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Shogi Day Celebration 2017Tournament Star
Start time2017-11-17 18:30
End time2017-11-19 17:00
PlaceСhess club "Obolon" (Ukraine, Kyiv, 9 Agregatnaya street)
ContactUkrainian Shogi Federation (Boris Baydenko, +380663410157,
Dear Mr. and Mrs.,
Ukrainian Shogi Federation initiates the Shogi Day celebration in Europe (namely - the first event will be held in Ukraine, Kyiv)
and invites you to take part in "Shogi Day Celebration 2017" tournament, dated to the Shogi Day (17th November).
The event will take place from 17th to 19th November in Kyiv (Ukraine), in chess club "Obolon" (Street Agregatnaya, 9).
Place on Google Maps:
How to get to the tournament:
Trolleybus #18, #6 - from the metro "Luk'yanivska" to Mostytska Street, then on foot to tournament's place
Trolleybus #33 - fro the central railway station to Mostytska Street, then on foot to tournament's place
Trolleybus #25 - from the metro "Petrivka" to Mostytska Street, then on foot to tournament's place
Tram #12, #11, #19 - from Kontraktova Square
Tournament rules: 6 round Swiss system
Time control: 40 minutes basic time for each player + byo-yomi: 1 minute per move
Tournament fee:
250 UAH (~8Є),
125 UAH (~4Є) for USF members
50 UAH (~2Є) for participants under 14
Prize giving:
The players, that took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in tournament, will be awarded diplomas and medals.
Worthy prizes from Kyiv Shogi Club:
1st place - 2500 UAH (~80 Euro)
2nd place - 1500 UAH (~50 Euro)
3rd place - 1000 UAH (~30 Euro)
Tournament schedule:
17th November (Friday):
18-00 - Shogi day celebration, dobutsu tournament, gala dinner
18th November (Saturday):
11-00 - 11-45 - registration,
12-00 - 1st round,
14-00 - 2nd round,
16-00 - dinner
17-00 - 3rd round
19th November (Sunday):
10-00 - 4th round,
12-00 - 5th round,
14-00 - dinner
15-00 - 6th round,
17-00 - closing/prize giving ceremony
Placement criteria (ranged in decreasing importance):
- Points
- 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.
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 counted 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 must be fixed by tournament’s chief judge (or his assistant).
All expenses for players’ participating in the tournament are charged from sending organizations.
Preliminary registration is by email:
Tournament chief judge – Sergiy Shistaryov
Contact person: Boris Baydenko, mobile: +380663410157
Hotel "Ukraine" ( Prices from 28 Euro per person per day
Hotel "Dnipro" ( prices from 25 Euro per person per day
Hotel of ballet school (Kopylivska Str., 67b) - 100 UAH (~ 3 Euro) per person per day
Apartments not far from tournament's place:
350 UAH (~12 Euro) per day - separate 1-room apartment.
450 UAH (~15 Euro) per day - separate 2-room apartment.
600 UAH (~20 Euro) per day - separate 3-room apartment.
Nearby (on Mostytska Street) there is a canteen with complex lunches (price - 40 UAH ~1,5 Euro).