I. Tournament Place, Date, Time:
- Place: The tournament
will be held at Club XiangQi, http://www.clubxiangqi.com.
- Date: Tournament games
will begin on May 14, 2005 and continue each
Saturday through May 28, 2005. See our Schedules
page for more information. Notice: Registration
begins on April 9, 2005 and ends on April 30, 2005.
Note: For registration,
we will post an ad that link the registration page to all
rooms and will also post a link at Registration
page on April 09, 2005
for members to register.
- Time: Games will start
at 9:00PM Central Daylight Time on every Saturday.
- Note: There will be 1
round for first two Saturday and 2 round for the last
Saturday. Please check the Schedules
pages and TimeZones
page for your location time.
II. Tournament Format:
- The tournament will be structured into a swiss rounds
format. Notice: There will be no
Championship match. The winner of this tournament will be
determined by the Swiss method.
- There will be no qualifying round. There will be 16
players for this tournament. 16 players will be
selected from the pool of registrants.
- Total of 16 players will be paired to play in 4 Swiss
III. Time Control:
- (35/1) For each game, a player is allowed 35 minutes to
make as many moves as he can. When this time expires, he is
allowed 1 minute for each move thereafter.
- To ensure round 4 on schedule,
for round 3 the total time that allow to complete the round
is 90 minutes (which is 1 hour and 30 minutes). We
will force a draw if needed to end the game when time limit
reached 90 minutes.
IV. Scoring System:
- During the course of the tournament, points will be
awarded to players according to game results.
- A win earns 1 point. a draw earns 0.5 point. A loss or
forfeit earns 0 point.
- Handling Ties:
- Please see the rules adopted by the FIDE.
- CXQ reserves the right to
break the tie by selecting the two addition tie-breaker
options of the swissround to break the tie of the two
players to be the winner if the two options that we have at
ranking page is fail to break a tie.
V. Selection of Players:
- A total of 16 players will participate in this tournament.
All players must be a member of CXQ, have a CXQ rating of 1800
or greater, and have played at least 30 games at the club.
- Method of Selection:
- 16 players will be chosen using the Lotto System
from the pool registration.
- If you are not selected, please come to the tour on the
first day. If anyone fail to show up for the tour,
that person will be disqualified, and we will allow you to
join the tour on the first come first serve basis.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you are interested to be on the stand by list.
- 1st place: 2 months bluenicks.
- 2nd place: 1 month bluenicks.
- 3rd place: 2 weeks bluenicks.
- In addition to the above prizes all players who joined the
tour will be given bluenick during tournament period.
Who ever forfeit his game with reset back to blacknick
during this period and will not be accepted for future
tournament. We will have a Mini-Tournament for every
other month. Please help us to keep the tournament
running good by attend all rounds. Good luck to all
players and enjoy the game!
VI. Tournament Officials: