Mezz Cues Baltic Pool League 2023 - I Stage LIT, Kaunas • 25-26 March 2023

Game
9-ball
Category
International
Type
Individual
Venue
LIT, Kaunas
Kęstučio g. 71, Kaunas
Start
25 March 2023
Final
26 March 2023

PLAN of the tournament:

 

Friday - 24th of March

Arrival date

 

18:00 - Mini

Saturday - 25th of March

Open, women, seniors start

 

09:00 – start of the matches

 

12:00 – Grand opening

 

12:30 – Continue of matches

 

18:00 – Shoot out

Sunday - 26th of March

Open, women, seniors single knock out

 

09:00 – Last 64

 

10:30 – Last 32

 

12:00 – Last 16

 

13:30 – Last 8

 

15:00 - Semi Finals

16:30 - Final

 

Max limitations per city: 

  • Kaunas (Arena) – 64x8x16 (open x women x seniors)
  • Kaunas (Entry) – 80x8x24
  • Riga (Bams) – 96x16x24
  • Tallinn (Hill Hill) – 64x8x16

Tournament regulations:

Dress code

Qualifying rounds: The dress code is nice and tidy pants or jeans in one color, polo shirt or long sleeved shirt with collar. No untidy clothing is allowed.

Play offs: Dress code B.

The head referee reserves the right to decide on the clothing. Additionally, the organizers reserve the right to make exceptions on clothing based on the circumstances, e.g. sweater for cold pool hall, short smart pants for very hot weather etc. All the exceptions will be announced no later than 2 days prior to start of the matches.

Time out

In a group stage, time out can be taken only after half of possible racks played. For instance, if race is to 5, then there is a possibility of 9 racks to be played, that means that time out can be taken only after 4 racks. It can be 4-0, 3-1, 2-2. Only in these cases time out can be taken. Time out cannot be more than 5 minutes and no smoking and drinking alcohol during time out is allowed. Time out can be taken by any player.

Alcohol, smoking, snuff, chewing tobaco or any other drugs

It is not allowed to use any of these drugs during the match. It is not allowed to use alcohol during whole tournament day. As time out is part of the match it is not allowed to use any of these during time out.

Mobile phones, smart watches

It is not allowed to use mobile phones or smart watches during the matches, unless smart watch is on flight mode. If such a situation occurs, penalty is 1 rack to opponent.

Unsportsmanlike behavior

Unsportsmanlike behavior will not be tolerated and will be evaluated by the head referee and penalized accordingly to the WPA tournament regulations.

Protest against referee decision

There might be some situations where athlete will not agree with referees decision. In these circumstances protest can be given by an athlete in writing no later than 3 days since the situation happened and 100 Eur paid at the front desk as a protest analyze fee. If after investigation protest is valid to athlete side, fee is returned and valid actions to be taken. In case the athletes protest is not satisfied the 100 Eur fee will not be returned to the athlete.

Tournament page and setup system

Tournament will be running in www.cuescore.com and all tables for main event will have tablets for live scoring and result entering. Players will need to update their scores on the tablets and at the end FINISH the match by pressing the button.

Best youth player

Youth is considered to be U-18. Best youth player in main division will be awarded with free entry fee to the next stage.

Lottery

At every stage of the event there will be a lottery to win main sponsor prizes. There will be no additional money collection for that. Random draw during the day will be organized to promote sponsor prizes and give away.

Calcutta

Calcutta will be organized only from single knock out stages, when there will be known all 32 or 16 players in an open division.

 

BPL MINI

Name

Mezz Cues Baltic 9Ball Tour Mini Tournament

Description

Event played on 9tf tables. Pro players will give hcp. This event is a fun part for all BPL and not only, participants. Like a weekly tournament for all arrivers on Friday to BPL and locals who maybe not want to participate in big event but would love to have a big game with foreigner. Action starts at 18:00. All players are free to enjoy the evening as they wish.

