Premier Two Red 2018

There are twenty-six contestants for the 2018 Bristol Premier League Division Two season, twenty-one of whom guaranteed their places via their performances in 2017 -- four relegated from Premier One, fourteen retaining their Premier Two status, and three gaining automatic promotion from Premier Three.
Of the other five, one Premier Three player replaced a player not taking up her place, and four others -- three reprieved from relegation plus one more from Premier Three -- moved up to enlarge the leagues.
The 26 players have been arranged into two parallel divisions of thirteen, Premier Two Blue and Premier Two Red, ordered as per their finishing positions last year.
In each division players play each other twice in 11-point matches giving a total of twenty-four matches each, in a season spanning the eleven months from January to November.
Players arrange their own fixtures, at mutually acceptable venues and times, with Bristol Backgammon's Monday and Thursday sessions being prime opportunities.

Premier Two Red

League table as at January 15th

PldWonLostForAgstAv.DiffPensPts
Adam Sinclair22022134.50006
Simonetta Herrera22022144.00006
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Cliff Blofield000000.00000
Pearl Foster000000.00000
Richard Owsley000000.00000
Ian Tarr000000.00000
Ed Turner000000.00000
George Georgiou2021422-4.00000
Chris Hughes000000.0001-1
Mike Smith000000.0001-1
Ismail Yilmaz000000.0001-1
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Neil Young000000.0001-1
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Tom Chapman2021322-4.5001-1

Complete results record

PLAYER25 PAID?vs N Youngvs I Yilmazvs E Turnervs I Tarrvs M Smithvs A Sincl'rvs R Owsleyvs C Hughesvs S Herreravs G G'rgiouvs P Fostervs T Chapmanvs C Blof'ld
Cliff BlofieldYES............XXX
Tom ChapmanNo.....7-11.....XXX.
Pearl FosterYES..........XXX..
George GeorgiouYES........5-11XXX...
Simonetta HerreraYES........XXX11-9...
Chris HughesNo.......XXX.....
Richard OwsleyYES......XXX......
Adam SinclairYES.....XXX.....11-6.
Mike SmithNo....XXX........
Ian TarrYES...XXX.........
Ed TurnerYES..XXX..........
Ismail YilmazNo.XXX...........
Neil YoungNoXXX............

Scores in parentheses are from adjourned matches.

League fees amounting to 200 have been paid so far.


Next checkpoint

March 31st

Number of matches to be played:

To keep up with the Advisory Schedule: 9

To avoid Penalty Points: 7

To avoid expungement from the League: 4


Chronological results list:
Jan 7: Adam Sinclair beat Tom Chapman 11-7; Adam Sinclair beat Tom Chapman 11-6.
Jan 14: Simonetta Herrera beat George Georgiou 11-5; Simonetta Herrera beat George Georgiou 11-9.


Projected use of Premier Two prize pool (2018)


When Premier Two Blue and Red entry fees have all been paid, they will give a total Premier Two prize fund of 650.
The table below gives an estimate of how that money will be apportioned.
PurposeDiv.2
Blue
am't()
Div.2
Red
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Administration fee65
Engraving and
mementoes
40
Premier 2
Champion
175
Premier 2
Runner-up
120
Cash 2nd prize7575
Cash 3rd prize5050


Premier Two rules and formats
Premier Two Blue current positions
Premier One current positions
Premier Two history
Premier League entrants 2018
Premier Status
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