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Odessa Shogi Open - 2017Tournament Star
Start time2017-06-24 12:00
End time2017-06-27 12:00
PlaceOdessa (Chinese teahouse (Street Novoselskaya, 98))
ContactUkrainian Shogi Federation (Olesya Prypysnyuk, +38(050)39-21-225)
Dear friends,
Odessa Shogi Club invites you to take part in "Odessa Shogi Open - 2017" summer tournament.
The event will take place from 24th to 27th June in Odessa (Ukraine), in Chinese teahouse (Street Novoselskaya, 98 (corner Tiraspolskaya)).
Tournament rules: 9 round Mac-Mahon system (if less than 16 players - Swiss system)
Time control: 25 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:
24th June (Saturday):
12-00 - opening ceremony, registration
13-00 - Blitz tournament (7 min absolute)
14-30 - dinner
15-00 - 1st round
16-00 - 2nd round
17-00 - 19-00 - Chinese tea ceremony "Gong Fu Cha"
25th June (Sunday):
12-00 - Master class (Japan cards - "Hanafuda")
13-00 - 3th round
14-00 - dinner
15-00 - 4th round
16-00 - 5th round
17-30 - supper
18-30 - A visit to "Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater"
26th June (Monday):
9-00 - The museum "Secrets of the Underground Odessa"
(Secret underworld of Odessa)
12-30 - 6th round
13-30 - 7th round
14-30 - dinner
15-00 - 8th round
16-00 - The Japanese Tea Ceremony
18-30 - supper
27th June (Tuesday):
12-00 - Tournament (Hanafuda card game "Koi-Koi")
14-00 - 9th round
15-00 - dinner
16-00 - closing/prize giving ceremony
18-00 - A boat trip on the Odessa gulf
19-30 - 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):
- MMS (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
Mobile: +38(050)39-21-225
Preliminary registration and payment for participation in cultural events (Tea Ceremony, museums, theater, boat trip) and in Hanafuda card game "Koi-Koi" Tournament - separate for each event.
Master class (Japan cards - "Hanafuda and card game "Koi-Koi") - free, but registration - obligatory.
More detailed information of cultural events and about the tournament (Hanafuda) - will be exhibited later.
It is possible to organize complex dinners / breakfasts / lunches.
Delicious food from the cafe "Sherlock" :)
The average cost of one breakfast, lunch or dinner is 70-80 UAH (2,5-3 Є)per person.
Closer to the tournament will be offered several options for complex menu for approval.
Registration for food is obligatory.
P.S. Recommended hotels for accommodation, near the venue of the event (and near to the sea :D ):
1. Premium class:
Hotel «Bristol»
SPA hotel «Londonskaya»
2. Business Class:
hotel «California»
hotel «Alexandrovskiy»
3. Economy class:
hotel «Black sea»
New Life hostel
NOT recommended:
The hotels "Tokyo Star" and "Zirka"