The 5th Reebok HSM 2018

The 5th Reebok HSM 2018

Hungarian Masters 2018 confirmed as one of the 11 ESF Circuit events, with new status of Grand Prix level:

The 5th REEBOK Hungarian Squash Masters 2018 Master Open Event

Prosquash Akadémia  in partnership with Griff Squash & Fitness Club and European Squash Federation would like to invite you to The 5thREEBOK Hungarian Squash Masters 2018. Tournament will be held in the Griff Squash & Fitness Club starting Friday, May 11., finishing on Sunday, May 13.
Last years:

 

UP TO DATE INFORMATION:

may 11, 2018: up to date results and matches

 

Entry form
ONLINE ENTRY – already open
E-MAIL ENTRY
Magyar versenykiírás – hamarosan

Contact:
Tournament Director:
Csaba Altvater
altvatercsaba@gmail.com
gsm: +36 30 990 1196

Tournament Referee:
Ramon Gubi
rvm12i@gmail.com
gsm: +36 30 600 5840

Software Operator:
Tibor Tomcsanyi
tibortomcsanyi@gmail.com
gsm: +36 30 754 3367

Date
This event will be held from Friday, May 11 until Sunday, May 13. Depending on entries and size of the draws, the tournament will start on Friday, May 11 at 8.00

Closing date for entries
Friday, 27th April l, 2018. Late entries are only acceptable before the seeding is published at the discretion of the Tournament Director and Masters Committee in the interest of the tournament

Venue(s):
Griff Squash & Fitness Club – Hunguest Hotel Griff
Bartók Béla út 152
1113 Budapest
Phone: +36-1-2064065
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/121554855196377/
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/Griffsquashandfitness

Categories
Men’s: +35, +40, +45, +50, +55, +60, +65, +70
Women’s: +35, +40, +45, +50, +55, +60, +65
Players are only allowed to enter one category.
If not enough entries in some age groups, categories might be combined.
The TD reserves the right to amalgamate age groups if there are insufficient entries to make a workable draw. Players are only allowed to enter one category.

Eligibility
This event is open to all players who are over 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70 on the first day of the event. The event complies with the ESF Masters Circuit Guidelines, a copy is available at www.europeansquash.com. All entries must be approved by the player’s MNA, entries with any objection from a MNA will not be accepted. As specified by the WSF and ESF, players must hold an active Squash Player Identification Number (SPIN) to compete in all ESF Registered events. Players without a SPIN can register through the WSF website www.worldsquash.org/spin

Seeding
The seeding will be carried out by the Masters Sub-Committee Seeding Panel using the latest available results and ESF Masters Rankings valid at the closing date and in accordance with the ESF Masters Circuit Guidelines.

Matches
All matches played will consist of the best of five sets, under the rules of the WSF. All players are guaranteed a minimum of three matches. The Tournament Organisers reserve the right to organize plate matches consisting of the best of five sets. PAR 11 scoring (to 2 clear points) will be used.

Draws
Maximum draw size: 64 (3 day event).

Refereeing
All players will be expected to mark and referee matches

Ball
DUNLOP PRO XX.

Prizes
There will be Cups and Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place in each age group.
The Prize Giving Ceremony takes place at the latest at (16.00) on (May13.).

Insurance
Players enter and play in the tournament at their own risk. Neither the organisers nor the ESF will accept responsibility for any claims including for injury or accident. Suitable insurance must be organised by the player or the participating federation.

Hotel
Hotel Griff  –  same building as the squash courts.
Bartók Béla út 152
1113 Budapest
Reservations for packages can only be made by the tournament organisers.
http://griffhotel.hu

Transport
There is no transport needed between the official hotel and club, they are both connected. Anybody wishing to stay away from the official hotel will need to organise their own transport, but the organisers will be happy to give advice about the best options.

Entries
The MNA is responsible for ensuring that all players have a valid and active SPIN number and that their entry is fully supported.

