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Odesa Shogi Open 2019Tournament Star
Start time2019-06-28 10:00
End time2019-06-29 18:00
PlaceOdesa Shogi Club (98 Novoselskaya street, Odesa)
ContactUkrainian Shogi Federation (Olesya Prypysnyuk (e-mail:
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)).
This tournament is included in qualifying points system
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:
28th June (Friday):
12-30 - opening ceremony, registration
13-00 - 1st round
14-30 - 2nd round
16-00 - 2rd round
18-30 - 4th round
29th June (Sunday):
12-00 - Workshop (Japan cards - "Hanafuda")
13-00 - Blitz tournament (7 min absolute)
14-00 - 5th round
16-00 - 6th round
17-30 - closing prizegiving ceremony and supper
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)
- 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 is here or by email:
Tournament judge – Olesya Prypysnyuk
Players should to send the bill of tournament fee to this e-mail
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.
P.S. Recommended hotels for accommodation, near the venue of the event:
1. High class:
2. Business class:
California Hotel
Alexandrovsky Hotel
3. Economy class:
New Life Hostel
NOT recommended:
The hotels "Tokyo Star" and "Zirka"