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Online preliminary tournament to decide the foreign guest player to the 6th Ricoh Cup Women's "Ouza" Shogi Championship Tournament

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Published at: 2016-01-08 10:30

Original site:http://www.shogi.or.jp/event/2016/01/6_14.html

The foreign guest player to the 6th Ricoh Cup Women's "Ouza" Shogi Championship Tournament will be decided with an online preliminary tournament as described below. The winner will be invited to Japan to participate in the 1st Qualify Round of the 6th Ricoh Cup Women's "Ouza" Shogi Championship Tournament held on May 22nd. The travel and hotel expenses of the guest player will be borne by the organizer.

Selection method
One guest player will be selected in an online tournament held on "81Dojo", the international online shogi site popular with foreign players. For the details of the rules and regulations, please refer to the separate document.
Requirements for participation
A female player, who:
(1) has a non-Japanese nationality
(2) resides outside Japan (Residents of Japan are requested to apply for the Amateur Preliminary.)
(3) can, as the winner, travel to Japan to participate in the 1st Qualify Round of the Women's "Ouza" Championship (If the winner is younger than 18, one guardian may accompany her. The organizer will bear the travel and hotel expenses of the guardian as well.)
(4) can play online at 81Dojo
How to register
For the registration, a recommendation by a shogi association/federation is required. Please fill out the application form and send it to a foreign branch of the Japan Shogi Association or a major shogi organization of the country. Up to 3 players can participate from a country. For more details, please refer to the separate document.
Deadline for registration
February 13th
Schedule
February 27th ~ March 13th Online Preliminary, 1st Round
March 26th ~ March 27th Online Preliminary, Finals
May 22nd The 6th Ricoh Cup Women's "Ouza" Championship, 1st Qualify
Contact
info@81dojo.com (Executive office of the Online Preliminary, the 6th Ricoh Cup Women's "Ouza" Shogi Championship Tournament.)
URL
「Points of Entry」
http://81dojo.com/event/RicohCup2016/Points_of_Registration_en.pdf
「Application Form」
http://81dojo.com/event/RicohCup2016/Application_Form_en.doc
「Tournament Regulations」
http://81dojo.com/event/RicohCup2016/Regulations_en.pdf
Translated by Hidetchi