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European Youth Shogi Championship 2017 Tournament StarStar
Start time2017-07-21 00:00
End time2017-07-23 16:45
PlaceWroclaw ()
ContactPolish-Japanese Friendship Foundation NAMI & Polish Shogi Association, FESA (Wojciech Jedynak <>)
The first European Youth Shogi Championship will be held in Wrocław, on 21-23.07.2017
Organizers: Polish-Japanese Friendship Foundation NAMI & Polish Shogi Association,
Federation of European Shogi Associations (FESA).
Tournament director: Mariusz Stanaszek <>
Coordination: Wojciech Jedynak <>
Sponsors: Maciej Pogorzelski <>
21st of July (Friday) - side events (tentative ideas: team tournament, Dobutsu shogi tournament, workshops)
22-23rd of July (Saturday-Sunday) - main tournament, side tournament
The main tournament will be available to European youth players 18 years old and younger (i.e. born in 1999 or later).
The side tournament will be be held simultaneously with the main tournament and will be open to everyone.
0. The main event of the 1st European Youth Shogi Championships (EYSC) is open to all European citizens born in 1999 or later.
The youth players will be divided into 4 groups:
U9 - born in 2008 or later,
U12 - born in 2005 or later,
U15 - born in 2002 or later,
U18 - born in 1999 or later.
Each player choose only one group to play.
1. Each groups plays a separate tournament. The winner of each respective tournament is named the {U9, U12, U15, U18} European Champion of 2017. Apart from the titles, an award will be given to every best 18 years old player, best 17 years old player etc up to 7 years old. If younger players register, the list may be extended for even younger players.
2. The tournament will be held using an 8 round Swiss system. In case the number of players is too small, then the tournament Arbiter may decide to use a round-robin or a double round-robin system instead.
3. Time control: 20 min + 40 byo-yomi
4. The games will be rated for FESA Ranking List.
5. The tournaments will be played on Saturday (22.07.2017) from 11:00
(4 rounds) and on Sunday (23.07.2017) from 10:00 (4 rounds).
6. The entry fee for the tournament will be 15 euro or 60 Polish Złotys. In case of multiple participants of the same family, the first
participant pays 15 euro and his siblings pay 5 euro. So a family with 3 children pays 25 (=15 + 5 + 5) euro.
7. The registration will start on 01.05.2017 and will close on 09.07.2017. The organizers may allow late registrations until 20.07.2017 but in that case it's possible that the participant will not receive dedicated tournament gadgets etc.
8. Simultaneously with the Youth Tournaments an open-for-all side tournament will be held (8 round, rate 20’ + 40” byo-yomi). The entry fee will be 5 euro or 20 Polish Zlotys.