Player of the Year Rules (2017-2018)
General
- Manchester full
members only
- All competitions
with a ranking list and
more than 20 pairs/teams to have a top score of ten points reducing to
1
point for tenth place.
- Competitions
with
a ranking list and fewer than 20 pairs/teams to have a reduced scale of
scores.
- Prizes for
Expert and
Intermediate categories.
- Expert is NGS
rating Q OR Premier Regional Master and above just before the
Green Point Swiss Teams in July.
- Intermediate is
NGS rating J or below AND below Premier Regional Master just
before the
Green Point Swiss Teams in July.
- To be eligible
for Intermediate points both players in a pairs event must be
Intermediate, for a teams event 3 out of 4 (or 4 out of 5 or 6) must be
Intermediate.
- In the Gazette
(Teams of Eight) the team average must be J or below to be eligible for
Intermediate points.
- Season to start
with the Green Point Swiss Teams event at the end of July.
- Point awards and
categories to
be
reviewed next year in light of experience.
- Points for the
league
will be awarded to players who play 50%+ of matches.
Point awards for
Experts
- Green point 1 day
pairs
10 for first down to 1 for tenth
- Green point 1 day
teams
10 for first down to 1 for tenth
- Ben Franks 10
for
first down to 1 for tenth
- Congress pairs
10 for
first down to 1 for tenth
- Congress Teams A
final
10 for first, 8 for second down to 2 for fifth
- Congress Teams B
final 5 for first, 3 for second, 1 for third
- Congress Teams C
final 3 for first, 2 for second, 1 for third
- Gazette 6 for
first, 4
for second, 2 for third (or 4 for first, 2 for second if fewer than 6
teams enter)
- Higson Cup final
8 for
first, 6 for second down to 2 for fourth
- Higson Plate
final 6
for first, 4 for second, 2 for third
- League division
1 10
for first, 8 for second down to 2 for fifth
- League division
2 8
for first, 6 for second down to 2 for fourth
- League division
3 6
for first, 4 for second, 2 for third
- Goldstone 6 for
winners, 4 for losing finalists, 2 for losing semi-finalists (or 4 for winners, 2 for losing
finalists if
8 or fewer enter)
Point awards for
Intermediates
For events with ranking lists, 5 points for top ranked
Intermediates down to 1 point for 5th placed Intermediates
This will apply to the following events-
Ben Franks
Congress Pairs
Congress Teams (1 list for all three finals)
Higson Finals (1 list for both finals)
League (1 list for all divisions)
GP Pairs
GP Teams
For the Gazette a reduced scale will apply depending on the number of
eligible Intermediate teams e.g. 3/2/1 if three teams are eligible, 2/1
if two teams eligible etc.
For the Goldstone eligible teams will get 1 point for the first match,
2 points for each subsequent match won.
Equal places will each get same number of higher points e.g. 2nd= both
get 9 points in Ben Franks.
The point scoring
system has
been chosen to make each competition have roughly equal standing and to
make the keeping of the scores not too onerous. |