Odessa Shogi Club invites you to take part in «Odessa Shogi Open — 2018» summer tournament.
The event will take place from 30th June- 01th July in Odessa (Ukraine), in Chinese teahouse (Street Novoselskaya, 98 (corner Tiraspolskaya)).
Tournament rules: 6 round Mac-Mahon system (if less than 16 players — Swiss system)
Time control: 30 minutes basic time for each player + byo-yomi: 1 minute per move
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:
30 June (Saturday):
12-00 — opening ceremony, registration
12-30 — Blitz tournament (7 min absolute)
14-00 — dinner
15-00 — 1st round
16-00 — 2nd round
17-00 — 3nd round
18-30 — Chinese tea ceremony «Gong Fu Cha» or Japanese Tea Ceremony (only at prelimery regestration)
01th July (Sunday):
12-00 — Master class (Japan cards — «Hanafuda»)
13-00 — 4th round
14-00 — dinner
15-00 — 5th round
16-00 — 6th round
17-30 — closing ceremony and supper
18-30 — A visit to «Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater»
(only at prelimery reestration)
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): (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: [email protected]
Tournament judge – Olesya Prypysnyuk
Players should to send the bill of tournament fee to this e-mail
Preliminary registration and payment for participation in cultural events (Tea Ceremony, theater) — separate for each event.
Master class (Japan cards — «Hanafuda and card game „Koi-Koi“) — free, but registration — obligatory.
More detailed information of cultural event — 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 90 UAH (3 Є)per person.
Closer to the tournament will be offered several options for complex menu for approval.
Registration for food is obligatory.
The hotels „Tokyo Star“ and „Zirka“