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Traditional Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2018” in St. Petersburg completed

Under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) Traditional Open Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2018” was held from July 21 (arrival day) to July 29 (departure day) 2018 in St. Petersburg (Russia). Within the framework of the competition there were an open tournament for men and women and competitions among among boys and girls in the age groups 2002-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger, having the status of All-Russian competitions. See results.


Invitation

Press       Sports Committee of St. Petersburg

Photo      Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  Day 4  |  Day 5 |  Day 6  |  Closing

Results        Open       Blitz       Youth tournament       Team standings 


Information about competition

Information about competition

Place, date

Competitions are held in St. Petersburg State budget educational institution “SSHOR in Chess and Draughts” (Chigorin club) at: Bolshaya Konyushennaya str. 25, St. Petersburg (Russia) from July 21, (arrival day) till July 29, 2018 (departure day).

Credentials Committee will work July 21, from 16.00 till 20.00.
All participants must have medical insurance for the period of competition.

Participants

All participants regardless of gender, age and rating, which registered in accordance with this regulation and paid the tournament fee, are allowed to participate in the traditional draughts tournament “White Nights-2018”.

Participants in age groups 2002-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger are allowed to participate in open competitions among boys and girls (held according to special Regulations).

Team standing is determined in the youth competitions. The composition of teams is 3 boys and 1 girl. Girls can play instead of boys.

Participants must comply with the dress code.

Participants must to be on the closing ceremony of the competition, in breach of the item participants lose all official awards. Awards will not be sent or transferred.

Tournament regulations

Competitions are held on the official rules of the IDF.

Traditional open draughts tournament “White Nights-2018”

Competitions are held in two programs: Classic and Blitz.

In each program, an open tournament for men and women is held by the Swiss system, micro-matches from two games, with draw according to the official table (745 positions), obligatory in both games of micro-match.

Time control:
Blitz: 3 minutes till the end of the game plus 2 seconds on each move;
Classic program: 40 minutes till the end of the game plus 10 seconds on each move, break between games is 5 minutes. Record of the game is obligatory for all participants until the end of the game.

Youth competitions

Youth competitions are held in classic Russian draughts without draw of the moves.
Time control: 45 minutes for each participant before the end of the game, break between games is 5 minutes.

Determination of the winners

Places of players in each program are determined by the biggest amounts of points. In case of equal points of two or more participants the additional criteria are established by the panel of arbiters according to the regulations of the competition.

Traditional open draughts tournament “White Nights-2018”

In each program winners among men, women, veterans 60 years and older (born in 1957 and older), juniors up to 20 year (born in 1999-2001) are determined.

Youth competitions

Places of players are determined separately among boys and girls in the age groups 2002-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger.

For team standing places are determined by the biggest amount of points scored by all team members.

In case of equal points of two or more teams places of the teams are determined by the least sum of places occupied by all team members.

Awards

Traditional open draughts tournament “White Nights-2018”
In each program, participants, who took 1st place among men, women, veterans 60 years and older (born in 1957 and older), juniors under 20 years old (born in 1999-2001) are awarded with cup, medal and diploma.
Participants, who took 2nd and 3rd place in these categories, are awarded with medal anddiploma.

The norms of international titles are established in the tournament.
The prize fund of competitions is not less than 150 000 Russian rubles.
Additional awards will be announced by organizers at the opening ceremony.

Youth competitions

Participants, who took 1st place separately among boys and girls in the age groups 2002-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger, are awarded with cups, medals and diplomas. Participants, who took 2nd and 3rd place in the age groups, are awarded medals and diplomas.

The team, took 1st place in team standing,is awarded with cupand diploma, it participants are awarded with diplomas. Teams, took 2nd and 3rd places and it participants are awarded with diplomas.

Finances

All costs of participants paid by sending organizations or yourself.
The costs for organizing the competition and paid by the Organizing Committee.

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation can be available in different mini-hotels near the venue of competition. Accommodation is booking independently. Organizers may to help with the cheapest options if necessary.

Tournament fees

Each participant of the competitions should pay organizational tournament fee at the day of arrival:
Classic program 2 400 rub (~32 euro), for participants from St. Petersburg – 1600 rub;
Blitz – 600 rub.
In youth competitions – 1000 rub.

Program of competitions:

Date Day Time Event
21-07-2018 Saturday 10.00 – 20.00 Arrival day
16.00 – 20.00 Registration of participants
22-07-2018 Sunday 11.00 – 11.45 Registration of participants
12.00 – 12.45 Opening ceremony
13.00 – 16.30 Round 1
17.00 – 20.00 Blitz
23-07-2018 Monday 11.00 – 14.30 Round 2
15.30 – 19.30 Round 3
24-07-2018 Tuesday 11.00 – 14.30 Round 4
15.30 – 18.30 Bus excursion
25-07-2018

 

Wednesday 11.00 – 14.30 Round 5
15.30 – 19.30 Round 6
26-07-2018 Thursday FREE DAY
27-07-2018 Friday 11.00 – 14.30 Round 7
15.30 – 19.30 Round 8
28-07-2018 Saturday 10.00 – 13.30 Round 9
16.00 – 17.00 Closing ceremony
29-07-2018 Sunday Departure of participants

 Time schedule is approximate; dates and time of registration, opening and closing ceremony of the tournament are final.

Applications

Applications for participation must be submitted to the Draughts Federation of St. Petersburg on e-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
For participation – not later than June 29, 2018
For obtaining visas – not later than June 15, 2018


28-07-2018 Traditional open draughts tournament and the All-Russian competition “White Nights-2018” have been completed. International Grandmaster Eugeny Kondrachenko in the last round of the classic program of the Traditional Tournament  won international master Ruslan Pescherov and became the winner of the tournament.

