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2nd Stage of World Cup 2018 – International competition “Uzbekistan-2018”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Uzbekistan Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions in 2018 holds from March 24, (arrival day) till April 1, 2018 (departure day) in Tashkent, capital of  Uzbekistan, 2nd Stage of World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 – International competition “Uzbekistan-2018”.

Competitions are held with the support of the Fund for Promoting the Development of Draughts Sport “Russian Draughts”. Invitation published.


Invitation for World Cup       Invitation for Youth Tournament


11-01-2018 At the suggestion of the Uzbekistan Draughts Federation, it was decided to hold International Draughts-64 Tournament among boys and girls in the age groups up to 14, 11 and 9 years on the prizes of the President of Uzbekistan Draughts Federation Yunus Amindjonov together with 2nd Stage of World Cup 2018. The prize fund of the tournament will be at least 1000 euros. An invitation published.


Information about competition

Information about competition

Place, date

Competitions are held in the hotel Le Grande Plaza Hotel, Tashkent **** at: Uzbekiston Ovozi Street 2, 100031 Tashkent, Uzbekistan from March 24, (arrival day) till April 1, 2018 (departure day).

Credentials Committee will work March 24 from 16.00 till 22.00.
All participants must have medical insurance for the period of competition.

Participants

All participants regardless of gender, age and rating are allowed to participate in the competition, who timely filed an application for participation, registered in accordance with this regulation and paid the tournament fee. The number of participants representing the country is not limited.

Participants must comply with the dress code.
Participants must to be on the opening and closing ceremony of the competition.
In case of absence the closing ceremony, participants lose all official awards. Awards will not be sent or transferred.

Tournament regulations

Competitions are held on the official rules of the IDF.

Competition will be held in the three types of programs: Blitz, Rapid and Classic.

System of all programs is Swiss, by the system of micro-matches consist of two games with the drawing 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 + 2 seconds per move;
Rapid – 7 minutes till the end of the game + 5 seconds per move;
Classic game – 40 minutes till the end of the game + 10 seconds per move. Break between games is 5 minutes. Record of the game is obligatory for all participants before the end of the game.

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.

In each program winners among men, women, juniors до 20 лет (born in 1999-2001), juniors до 17 лет (born in 2002 and younger) are determined.

Participants of 2nd Stage of World Cup get points in the overall standing of the World Cup in accordance with the Regulations of the World Cup 2018 in draughts-64.

Awards

In each program:

Participants, who took 1st place among men, women, juniors under 20 years old (born in 1999-2001), juniors under 17 years old (born in 2002 and younger) are awarded with cups, medals and diplomas.

Participants, who took 2nd and 3rd place in these categories, are awarded with medals and diplomas.

The winner of the 2nd Stage of the World Cup in classic program automatically receives the international title “International Master”. The participants, who took 2nd and 3rd place, receive the international title of “IDF Master”.

The prize fund of 2nd Stage of World Cup is not less than 1500 euro.
Additional awards will be announced by organizers at the opening ceremony.

Finances

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

Tournament fees

Organizational tournament fee for each participant is 50 Euro, for juniors under 20 years old (born in 1999-2001), juniors under 20 years old (born in 2002 and younger) – 30 Euro.

Participants, who have paid the tournament fee, are allowed to participate in all three programs.

The tournament fees must be transferred to the account of the International Draughts Federation no later than March 15, 2018 or in an exceptional case paid in cash on the day of registration March 24, 2018.
In case of bank transfer payment receipt must be presented to the credentials committee.

Bank details

Beneficary: International Draughts Federation
Address: Kranevo, Chernomorska str. 41, 9649 Bulgaria
Bank: Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD
Bank`s address: Dobrich, 25 Septemvri Str. 25, 9300 Bulgaria
IBAN account no: IBAN BG94 RZBB 9155 1003 8766 00
BIC (Swift code): BIC RZBBBGSF

Accommodation and meals

Hotel Le Grande Plaza Hotel, Tashkent **** at: Uzbekiston Ovozi Street 2, 100031 Tashkent, Uzbekistan is official hotel for accommodation of participants.

The cost of accommodation for room per night with breakfast:

Twin room from      $80.00  ($40.00 per person)
Triple room from   $105.00  ($35.00 per person)
four-bedded room from $120.00 ($30.00 per person)

Meals are possible in many café near the hotel.

Applications and contacts

For all questions about participation in competition you need contact with IDF office on e-mail: [email protected]
Applications for participation must be submitted to the IDF office not later than March 10, 2018.

For booking accommodation (not later than March 10, 2018), visa support (not later than March 1, 2018) and travel to hotel you need contact with Uzbekistan Draughts Federation representative Alisher Artikov on e-mail: [email protected]

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