In order to play the WBF Women's Club tournaments you need to:
1) Be a member of BBO (Bridge Base Online). BBO's membership is free.
- Connect to www.bridgebase.com website
- click on "Play bridge now!"
- click on "Register".
Do you need a quick guide to BBO? Click here (link: http://www.bridgebase.com/help/v2help/ )
2) Be a member of WBF Women's Club or Festival
- Fill in this form: http://www.bboitalia.it/wbc/registrationform.html
Membership is free.
Note: this is the same form used for Women's Festival. So, if you already filled this in, you don't need to fill it in anymore. Women's club and Festival are one entity.
3) Register for each tournament you would like to play.
You can register for each tournament on BBO, by selecting the tournament and clicking on "Register".
Note: for pairs tournaments both the players must be online at the moment of the registration
Note: Entry Fee is 1 BB$ ( Informations about BB$ and how to purchase them: http://www.bridgebase.com/help/v2help/bb$.html )
We will inform you when the daily individual tournaments re-start. When they do, there will be 1 individual tournaments each day with a monthly overall classification. The playing times are as follows:
||European Time (CEST)
||New York Time (EDT)
||New South Wales, Australia
In addition to the rankings of each tournament, cumulated monthly rankings will be prepared as follows:
- Individual Championship cumulated monthly ranking
- Overall cumulated monthly ranking. Overall classification according to the points that the players will get in all the tournaments that they will play.
10 Boards will be played in each tournament. The scoring of the tournaments is in IMPs or MP. In the tournament description is written which one is valid for that particular match and the TD will always clarify the format. To see the rankings of most recent tournaments, the score sheets of the hands and the "bridge movie" (the bidding/play history for a deal) of each hand click on the BBO Website.
No kibitzers will be allowed during the tournaments.
Master Points (monthly awarded according to the number of participating players).
Only registered members of a National Bridge Federation are eligible to received WBF Online Master Points according to the following scale:
BBO$ prizes are awarded in every tournament according to the number of tables: the more the tables, the higher the prizes. Check the description of every tournament on BBO for informations about the BB$ prizes.