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Main Tournament
1st Shea Mulhall (IRELAND)
2nd Brian Lever (UK) 

Consolation Knockout
1st Rune Farevaag (Norway)
2nd Martin Barkwill (UK) 

Last Chance Knockout
1st Alastair Woods (UK)
2nd Jamie Degabriele (MALTA) 

Saturday Shootout
1st Martin Barkwill (UK)
2nd Paddie O'Farrell (IRELAND) 

Jackpot Knockout
1st Rune Farevaag (NORWAY)
2nd Rachel Rhodes (UK) 
Players Knockout
1st Danny Gallagher (IRELAND)
2nd Richard Biddle (UK) 

Novices Knockout
1st Chris Humble (UK)
2nd Oisín O'Sullivan (IRELAND) 

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Aries Eric BELGIUM

Barkwill Martin UK

Biddle Richard UK

Burgess Brendan IRELAND

Burgess Gill UK

Calderbank Mark UK

Casey John IRELAND

Culley Peter IRELAND

Crerar Antony UK

Czechowicz Irving UK

Davitt Paul IRELAND

Deasy Sean IRELAND

Degabriele Jamie MALTA

Dines Avital IRELAND

Dooley Ray IRELAND

Dooley Joe IRELAND

Farevaag Rune NORWAY

Fawcett Anthony UK

Fawcett Deana UK

Flynn Jerry IRELAND

Ford Michelle UK

Friedman Lucy UK

Gallagher Danny IRELAND

Ghatei Mohsen IRAN


Henderson Dominic UK

Huggins John IRELAND

Huggins Enrico IRELAND

Humble Chris UK

Hynes Jessica IRELAND

Jay Konrad IRELAND

Lee Dorothy UK

Lever HB UK

Littlehailes Martha UK

McCarthy Joseph IRELAND

Marshall Andy UK

McConnell Siobhan IRELAND

McGinley Joe IRELAND

Morecroft Simon UK

Mulhall Shea IRELAND

Newbold Richie UK

Newton Philip IRELAND

Nsk Nikrooz IRAN

O'Crowley Mike IRELAND

O'Donovan Anat IRELAND

OgO'Donovan Donal IRELAND

O'Farrell Paddy IRELAND

O'Sullivan Drew IRELAND

O'Sullivan Richard IRELAND

Polden Alexander UK

Reay Eamonn IRELAND

Redden Philip IRELAND

Rhodes Rachel UK

Sprake Vic UK

Tyler Stephen UK

Uttley CJ UK

Vaughan Helen IRELAND

Vink Felix IRELAND

Wasowicz Maja POLAND

Watanabe Hideki JAPAN

Webb Neil UK

Woods Alastair UK

Youlton Michael IRELAND


Entry to the Main Tournament (€40) includes free entry to the Clonakilty Knockout (Consolation Knockout) and the Last Chance Knockout. 

1st Prizes
Main Tournament: €2,000 + Trophy
Clonakilty Knockout: €400 + Trophy
Last Chance Knockout: €100 + Trophy

Optional Side Pools will run alongside the Main Tournament. (A Side Pool is a prize fund made up of additional and optional entry fees, kept separate from the main prize fund, and awarded to the player of each side pool who gets the furthest in each pool.)

In the Main Tournament Heats each entrant plays up to 6 games. Win 5 or more games to secure qualification into the Main Tournament Knockout on Sunday. The remaining places will be filled by those who have won 4 games and have conceded the least points in the Main Tournament Heats. Only the top 16 will go forwards.

Date Cork Open Backgammon Tournament 2015

Friday 6th
19.00 Knockouts:
Jackpot (9-pointers, 11-point final)
Players (7-pointers, 9-point final)
Novices (3-pointers, 5-point final)

20.00 Main Tournament Draw 

Saturday 7th March 09.30 Briefing & Photo
10.00 Main Tournament 64-player Heats (9-pointers, Swiss Rounds)
12.00 Saturday Shootout (€5 entry, 1-point matches)

Sunday 8th March

 09.30 Consolation Knockout Registration & Draw
10.00 Main Tournament Knockout (11-pointers)
10.00 Consolation Knockout (7-pointers)
12.30 Last Chance Knockout Registration & Draw
13.00 Last Chance Knockout (5-pointers, 7-point final)

18.00 Finals
Main Tournament (13-pointer)
Consolation Knockout (11-pointer)
Last Chance Knockout (9-pointer)

All Main Tournament entrants are guaranteed a minimum of 5 matches.

Entry to the Main Tournament secures the option to enter all Friday Knockouts and the Saturday Shootout. Players not in the Main Tournament may enter Knockouts and the Saturday Shootout on the day, subject to availability of places, and at the discretion of the organisers.

Clocks will be used in all finals, except the Novices' Knockout and the Saturday Shootout. The Tournament Directors will invoke clocks in any game where slow play is delaying proceedings.