The Amsterdam Classic 2024
tOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Tournament Organiser

Joe Magor | joe@cmstringers.com | Tel: 07909 531367

Tournament Dates

This event will be a weekend graded event run on Saturday the 18th and Sunday 19th May 2024

Tournament Categories

A Grade – Players in a county Premier or 1st Division League Team (Squash Levels: 4800 - 11999)

B Grade – Players in a County League 2nd or 3rd Division League Team (Squash Levels: 2500 - 4799)

C Grade – Players in a County League 4th or 5th or Lower Division League Team (Squash Levels: 1200 - 2499)

D Grade – Non-Team Players who play recreationally or in a Club internal League (Squash Levels: 300 - 1199)

E Grade – Players who are beginners and are fairly new to the game (Squash Levels: 0 - 299)

Tournament Format & Entry Fees

• Trophies will be awarded to all grade and plate winners and finalists.

• Entry fee of UK and non Netherlands based players is £60.00 and is payable by either bank transfer or online via credit/debit card. Please note that entry fees must be paid in advance in order to secure your place in the category that you have entered.

• Entry fee for Netherlands based players is €60.00 and is payable by either bank transfer or online via credit/debit card. Please note that entry fees must be paid in advance in order to secure your place in the category that you have entered.

• Entry Fee includes The Amsterdam Classic 2024 tournament t-shirt.

• All players are guaranteed a minimum of four matches as the event will be run using a monrad format over the 2 days.

• All matches will be Best of 3, PAR 11 Scoring (2 clear at 10-10)

• All matches results will be logged onto League Master and imported into Squash Levels

• For all enquiries, please email me at joe@cmstringers.com or call/text 07909 531367


Proposed itinerary

Day One - Friday 17th May 2024

• Players arrive in Amsterdam, tournament introduction and a session of fun doubles in the evening followed by dinner and drinks (nothing too crazy!!).

Day Two - Saturday 18th May 2024

• 10am to 7pm - Tournament starts with the first few rounds of the A to E Grades taking place (Monrad or Group Format for all grades). Everyone will have two or three matches on the Saturday. This is followed by dinner at the club and a night out in Amsterdam.

Day Three - Sunday 19th May 2024

• 10am to 6pm - Tournament final rounds for all grades, followed by trophy presentation, dinner and drinks.

Day Four - Monday 20th May 2024

• Players fly/Eurostar back home (hungover, once again questioning their life choices and wondering why they didn't learn from the Brussels event!


Accomodation

The following hotels below have been recommended and all are close to the city centre and the tournament venue:

1) Ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport

Ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport offers a free shuttle service to and from Schiphol Airport. It features free fitness, a 24-hour Take Away and an extensive breakfast is served from 04:00 until 12:00 and dinner from 18:00 until 22:00 at our International Open Buffet.

The modern rooms at Ibis Airport come equipped with flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. They have a private bathroom with free soap and shampoo products.

The hotel houses several food and beverage outlets : an American Burger Bar, an international open buffet, a Grand Café/Bar and a Take Away 24/7 store for your convenience.

2) Olympic Hotel

Situated in Amsterdam and with Vondelpark reachable within 2.7 km, Olympic Hotel features express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a garden, free WiFi and a bar. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also has a restaurant and a terrace. The accommodation offers a shared lounge, a concierge service and ticket service for guests.

The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a desk. At the hotel rooms are fitted with a wardrobe and a private bathroom.

3) Best Western Amsterdam

Best Western Amsterdam is located in Amsterdam West district, just off the A10 city ring and 20 minutes' by public transport from the old city centre. It features a private parking space, 24-hours reception, bar and terrace. Rooms at Best Western Amsterdam have en suite bathrooms with a shower, toilet and free toiletries. Other amenities include television, safe and work desk.

An international breakfast buffet is served in the restaurant every morning. Our restaurant has limited opening times in the evening. The in-house bar features a lounge area with TVs. It offers several snacks and a wide variety of beverages. During summer guests can enjoy a drink at the terrace.

4) Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport

The Park Plaza Amsterdam Airport is strategically located close to the A9, a 10-minute drive from Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam centre. There is a tram stop with direct connections to Amsterdam's city centre only a 10-minute walk away. This hotel benefits from free Wi-Fi in the public areas and free HiSpeed internet access in the rooms.

