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REGULATIONS of the World Cup 2017 in draughts-64

Regulations of World Cup 2017-20.06.2017

1. Goals and objectives

1.1. Competitions are held for the purpose of draughts-64 in the world.

1.2. The objectives of the World Cup are:
– Improving Sports Mastery;
– Performance of norms of international titles;
– Determination of best players;
– The selection for the official competitions in 2018;
– Strengthening the friendly relations between the draughts players from different countries.

2. Competition organizers

2.1. Overall management of the organization of competitions carried out by:
– International Draughts Federation (IDF) – next International Draughts Federation.
– The organizers of each Stage of the World Cup.

2.2. Direct holding of competitions shall the Main judiciary board approved by the IDF Board.

3. Place and date of

The World Cup is held in five stages:

Stage Competition Place, country Program Date
Classic Rapid Blitz
1 International competition
«Portugal – 2017»
Albufeira
Portugal
RUS PT BR 03.06.2017 10.06.2017
2 International competition
«Rimini – 2017»
Rimini, Italy RUS IT BR 24.06.2017 01.07.2017
3 International competition
«White Nights – 2017»
St. Petersburg
Russia
RUS —– BR 22.07.2017 30.07.2017
4 International competition
«Cup of Information Technology»
Kazan, Russia RUS —– RUS 13.08.2017 18.08.2017
5 International competition
«Georgia – 2017»
Tbilisi, Georgia RUS BR RUS 05.11.2017
12.11.2017
6 Final of World cup International competition memory V. Sokov St. Petersburg
Russia
RUS —– RUS 02.12.2017 10.12.2017

4. Participants

All duly registered sportsmen’s, regardless of gender, age and rating can participate in the competition. The number of participants representing the country is not limited.

 5. Requirements for participants

5.1. Participants must comply with the Rules of the game and competitions in draughts-64.
5.2. Participants must comply with the Code of Ethics.
5.3. Participants must be present at the opening and closing ceremonies of the competition in compliance with the dress code. In the absence of the closing ceremony, participants are deprived of official awards. Awards are not sent and are not transmitted.

6. System of competitions

6.1. Competitions are personal.
6.2. Competitions are held in accordance with the Official Rules of the game and competitions in draughts-64.
6.3. The system of holding and time control at every stage is set of the panel of arbiters.
6.4. Norms of international titles are set in competitions.

7. Determination of winners

7.1. Places in the competition at the each stage and in each program are determined by the highest total of points scored by the participants. For the victory is given – 2 points, for a draw – 1 point and for loss – 0.

7.2. In the case when the points from two or more participants are equal places of participants are determined according to the criteria of the corresponding system of the competition.

8. Summary of the World Cup.

In the World Cup 2017 separately summing of results is held in two categories:
8.1. World Cup (classic and rapid program)
8.2. World Cup Blitz

8.3. In each category winners among men, women and juniors born in 1998 and under are determined.

8.4. At each stage of the World Cup participants receive points according taken places:                                    

Taken place Points
Classic game Rapid Blitz
1 50 30 25
2 45 28 23
3 40 26 21
4 35 24 19
5 30 22 17
6 27 20 15
7 24 18 13
8 21 16 11
9 18 14 10
10 15 12 9
11 12 10 8
12 9 8 6
13 6 6 5
14 4 4 4
15 3 3 3
16 … 2 2 2

8.5. At the final stage (final of World Cup) coefficient of 1.2 for of Scoring is introduced.

8.6. In the overall standings of World Cup in each category are summarized points scored at all stages.

8.7. In case of a tie among two or more participants, place of participants in the overall standings of World Cup are determined by the highest place in the classical program of one from the stages in which they participated. In the World Cup Blitz – on the highest place in one of the stages. In case of equality – by the highest place in another stage, etc.

9. Awarding

9.1. World Cup (Classic and rapid)

9.1.1. World Cup winner is awarded the title of «Winner of the World Cup 2017 in draughts-64″.
He is awarded the trophy, medal and diploma. Participants, who took second and third places, are awarded with medals and diplomas.

9.1.2. The winner in the World Cup among women is awarded the title of «Winner of the World Cup 2017 in draughts-64 among women». She is awarded the trophy, medal and diploma. Participants, who took second and third place among women, are awarded with medals and diplomas.

9.1.3. The winner in the World Cup among juniors 1998 year born and younger is awarded the title of «Winner of the World Cup 2017 in draughts-64 among juniors». He is awarded the trophy, medal and diploma. Participants, who took second and third place among juniors 1998 and younger, are awarded with medals and diplomas.

9.2. World Cup Blitz

9.2.1. World Cup winner in World Cup Blitz is awarded the title of «Winner of the World Cup Blitz 2017 in draughts-64″. He is awarded the trophy, medal and diploma. Participants, who took second and third places, are awarded with medals and diplomas.

9.2.2. The winner among women is awarded the title of «Winner of the World Cup Blitz 2017 in draughts-64 among women». She is awarded the trophy, medal and diploma. Participants, who took second and third place, are awarded with medals and diplomas.

9.2.3. The winner among juniors 1998 year born and younger is awarded the title of «Winner of the World Cup Blitz 2017 in draughts-64 among juniors». He is awarded the trophy, medal and diploma. Participants, who took second and third place, are awarded with medals and diplomas.

9.3. Prize-winner in the overall standings of the World Cup 2017, in the World Cup for women and for juniors may be recognized player who participated in at least 4 stages.

9.4. Prize fund in overall standing of World Cup is € 3,800:

9.4.1. World Cup (classic and rapid program)

1st place – 1 000 EUR
2nd place – 600 EUR
3rd place – 450 EUR
4th place – 300 EUR
5th place – 250 EUR
6th place – 200 EUR

Juniors born 1998 and younger:  1st place – 150 EUR
Woman:   1st place – 150 EUR
Best Veterans 60 +:  – 100 EUR

9.4.2. World Cup Blitz

1st place  – 250 EUR
2nd place – 200 EUR
3rd place  – 150 EUR

9.5. The winner of the World Cup 2017 received the title of “International Grandmaster”.

9.6. Prize-winners of the World Cup 2017 are allowed to participate in European Championship 2018 with a single payment of tournament fee.

9.7. The winner of the World Cup 2017 will be provided by the organizers of European Championship 2018 with accommodation and meals.

10. Finances

10.1. Costs at each stage:

– for the competition; rental of gaming halls (availability of Internet access required), production of attributes, information and advertising materials; awards (prize money, trophies, medals, diplomas); payment of work of panel of arbiters and staff; travel costs; computer software – at the expenses of the immediate conducting organizations;

– Admission: accommodation and meals not less than 6 foreign participants and 2 representatives of the IDF; accommodation, meals and travel expenses for Main Arbiter – at the expenses of the immediate conducting organizations;

– The costs of all other participants (accommodation, meals, travel expenses, visas, etc.) – at the expenses of the sending organizations or the participants themselves;

10.2. The costs of the awarding in the Overall World Cup (Cups, medals, diplomas, prize money) – at the expenses of International Draughts Federation.