May 3-9: BBO Rainbow Teams Championship

Register for the Rainbow Teams Championship - May 3-9

Who can play?

When is it?

  • May 3rd to 9th, 2021 (Monday to Sunday).

Prizes

  • 1st place: 320 BB$ (per team)
  • 2nd place: 160 BB$ (per team)
  • 3rd place: 80 BB$ (per team)
  • 4th place: 40 BB$ (per team)

Registration

  • Fill in this form to register
    • Entry fee is 5 BB$ per player, to be paid by the team captain for the entire team.
    • A team can contain up to 8 players
    • Mention your players' real names and their BBO usernames. Be careful, no typos.
    • For usernames with spaces, use +, for example: 0+++Ace
    • Each team captain will receive a confirmation email, with a link to a web page where they can submit their lineup before each round.
  • Deadline for registrations: May 1st, midnight US Eastern Time (6AM CET on May 2nd for Europe).
  • How to pay:
  • Click here for the Conditions of Contest. Here's the official Rainbow Teams Championship page.

Format

  • Qualification Phase: May 3 - 6
    • Swiss Teams, 3 rounds of 12 boards, IMPs converted to VPs (WBF scale), all play same boards.
    • Schedule of Play:
      • Starting times: 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM New York Time (5 PM, 7 PM and 9 PM Paris Time)
      • Monday, May 3: Swiss - Rounds 1 - 3.
      • Tuesday, May 4: Swiss - Rounds 4 - 6.
      • Wednesday, May 5: Swiss - Rounds 7 - 9.
      • Thursday, May 6: Swiss - Rounds 10 - 12.
  • Knockout Phase: May 7 - 9.
    • Round of 32 if enough teams, otherwise Round of 16.
    • 2 segments of 12 boards, possibly 3 x 12 for Semifinals and Finals, depending on the number of teams.
    • Schedule of Play:
      • Friday, May 7: KO - R32 and R16.
        • Starting times 10 AM, 11.45 AM, 2.15 PM, 4 PM New York Time (4 PM, 5.45 PM, 8.15 PM and 10 PM Paris Time)
      • May 8: KO - QF and SF
        • Starting times 10 AM, 11.45 AM, 2.15 PM, 4 PM New York Time (4 PM, 5.45 PM, 8.15 PM and 10 PM Paris Time)
      • May 9: KO - Finals & Playoff
        • Starting times: 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM New York Time (5 PM, 7 PM and 9 PM Paris Time)

BBO will monitor for cheating. Teams suspected of using unauthorized information will be disqualified. 

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21 comments on “May 3-9: BBO Rainbow Teams Championship”

  1. @ratra, your mobile number is OFF. i sent you an email. We are a pair available NoHamman & tsankar. We are also from India (Chennai) and can form a team with you. Do call @ 90808-37885, if you want to form a team and register. Thanks.

  2. Is there not a list for individual players where we can subscribe, any team with missing players could contact them then.

  3. Two of us want to play on a knockout team. We are intermediate players. One of us is a bronze life master.
    How do we get 2 more players?
    We want to play:Fri., May 7 at 2:15
    Sat.,May 8 at 2:15
    Sun. if we are still in-am

  4. Here are two players user ids are ratra and Gapped . If any team needs then contact 8777761409

    Both are Indian players

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