Dear friends, Odessa Shogi Club invites you to take part in "Odesa Shogi Open - 2019" summer tournament. The event will take place from 28th to 29th June in Odesa (Ukraine), in Chinese teahouse (Street Novoselskaya, 98 (corner Tiraspolskaya)).
Tournament rules: 6 round Mac-Mahon system (if less than 16 players - Swiss system) Time control: 30 minutes basic time for each player + byo-yomi: 1 minute per move
Special rules: 1) In case of sennichite the party will be replayed immediately with 10 minutes for each player time control (with no byo-yomi). 2) In case of zishogi the points will be countered according to "27-point Declare System". The player who has less than 27 points, loses (or the declarer loses in case if any one of the "27-point Declare System" conditions is broken). If both players have 27 points, White wins. (Rook and bishop worthes 5 points each, king worthes 0 points, other pieces - 1 point each) These two cases can be fixed only by tournament’s judge.
Shogi Tournament fee: 200 UAH (~7 Є) or 100 UAH (~3,5 Є) for Ukrainian Shogi Federation (USF) members Free for participants under 14
Preliminary tournament schedule and cultural program:
Prize giving: The players, that took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in shogi tournament, will be awarded diplomas and worthy prizes.
Placement criteria (ranged in decreasing importance): (or Points - in case of Swiss system) - SOS - SODOS - the result of the party between the players. In case all this criteria are still equal against the players in prize giving group, the additional competition will be judged between those players. Conditions of that competition will be settled by the tournament’s judge.
All expenses for players’ participating in the tournament are charged from sending organizations.
Preliminary registration and payment for participation in cultural events (Tea Ceremony, theater) - separate for each event. Master class (Japan cards - "Hanafuda and card game "Koi-Koi") - free, but registration - obligatory. More detailed information of cultural event - will be exhibited later.