Delhi 2017
The Scrabble Association of Delhi proudly presents the 4th Gail Scrabble Cup,Delhi to be held on 14-16 July, 2017.
 

REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN.

The Venue is  IIIT-Delhi
Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III,

Near Govind Puri Metro Station, Delhi, 110020, India

( At the CDX Glass Room ( Ground Floor) of Academic building), next to CCD)

Prize money for this year:

Top 3 prizes increased further from last year.

1st Prize Rs.45,000
2nd Prize Rs.37,500
3rd Prize Rs.30,000

- Guaranteed cash prizes for top 10 finishers

In addition, the Delhi tournament shall continue to maintain its focus on increasing the prize pool for non-top-10 finishers:

- Rating Band prizes of Rs. 5K to 7.5K each for highest finishers rated B,C and D (roughly corresponding to 75th, 50th and 25th percentile of registered entries as per their SAI / WESPA ratings) and for the top under-18 player


- To encourage under-18 players, there will be trophies and prizes for the top 3 under 18 finishers. In addition, to encourage new local talent, the top 3 under 18 finishers from Delhi will get trophies and their entry fees will be fully refunded. Entry fees will also be fully refunded for any other under 18 players that finish in the top half of the field and haven't received any other prizes. All Under 18 participants will get certificates from the Scrabble Association of India.

And some fun awards:
- Non-cash spot prizes for each round on first two days (like last year)
- Rs 1000 each for highest scoring words on Day 1 and Day 2
- Rs 1000 each for the biggest upset win on Day 1 and Day 2

A total of 24 games proposed .Day 1 9:00-9:45 a.m. Registration.First game to commence at 10 am sharp .

Playing hours 10 to 6 on Day 1 (8 games, lagged), 9 to 6 on Day 2 (9 games, lagged), 9 to 5 on Day 3 (7 games, KOTH).

Entry fees stay the same as last year: Rs 2,100 for SAI members and under 18s; Rs 2400 for all others. (or $35/$40 if you prefer to pay in USD). This covers breakfast, lunch, and tea/coffee/small snacks on all three days. Our city has a well-deserved reputation for food and hospitality, and we shall try to live up to that!


Here are few accomodation options near IIIT:

Budget Hotels: 2500-4500 (excluding taxes)

1. juSTa Greater Kailash
https://www.tripadvisor.in/Hotel_Review-g304551-d1471760-Reviews-JuSTa_Greater_Kailash_New_Delhi-New_Delhi_National_Capital_Territory_of_Delhi.html

2. Treebo Amber
https://www.tripadvisor.in/Hotel_Review-g304551-d1030533-Reviews-Treebo_Amber-New_Delhi_National_Capital_ Territory_of_Delhi.html

3. Shervani Nehru Place
https://www.tripadvisor.in/Hotel_Review-g304551-d1730273-Reviews-Shervani_Nehru_Place-New_Delhi_National_Capital_Territory_of_Delhi.html

4. Basil The Residency
https://www.tripadvisor.in/Hotel_Review-g304551-d3534984-Reviews-Basil_the_Residency-New_Delhi_National_Capital_Territory_of_Delhi.html

Nehru Place, GK and Friends colony have ample of Airbnb options also.

Cheers
Team Delhi
 
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