I. Tournament Place, Date, Time:
- Place: The tournament
will be held at Club XiangQi, http://www.clubxiangqi.com.
- Date: Tournament games
will begin on Saturday July 09, 2005 and continue
next Saturday July 16, 2005. See our Schedules
page for more information. Notice: Registration
begins on June 16, 2005 and ends on June 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 June 16, 2005
for members to register.
- Time: Games will start
at 9:00PM and 10:00PM Central Daylight Time on each Saturday.
- Note: Please be on
time and come in 15 minutes before the tournament start,
if you come in late your game will be forfeit.
- Please check the Schedules
pages 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 32
players for this tournament. 32 players will be
selected from the pool of registrants.
- Total of 32 players will be paired to play in 6 Swiss
III. Time Control:
- (10/45) For each game, a player is allowed 10 minutes to
make as many moves as he can. When this time expires, he is
allowed 45 seconds for each move thereafter.
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 32 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 CXQ's
- Method of Selection:
- 32 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 make sure to register only 1 nicks, if you
register more than 2 nick we will suspend your nick and will
be disqualify from future register. Please email us at email@example.com
if you are interested to be on the stand by list.
- 1st place: 2 months bluenick.
- 2nd place: 1 month bluenick.
- 3rd place: 2 weeks bluenick.
- In addition to the above prizes all players who joined the
tour will be given blue nick
during tournament period. Who ever forfeit his game, and will not be accepted for future
tournament. 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: