Norwegian Championship Series

For the first time Norwegian Championship Series will be organized in Norway in cooperation with IFPA. All IFPA sanctioned tournaments held in Norway during 2022 will award points (equal to WPPRS) which will count towards its own NCS ranking. This can be seen on the front page of IFPA.NO.



Qualification

Norwegian Championship Series is open for all nationalities that participate in norwegian tournaments. When the year is done, the top 32 players will have qualified to a finals with 25 % WPPR boost, where the winner will earn a place in the European Champion Series in addition to being crowned the official Norwegian Championship Series Champion of 2022!

Position 1-4 will get a DOUBLE bye which means they go directly to round 3 in the finals.
Position 5-8 will get a SINGLE bye which means they go directly to round 2 in the finals.

s Finals playoff

The finals will be held 27-29th January 2023, at Kristiania Flipperselskap in Oslo.
It will be a full tournament weekend with warmup and side tournament in addition to the main NCS finals. A rough outline of the format and time schedule can be read below.

27th January: Warmup tournament
19.00 - 00.00

The warmup tournament is open for everyone who wants, not only the top 32 who qualified to NCS finals. The format is yet to be decided.


28th January: Side tournament
18.30 - 23.30

The side tournament is open for everyone who wants, not only the top 32 who qualified to NCS finals. The format is yet to be decided.


28-29th January: NCS Finals

Saturday 28th January

Round 1: 11.00 - 17.00

24 Players from position 9 - 32 are split into two groups, and will play double round robin. That means you play each opponent twice on different machines,for a total of 22 matches. Top 6 players in each group advance to round 2 which is on sunday. Tie breaks will be played if necessary.

Sunday 29th January

Round 2: 11.00 - 12.40

16 players, top 12 from round 1 and position 5-8 from qualifications will be split into groups of 4, playing group matchplay on 5 machines. Linear scoring. Top 2 in each group advances.

Round 3: 12.40 - 14.20

12 players, top 8 from round 2 and position 1-4 from qualifications will be split into groups of 4, playing group matchplay on 5 machines. Linear scoring. Top 2 in each group advances.

Round 4: 14.20 - 15.30

6 players play head-to-head, best of 5 machines.

Final round 5: 15.30 - 17.30

3 players play group matchplay on 7 machines to determine the NCS champion 2022.


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