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Monday, May 02, 2005

King's Cup, Thailand: 23-26 June 2005

Dear Player,

We are pleased to announce that our annual tournament, 20th Brand's Thailand International King’s Cup, is now set to be staged from June 23th - 26th, 2005, in Bangkok with the winner's prize of USD 6,000.

As for celebrating our 20th anniversary in 2005, we are preparing a very exciting schedule, including one of the most challenging and enjoyable tournaments you’ll ever participate in, as well as a fabulous party.

Please find details of the tournament below. Should there be any queries or further information needed, please do not hesitate to contact us. We would greatly appreciate the presence of you and your friends at our event.

Best regards,
Amnuay P.




== Date ==
June 23-26, 2005

== Venue ==
The Bangna Hall, Central City Bangna Shopping Complex

== Division ==
Open Division, open to all without restrictions.

== Prize ==
- Champion: HM King’s Cup + USD 6,000 + Gift Set
- 2nd place-getter: 75,000 Baht + Gift Set
- 3rd place-getter: 40,000 Baht + Gift Set
- 4th place-getter: 20,000 Baht + Gift Set
- 5th place-getter: 10,000 Baht + Gift Set
- 6th place-getter: 7,000 Baht + Gift Set
- 7th place-getter: 5,000 Baht + Gift Set
- 8th place-getter: 4,000 Baht + Gift Set
- 9th place-getter: 3,000 Baht + Gift Set
- 10th place-getter: 2,000 Baht + Gift Set

++Bonus Prize ++
Each player (except the winner and the 2nd place-getter) will receive 50 Baht for every winning game on June 23-24 and receive 100 Baht for every winning game on June 25-26. ***This means that everyone has a chance to win prize money.***

++ Super Bonus Prize ++
If a player wins every game he played on any particular day, he will receive five times the Bonus Prize he would normally receive on that day instead of the normal Bonus Prize.

++Special 20th Anniversary Prizes++
There will also be several prizes for celebrating our 20th anniversary of the event given out. Further details will be announced soon.

::::::: NOTE :::::::
- The above prizes will be given only to the players who have played all 27 rounds completely.
- The prizes will be awarded at the end of the tournament.
- Everyone who receives the total prize money of over 500 Baht during the tournament is subject to paying a 5% witholding tax.

== Entry Fee ==
- USD120 (including Reception Party & 2 days Coffee Break) For those who has confirmed and sent in their application forms by May 15, 2005.
*** Those who send in their application forms after May 15, must pay another additional fee of USD 10.
*** The application fee can be paid upon Bangkok arrival

== Words Source ==
- SOWPODS 2000 (there will be a list of all 2 & 3-letter words and their inflected forms provided for each player. This list can be opened at any time during the game)

== Challenge Rule ==
- Free challenge, a player does not lose his turn when he challenges the acceptable word(s)

== Game Timing ==
- Each player is allowed 25 MINUTES per game.

== Format ==
- 27 rounds swiss-pairing based. Then the top two players play the final.
- The two finalists go to final with special rule: They have to play two games. If one of them wins both game, then that player will be the winner. But if they tie with a win and a loss, the third game will be played. The winner, in this case, is the one who scores the most when combining scores from three games.

== Accommodation ==
1.) The Novotel Bangna Bangkok Hotel (4 stars, 5-minute driving) offers the rate of USD 76.51*/night for a single room and USD 82.39**/night for a double room.
The Novotel Bangna is the nearest hotel to the venue. Its address is 14/49 Moo 6 Srinakarin Rd., Nongbon, Pravet, Bangkok 10250 Tel. (662)3660505 Fax.(662)3660506.
* based on the basic rate of USD 65 plus 10% service charge and 7% Value-added Tax
** based on the basic rate of USD 70 plus 10% service charge and 7% Value-added Tax
The above rates include daily buffet breakfast, free use of fitness center, etc.

2.) The D.C. Palace Hotel (3 stars, 15-minute driving) offers the rate of 800 Baht net /night for either single or twin room with breakfast. The D.C. Palace is located on 194 Moo 5 Srinakarin Rd., Samrong Nua, Muang, Samutprakarn 10270. Tel.(662) 7487520-5 Fax. (662) 7487526

The reservation can be done through us (contact Ravee or Nuttakrit)

== For Application and Inquiry, contact ==
Ravee or Nuttakrit by Email:, Tel. (662) 6819971-3, Fax (662) 6819974

== Schedule ==
-- Thursday, June 23, 11.15-18.00, Registration / Opening Remark / Round 1-5 / Reception Party (18.30-21.30)
-- Friday, June 24, 11.30-18.30, Round 6-12
-- Saturday, June 25, 8.30-19.30, Grand Opening Ceremony / Round 13-20
-- Sunday, June 26, 8.45-19.00, Round 21-27 / Final Round / Closing Ceremony

==How to apply ==
Send your info about the below topics as well as your recent 1-inch photograph (2-3 copies) and send them to us at the mentioned address. (you may send them via snail mail, email or fax as your choices) For the photographs, you may attach with you email. Closing date is May 31, 2005
-- Name:
-- Age:
-- Nationality:
-- Occupation:
-- Address:
-- Telephone Number: (please indicate your city’s code)
-- Fax Number: (please indicate your city’s code)
-- Email:
-- Past records in any tournament:


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Aiyah!!! Just see this after MAS travel fair!!! - Kar Mun

1:04 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just checked. It is cheaper to book online direct for the Novotel Bangkok. Bht2590 per night, all inclusive, plus breakfast.

Website at:

Kar Mun

1:32 PM


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