Friday

6 PM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Double elimination

Game type

9 Ball

Race to

4

Bracket size

32

Tables

Tournament will be played on 4 tables

Break format

Alternate break

Rules

WPA. 9 ball on the spot. 3 point rule.

Entry fee

25 Eur (5 Eur cloth fee)

Draw type

Random

Tournament Director

Gintaras Petrovas

Payouts (in case of full chart)

Place

Payout

1st

200 Eur

2nd

120 Eur

3-4th

80 Eur

5-8th

30 Eur

Total:

600 Eur

 

Shoot out

 Name

Shoot out event

Description

Event is open for everybody. Event will be played on 1 or 2 tables, depending on amount of players. From Semi-finals there will be an auction to buy all 4 semifinalists which will create new quarter final chart and which will be played till the final.

Saturday

6 PM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Single knock out

Game type

9 ball

Race to

1

Bracket size

No limit

Tables

1 or 2

Break format

Winner break

Rules

WPA

Entry fee

10 Eur

Draw type

Random

Tournament Director

Gintaras Petrovas

Payouts

Winner takes it ALL

 

Open division:

 

Name

Mezz Cues Baltic 9 Ball Tour main event

Description

Main event can be participated by everyone. Men, women, seniors, wheelchair, youth, etc. Matches will be played on 9ft tables.

Saturday

9 AM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Round Robin qualification and single 32 or 16 depending from amount of participants

Game type

9 ball

Race to

5 in a groups, and 7 in single knock out. Race to 8 in semi and final.

Bracket size

Depending on city club where is happening

Tables

As many as possible

Break format

Alternate break

Rules

WPA

Entry fee

60 Eur

Draw type

Best players according to international rankings will be seeded in a different groups

Draw to single KO

2 best players will qualify from each group. 4 players per group. Unless there will be not enough participants to cover full chart of single KO, best 1st places will get a walk over in the first round of Single KO. In case 1st number will not get a walk over, match will be played. 1st places from the groups will be seeded by random draw, where 2nd places will be given in accordance not to play with the same player from the group.

Participation in multi events

Applicable for women and seniors only. If participation in multi events will result conflict in a game schedule, participant will need to choose the priority in which tournament shall he or she should proceed further.

Tournament Director and Referee

Gintaras Petrovas

Event Head Referee name

Payouts (guaranteed)

Place

Payouts

1st

1000 Eur

2nd

500 Eur

3-4th

250 Eur

5-8th

100 Eur

Total:

2400 Eur

 

Women:

Name

Mezz Cues Baltic 9 Ball Tour women division

Description

Women division will be played on the first day of the tournament as early as possible.

Saturday

9 AM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Round Robin qualification and single knock stage will be used

Game type

9 ball

Race to

4 in a groups, and 5 in single knock out. Race to 6 in semi and final.

Bracket size

Depending on city club where is happening

Tables

As many as possible

Break format

Alternate break

Rules

WPA

Entry fee

50 Eur

Draw type

Best players according to international rankings will be seeded in a different groups

Draw to Single KO

2 best players from each group will qualify to the single KO stage. In case there will be 6-8 participants 2 groups will consist of 3-4 players in each group. In case of 9-12 players – 4 groups and 3 players per group will be used. In any amount of participants tournament officials has the right to decide what sporting system to apply, but of course there will be NO single elimination from the beginning and at least 2 matches will be played whatsoever.

Tournament Director and Referee

Gintaras Petrovas

Event Head Referee name

Payouts (70% entries collected)

Place

Payouts

1st

45%

2nd

25%

3-4th

15%*2

Total:

100%

Seniors:

Name

Mezz Cues Baltic 9 Ball Tour Seniors division event

Description

Seniors division will be played at the earliest convenience as possible on day 1.

Saturday

9 AM

Player type

Singles

Tournament type

Round Robin qualification and single knock stage will be used

Game type

9 ball

Race to

4 in a groups, and 5 in single knock out. Race to 6 in semi and final.

