The FIR is excited to announce the launch of a brand new Challenger tournament: CHA Romanian Open in Bucharest. The tournament is taking place on the 11th and 12th of September 2021.
Organised locally by the Asociatia Club Sportiv Racketlon, the main venue is the impressive AeroSquash complex which includes an all-glass squash centre court, 3x badminton courts and Table Tennis, with the Tennis played at a nearby local club. Shuttles from the airport will be provided for all players and there are several good hotels all within walking distance of the venue.
It’s a great chance for all players to get back out on the World Tour and to support a returning tournament at a fantastic venue and in a beautiful city. Have a look through all the tournament information below and entry is now open!
Saturday 11th Sept:
09:00-16:00 All doubles
12:00-18:00 Age classes to final
18:00-22:00 A/B singles 1st round
Sunday 12th Sept:
09:00-14:00 A/B singles, age class finals
The tournament, in conjunction with the FIR, will implement a COVID-19 plan that is in line with all local health guidelines as well as with basic FIR measures.
Travel restrictions to Romania depend if you are travelling from a Green, Yellow or Red list country – all the latest, up to date details can be found at this link:
Online entry fees with a valid FIR Player’s Licence:
EUR 50: singles, EUR 35 for second singles
EUR 20: doubles (per player)
Players without a licence to contact FIR Referee, Graham.King@racketlon.net
Suggested Tournament Hotels (walking distance to venue):
Hotel Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Bucharest
Ramada Hotel Bucharest
Crown Plaza Hotel Bucharest
For any questions about the CHA Romanian Open, please contact Tournament Director, Radu Ionescu, who will be happy to help you:
Duncan Stahl / FIR President