We kick off on Saturday at 12 noon. Zia starts his defence of the title against the team from Israel. We’ll know the 2018 winner at about 5pm UK time on Sunday. Download the full draw.
The Lederer scoring is unusual. Matches are scored using a combination of IMPS and Point a Board methods. The results are separately converted into Victory Points then added together. 50 VPs total per match – 30 from the IMPs, 20 from the Point a Board.
So it requires some fine judgement from the players to know what to play for. Download the full scoring details.