Bracket size

Depending on city club where is happening

Tables

As many as possible

Break format

Alternate break

Rules

WPA

Entry fee

50 Eur

Draw type

Best players according to international rankings will be seeded in a different groups

Draw to single KO

2 best players will qualify from each group. 4 players per group will be in use. Unless there will be not enough participants to cover full chart of single KO, best 1st places will get a walk over in the first round of Single KO.

Tournament Director and Referee

Gintaras Petrovas

Event Head Referee name

Payouts (70% entries collected)

Place

Payouts

1st

45%

2nd

25%

3-4th

15%*2

Total:

100%

  • Prize money will be paid during award ceremony only.

Participants list

1Daugavpils5
21994Vilnius, KN9
31990Shaulai, SK "Vijolė"
41986Kaunas, Undinė32
51989Kaunas, Arena Billiards25
61968Kaunas, Undinė14
71972Kaunas, ENTRY
82009Jurbarkas
91980Jurbarkas
10Tczew, Arkadia18
111995Kaunas12
12CRO
131985Klaipeda21
141980Riga31
15ENG44
161971Kaunas, Undinė8
171961Prienai2
181998Kaunas, ENTRY
191995Riga
201982Rezekne43
211980Riga20
221955Liepāja
231995Tallinn
242006Tallinn
25Parnu
261980Kaunas
271990Pretoria4
281983Ventspils38
291985Kaunas
301988Vilnius, KN
31Vilnius
321983Tartu
331985Riga33
34EST
35Salaspils28
361983Kaunas30
371967Kaunas4
38Vilnius
391993Vilnius
401973Cēsis, 8BallCrew
41UKR
421997Panvejis
431983EST
441968Riga7
451985EST
461985Tartu7
471984EST
481983Tallinn
49Tartu
501997Riga
511975EST12
521967Kaunas
531983Kaunas, ENTRY29
54EST
55EST
561996Kaunas, Undinė
571979Vilnius
58Daugavpils, VIRTUS - Biljarda Halle
59Liepāja
601987Tallinn
61Tczew, Arkadia6
621970Kaunas, Undinė
631974EST
64Tallinn
652001Riga35
661989Tallinn
671969Pori
681984Vilnius
691995Kaunas
701996Tallinn
71LAT
721984Kaunas, Arena Billiards27
731983Vilnius
741987Klaipeda
751987Tallinn37
761976Espoo
771970Tartu
781986Tartu8
791995Tallinn23
80Riga24
812007Panvejis
821993Marijampol
831983Shaulai
841988LAT
851993Tallinn
861969Kaunas, Undinė10
87Tczew, Arkadia40
88Tczew, Arkadia14
891988Kaunas, ENTRY39
901970Riga9
911980Paide
921979Visaginas
931981Liepāja
941978Riga6
951995Kaunas
961976Ķekava13
971999Kaunas42
981975Vilnius, Vilniaus Pulo Klubas11
991990Rezekne
100Riga
1011973Kaunas
1021978Kaunas, ENTRY3
1031958Muraste
1041977Sigulda, 8ball crew1
1051984LAT
106Riga
1071989Riga
1081995Riga
1091955Liepāja
1101998Kaunas
1111993Riga
1122000Klaipeda, BlackBall34
1131993Wroclaw15
1142000Kyiv
6403
6203
6130
6003
5903
5803
5730
5603
5530
5430
5330
5230
5103
5003
4930
4832
4730
4630
4530
4403
4330
4203
4130
4003
3930
3803
3703
3603
3530
3403
3330
3103
2730
2603
2303
2203
1803
1503
1532
1423
1403
1342
1230
1103
1130
1003
1023
932
703
723
632
630
432
313
203
203

Final Standing

Place 1

2000Klaipeda, BlackBall200.096.67%
1979Vilnius200.00.00%
1969Pori85.00.00%
1980Paide100.00.00%

