Online Draughts-64 Tournaments within the framework of the Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO)

The International Draughts Federation (IDF) holds 9 and 16 August 2020 at the online Gambler platform Online Draughts-64 Tournaments within the framework of the Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO).
For the first time, Draughts-64 will be presented at the famous Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO), which has been held in London since 1997. This year, in connection with the coronavirus, the Olympiad will be held online.
As part of the Olympiad, 4 online Draughts-64 Tournaments will be held: open tournaments and tournaments among boys and girls up to 17 years in Russian and Brazilian draughts with offset by age groups.
The participation of draughts-64 in such a significant and famous Mind Sports Olympiad is very prestigious and will become another step in the promotion of draughts-64 in the world. Competition rules published.


Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO) site

Schedule of all Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO) events

Gambler online platform      Vint.ee online platform 


01-07-2020 The online Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO) started on August 1, as part of which the International Draughts Federation (IDF) holds online draughts-64 competitions on the Gambler platform on August 9 and 16, 2020. Draughts-64 will be presented for the first time at the famous Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO), which has been held in London since 1997.

As part of the Olympiad, 4 online Draughts-64 Tournaments will be held: open tournaments and tournaments among boys and girls up to 17 years in Russian and Brazilian draughts, as well as an online tournament on Checkers Giveaway (Russian draughts), which will be held on the Vint.ee online platform.

The participation of draughts-64 in such a significant and famous Mind Sports Olympiad is very prestigious and will become another step in the promotion of draughts-64 in the world.

Regulations

Draughts-64 Tournaments within the framework of the Mind Sports Olympiad 2020 (MSO)

Program

Day No Tournament Gambler Registration* Tournament start*
Day 1

9th August

Sunday

1 Open Brazilian Draughts Tournament 15.30 16.00
2 Youth Brazilian Draughts Tournament (boys and girls up to 17 years born January 1, 2004 and later) 15.30 16.00
Day 2

16th August

Sunday

 

3 Open Russian Draughts Tournament 15.30 16.00
4 Youth Russian Draughts Tournament (boys and girls up to 17 years born January 1, 2004 and later) 15.30 16.00

* Time for registration and tournaments start is UK time (17.30/18.00 MSK)

Tournament Regulations

– All tournaments are held according to the Swiss system in 9 rounds.
– Participants play by the system of micro-matches from two games.
– Time control for each game is 3 minutes per game + 2 seconds per move for each participant.
– The duration of each tournament is 3 hours.
– Open Draughts-64 Tournaments are held with a draw of the initial moves and positions of the Gambler site for -Russian/Brazilian draughts.
– Youth Draughts-64 Tournaments are held in classic draughts without a draw of the initial moves and positions.

Participants

– In open tournaments, the declared players any age and gender who have titles not lower than a candidate for master of sports are allowed for countries where the norms of national titles are established. For countries where the norms of national titles are not established, all declared players are allowed.

– In youth tournaments, all declared players (boys and girls born January 1, 2004 and later) are allowed.

Registration

All participants who are not registered on the Gambler platform must register in advance there.

All participants must indicate on their card the following data: last name, first name, date of birth, title /rank, city and country of residence, coach (if available). Data must be reliable.

Registration for tournaments is held in 2 stages.

 Pre-registration:

A) Participants fill out special Google forms:

– no later than 8th August for participation in Brazilian draughts tournaments
– no later than 15th August for participation in Russian draughts tournaments.

Participants indicate in Google form for each tournament their reliable data:

last name, first name, date of birth, title / rank, city and country of residence, coach (if available), gambler nickname (the participant’s nickname card must be completed) and e-mail for feedback.
All data must be filled in Latin letters.

B) In addition, participants submit in the pre-registration deadlines an application for registration in the International Draughts Federation group on the Gambler platform

https://www.gambler.ru/team/14530 (the participant’s nickname card must be completed).

Registration for the tournament

After filling out the Google form and registering in the International Draughts Federation group, participants will be able to register for the game and join their tournament in accordance with the tournament schedule and tournament link.

Special Google forms, nicknames of each tournament and links to tournaments will be announced later.

 Summarizing the competition

– Places of participants are determined by the highest total points scored.
– In case of equality of points, places are determined according to additional criteria that are used for tournaments on the Gambler platform.
– According to the results of competitions, winners and prize-winners are determined in the following categories:

Open tournament

– 3 best men
– 3 best women
– 3 best players in Asia, Africa and Pan America
– 3 best 60+ veterans-men (on the day the tournament starts)
– 3 best 60+ veterans-women (on the day the tournament starts)
– 3 best juniors-boys up to 20 years (born January 1, 2001 and later)
– 3 best juniors-girls up to 20 years (born January 1, 2001 and later)

Youth tournament

– 3 best boys up to 17 years (born in 2004-2006)
– 3 best girls up to 17 years (born in 2004-2006)
– 3 best boys up to 14 years (born in 2007-2009)
– 3 best girls up to 14 years (born in 2007-2009)
– 3 best boys up to 11 years (born January 1, 2010 and later)
– 3 best girls up to 11 years (born January 1, 2010 and later)

Awarding

Winners and prize-winners in all categories are awarded diplomas.
All participants receive commemorative diplomas.
Additional prizes will be announced before the start of the competition.

Game fairness control

By registering to participate in the tournament, the participant confirms that he/she will play honestly and will not use any devices, computer programs or other people’s tips for prompting.

A special commission will be created. Commission will include at least one representative from three groups:

– grandmasters or strong masters,
– experienced Gambler platform gamers
– specialists in the field of programming logical games.

Reasonable protests against suspicion of cheating are submitted by e-mail [email protected] within one hour after the end of the tournament.

According to the results of consideration of protests, cheaters can be disqualified without the possibility of appeals.
Their places are excluded from the final distribution of places in the tournament.

For all questions on participation in tournaments you need contact with the IDF office by e-mail: [email protected]

Current information on the organization and holding of the tournaments will be posted on the website of the International Draughts Federation www.idf64.org

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