What: Online Duplicate Bridge Tournament with €10,000 ($13,000) prize pool
When: March 30, 2013
8pm CET (Amsterdam)/2pm EST (New York)
Who: All competitive bridge players are welcome. Individual bridge, no partners.
Registration: Opens March 1, 2013 with three ways to enter.
- Register directly for a buy-in of €75 (a little less than $100).
- Earn a seat in the knock-out by winning a qualifying tournament with a €12 ($15) buy-in.
- Work up from a qualifying tournament with a €3 ($4) buy-in from which the top two places proceed to the €12 qualifier.
Sign up: Create an account on www.bridgebig.com.
Buy-ins can be paid with any major credit card or PayPal.
Formats: The March 30 tournament uses a 32-board knock-out format, with an unlimited number of players and a guaranteed prize pool of €10,000 (about $13,000) to be split between the top ranked players. For example, first place will earn between €2,000 and €5,000 depending on the number of players; pay-out schedule is posted in advance on bridgebig.com. Qualifiers are 8-person tournaments that run 24/7 from March 1 until March 30; as soon as the eighth player registers, the tournament begins.
More info: https://bridgebig.com/#10k-knockout