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European Youth Championship 2018

International Draughts Federation (IDF) in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2018 from April 29 (arrival day) to May 02, 2018 (departure day) at the Sports Complex “Aqua Life”, Kranevo (Bulgaria) holds personal-team European Youth Draughts-64 Championship 2018.

Regulations of competitions published.


Regulations European Youth Championship 2018


Information about competition

Information about competition

Place, date

Championship will be held at the Sports Complex “Aqua Life”, Kranevo (Bulgaria) from April 29 (arrival day) to May 08, 2018 (departure day).
Credentials Committee will work April 29 from 16.00 to 22.00.
Participants who did not pass the Credentials Committee to 22.00 will not be admitted to the competitions.

Participants

Personal Championship is held separately for boys and girls in six age groups:
Juniors 26 years and younger (1992-1998);
Juniors 19 years and younger (1999-2001);
Cadets 16 years and younger (2002-2004);
Junior cadets 13 years and younger (2005-2007);
Hopes 10 years and younger (2008-2009);
Junior hopes 8 years and younger (2010 and younger).

Boys and girls of younger ages may participate in age groups 1992-1998; 1999-2001; 2002-2004; 2005-2007, 2008-2009.

Tournament regulations

Competitions are held on the official rules of the IDF.

Personal Championship is held in the three types of program:
Classic game – with time control 40 minutes till the end of the game + 10 seconds per move;
Rapid game – with time control 07 minutes till the end of the game + 05 seconds per move;
Blitz game – with time control 03 minutes till the end of the game + 02 seconds per move.

All programs are held in international (Russian) version of draughts-64 by the system of micro-matches consist of two games.
System of competition (Swiss or round robin) and number of rounds are established by the panel of arbiters depending on the number of participants.

In age groups juniors born 1992-1998 and juniors born 1999-2001 draw of the moves according to the official table (745 positions) is held for boys and draw of the positions according to the official table (150 positions) is held for girls.
In age groups cadets born in 2002-2004 draw of the first move of the white is held for boys and girls. Draw is binding on both games of the micro-match.
In other age groups draw of the moves is not held.

Team’s classification is determined in classic program of Championship.
Team places are defined by the maximum amount of points scored 12 best players (one from age group 1992-1998, 1999-2001; 2002-2004; 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger for boys and girls).

Team’s classifications are determined also separately for boys and girls teams by the maximum amounts of points scored 6 best players (by one from age group 1992-1998, 1999-2001; 2002-2004; 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger for boys or for girls).

Tournament fees

Tournament fee for participation in all championship (classic, blitz and rapid programs) for each participant:
– for three representatives of the country, champions of previous championship – 50 Euro;
– for the rest of the representatives of the country – 75 Euro;
Tournament fee for participation only in blitz and rapid programs for each participant:
– for three representatives of the country – 30 Euro;
– for the rest of the representatives of the country – 45 Euro;

Accommodation and meals

Sports Complex “Aqua Life” is official place for accommodation of participants, coaches and accompanying.
Hotel accommodation will be in the building “Aqua Life Sport”, in which the competitions will be held.

The organizers provide accommodation and meals (three-time buffet) from April 29 (starting with lunch) to May 08 (ending with breakfast) one player (boy or girl) from each country – member of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) in age groups 1992-1998, 1999-2001; 2002-2004; 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger (6 participants total).

Their travel costs, as well as costs of accommodation, meals and travel of other participants and coaches pays by their sending organizations.

Participants who provide accommodation and meals by organizers are required to participate in all three programs: classic, rapid and blitz.

Additional services: Sports Complex “Aqua Life” will provide participants with free paths in the professional heated sports pool and fitness room.

Applications

Applications for participation in the Championship must be submitted to the office of International Draughts Federation on e-mail: [email protected]:
for participation and booking accommodation – not later than April 14, 2018;
for visa support – not later than April 6, 2018;
for transfer to the competition and back – Svetlana Stankova, e-mail: [email protected].  Copies of applications you need to send to the office International Draughts Federation on e-mail: [email protected]

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