Dear Mr. and Mrs., Ukrainian Shogi Federation invites you to take part in " Kyiv Shogi Open 2018" tournament, dated to The Kyiv Day. The event will take place from 26th to 27th May in Kyiv (Ukraine), in Kyiv Shogi Club (Street Polovetskaya, 14).
Tournament rules: 6 round Mac-Mahon system (if less than 16 players - Swiss system) Time control: 30 minutes basic time for each player + byo-yomi: 1 minute per move
Special rules: 1) In case of sennichite the party will be replayed immediately with 10 minutes for each player time control (with no byo-yomi). 2) In case of zishogi the points will be countered according to "27-point Declare System". The player who has less than 27 points, loses (or the declarer loses in case if any one of the "27-point Declare System" conditions is broken). If both players have 27 points, White wins. (Rook and bishop worthes 5 points each, king worthes 0 points, other pieces - 1 point each) These two cases can be fixed only by tournament’s judge.
Tournament fee: 200 UAH (~6Є), 100 UAH (~3Є) for USF members free for participants under 14
Prize giving: The players, that took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in tournament, will be awarded diplomas, medals and worthy prizes.
Placement criteria (ranged in decreasing importance): - MMS (or Points - in case of Swiss system) - SOS - SODOS - the result of the party between the players. In case all this criteria are still equal against the players in prize giving group, the additional competition will be judged between those players. Conditions of that competition will be settled by the tournament’s judge.
All expenses for players’ participating in the tournament are charged from sending organizations.