Where? - Sports hall close to the town centre

Tournament will take place in the sports hall of TJ Slavoj, Trebizskeho 2702/12, Pilsen. It is situated close to the town centre, near the ice-hockey stadium of club HC Skoda Plzen.
See google maps.
GPS: 49.7378708N, 13.3754064E

You can reach the venue by train easily - station "Plzen - Zastavka" is 200 m far from the venue.
If you arrive to the Czech Republic by air to Prague, you can get to Pilsen by bus quickly (about 1,5 hours) and then use public transport (about 20 min. from bus station to the venue).

When? - One day tournament on 27th April 2019

Tournament will be held on Saturday 27th April 2019.
Preliminary tournament schedule
7:30 - doors open
7:45 - start of registration
8:30 - end of registration, draw
9:15 - start of basic groups
lunch break
final groups
play-off
about 21:00 - final ceremony
Tournament schedule depends on number of participants.
Lunch break will take 90 minutes.

You? - Everybody can participate

This tournament is opened for every player. Table hockey experts will play together with rookies, no matter how old they are, how many years they are playing and how many tournaments they took part. Everybody can join!

All foreign players must pre-register until 25th April, 12:00 AM. Czech players can register until the end of the registration on the day of the tournament in the venue, but we kindly ask you to pre-register in advance, so that we know the number of participants. Entry fee for the tournament is 200 CZK (or 8 Euro).

Details about the Tournament

Tournament will be played using the official international game rules and ITHF Tournament rules.
There will be six basic groups (but it can be changed according to number of participants), which will be created by using the world ranking. The draw of the tournament will be made after the end of the registration at the place of event by the "snake" system.
There will be two final groups A1 and A2, each will have 24 participants - best 8 players from each basic group will qualify there. Final groups will be created according to placement of the basic groups g1, g2, ... g6. In the group A1 there will be players promoting from basic groups g1, g3 and g5 and in the group A2 there will be players promoting from basic groups g2, g4 and g6.
The results of the mutual matches will be counted (only) into the final groups (it means that 7 results will be counted for every player). The placement groups B, C, etc. will have 18 participants.
Placement in basic group
1st - 8th final groups A1, A2
9th - 11th placement group B for 49th place
12th - 14th placement group C for 67th place
15th - 17th placement group D for 85th place
18th - 20th placement group E for 103rd place
Number of players in placement groups can be changed after the registration of all players with respect to the number of participants!
Best 16 players from each final group will promote to play-off played best of seven matches. Final play-off draw (pdf). There will be bronze medal series played best of five matches.
At placement groups B, C, etc. there will be play-offs for the best 4 players played best of five, no third place series will be held at placement groups, placement will be decided according to the group table.

Useful Information

- there is train stop "Plzeň - zastávka" (not Plzeň - Hlavní nadraží!) very close to the venue,
- there is a big parking place next to ice-hockey stadium free of charge,
- the nearest stop of public transport is called "Zimní stadion" and trolley bus number 10, 13 and 14 stop there,
- ticket for travel by Pilsen public transport can be bought in vehicles by using contactless bank card. Price for one 30 minutes ticket is 16 CZK (see more),
- there are a lot of possibilites for accomodation. The closest one to the venue is Hostel River, but you can choose according to your needs and budget from many possibilites,
- refreshment can be bought right in the venue,
- lunch will be available right in the venue, or you can use some restaurant in the neighbourhood,
- dressing rooms and showers will be available,
- we kindly ask all participants - bring indoor shoes, outdoor shoes will not be allowed!

If you have any question do not hesitate to ask the organizers:
Stanislav Kraus by mail,
Vladimir Kraus by phone: +420 605 821 144.

Useful links

Czech TH Federation
International TH Federation
World Ranking
Pilsen city
Hotels in Pilsen
Stiga CZE
Czech Public Transport
Pilsen Public Transport

News

25.4.2019
New goal cages together with original Stiga deflectors will be used during the tournament. It will not be allowed to replace / remove either goal cages, or deflectors!

Puck catcher called "suplak" will be available also on new version of games - thanks to Zbyněk Pilař.

Committee of Referees
Vladimír Kraus (Czech Republic)
Gergely Regula (Hungary)
Mykhaylo Shalomayev (Ukraine)
Substitutes
Jiří Chylík (Czech Republic)
Simon Thomas (Ireland)

14.3.2019
Play-Off 21 (i.e. Forsberg edition) games will be used during the Czech Open together with "classic" pucks.

21.11.2018
Registration for participants is opened!

Participants

All foreign participants must pre-register before the tournament until 25th April, 12:00 AM. Czech players can register until the end of the registration on the day of the tournament in the venue, but we kindly ask to pre-register in advance, so that we know the number of participants.

We ask you to pre-register by sending mail to stiga@stolnihokej.cz (alternative e-mail: vkraus@volny.cz).
Entry fee for the tournament is 200 Czech crowns (or 8 Euro).

Last updated: 26.4.2019, 16:36
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 2.Arseniy StolyarovRussia21
 3.Dmitriy PetrovRussia22
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 5.Leos Hvizd ml.Czech Republic36
 6.Patrik PetrCzech Republic38
 7.Michal KobrleCzech Republic43
 8.Martin MaderaCzech Republic46
 9.Mikhail ShashkovRussia53
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 14.Kirill StorchakRussia77
 15.Miroslav CernochCzech Republic87
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 18.Daniel MatysekCzech Republic107
 19.Jakub MatysekCzech Republic116
 20.Martin ZenisekCzech Republic123
 21.Mykhaylo ShalomayevUkraine124
 22.Simon ThomasIreland128
 23.David SmidCzech Republic131
 24.Vaclav PiklCzech Republic138
 25.Krystof LeblCzech Republic139
 26.Tomas BucekCzech Republic158
 27.Tomas RuzickaCzech Republic160
 28.Valentin DietzeGermany162
 29.Tomas WaclawekCzech Republic166
 30.Bernard RjavecSlovenia172
 31.Nejc SkrlepSlovenia182
 32.Stanislav KrausCzech Republic188
 33.Gergely RegulaHungary193
 34.Antonin SurynCzech Republic194
 35.Adam ZielinskyCzech Republic223
 36.Jiri VachaCzech Republic227
 37.Krystof HeroldCzech Republic250
 38.Peter BorsanyiHungary257
 39.Tomas Kahoun ml.Czech Republic260
 40.Vladimir KrausCzech Republic265
 41.Milos SevrCzech Republic270
 42.Robert JezCzech Republic273
 43.Ralph PommerenkeGermany297
 44.Martin MartinecSlovakia321
 45.Zdenek LopaurCzech Republic322
 46.Viktor MagyariHungary328
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 72.Michal LevyCzech Republic628
 73.Pavel HraskyCzech Republic633
 74.Tibor VargaCzech Republic640
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 78.Jonas PerknerCzech Republic781
 79.Josef SedlacekCzech Republic799
 80.Anita GrimovaCzech Republic810
 81.Jan KubernatCzech Republic816
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 84.Petr KlazarCzech Republic1076
 85.Radek HrncirCzech Republic1214
 86.Filip WernerCzech Republic1269
 87.Daniel KadlecCzech Republic1321
 88.Sinisa CulicSerbia1337
 89.Katerina SurynovaCzech Republic1396
 90.Katerina StareckaCzech Republic1405
 91.Michal RohlaCzech Republic1645
 92.Jiri MacekCzech Republic1763
 93.Matej CingrosCzech Republic2051
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 95.Rodi PraudaFinland7594
 96.Mateusz MateraPoland9999