Czech Open 2023
The biggest tournament in Czechia to take place on 22 April
The Czech Open in Stiga table hockey is an annual World Tour tournament in the highest category Super Series, organized by the Czech Table Hockey Association since 2003. This year it will be held in Prague on Saturday, April 22, 2023.
This is the biggest tournament in Czechia with participants from all over Europe. All those interested in Stiga table hockey are cordially invited. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to test your strength against other table hockey enthusiasts as well as the world’s top players!
In the morning basic groups, any newbie can play against a world-class player. In the afternoon divisions, everyone plays against opponents at their own level. In total, more than 30 five-minute matches await all participants.
Public transport arrival: bus stop Kajetánka - bus 180 from Dejvická metro station (buses leave from Šolínova Street), or from Zličín; or tram stop Drinopol - tram 25 from Hradčanská, or 22/32 from Malostranská.
Parking: on weekends free of charge in the "purple zone": streets Na Zástřelu, Mládeže, Bělohorská; or use garages/parking lots in the vicinity of Dejvická/Zličín stations.
International participants must register before the tournament by April 19, 12:00 noon. Please make sure to confirm your registration when checking-in at the venue. Czech players can register until the end of check-in at the venue, but we kindly ask them to pre-register too, so that we can best estimate the number of participants.
Register via email at: email@example.com
The entry fee is 300 CZK, paid at the venue.
7:30 - doors open
7:45 - check-in begins
8:30 - check-in ends
9:15 - basic groups start
approx 11:30 - lunch break (90 minutes)
approx 13:00 - final groups
approx 16:00 - playoffs
approx 21:00 - final ceremony
The exact timetable depends on the number of participants and will be determined after check-in.
There are several restaurants within walking distance, mainly in Radimova and Bělohorská Street.
Players will be put into six groups based on their world ranking. The top 10 players from groups 1, 3, and 5 will go to final group A1, while the top 10 players from groups 2, 4, and 6 will go to final group A2. Players ranked 11th to 13th in their group will move to final group B. If there are 101 or more participants then players ranked 11th to 14th in their group will move to final group B. The remaining players will go to final group C. Mutual results from basic groups will be counted for A1 and A2 groups.
The best 16 players from groups A1 and A2 will compete in the playoffs (32 players in total), where the groups will play against each other (e.g. the 1st player from A1 will play against the 16th player from A2, 2nd from A1 against 15th from A2, etc.). The playoffs in group A will consist of best-of-seven matches, except for the bronze medal match, which will best-of-five.
The top 4 players from groups B and C will advance to their respective playoffs, which will be played in best-of-five matches. There will be no match for third place in these playoffs; the final group standings will determine the third-place finisher.