Event Detail

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Minsk Shogi Cup 2016 (Main & Junior tournaments)Tournament
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Start time2016-12-17 15:30
End time2016-12-18 17:00
PlaceChess school #11 (Minsk, vul. RakaĆ­skaja 24)
Guests
Websitehttp://shogi.by/tournaments/149/
ContactMinsk shogi club (Andrei Lysenka (andrei.lysenka at gmail))
Description
Minsk shogi club is pleased to invite you to the open XIV Minsk Shogi Cup, that is being held on 17th and 18th December (Sat-Sun) in Minsk. Last year 117 players participated in the competition (http://shogi.by/tournaments/126/). The event consists of two competitions: the main (all players are welcome) and junior (under 12) tournaments. Tournaments will be run on the mix of knock-out (with the final match) and McMahon system (see details below).
Venue: Chess school #11, ul. Rakovskaya 24.
Registration fee: 20 BYR ~ 10 EUR.

Tournaments details

The winner will be will be determined in the knock-out tournament with 7 rounds (including the best-of-3 final) for the top 32 (64 for the junior tournament) rated players. Each participant who completes his or her way in the knock-out tournament, continues to play for the 3rd place in the base tournament (keeping the points scored). The base tournament will be run on the McMahon system with two groups:
  • Group 1 (1 point): Elo rating higher or equal than the 32nd (64th for the junior tournament) rated player's rating.
  • Group 2 (0 points): Elo rating below the 32nd (64th for the junior tournament) rated player's rating.

The main tournament

Thinking time: 30 minutes + 30 seconds byoyomi.
Schedule:
Saturday, December 17th
- 15:00 registration
- 15:30 round 1
- 17:00 round 2
- 18:30 round 3
Sunday, December 18th
- 10:00 round 4
- 11:30 round 5
- 13:00 lunch break
- 13:30 round 6
- 15:00 round 7
- 16:30 pricegiving (winner, the best: lady, girl U18, U18, U16, U14)

The junior tournament (under 12)

Thinking time: 20 minutes + 40 seconds byoyomi.
Schedule:
Saturday, December 17th
- 15:00 registration
- 15:30 round 1
- 16:30 round 2
- 17:30 round 3
- 18:30 round 4
Sunday, December 18th
- 11:00 round 5
- 12:00 round 6
- 13:00 lunch break
- 13:30 round 7
- 14:30 round 8
- 15:30 pricegiving (winner, the best: girl, U11, U10, U9, U8, U7, U6)

Visa to entrance to Belarus

Please note, that most foreigners visiting Belarus require a visa. The list of Belarusian embassies can be found here: http://belarusfacts.by/belembassy/index_eng.html.But if there is no Belarusian representative office in your country you can receive a visa in the Minsk Airport directly. We can provide you with the visa support document, please contact us if you need it. You can find more information regarding visa here: http://www.belarus.by/en/travel/travel-visas

Contact: andrei.lysenka or sergei.lysenka (at gmail)