Machine Politics vs L'Équipe, August 2010. Photo by Steph Simcox
Informations and Slots attribution for Geneva WHBPC 2012
Here it is!
The city authorities just gave us the answer about the location of the courts and that's YES. So that's official we gonna handle this shit.
We are planning to organize a 48 teams main tourney with huge amount of group games. Probably no swiss round but big groups feed on qualifications tournaments results, this for allow people to hang around to the lake and have some intensive periods of play and some chilling out sessions.
Games should begin on wednesday or thursday and Final stages on Saturday.
From 14 to 18 August 2012.
A Wild card should happens on Tuesday, 16 teams. 4 firsts teams go to the main event.
An invitational for ladies should happens on Tuesday too, 8 teams. winning team go to the main event.
More informations about this events soon. This tourneys gonna be played the tuesday 13 august.
We have already places to stay for every team, for free, in city bunkers near the courts.
Here is the slots attribution for the main tournament, 48 teams:
- 16 North Americans teams. Most part should be the NAHBPC top teams.
- 16 Europeans Teams. Gonna be the 16th first of the EHBPC Paris 2012.
- 4 Australians Teams. If possible top 4 of Australians champs.
- 3 Japan + 1 Tawain.
- 2 South American team.
- 1 Slot for the Ladies Army winning team
- 5 Slots from the wild card (on a 16 teams tournament, played day(s) before main event)
Please. If any of this part of the world know that they can't send the number of teams allowed to come, share this information as soon as possible with us.
Want to be a volunteer for this event? Fill this up:
We gonna have enough space to house people the week-end before, if you want to give us a hand for the court construction or food cooking, please let us know. This gonna be great days for sure.