|Belarusian Open Championship, 1st preliminary round||Tournament|
|Start time||2017-02-04 09:00|
|End time||2017-02-05 13:00|
|Place||Minsk Youth Centre (Minsk, Starovilenskiy Trakt 41, room 303)|
|Contact||Minsk shogi club (andrei.lysenka or sergei.lysenka (at gmail) )|
Dear shogi friends,
The tournaments of the Belarusian Open Shogi Championship are being played during Jan-May in Minsk. We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 1st preliminary round for players at levels ranged from beginner to 8 Kyu inclusive (FESA grade). Tournament will be run on Swiss system, 6 rounds.
Conditions of Participation: from beginner to 8 Kyu inclusive (FESA grade).
Venue: Minsk Youth Centre, Starovilenskiy Trakt 41, room 303
Thinking time: 30 minutes + 30 seconds byoyomi.
Registration fee: 5 BYR (~2.4 EUR)
Saturday, February 4
9:00 - 13:00, 1-3 rounds
Sunday, February 5
9:00 - 13:00, 4-6 rounds
Visa to entrance to Belarus
Please note, that most foreigners visiting Belarus require a visa. But there is a five-day visa-free regime for citizens of 80 countries (including all European countries, Japan, USA, Brazil and others) who enters through the border checkpoint at the Minsk National Airport. You can find more information here: http://www.belarus.by/en/press-center/press-release/belarus-introduces-five-day-visa-free-regime-for-citizens-of-80-countries_i_0000051199.html
Contact: andrei.lysenka or sergei.lysenka (at gmail)