Place 2

1978Kaunas, ENTRY150.070.33%
2006Tallinn55.00.00%
1985Kaunas150.00.00%

Place 3

Tartu115.00.00%
1996Kaunas, Undinė115.00.00%
Liepāja65.00.00%
Riga65.00.00%

Place 3-4

1975Vilnius, Vilniaus Pulo Klubas115.075.00%
1977Sigulda, 8ball crew115.068.00%
1970Riga115.060.67%
1995Riga35.00.00%

Place 5

CRO55.00.00%
1995Tallinn55.00.00%
Vilnius35.00.00%
Vilnius25.00.00%
UKR85.00.00%
1984EST55.00.00%
1987Tallinn85.00.00%

Place 5-8

1995Kaunas85.066.00%
1985Tartu85.066.00%
1986Tartu85.066.00%
1971Kaunas, Undinė85.054.00%
1961Prienai85.051.67%
1969Kaunas, Undinė85.033.00%
1975EST85.00.00%
2000Kyiv25.00.00%

Place 9

1998Kaunas, ENTRY45.00.00%
1983Tartu45.00.00%
1974EST45.00.00%
Tallinn45.00.00%
1989Tallinn45.00.00%
1973Kaunas45.00.00%
1989Riga45.00.00%
1995Riga65.00.00%
1993Riga45.00.00%

Place 9-13

1967Kaunas65.013.33%
1968Riga65.013.33%
Daugavpils65.08.33%
1968Kaunas, Undinė65.00.00%
1978Riga65.00.00%
1976Ķekava65.00.00%

Place 9-16

Salaspils65.066.00%
1995Tallinn65.066.00%
1994Vilnius, KN65.050.00%
1990Pretoria65.050.00%
Tczew, Arkadia65.050.00%
Tczew, Arkadia65.050.00%
1993Wroclaw65.050.00%

Place 17

1972Kaunas, ENTRY25.00.00%
1955Liepāja25.00.00%
1988Vilnius, KN35.00.00%
1993Vilnius35.00.00%
1967Kaunas25.00.00%
EST35.00.00%
1970Kaunas, Undinė25.00.00%
1984Vilnius35.00.00%
1996Tallinn35.00.00%
1970Tartu25.00.00%
1958Muraste35.00.00%

Place 17-32

1986Kaunas, Undinė40.050.00%
1985Klaipeda40.050.00%
1980Riga40.050.00%
1983Ventspils40.050.00%
1983Kaunas40.050.00%
Tczew, Arkadia40.050.00%
Tczew, Arkadia40.00.00%
1980Kaunas25.00.00%
1981Liepāja25.00.00%

Place 25

1973Cēsis, 8BallCrew15.00.00%
1985EST25.00.00%
Daugavpils, VIRTUS - Biljarda Halle15.00.00%
1995Kaunas25.00.00%
1976Espoo15.00.00%
1993Tallinn25.00.00%
1979Visaginas25.00.00%
1955Liepāja15.00.00%

Place 33-45

Riga30.013.33%
1989Kaunas, Arena Billiards30.00.00%
1980Riga30.00.00%
ENG30.00.00%
1982Rezekne30.00.00%
1985Riga30.00.00%
1983Kaunas, ENTRY30.00.00%
2001Riga30.00.00%
1984Kaunas, Arena Billiards30.00.00%
1987Tallinn30.00.00%
1988Kaunas, ENTRY30.00.00%
1999Kaunas30.00.00%

Place 46

1990Shaulai, SK "Vijolė"10.00.00%
2009Jurbarkas10.00.00%
1980Jurbarkas10.00.00%
1997Panvejis10.00.00%
EST10.00.00%
LAT10.00.00%
2007Panvejis10.00.00%
1993Marijampol10.00.00%
1983Shaulai10.00.00%
1988LAT10.00.00%
1984LAT10.00.00%
1998Kaunas10.00.00%

Place 65

Parnu5.00.00%
EST5.00.00%
1983EST5.00.00%
1983Tallinn5.00.00%
1997Riga5.00.00%
1983Vilnius5.00.00%
1987Klaipeda5.00.00%
1995Kaunas5.00.00%
1990Rezekne5.00.00%
Riga5.00.00%


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