The Negreanu Open is a series of weekly low buy-in tournaments played on Poker Stars where players can earn cumulative points to win quarterly prizes and earn a spot to compete in the year end Tournament of Champions where one ultimate winner will be crowned the 2011 Champion and receive an additional $250 cash money to be deposited to their Pokerstars account.
The 2011 season is broken up into four quarters ran nearly every Wednesday night at 9 PM EST on Poker Stars. We've changed things up this year by changing HORSE to 8-Game and having some weeks be Knockout and also some weeks will be $5.50 buyins.
2011 Negreanu Open Schedule - 2nd Quarter
Wed April 6th $4+$1+$0.50 NL Holdem Knockout
Wed April 13th $8+$2+$1 NL Holdem Knockout
Wed April 20th $4+$1+$0.50 8-Game Knockout
Wed April 27th $8+$2+$1 NL Holdem Knockout
Wed May 4th $4+$1+$0.50 NL Holdem Knockout
Wed May 11th $8+$2+$1 8-Game Knockout
Wed May 18th $4+$1+$0.50 NL Holdem Knockout
Wed May 25th $8+$2+$1 NL Holdem Knockout
Wed June 1st $4+$1+$0.50 8-Game Knockout
Wed June 8th $8+$2+$1 NL Holdem Knockout
Wed June 15th $4+$1+$0.50 NL Holdem Knockout
Wed June 22nd $8+$2+$1 8-Game Knockout
Wed June 29th $4+$1+$0.50 NL Holdem Knockout
One nice thing about these tournaments is every player starts with a double chipstack (3,000 chips versus the standard 1,500) and the blinds move at a slower than normal level to allow for more play.
Click Here to visit the 2010 Negreanu Open Site
There is a leaderboard kept on this site which keeps track of every game played and how each player finished in that game, along with any money and points earned. You can click the link at the top of each page that says "Leaderboard" to see the current cumulative leaderboard as well as a break down of each individual game.
status for each night.
The top 3 winners from each quarter will win a Fullcontactpoker Poker Chip Set! The 4th - 9th place winners each quarter will receive their choice of a FCP Hat or T-Shirt!
The top 9 each quarter advance onto the end of year Tournament of Champions (TOC) to compete for the title 2011 Negreanu Open Champion and the additional $250 cash to be deposited to their Poker Stars account.
You should be able to find all the answers to your questions through the F.A.Q.'s link at the top of every page, but if you have a question that you can not find the answer to feel free to contact
me direct through the Fullcontactpoker forums by Clicking Here or visiting the Contact Us Page.
You can also find a lot of details about these tournaments and also chat with the players that play in them on a regular basis on Daniel Negreanu's forums at Fullcontactpoker.com. Click Here for a direct link to the 2011 Negreanu Open Thread
Click Here to visit the 2009 Negreanu Open Site
Click Here to visit the 2008 Negreanu Open Site
Click Here to visit the 2007 Negreanu Open Site
Click Here to visit the 2006 Negreanu Open Site