All entries must be made on the official entry form and sent to:
Csaba Altvater – altvatercsaba@gmail.com
Here is the Official entry form:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lnldz3yzziy4vo0/HUNGARIAN_Masters_2018_entry.xlsx?dl=0
or enter online at:
http://www.europeansquash.com/calendarevent/36301/Hungarian-Masters-2018-MO

Payment
The entry fee and package fee, as detailed below, along with the ranking levy of €4 per player must be paid to the host by the closing date.
The entry fee must be paid by bank transfer (net of bank charges) to :
PRO SQUASH AKADEMIA SPORT EGYESÜLET at:
Bank:                    OTP BANK NYRT.
Account No:        11703037-20002994
SWIFT/BIC:       OTPVHUHB
IBAN:                   HU88 1170 3037 2000 2994 0000 0000
Account Name:  PRO SQUASH AKADEMIA SPORT EGYESÜLET
Reference:           Masters 2017
Please mark payment clearly with name of event and name of player

Basic Entry fee: 55€
 (includes at least 3 matches, tournament t-shirt, Thursday Meet and Greet, Friday Night Budapest Bus Tour (Limited Places, so book early), Saturday Night RESTAURANT Tournament Party, ESF ranking levy and tournament welcome bag).

Saturday Party Fee: 20€

Package fees:
Package A:  3 nights accommodation  + all meals 1 – 8      240,- €
The package fee is  €240 which includes the entry fee, tournament T-Shirt, 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast, three lunches (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and two dinners (Friday and Saturday ), transfer from airport.
Single room charge is €15 extra per night.

Package A/1: 3 night’s accommodation  + 3 breakfasts +Party Fee                                €210
The package fee is  €210 which includes the entry fee, tournament T-Shirt, 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast, transfer from airport, party fee
Single room charge is €15 extra per night.

Package B: 2 night’s accommodation  + all meals 2 – 8 + Party Fee                           €190
Package Fee for accompanying persons (coaches/ parents etc.) is

3 nights       €180

2 nights       €150

Extra night in the hotel (twin room) €30 per person including breakfast.

Extra night in the hotel  (single room) €30 per night including breakfast.

Example of Meals with Package A and B:
Thursday, 10 May
not covered
not covered
not covered

Friday, 11 May
#1 – Breakfast Hotel
#2 – Lunch Hotel
#3 – Dinner Hotel

Saturday, 12 May
#4 – Breakfast Hotel
#5 – Lunch Hotel
#6 – Dinner at Party Restaurant

Sunday, 13 May
#7 – Breakfast Hotel
#8 – Lunch Hotel
not covered

Draws
The seeding lists and time of the first matches will be published 7 days prior to the start date.
Finalised draws for the event will only be posted at the venue and on the internet at the start of the event. Draws will also be displayed at the official hotel.

ESF regulations & penalties
A late withdrawal is a withdrawal made 2 days or less before the start date of a tournament
Ranking penalties will be applied to the records of players who fail to turn up or who make a late withdrawal not supported by a medical certificate (see E4a, E4b and F2l).
Following a withdrawal, fees should be reimbursed as follows:

  1. Withdrawal up to 14 days before the start date of a tournament: fees reimbursed in full (less bank charges)
  2. Withdrawal 3-14 days before the start date of a tournament: 50% of fees reimbursed (less bank charges)
  3. Withdrawal 2 days or less before the start date of a tournament: reimbursement at the discretion of the tournament organiser

If a player:

  1. Has entered a tournament and fails to turn up, he/she will receive zero ranking points for the tournament
  2. Fails to play out all scheduled matches for any reason other than illness or injury, he/she will receive zero ranking points for the tournament
  3. Commits either of these offence for a second time within a 12 month period, he/she will be banned from the ESF Masters Circuit for a period of 12 months

Planned Schedule:
Thursday, May 10:
18.00-20.00: Meet and Greet in Griff Squash Club.
Courts will be available for participants who arrive on Thursday to meet and have friendly games with each other. We also plan to put up a big screen for the weekend and show live coverage from the British Open.

Friday, May 11:
09.00-19.00: Matches start at Griff Squash Club.

Saturday, May 12:
10.00-18.00: Quarter and Semi-Finals in Griff
20.00-22.00: Party Evening in Budapest Restaurant, on riverside Budapest. Open fire Hungarian soup, enjoy some welcome drinks, snacks and live music or have dinner in the main restaurant and enjoy the delicious Hungarian and International Food on offer.
22.00: Enjoy the Budapest Nightlife

Sunday, May 13:
10.00-15.00: Finals and play off matches.
15.00-15.40: Prize Giving Ceremony and photos.
15.45: Close of the 5th REEBOK Hungarian Squash Masters 2018

More information:
Csaba Altvater: altvatercsaba@gmail.com
Entry form