The Intermediates Trophy

This is an annual tournament just for those who have not yet been granted Premier Status. It constitutes a rare chance to compete for silverware without encountering obstacles like Stuart Mann, Gaz Owen, Roland Herrera, etc.
The inaugural event was held in 2002, and it now has its regular spot in the Bristol Backgammon calendar.
Entry to the tournament is 5, and this pays for engraving the winner's name on the permanent trophy, plus either cash prizes or mementoes.
The event consists of a single flight of straight knock-out, with all matches being played to 7 points.

From the 2006 event, this became a part of the Intermediate Grand Prix, until the IGP's demise.

The results:
First roundQuarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
CAROLINE BOULTON beat Matt Reekie-BlackCAROLINE BOULTON beat Mike RodwellCAROLINE BOULTON beat Yuri Cherkasenko
Mike Rodwell beat Ian Anderson
Yuri Cherkasenko beat Simon TracyYuri Cherkasenko beat Andrew GayYuri Cherkasenko beat Ben Crowden
Andrew Gay beat Frank Jones
Ben Crowden beat Safi Tracy

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