AC Association Croquet

This Tournament is an informal one-day Association Croquet singles competition held at Watford. It is primarily for club members and is not in the CA calendar, but there may be a few players invited from other nearby clubs in order to make the numbers up.

Title: September One-Day AC Tournament AC One-Day Tournament
results by year:

Handicaps: AC: any
Capacity: 16Entries so far: 15
Date: Saturday 7 September
Entries: Non-members may be invited from 4 weeks before the tournament to make up numbers.
Entry fee: £5 (cash on the day)
Manager: Simon Hathrell
Format: Swiss, 4 rounds
18-point games (variant 44(b)(4) in the Laws book),  2-hour time-limit per game.
Mixed formats: Level Advanced, Handicap Advanced or simple Handicap, with the higher handicap player choosing in each game.
 

Notes:

  1. Play starts at 09:30, and entrants should expect to play until 6pm.
  2. Refreshments and a light tea are provided but please bring your own lunch.
  3. Winner: the player with the most wins. Tie-breakers, in order:
    1. Wins vs. those tied if they have all played each other, otherwise 'matchpoints' (see the CA tournament regulations).
    2. Net index point gain (so wins played level against a stronger opponent count for more than handicap wins).
    3. "Quality of wins" (i.e. number of wins scored by defeated opponents).
    4. Wins within time.
  4. There will also be a consolation prize for the player, other than the winner, with the largest net index point gain.
  5. Whites are optional (but the manager thinks they look nice).

Participants
Name Club H'cap
Craig Winfield [unknown]
Rod Ashwell Wrest Park
Arthur Reed Watford
John Smallbone Watford
Mark Baker Oxford University 5
Sophie McGlen Oxford University 5
Mark Homan Watford 6
Adam Huby Watford 9
Carole McLoughlin High Wycombe 9
Robin Barry Watford 10
Giles Thorman High Wycombe 16
Wendy Spencer-Smith Watford 20
Janet Carleton Watford 24
Rob Pearson Oxford University 24
Rakoen Maertens Cambridge University