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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 1.Roni NuttunenFinland18
 2.Dmitriy PetrovRussia23
 3.Arseniy StolyarovRussia26
 4.Zdenek Matousek ml.Czech Republic32
 5.Patrik PetrCzech Republic40
 6.Leos Hvizd ml.Czech Republic43
 7.Michal KobrleCzech Republic47
 8.Martin MaderaCzech Republic53
 9.Jiri Chylik ml.Czech Republic54
 10.Jan SladekCzech Republic74
 11.Jan DryakCzech Republic77
 12.Anze BozicSlovenia80
 13.Mikhail ShashkovRussia81
 14.Kirill StorchakRussia84
 15.Pavel PlesakCzech Republic87
 16.Miroslav CernochCzech Republic91
 17.Michal BostikCzech Republic108
 18.Jakub MatysekCzech Republic111
 19.Daniel MatysekCzech Republic113
 20.Krystof LeblCzech Republic116
 21.Vaclav PiklCzech Republic121
 22.Mykhaylo ShalomayevUkraine123
 23.Martin ZenisekCzech Republic128
 24.Valentin DietzeGermany143
 25.Tomas BucekCzech Republic156
 26.Simon ThomasIreland157
 27.David SmidCzech Republic162
 28.Bernard RjavecSlovenia172
 29.Tomas RuzickaCzech Republic175
 30.Nejc SkrlepSlovenia176
 31.Jiri VachaCzech Republic179
 32.Stanislav KrausCzech Republic192
 33.Gergely RegulaHungary198
 34.Tomas Kahoun ml.Czech Republic204
 35.Tomas WaclawekCzech Republic207
 36.Antonin SurynCzech Republic212
 37.Krystof HeroldCzech Republic247
 38.Vladimir KrausCzech Republic249
 39.Peter BorsanyiHungary253
 40.Adam ZielinskyCzech Republic260
 41.Milos SevrCzech Republic272
 42.Zdenek LopaurCzech Republic277
 43.Ralph PommerenkeGermany287
 44.Robert JezCzech Republic291
 45.Hermann PetuchGermany304
 46.Martin MartinecSlovakia328
 47.Viktor MagyariHungary335
 48.Magor PappHungary337
 49.Hynek NechutnyCzech Republic338
 50.Frantisek MarekCzech Republic347
 51.Jiri KropacekCzech Republic416
 52.Egor StepanovRussia419
 53.Stanislav SrbaCzech Republic422
 54.Micael BorghSweden431
 55.Zbynek PilarCzech Republic438
 56.Vojtech BernatCzech Republic440
 57.Alexandr MacynskyCzech Republic443
 58.Zdenek Matousek st.Czech Republic446
 59.Miroslav UhlirCzech Republic475
 60.Michal MasikaCzech Republic478
 61.Matyas KlazarCzech Republic490
 62.Ales KrejzaCzech Republic497
 63.Tibor VargaCzech Republic505
 64.Vit PerknerCzech Republic524
 65.Tomas Kahoun st.Czech Republic537
 66.Andras NaszadiHungary543
 67.Miroslav FranekCzech Republic559
 68.Iva FochlerovaCzech Republic573
 69.Frank RascheGermany575
 70.Pavel PohoralyCzech Republic602
 71.Petr HolubCzech Republic620
 72.Olli MajaniemiSwitzerland621
 73.Michal LevyCzech Republic630
 74.Pavel HraskyCzech Republic637
 75.Viktor VelicSlovakia661
 76.Vlasta GobyovaCzech Republic684
 77.Pavel KubrtCzech Republic687
 78.Anita GrimovaCzech Republic736
 79.Jonas PerknerCzech Republic742
 80.Josef SedlacekCzech Republic791
 81.Jan KubernatCzech Republic806
 82.Wolfgang AbshagenGermany1025
 83.Petr KlazarCzech Republic1034
 84.Miroslava HorakovaCzech Republic1048
 85.Radek HrncirCzech Republic1053
 86.Filip WernerCzech Republic1272
 87.Daniel KadlecCzech Republic1303
 88.Sinisa CulicSerbia1320
 89.Katerina SurynovaCzech Republic1381
 90.Katerina StareckaCzech Republic1399
 91.Jiri MacekCzech Republic1615
 92.Michal RohlaCzech Republic1647
 93.Matej CingrosCzech Republic2076
 94.Jaromir KutajCzech Republic6040
 95.Rodi PraudaFinland7520
 96.Mateusz MateraPoland9999