INTERNATIONAL TEAMS TOURNAMENT 2012: MONTE CARLO 12, 13 & 14 october 2012 SPORTING d’HIVER
Prizes. 20.000 €
Lavazza won the 2012 Monte Carlo Patton, played in Monte Carlo during the 12, 13 & 14 October 2012 in the SPORTING d’hiver. The event had more than 20.000 € in cash prizes.
The final was played by Team Lavazza:
|1||Lavazza Maria T||2||Ferraro Guido||3||Duboin Giorgio||4||Sementa Antonio|
|5||Bocchi Norberto||6||Madala Agustin|
and Team Breno:
|1||D’Avossa Mario||2||Intonti Riccard||3||Manno Andrea||4||Lanzarotti Massimo|
The final consisted of two sets of 8 boards each, but there were played only 8 boards when Team Breno withdraw after losing the first set of 8 boards by 50-0. This is the way Lavazza won 50 IMPs in 8 boards:
The difference begun since the first board when both teams reached a 3NT contract, done by Agustin Madala for Lavazza and 1 down by Andrea Manno for Breno. 10 IMPs for Lavazza. The next difference appeared in board 3, Duboin-Sementa for Lavazza declared and played a very tight vulnerable game while Intonti-D’Avossa for Breno only played 3 spades, they made the same number of tricks … Another 10 IMPs to Lavazza. Board 4 was a push and the next swing arrived in board 5 where Bocchi-Madala after trying to reach a slam finally played and make a 5 diamond game, on the other table for Breno: Lanzarotti-Manno declared the diamond slam but went two down. 13 IMPs to Lavazza. In Board 6 both teams played the same contract but Lavazza was 1 down less, another 5 IMPs. The last swing was board 7, where Bocchi-Madala played and make 3NT while Lanzarotti-Manno went one down in the same contract. 12 IMPs to Lavazza.
FRIDAY 12 : Were payed the Qualifications Teams chose to pay in the afternoon OR the evening session. Formula Swiss, 4 rounds of 8 boards (same formula afternoon & evening). Depending on their ranking, teams were divided in 2 Groups for the next phase : around 40% to the Tournament A and 60% to the Tournament B).
SATURDAY 13 : Intermediate Phase Formula Swiss, 4 rounds of 8 boards : teams keep all VP won during the Phase of Qualification. 8 teams qualified for the Finals, on Sunday (7 from A & 1 from B, or 6 from A & 2 from B). The other teams play the Classification Groups, on Sunday.
SUNDAY 14 : Final Phase Play-off (Quarter of finals, semi-finals & Final – 16 or 20 boards – KO)
All the Results Match to Match, the players: Click Here . Tomorrow: The finals.
After 2 days results are:
|Grupo A||Grupo B|