International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of competitions in 2017 conducted from August 14 to August 19, 2017 in Kazan (Russia) the 4th stage of the World Cup 2017 – International competition «IX Cup of information technology». Competitions were held in the premises of the «TSSDYUSHSHOR of R.G. Nezhmetdinov» at the address: Kazan, ul. Butlerova, 7. Competitions were held in two programs: Classic and Blitz.
International Grandmaster from Kazakhstan Mirat Zhekeev won Classic program of the 4th stage of the World Cup. International Grandmaster Sergey Belosheev won Blitz.
Website of Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan www.tatshashki.ru
Website of TSSDYUSHSHOR of R.G.Nezhmetdinov www.kazchess.ru
Information about competition
Information about competition
Regulations of the 4th Stage of World Cup 2017 in draughts-64 – International competition «IX Cup of information technology»
1. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE TOURNAMENT
1) Identification of the best players of World Cup;
2) improving sports skills;
3) popularization of draughts in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia and in the world;
4) strengthening of friendly ties.
2. TIME AND VENUE
Competitions are held from August 14 to August 19, 2017 in Kazan at «TSSDYUSHSHOR of R.G.Nezhmetdinov» (Butlerov street, 7) – in front of the Kazan State Financial and Economic Institute.
Schedule of the games:
August 14 – 15.00 opening of the competition, 15.30 – 1st round
August 15 – 10.00 – 2nd round; 14.30 – 3rd round
August 16 – 10.00 – 4th round; 14.30 – 5th round
August 17 – 10.00 – 6th round; 14.30 – 7th round
August 18 – 10.00 – 8th round; 14.30 – 9th round
August 19 – 11.00 – Blitz program; 17.00 – closing of the competition (for both programs). Prizes are given only at the official closing and are not issued or forwarded in the future.
Registration of all participants of the classic program is strictly up to August 9, 2017.
Registration of all participants of the Blitz program is strictly up to August 18, 2017.
For registration it is necessary to send on e-mail: [email protected] (or bring to the 35th office on weekdays from 9.30 to 17.00) a completed questionnaire, a scan or photo of the passport (birth certificate).
Contact phone – +79173915148, (8-843)236-01-83 (Tsinman Dmitry). Participants who have not registered at the specified time (or submitted not a complete package of documents) are not allowed to participate in the tournament!
Organizers of the tournament are:
1) International Draughts Federation IDF
2) Ministry of Youth, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Tatarstan
3) Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan
4) TSSDYUSHSHOR of R.G. Nezhmetdinov
4. PARTICIPANTS OF COMPETITIONS AND REGULATIONS
The competition is open to all players, regardless of age and rating, with a sport category not less than the first, who paid entry fee and registered in the terms specified in this Regulations. The number of participants representing the country is not limited.
In the classic program – for players of the Republic of Tatarstan – 500 rubles; for all other players – 2500 rubles;
In the Blitz program – 500 rubles for all participants.
50% of the total amount of collected tournament fees goes to the prize fund of the tournament, 50% tournament fees goes to cover the costs of organizing the competition.
5. THE ORDER OF HOLDING THE COMPETITIONS
Competitions on the classical program are held by the Swiss system in 9 rounds with the use of a computer program for the draw with micro-matches from 4 games with the draw of the initial moves and positions on the new table approved by IDF (after the 2 played games of the micro-match, a new draw is held). Time control is 20 minutes + 5 seconds for each participant until the end of the game.
Competitions on the Blitz program are held by the Swiss system in 15 rounds with the use of a computer program for the draw with micro-matches from 2 games with the initial draw and moves and positions according to the new table approved by IDF. Time control is 3 minutes + 2 seconds for each participant until the end of the game.
6. DETERMINATION AND AWARDING OF WINNERS
The winner of the competition in each of the programs is the participant with the highest score. If the points are equal for two or more participants, the seats are determined sequentially by:
1) coefficient Buchholz;
2) coefficient Berger;
3) coefficient Progress;
4) number of wins;
5) personal meeting.
The prize fund of the tournament includes funds of the Federation of Checkers of the Republic of Tatarstan (50,000 rubles) and 50% of the total amount of tournament fees collected.
7. FINANCIAL CONDITIONS
The expenses related to participation in the competitions (travel, food, accommodation) of 5 foreign participants (in agreement with the organizing committee) and the Main Arbiter, as well as expenses related to the payment of the award attributes and the work of the arbiters and attendants, paid by the TSSDYUSHSHOR of R.G. Nezhmetdinov.
Expenses of all other participants are at the expense of sending organizations or paid by the participants themselves.
Organizing committee has reserved for participants of the tournament 2-bed rooms with all conveniences in the Ibis Hotel (43/1 Pravobulachnaya Street) for 1,800 rubles per room per day (it is 900 rubles per day per person). From the hotel to the place of the games is 10 minutes’ walk. Those participants why wish to stay in this hotel must apply to the organizing committee of the tournament before July 21, 2017.
To receive fuller information on tournament and to submit the applications for participation and accommodation as well as visa support it is possible on the following contacts:
Tsinman Dmitry, e-mail [email protected]
22-08-2017 Publications about the 4th stage of the World Cup in the press are published.
Winner of the Classic program of the 4th stage of the World Cup, Mirat Zhekeev sent a response about the tournament:
I express great gratitude to the organizers of the tournament! Organization, judging, competition – everything was at the highest level. Impressions from the tournament and from the beautiful city of Kazan are the warmest. I am happy to plan to come here in the future. The tournament, definitely, was a success!
20-08-2017 International grandmaster Dmitry Tsinman sent a review of the games of the 4th stage of the World Cup.
International Grandmaster, current world champion Sergey Belosheev became the winner of the Blitz. International Master from Kazan Denis Shogin took second place. International Grandmaster, world champion in Rapid Arunas Norvaishas from Lithuania took third place.
Woman IDF Master Minina Vera became the best among women.
18-08-2017 International Grandmaster from Kazakhstan Mirat Zhekeev won Classic program of the 4th stage of the World Cup with the result of 7.5 points from 9. 2-4 places with a score of 7 points took International Grandmasters Dmitry Tsinman, Mikhail Fedorov and Vladimir Skrabov. See results.
International Grandmaster, ex-world champion Natalia Fedorova took 6th place in the tournament and became the best among women.
14-08-2017 4th stage of the World Cup 2017 – International competition «IX Cup of information technology» started. 58 sportsmen from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Finland and Russia take part in the competition.
Opening ceremony and 1st round of Classic program were held today. More information HERE