2021 World cup Regulations

Regulations of the 2021 World Cup in draughts-64

Approved by the Board of the International Draughts Federation (IDF) 01.03.2021

Regulations of the 2021 World Cup

1. Goals and objectives

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

1.2. The objectives of the World Cup are:
– improving sports mastery;
– fulfillment of norms of international titles;
– determination of best players;
– selection for the official competitions in 2022;
– 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), hereinafter IDF.
– The organizers of each stage of the World Cup.

2.2. Direct holding of competitions shall the Main panel of arbiters approved by the IDF Board.

3. Place and date of

Stage Competition Place, country Program Dates
Classic Rapid Blitz
1 International competition “Turkey-2021”       Kemer, Turkey —— BRAZ RUS
100
23.04.2021 29.04.2021
2 International competition “Bulgaria-2021” Kranevo, Bulgaria —— BRAZ RUS 21.08.2021 27.08.2021
3 International competition “France-2021” France RUS PORT BRAZ 16.10.2021
22.10.2021
4 International competition “Portugal-2021” Albufeira,
Portugal
RUS PORT BRAZ 20.11.2021
27.11.2021
5 International competition
“Pan America-2021”
Jamaica RUS PСh BRAZ 11.12.2021
18.12.2021
6 International competition “Israel-2021” Israel RUS —— BRAZ
RUS
December

Perhaps another stages and programs will be included in the 2021 World Cup.

4. Participants

All players regardless of gender, age and rating, who have registered in the established order, are allowed to participate at all stages of competitions. The number of participants representing the country is unlimited.

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 in the tournament hall, opening and closing ceremonies 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 IDF Official Rules of the game and competitions in draughts-64.

6.3. The system of holding and time control at every stage is established of the panel of arbiters.

6.4. Norms of international titles are established in competitions.

7. Determination of winners

7.1. Places in the competition at the each stage and in each nomination are determined by the highest total of points scored by the participants. Participants receive  for a win – 2 points, for a draw – 1 point and for a loss – 0 points.

7.2. In case of equality of points for two or more participants, the participants’ places are determined in accordance with the rules of the competition.

7.3. At each stage in each nomination winners and prize-winners are determined among men and women, and also, depending on the number of participants, among Juniors U20 (boys and girls) and veterans (60+).

8. Summary of the World Cup.

8.1. Separate summing up the 2021 World Cup is held among men and women.

8.2. Participants receive points for the places at each competition of each stage of the World Cup. Points go into the overall standings of the World Cup. In the overall standings of the World Cup, a separate scoring is made for women. The results of women do not affect the distribution of points in the overall standings. If a woman wants to compete in the overall World Cup, she must apply for participation before the first tournament of the year.

8.3. Points for occupied places at each competition of each stage of the World Cup, the overall classification of the World Cup:

Occupied place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 ….
Points 50 46 42 38 35 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2

8.4. Points for occupied places at each competition of each stage of the World Cup, women:

Occupied place 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
….
Points 30 27 24 21 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2

8.5. The results of the 2021 World Cup are summed up after the end of the last stage by the sum of points for occupied places in all programs of the played stages of the World Cup.

8.6. The winners and prize-winners of the World Cup in the overall standings and among women are determined.

8.7. In case of equality of points for two or more participants, the places of participants are determined by the highest place occupied in one of the competitions. In case of equality of this indicator – by the highest place occupied at another competition, etc.

9. Awarding

9.1. The winners of the 2021 World Cup are awarded the title:

– “The winner of the 2021 World Cup in draughts-64”
– “The winner of the 2021 World Cup in draughts-64 among women”

9.2. The winners in the overall standings and among women are awarded with cup, medal and diploma. The participants who took 2nd and 3rd places are awarded with medals and diplomas.

9.3. Participants who took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the overall standings of 2021World Cup receive the title of “International Grandmaster”. Participants who took 4th-6th places receive the title of “International Master”.

9.4. Participant who took 1st place in the overall standings of 2021World Cup among women receives the title of “Woman International Master”.

9.5. The winners and prize-winners of the 2021World Cup stages receive titles in accordance with the IDF International titles Rules.

9.6. Prize-winners of the 2021 World Cup in the classic game among men and women are allowed to participate in the 2022 World Championship.

9.7. The winners of the 2021 World Cup among men and women will be provided with accommodation in the 2022 World Championship at the expense of the organizers.

9.8. The winner of the 2021 World Cup among men will be provided with accommodation at the two stages of the 2022 World Cup. Participants who took 2nd and 3rd place in the 2021 World Cup among men will be provided with accommodation at one stage of the 2022 World Cup.

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 (cups, medals, diplomas, prize fund at least 2000 euros); 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 IDF representatives; accommodation, meals and travel expenses for Main Arbiter – at the expenses of the immediate conducting organizations;

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

10.2. Costs for the awarding in the overall standings of 2021 World Cup (cups, medals and diplomas) – at the expenses of IDF.