International Draughts Federation together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2017 holds in Albufeira (Portugal) following events in draughts-64:
Training events with participation of the strongest players of the world from 27th May to 2nd June 2017;
1st Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64-International competition “Portugal-2017” from 3rd June (arrival day) to 10 June (departure day) 2017.
Information about competition
Information about competition
Competition will be held at the Hotel Da Aldeia, Avenida Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro – Areias de São João – Albufeira, from 3rd June (arrival day) to 10 June (departure day) 2017.
Credentials Committee will work 3rd June from 19.00 till 22.00.
All participants must have medical insurance for the period of competition.
Competition will be held in the three types of programs:
– Rapid (Portugal draughts), time control 10 minutes till the end of the game + 5 seconds per move;
– Blitz (Brazilian draughts), time control 3 minutes till the end of the game + 2 seconds per move;
– Classic game (International draughts-64), time control 20 minutes till the end of the game + 10 seconds per move.
System of competition is Swiss.
Blitz and Classic game will be held by the system of micro-matches consist of two games with the drawing according to the official table. Rapid will be held on own regulations.
Requirements for participants
All participants are allowed to participate in competitions, regardless of gender, age and rating who timely filed application.
Participants must to be on the closing ceremony of the competition. In case of absence the closing ceremony, participants lose all official awards. Awards will not be sent or transferred.
Each participant of the competitions should pay organizational tournament fee at the day of arrival:
– 60 Euro for adult;
– 50 Euro for women, veterans 60+, youth 26 year and younger.
Participants, who have paid the entry fee, are allowed to participate in all three programs.
Prize fund of the competition is no less than 1500 Euro. The final prizes will be announced at the opening ceremony depending on the number of participants.
Accommodation and meals
Accommodation is available in the Hotel Da Aldeia, Avenida Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro – Areias de São João – Albufeira or in different hotels of the Albufeira.
The cost of accommodation in the Hotel Da Aldeia is from 75 euros per night for a double room with breakfast.
Costs of accommodation, meals and travel of participants are paid by their sending organizations or at their own expenses.
Applications for participation in competition and booking accommodation must be submitted to the office of International Draughts Federation not later than 27th April 2017 on e-mail: [email protected]
Applications for visa support must be submitted to the Portuguese Draughts Federation not later than 27th April 2017 on e-mail: [email protected]