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4th Polish Shogi ChampionshipsTournament Star
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Start time2015-06-04 18:00
End time2015-06-07 16:00
PlaceMiejska Biblioteka Publiczna, Filia na 42 (Serbska street 5a , Wrocław)
GuestsKitao, Madoka
Websitehttp://www.shogi.wroclaw.pl/4th-polish-shogi-championships
ContactThe NAMI Foundation and the Polish Shogi Association (wjedynak@gmail.com)
Description

Shogi Festival & 4th Polish Shogi Championships

The NAMI Foundation and the Polish Shogi Association would like to invite you to Wrocław for the 4th Polish Shogi Championship combined with the Polish Open Shogi Championship and the Shogi Festival with the guest appearance by Madoka Kitao.
Tournament referee: Mariusz Stanaszek
On-line registration (non-obligatory, but please do register) the tournament page on ChessArbiter (http://www.chessarbiter.com/turnieje/2015/ti_2380/index.html?l=pl)
More information can be found on the tournament webstite (see http://www.shogi.wroclaw.pl/4th-polish-shogi-championships)
Entry fee:
Friday: 4 €
Saturday & Sunday: 8 €
no entry fee for observers!
no entry fee for Madoka Kitao's workshops!

The schedule

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

18:00 - 21:00 Simultaneous teaching games and a visit to Wrocław's Shogi Club by Madoka Kitao

Friday, June 5th, 2015

10:00 - 13:00 Dobutsu Shogi workshop and tournament by the author of the game, professional shogi player Madoka Kitao!
15:00 - 16:30 team (3 people) tournament, 5 min + 30 sec byo-yomi, single-elimination tournament, 3 or 4 rounds (depending on the number of teams)
16:30 - 18:00 blitz tournament, 7 min absolute time (no byo-yomi), 6 or 7 rounds
18:00 - 20:00 friendly football match between shogi players and the Japanese residing in Poland
20:00 - 22:00 integrative party

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

10:00 - 11:00 "A method for teaching shogi" -- a workshop for shogi instructors by Madoka Kitao
11:00 - 11:30 "The culture of shogi and handling of shogi pieces" -- a lecture by Madoka Kitao
11:30 - 12:00 Registration for Polish Shogi Championship (single-elimination tournament for 8 top-ranked Polish players) and Polish Open Shogi Championship (7 rounds, swiss tournament), 30 min + 40 sec byo-yomi thinking time
12:00 - 12:30 Official opening of the Polish Shogi Championships
12:30 - 14:00 1st round Open, quarter-finals of Polish Shogi Championship
14:00 - 15:30 2nd round Open, semi-finals of Polish Shogi Championship
15:30 - 16:30 Dinner break
16:30 - 18:00 3rd round Open, final of Polish Shogi Championships
18:00 - 19:30 4th round Open
20:00 - 22:00 Discussion on the future Polish shogi activities, a departure to the city center, friendly chat & games

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

9:00 - 11:00 5th round Open
11:00 - 12:30 6th round Open
12:30 - 13:00 Dinner break
13:00 - 14:30 7th round Open
15:00 Awards & closing ceremony
15:30 Shogi exhibition game, simultaneous teaching games with Madoka Kitao