Results of the Traditional Tournament:

Category Medal Surname, name Region
Open
Med 1
Med-2

Med-3
Kondrachenko, Evgeny
Ageykin, Artyom
Schukin, Roman
Belarus
Nizhny Novgorod
Arkhangelsk region
Women
Med 1
Med-2

Med-3
Zaruba, Kristina
Potyomkina, Nina
Lushnikova, Arina
Moldova
St.Petersburg
St.Petersburg
Juniors U20
Med 1
Med-2

Med-3
Palguyev, Igor
Volkov, Nikita
Proskurin, Timofei
Nizhny Novgorod
Orel
St.Petersburg
Veterans 60+
Med 1
Med-2

Med-3
Belozyorov, Oleg
Deryabin, Vilimir
Lond, Dmitry
St.Petersburg
St.Petersburg
St.Petersburg

28-07-2018 In youth all-Russian competitions young Vladislav Mironov (born in 2009) from the Moscow region became the winner of the general tournament among boys and girls under 17 years old. The team of the Moscow region became the winner of the team classification, in which 17 teams participated.


27-07-2018 Before the last round, three sportsmen with the result of 12 points are in the lead of the classic program of the Traditional tournament. There are international masters Artem Ageikin and Vitaliy Egolin from Nizhny Novgorod, as well as international grandmaster Evgeny Kondrachenko (Belarus). The group of pursuers of 6 people has 11 points each.

Dementii Kudriavtsev from St. Petersburg leads in the All-Russian youth competitions with the result of 14 points. Vladislav Mironov (Moscow region) and Vladimir Maksimov (Murmansk region) have 13 points each.

In the youth team classification the team of the Moscow region leads.


24-07-2018 After four rounds of the classic program the leaders are:

In traditional open tournament – International Masters Artem Ageikin from Nizhny Novgorod and Grigory Getmansky from Tula.

In All-Russian youth competitions – Dementii Kudriavtsev from St. Petersburg.

Today afternoon, a sightseeing bus tour of St. Petersburg was held for participants of the competitions.


22-07-2018 According schedule Blitz started at 17.30. 72 players from 8 countries participated. Competitions were held on the Swiss system in 9 rounds, according to the system of micro-matches from two games, with the draw of moves and positions according to the official IDF table (745 positions), time control 3 ‘+ 2″ for each participant until the end of the game.

The winner of the Bitz program was International Grandmaster Mikhail Fedorov from Nizhny Novgorod. International Grandmaster from Belarus Evgeny Kondrachenko took second place. International Master Grigory Getmansky from Tula was the third.

International Grandmaster, ex-world champion Natalia Fedorova from Nizhny Novgorod became the best among women.
Igor Palguev from Nizhny Novgorod became the best among junior to 20 years.
International Grandmaster Nikolai Abatsiev from Moscow became the best among veterans (60+).

Results of the Blitz:

Category Medal Surname, name Region
Open
Med 1
Med-2

Med-3
Fyodorov, Mikhail
Kondrachenko, Evgeny
Getmansky, Grigory
Nizhny Novgorod
Belarus
Tula
Women
Med 1
Med-2

Med-3
Fyodorova, Natalia
Zaruba, Kristina
Kriskevich, Maria
Nizhny Novgorod
Moldova
St.Petersburg
Juniors U20
Med 1
Med-2

Med-3
Palguyev, Igor
Bukreev, Kirill
Novikov, Vitaly
Nizhny Novgorod
St.Petersburg
Belarus
Veterans 60+
Med 1
Med-2

Med-3
Abatsiev, Nikolay
Deryabin, Vilimir
Lond, Dmitry
Moscow
St.Petersburg
St.Petersburg

22-07-2018 Traditional open draughts tournament and the All-Russian competition “White Nights-2018” (Russian draughts) started today. Opening of the competition took place at 12.00. At the opening, Vladimir Langin, the President IDF,  congratulated a number of players with international titles and awarded them diplomas and signs.

After opening, Classic program of the Traditional open tournament and All-Russian competitions started. About  150 players from 8 countries, representing 3 continents – Europe, Asia and Africa; as well as 15 regions and 20 cities of Russia, came to the start of the competition.

Competitions are held on the Swiss system in 9 rounds, according to the system of micro-matches from two games:

Open tournament – with a draw of moves and positions according to the official IDF table (745 positions), time control 40’+ 10″ for each participant until the end of the game.

Youth competitions are held without a draw of moves with time control of 45′ for each participant until the end of the game.

See current results.


15-05-2018 Under the auspices of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) Traditional Open Draughts Tournament “White Nights-2018” will be held from July 21 (arrival day) to July 29 (departure day) 2018 in St. Petersburg (Russia).

Within the framework of the competition there will be an open tournament for men and women and competitions among among boys and girls in the age groups 2002-2004, 2005-2007, 2008-2009, 2010 and younger, having the status of All-Russian competitions.

Traditional Open Draughts Tournament will be held in two programs: Classic and Blitz.

Competitions will be held in historical center of the city, in St. Petersburg State budget educational institution “SSHOR in Chess and Draughts” (Chigorin club) at: Bolshaya Koniushennaya str. 25, St. Petersburg (Russia) from July 21, (arrival day) till July 29, 2018 (departure day).

The norms of international titles are established in the tournament.
The prize fund of competitions is not less than 150 000 Russian rubles (~2000 Euro).

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