Please note that the airport shuttle service to and from Schiphol Airport is available from 4:45 to midnight and runs every half hour. As per 1st of October, please be advised that a €5 ticket is required for the shuttle for return journeys from the hotel back to the airport. Shuttle tickets can be purchased at the hotel Reception. Kids under 12 ride for free. The hotel offers comfortable rooms, a stylish bar, restaurant, a games room with several billiards tables and access to gym.

tOURNAMENT T SHIRT
ENTRY FORM

A list of players that have entered this event can be found at the bottom of this page. This list is updated manually on a daily basis so your name won’t appear on the list straight after you have entered!

The Amsterdam Classic 2024 - Entry Form

The Amsterdam Classic 2024 Entry Form
ENTRY LIST

This entry list was last updated on: Wednesday 21st February 2024 @ 12:30am

A Grade

1. Joe Magor (Canterbury) – PAID
2. Akshaye Wadhwa (Paddington)
3. Mitch Hedges (Paddington) – PAID
4. Ben Hedger (Thame Racquets) – PAID
5. Ryan Spencer (Abbeydale)
6. Jonathan Andvig (Southbank) – PAID
7. Fahad Bin Nadeem (Frans Otten)
8. David Newman (Wimbledon Racquets) – PAID
9. Luke Barnes (ACR Cologne) – PAID
10. Cai Younger (Northern FC)
11. Zeki Muneeb (Paddington)
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B Grade

1. Greig Andersson (Ebbisham) – PAID
2. David Simpson (The Lansdowne Club) – PAID
3. Steve Ndumbe (Southbank) – PAID
4. Inco Planje (Valténis Country Club)
5. Tom Faiers (Cumberland)
6. Tiago Sebastiao (Stockholm Squash Club)
7. Kunle Adeboye (Kingsdown)
8. Dinesh Bansal (Maidstone) – PAID
9. Barnaby Smith (Thame Racquets) – PAID
10. Chris Bickley (Cumberland) – PAID
11. Anthony Lui – PAID
12. Sam Conebar (Hythe) – PAID
13. Calum Murray (Britannia)
14. Tai Griffiths (Rhiwbina)
15. Sam Bates (Hadfield) – PAID
16. Joe Isherwood (Hove) – PAID
17. Deepak Mawar (BRESS)
18. Andrew Black (Newbiggin) – PAID
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C Grade

1. Bill Rutter (Abbeydale)
2. Baz Hodson (Hythe) – PAID
3. Sam McParland (Old Crossleyans) – PAID
4. Jon Lidster (Huddersfield) – PAID
5. Wayne Burke (Canterbury) – PAID
6. David Harris (Grantham) – PAID
7. Gary Hollamby (Hythe) – PAID
8. Bill Lightfoot (Hythe) – PAID
9. Adam Thompson (Huddersfield) – PAID
10. Saulo Phiri (David Lloyd Eastbourne) – PAID
11. Tristan Blackwell (Hythe) – PAID
12. Uttara Raju (CM Ringers) – PAID
13. Natasha Burrett (Southbank)
14. Karen Hume (Bexley) – PAID
15. Nicola Thorn (Woodford Wells)
16. Tom Ash (Truro) – PAID
17. Mourad Farahat (Sportcity Leiden) – PAID
18. Fitsum Soloman Degefa (Southbank) – PAID
19. Andrew Yeo (Southbank) – PAID
20. Helen Walsh (Nuffield St Albans)
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D Grade

1. Darren Trebble (Maidstone) – PAID
2. Alex Wilmot (Canterbury) – PAID
3. Wayne Proctor (Petersfield) – PAID
4. Jelena Hajdukovic (Squash City Amsterdam) – PAID
5. Jack Murgatroyd (Old Crossleyans) – PAID
6. Robert Smith (Bexley) – PAID
7. Marat Reymers (Frans Otten) – PAID
8. Michael Hougham (Canterbury) – PAID
9. Paul Hitchen (Frans Otten) – PAID
10. William Hitchen (Frans Otten) – PAID
11. Shaun Milne (Caversham)
12. Clive Baker (Nuffield St Albans) – PAID
13. Benjamin Van Ruyssevelt (Frans Otten) – PAID
14. Josje van Venrooij (Squash City Amsterdam)
15. Ariel Cheng (Squash City Amsterdam)
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E Grade

1. Harley Wilmot (Canterbury) – PAID
2. Ava Hodson (Hythe) – PAID
3. Ola Mac (Squash City Amsterdam) – PAID
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