Get ready for BIC: Free BIC Practice Tournaments

The best way to prepare for the Bridge International Championship 2020 (BIC) will be to compete in our free BIC practice tournaments. There will be two available on Friday, October 23 and two more on Saturday, October 24 – starting midnight US Eastern Time.

The format will be similar to the BIC tournaments: daylong style, individual, with robots, 12 boards, Matchpoints. Your scores will be averaged and you get to see how you rank overall and against compatriots on the BIC leaderboard.

Your IP address will determine which country you represent (for example, Garozzo will represent the USA if he’s in the USA). If your country doesn’t have at least 10 players, you’ll represent the “Rest of World”.

How to win a prize

Option 1: Get a taste for the real BIC. For this, you’ll have to play all 4 BIC Practice tournaments (Friday and Saturday) and be in the Top 10!

  • 1st place wins 6 entries
  • 2nd place wins 4 entries
  • 3rd place wins 2 entries
  • 4th to 10th places win 1 entry

Option 2: Don’t have time to play both days? Just for the practice, we will also reward the daily winner. You’ll need to play both daylongs to be in the running. The winner will get 1 entry.

How can I play?

Click on “Competitive” “All tournaments” and look for BIC Free Practice (there’s a Search box at the top of the list). There will be two practice tournaments on Friday and two more on Saturday.

Once you’ve registered, click on the tournament button to play. You have until 12 midnight US Eastern Time to complete the tournament.

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