Based on the availability of flexible airfares at this time the ABF has
determined that the following subsidies will be paid by cheque onsite
during the tournament:
Adelaide Participants $450.00
Melbourne Participants $260.00
Gold Coast Participants $260.00
Canberra Participants $220.00
Friday 10:00-11:50 12:00-13:50 15:00-16:50 17:00-18:50
Saturday 10:00-11:50 12:00-13:50 15:00-16:50 17:00-18:50
Sunday 11:00-12:50 14:00-15:50 16:00-17:50
110 Minutes is allowed for each 14 Board Match.
Please note the regulations in respect of late play.
The organisers reserve the right to recommence the 2nd and 4th sessions
on Friday and Saturday and the third session on Sunday earlier if possible
thus extending the lunch break or finishing earlier.
The event will comprise 12 pairs playing a complete round robin of 14
boards over the three days. In accordance with the regulations which will
be published on this page, the top three pairs will, subject to ratification,
be the Australian Seniors Team for designated events in 2002.
All matches will be played with screen tables and written bidding. Dummy
asked to record the play to the first four+ tricks to allow journalists
to report on the tournament.
As the format is a round robin, except for the last two matches, appeals
may not be heard immediately following the match in which the appeal is
involved and will be heard at the first convenient opportunity by an appeals
committee appointed by the convenor which will NOT include participants.
The Sir Stamford Hotel is located in Knox Street Double Bay. It was previously
known as the Cosmopolitan Hotel and should not be confused with the former
Ritz Carlton now known as the Sir Stamford Plaza. It is about 30 metres
further down Bay Street than the Double Bay Bridge Centre
The entrance to the venue is either from:
-· 45 Bay Street Double Bay
-· enter the carpark by turning left from New South Head Rd on
Bay Street, turn
right into Short Lane about 25 metres on the left side is the up-ramp
to the carpark.
There is an entrance to the venue at the northern end of the carpark [furthest
NSH Rd] on the first floor.
Tea/Coffee/Juice will be available during sessions. Lunch is available
from any of about 20+ cafes within 100 metres of the venue. Ask onsite
Wine cheese and biscuits will be available after play on Sunday at the
Double Bay Bridge Centre 39 Bay Street about 30 metres from the
You can park at concessional rates in the Cosmopolitan Car Park (part
of the venue). Continue down Bay St and turn right into Short Lane. About
30 metres along the lane veer left up the car park ramp.
Accommodation is available onsite for $185 per room per night including
Other and perhaps cheaper accommodation to consider include
· Metro Hotel Edgecliff 9328-4351
· The Savoy Hotel Double Bay 9326-1141
· Swiss Grand Bondi 9365-5666