International Draughts Federation (IDF) and Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan in accordance with the calendar of the competitions in 2018 holds in Kazan (Russia, Republic of Tatarstan) from August 11 (arrival day) to August 18, 2018 (departure day) International competition «X Cup of information technology». Competitions will be held at Chess school named after Rashid Nezhmetdinov.
Information about competition
Information about competition
International Draughts Federation (IDF) and Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan in accordance with the calendar of the competitions 2018 holds in Kazan (Russia, Republic of Tatarstan) from August 11 (arrival day) to August 18, 2018 (departure day) International competition «X Cup of information technology».
Competitions are held at the address: 420012, Kazan, Butlerova street, 7; Chess school named after Rashid Nezhmetdinov. Public transport stop: “Tukaya Square”
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.
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.
Competitions are held on the official rules of the IDF.
Competition will be held in the two types of programs: Classic and Blitz.
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.
The number of rounds in both programs will be announced before the start of the competition depending on the number of participants.
Blitz – 3 minutes + 2 seconds per move for each participant until the end of the game;
Classic game – 20 minutes + 10 seconds per move for each participant until 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.
Participants who took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each program are awarded with cups, medals, diplomas and cash prizes. There are additional prizes for nominations.
The prize fund of the tournament includes funds of the Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan (50,000 rubles) and 50% of the total amount of tournament fees collected.
All travel, food and accommodation expenses of participants are paid by sending organizations or by the participants themselves. The organizing committee of the tournament pays for the costs of organizing and conducting.
The organizational tournament fee is:
Classic program – 2 000 rubles. (for players from the Republic of Tatarstan – 1,000 rubles).
Blitz program – 500 rubles. (for all participants)
The tournament fee must be transferred to the account of the Draughts Federation of the Republic of Tatarstan (the receipt form is attached) by August 3, 2018.
Cash is accepted only in exceptional cases upon agreement with the organizing committee of the tournament.
Registration of participants
Preliminary registration is held strictly until August 3, 2018. Before this deadline, you need to send a completed application form (blank attached) and a scan or a photo of the paid receipt on e-mail: [email protected] The final registration is held at the place of the game on August 12, 2018 from 9.00 to 12.00. All Russian participants must provide a copy of the passport (birth certificate) with a residence permit, TIN, PSS (SNILS); all foreign participants – a copy of the passport. The beginning of the competition on the Blitz program is on August 12 at 13.00. The grand opening of the competitions and closing of the Blitz program is on August 13 at 10.00.
For all issues of participation in competitions, please contact with Tsinman Dmitry by phone +79173915148, e-mail: [email protected].