The Grand National Open Teams (GNOT) is an Australia wide event to select the 64 teams
which attend the GNOT National Final, a 4-day event at the end of November.
The GNOT Final is conducted in Tweed Heads by the ABF. It comprises
of qualifying over 2 days in a knockout plus Swiss repechage format, a repechage final, semi-finals and final.
In addition, as a supplement to the GNOT, there is a 1-day event, the GNOT
Pairs Championship with medallions for winners in the Rural, Provincial and
Metropolitan classifications, that comprises 2 sessions of Swiss Pairs for all
Entry fee is $750 per team paid by the Region plus $10 for every team in the qualifying and a subsidy from the ABF is
given to each team (4) to ensure participation is not too onerous. Gold points
are awarded for Club, Regional and National Finals. PQP's are awarded in the
Masterpoints are displayed directly from the
ABF Masterpoint Centre