be determined by draw. If necessary,
    teams will rematch on Tuesdays,  originally scheduled for practise for external imps teams competitions in
    August and September 2001.

Playoff for ranks 5 through 7

Teams eliminated in prelims are certain of 8th rank, so the playoff is for ranks 5 through 7. The entire playoff
consists of 24-boards knockout matches on May 22 and 29.

Pairings on May 22:

Match X:  Losing team of quarterfinal match P hosts losing team of quarterfinal match Q
Match Y:  Losing team of quarterfinal match R hosts losing team of quarterfinal match S

Tie-breaking on May 22:
Winners of matches X and Y will be determined, in descending order, by:
1. Imps balance over 24 boards.

2. 4-board sudden death on May 22, 23.30 hours CET.

3. Draw.

Playoff for 5th rank (May 29):

Winner of match X hosts winner of match Y

Playoff for 7th rank (May 29):

Loser of match X hosts loser of match Y .

Tie-breaking on May 29:

Winners of the matches in playoffs for ranks 5 through 7 will be determined by:


1. Imps balance over 24 boards.

2. 4-board sudden death on May 29, 23.30 hours CET.

3. 24-board replay on June 5.

4. 4-board sudden death on June 5, 23.30 hours CET.

5. As many 24-boards matches and 4-boad sudden deaths it takes to determine a winner. In no case shall ranks
5 and 7 be determined by draw.

Playoff for ranks 9 though 12


Teams eliminated in prelims are certain of 13th rank, so the playoff is for ranks 9 through 12.

This event will take place on May 15, 22 and 29, and consist of 3 pentagon sessions of 24 boards. Each of the teems
plays 3x6 boards against all of the other teams. Imps will be aggregated, and converted into victory points according
to the 18-board WBF scale.

Final ranking of this pentagon event will be determined in descending order by:

1. Victory points

2. Imps balance overall

3. Number of imps scored overall

4. Victory points gathered against the teams tied with (in case of 3-way tie) 

5. Imps balance against the team(s) tied with.

6. Imps balance of 4-board sudden death (in case of 2- and 3-way tie) on May 29, 23.30 hours CET.

7. Draw.


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