Glad to announce that we will now cater to players who can only make it for 1 or 2 games or those who prefer to help fill the table for 3 sit-outs.
Players can now register for Game 1 only, Game 3 only, Game 1 & 2 only, Game 2 & 3, 3 Games only if there’s no sit-out (helping to fill table).
This can be done through an additional question added at the registration page. To continue to encourage players to join for full 3 games, players who register for less than 3 or 3 games w/o sit out are given the least priority to attend the session. Only if there is a reduction of sit-out, then the partial registration will be acknowledged.
Upon registration, you will receive an email informing you that we have noted your registration. By Saturday 12pm, you will receive a message via phone informing that your registration is acknowledged. Then, do give your confirmation that you will be attending. If there is no message, then treat it that the registration is not successful by default.
There is a benefit to partial registration for players, and that is that the session you attend is guaranteed to have no sit-out. This is an information that the fully registered players do not know. The rationale for not allowing players to know the attendance is to encourage players to be punctual. Latecomers usually risk sitting out on game 1. Therefore, a stricter rule on punctuality to make the system fairer as shown below.
|1||Late for more than 5 minutes. (Partially Registered players only)|
|2||Late for more than 10 minutes. (Caused sit outs)|
|3||Late for more than 20 minutes. (Caused sit outs)|
|2~3||Cancellation of registration after registration period|
|4||Cancellation of registration after registration period (Caused sit outs)|
|4||Failure to commit to all games (Caused sit outs)|
|5||Cancellation of registration after registration period (Caused cancellation of session)|
|5||Registered but did not turn up|
|5||Failure to commit to a game (Left in the middle of Han-Chan)|
This does not mean that players with partial registration are given the privilege to attend the session late by less than 5minutes. This 5 minute is meant to be used as a buffer to any 2-3 minutes discrepancy in our watches. That is to say, if you are late by, let’s say, 4 minutes according to your watch, but it is 5minutes according to organiser’s watch and get penalised for being late, it is NON-DISPUTABLE. This is not organisers being rigid on timing but the organisers are already being lenient to give a 5 minutes discrepancy of the difference in our sense of time.
Priority amongst Partially Registered players
Everyone will take turns for their partial registration to be accepted. So basically we will try not to accept the same person consecutively.
We would like to thank everyone that because of everyone’s good behaviour, we are able to maintain a healthy culture and playing environment, therefore able to explore more ways to cater to more players.