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MAD European Open

MAD European Open

10 June, 2021

STRUCTURE

◦ THE UK ELEMENT OF THE MAD EUROPEAN OPEN IS A 3-STAGE, OPEN REGIONAL QUALIFICATION EVENT EXCLUSIVE TO MAD MEMBERS

  • STAGE 1 IS AT REGIONAL LEVEL – REGIONAL QUALIFIERS ARE OPEN TO ANY MAD MEMBER REGISTERED IN THAT REGION. 4 x MAD MEMBERS PROGRESS TO
  • STAGE 2 IS AT SUPER REGIONAL LEVEL – 64 QUALIFIERS ACROSS ALL 16 REGIONS COMPETE IN THIS STAGE. 4 x MAD MEMBERS PROGRESS TO THE NATIONAL FINALS STAGE ◦ THE
  • FINAL STAGE IS AT NATIONAL LEVEL – 64 QUALIFIERS ACROSS ALL 16 SUPER REGIONS, ALONG WITH 64 PLAYERS FROM THE REST OF EUROPE, COMPETE IN THE FINAL STAGE TO BECOME THE MAD EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPION

Breakdown stage 1

  • EACH REGIONAL QUALIFYING EVENT HAS A £5 ENTRY FOR MAD MEMBERS ONLY ◦ TO DETERMINE THE 4 QUALIFIERS, THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR WILL ARRANGE 4 x QUALIFYING EVENTS. THESE NEEDN’T ALL BE ON THE SAME DAY / WEEKEND, BUT MUST BE COMPLETED THE CUT-OFF DATE, WHICH IS TO BE ADVISED
  • MAD MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO ENTER ANY NUMBER OF THE 4 x QUALIFYING EVENTS WITHIN THEIR REGISTERED REGION ONLY. HOWEVER, ONCE A MAD MEMBER HAS QUALIFIED, THEY WILL BE EXEMPT FROM ENTERING FURTHER QUALIFIERS
  • THE FORMAT FOR THE REGIONAL QUALIFYING EVENTS WILL BE THE BEST OF 7 x 501 THROUGHOUT IN A SINGLE ELIMINATION OPEN KNOCKOUT
  • THE QUALIFYING EVENTS WILL NOT CARRY ANY ADVERTISED PRIZE MONEY AS ADVOCATED BY MAD, AND ANY EXCESS FUNDS CAN BE USED TO SUPPLEMENT TRAVEL COSTS FOR THE 4 QUALIFIERS TO THE SUPER REGIONAL STAGE OF THE EVENT

Breakdown Stage 2

  • THE SUPER REGIONAL QUALIFYING EVENT WILL BE HELD ON A SINGLE DAY AT A VENUE WITHIN THE SUPER REGION BEFORE THE CUT-OFF DATE, WHICH IS TO BE ADVISED
  • THIS EVENT WILL CONTAIN THE 64 PLAYERS QUALIFIED FROM THE 16 REGIONS’ QUALIFYING EVENTS ◦ THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE
  • THE 64 ENTRANTS FOR EACH SUPER REGIONAL QUALIFIER WILL BE RANDOMLY DRAWN INTO 16 ROUND ROBIN GROUPS OF 4 PLAYERS ◦ GROUP GAMES WILL BE THE BEST OF 5 x 501, WITH THE BEST 2 PLAYERS IN EACH GROUP PROGRESSING TO THE KNOCKOUT PHASE, WHERE THE GAME FORMAT WILL INCREASE TO BECOME THE BEST OF 7 x 501 THROUGHOUT
  • THE BEST 2 PLAYERS FROM EACH GROUP WILL BE DETERMINED VIA MOST WINS, THEN BEST LEG DIFFERENCE, THEN HEAD-TO-HEAD RESULT. IF FURTHER SEPARATION IS REQUIRED, A SHOOTOUT WILL DETERMINE PLAYER SEPARATION IN THE GROUP
  • IN THE KNOCKOUT PHASE, 3 ROUNDS WILL BE PLAYED TO LEAVE 4 PLAYERS. THESE PLAYERS WILL PROGRESS TO THE EUROPEAN FINALS

Breakdown Finals

  • THE MAD EUROPEAN OPEN FINALS WILL BE HELD ON A SINGLE DAY AT A NATIONAL VENUE.
  • THIS EVENT WILL CONTAIN THE 64 PLAYERS QUALIFIED FROM THE 16 SUPER REGIONS’ QUALIFYING EVENTS PLUS 64 PLAYERS FROM ACROSS EUROPE
  • THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE, AND ALL PLAYERS WILL RECEIVE PRIZE MONEY
  • THE 128 ENTRANTS FOR WILL BE RANDOMLY DRAWN INTO 16 ROUND ROBIN GROUPS OF 4 PLAYERS. EACH GROUP GAME WILL BE THE BEST OF 7 X 501, WITH THE BEST 2 PLAYERS IN EACH GROUP PROGRESSING TO THE KNOCKOUT PHASE, WHERE THE FORMAT WILL PROGRESSIVELY INCREASE
  • THE BEST 2 PLAYERS FROM EACH GROUP WILL BE DETERMINED VIA MOST WINS, THEN BEST LEG DIFFERENCE, THEN HEAD-TO-HEAD RESULT. IF FURTHER SEPARATION IS REQUIRED, A SHOOT-OUT WILL DETERMINE PLAYER SEPARATION IN THE GROUP

Breakdown Prize fund

THE FINAL STAGE WILL CARRY THE FOLLOWING PRIZE BREAKDOWN

◦ CHAMPION - £10’000

◦ RUNNER-UP - £4’000

◦ LAST 4 – £1’500

◦ LAST 8 - £750

◦ LAST 16 - £350

◦ LAST 32 - £150

◦ LAST 64 - £75

◦ GROUP 3RD PLACE - £50

◦ GROUP 4TH PLACE - £25

Total - £30,000

 

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