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5th stage of the World Cup – International competition “Portugal-2018”

International Draughts Federation (IDF) together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the Calendar of the competitions for 2018 from November 3 (arrival day) to November 10, 2018 (departure day) holds in Portugal 5th stage of the World Cup 2018 in draughts-64 – International competition “Portugal-2018” and other events in draughts-64.

The invitation and information are published.


Invitation      Program


Information about competition

Information about competition

Date and Venue of the competition

Dates: from November 3 (arrival day) to November 10, 2018 (departure day).

Venue: Hotel Inatel in Oeiras: Alto da Barra – Estrada Marginal, 2780-267, Oeiras, Lisbon (Portugal).
The Credentials Committee will work on November 3 from 6 pm to 8 pm.

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:

Rapid   – 20 minutes each participant on 2 games (Portuguese Draughts)
Blitz     –   5 minutes till the end of the game + 3 seconds per move (Brazilian Draughts)
Classic – 20 minutes till the end of the game + 10 seconds per move (International/Russian Draughts)

System of all programs is Swiss.

Classic and Blitz program are held 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.

Rapid program will be held under a separate regulation.

As part of the competition, match in Portuguese draughts: the Portuguese national team against the world team will be held on November 3.

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 and juniors up to 20 year (1999 year born and younger) are determined.

Awards

In each program:

Participant who took 1st place is awarded with cup, medal and official diploma.
Participants who took 2nd and 3rd place are awarded with medals and official diploma.
Prize-winners among women and juniors up to 20 year (1999 year born and younger) are awarded with official diplomas.
All participants of the competition are awarded memorable diplomas.
The prize fund of the competitions will be not less than 2000 euro.
Final 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.

Accommodation of all participants is in the hotel Inatel in Oeiras: Alto da Barra – Estrada Marginal, 2780-267, Oeiras, Lisbon (Portugal). http://www.inatel.pt/Fundacao/Onde-ficar/Praia/INATEL-Oeiras/INATEL-Oeiras.aspx  Reservations of rooms are through the Portuguese Draughts Federation.

The cost of accommodation in a double room per person per day:
– €35, ½ board. Includes bed, breakfast and daily meal. (drinks not included)
– €40, full board. Includes bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner. (drinks not included).

Organizational tournament fee for each participant is 50 euros.
Participants who paid a tournament fee are eligible to participate in all three programs.

The tournament fees must be transferred to the account of the Portuguese Draughts Federation IBAN PT50 0035 0278 0000 3294 8303 4 no later than September 30, 2018.  If payment to the account is not possible, tournament fees must be paid in cash on the day of registration on November 3, 2018.  In case of bank transfer, payment receipt must be presented to the credentials committee.

Applications

Applications for participation must be submitted to the IDF office not later than September 30, 2018 on e-mail: [email protected]

Applications for visa support and accommodation reservations must be sent to the Portuguese Draughts Federation no later than September 30, 2018 on e-mail: [email protected]. Copies of applications must be sent to the IDF office on e-mail: [email protected]

Contacts

The IDF office, e-mail: [email protected]
The Portuguese Draughts Federation, e-mail: [email protected]

18-06-2018 International Draughts Federation together with Portuguese Draughts Federation in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2018 holds in Portugal following events in draughts-64:
1. Training events with participation of the strongest players of the world from 27th October to 2nd November 2018;
2. 5th Stage of World Cup 2018 in draughts-64-International competition “Portugal-2018” from 3rd November (arrival day) to 10 November, 2018 (departure day).
3. Match in Portuguese draughts: the Portuguese national team against the world team, November 3, 2018.

The prize fund of the 5th stage of World Cup will be at least 2000 euros.


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