32 players £3250 prize fund
8 groups of 4, every player goes through to a quarter final(you are guaranteed 4 matches, win 6 and you take home £750)
All group winners receive £50
All group runners up receive £25
All group winners go through to prize pool A £1115
All 2nd placed go through to prize pool B £755
All 3rd placed go through to prize pool C £455
All 4th placed go through to prize pool D £325
Pool A WINNER £700 R/UP £415
Pool B WINNER £475 R/UP £280
Pool C WINNER £280 R/UP £175
Pool D WINNER £ 200 R/UP £125
All competitors will be split into 4 bands the eight highest ranked players will be band 1 and the next eight highest ranked players will be band 2, and so on. Each group will consist of one player drawn from each band.
Once all groups finish an F A cup style draw takes place (no seeding) deciding who plays who in the quarter and semi finals.
Play will take place on 4 tables UNDER 3 STAR CONDITIONS,WITH 10 X6 M COURTS,BLUE COAT UMPIRES AND ENHANCED LIGHTING ,with two groups sharing a table, ie group 1’s first match will be followed by group 2’s first match on the same table.
Entry is £125 per player by post only and strictly on a first come first served basis regardless of Etta ranking(Rankings will be irrelevant, if lesser players get their entries in first you could be blocked out, and your chance of winning some of the large prize pool will have gone )you have been warned!!
ENTRY FORMS WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE FIRST WEEK IN JULY FROM THE ETTA WEBSITE
First 32 only, strictly on a first come first served basis