Extract from the Supplemental Conditions of Contest for Montreal 2002
Eligibility for Awards and Master Points
|1.||Eligibility for Awards In Knockout Teams|
order to be eligible to receive master points for the rounds of 64,
32, and 16, the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final/play off a player
must have played at least one third of the boards played in all stages
of the competition.
In Montreal this regulation was amended as follows: Each member of 5 or 6 player teams must play at least one segment -16 boards- in every round of the knock-out to get World Master Points or the Title.
|2.||Master Point Awards For The Knockout Teams|
According to the WBF Master Points Plan, the following scale of Master Points applies for the Knockout Teams:
|3||Master Points For The Other Championship Events|
|The Master Points awarded for all other championship events will follow the scales contained in the WBF Master Points Plan.|
Zonal Teams and Pairs
Senior Swiss Teams
PLEASE NOTE CHANGES TO Master Point SYSTEM
DECIDED IN MONTREAL:
1.CHANGED TITLE: - World Master - 150 MPs this title is now for life and will not be removed.
2. NEW TITLE: - World International Master - 350 MPs this title is for life and will not be removed.
3. CHANGED EVENT: - World Year Points to be awarded to the World Wide Bridge Contest
4. AND: Deceased Players will have their records kept but will not appear in the rankings
These changes take effect from the start of this current World Master Points year which started at the beginning of the World Championships in Montreal in 2002.