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Magriel Cup - US vs UK

  • Magriel Cup
  • Joe Russell
  • Simon Barget
August 6 2020Backgammon Galaxy

Magriel Cup poster

12 players per team.

Four sections:

Speed: 81 points available DMP: 81 points available Team: 108 points available Individual: 144 points available

Total points available = 414

Points needed to tie -= 207

Points needed to win =208

In Speed; DMP and Team, only 9 players play each round, 3 sit out. BUT all team members must play at least one round per section. 

Schedule:

Friday 7 p.m. BST: SPEED

3 rounds 7-point matches, Speed setting 9 team members play each round. All members must play at least one round and some will play all three rounds. 27 matches

Scoring:

2 points for match win 1 point for PR  81 points available

Friday 9 p.m. BST:DMP

Three rounds. Each round best-of-5 DMP games. Normal clock setting 9 team members play each round. Once a player has won or lost three DMP games they have won the round. The PR’s are then added and the player with the lowest cumulative PR wins.  All games carry equal weight in the cumulative PR calculation. 27 matches

Scoring:

2 points for match 1 point for PR.  81 points available

Saturday:7 p.m. BST: TEAM

Three teams of four players. Three 3-man teams play each round.(One players sits out each round). 11 point matches, normal clock setting All matches are individual; no consulting.  To win, two or more of the three players on the team must win their matches against the opposing team. All matches must be played to a conclusion as there are points awarded for individual wins as well as individual PR wins. 9 team matches, 27 individual matches

 Scoring

3 points for team win, 2 points for individual match win,  1 point for PR. 108 points available

Sunday 7 p.m. BST:INDIVIDUAL

Three rounds of 11-point matches, normal clock setting All 12 team members play each round.

 Scoring

3 points for winning the match 1 point for winning the PR.  144 points available

(Note: there is a premium for winning the match in this section.  This was done to add excitement and importance to the final day and to give the trailing team a better chance at a comeback.

NOTE: Initial PR will be from Galaxy, but the final PR will be from XG using Mochy settings

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