Nigeria invited for Alchemist Cup 2018

Nigeria has been invited to the first edition of the Alchemist Cup to be held from 5th to 9th December 2018 in Penang, Malaysia. According to the Organizing Chairman, Micheal Tang,  the Alchemist Cup is a World Team event consisting of 10 teams with 5 players per team. Each team will play the other 9 teams or 45 games for a full round-robin. There will be “live” streaming of 1 game every round for 45 rounds.

Invited Teams

  • Nigeria
  • Australia
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • UK
  • USA
  • Rest of Asia
  • Rest of the World

Other Information

Qualification for 8 countries will depend on local Scrabble Association. Rest of Asia and Rest of World team will be on invitation only based on WESPA ratings.

Registration Fees: US$300

Prize Structure:

  • Champion team: US$10,000
  • 1st runner-up team: US$5,000
  • 2nd runner-up team: US$3,000

Individual prize for those who are not in Top 3 teams:

  • First: US$1,000
  • Second: US$600
  • Third: US$400

Hotel Venue: G Hotel Gurney, Penang, Malaysia

Compulsory Hotel package:
Check-in 4th Dec and Check-out 9th Dec (5 nights, 5 Breakfasts and 5 Lunches)

Double Occupancy: RM1,695 net or USD435 net per person

Single Occupancy: RM2,915 net or USD750 net per person

 

Categories: International and World Scrabble.