The 5th "Xingqiu Cup" International Draughts Open Tournament Rules and Regulation

1. Organizers:

Chinese Draughts Association
Zhejiang Sports Bureau
People
s Government of Lishui Municipality
2. Hosts:
Non-Olympic Sports Management Center of Zhejiang Province
Lishui Sports Bureau
Lishui Education Bureau
Lishui Xingqiu Chess Institute
3. Co-hosts:
Zhejiang Xingqiu Chess&Cards Co., Ltd.
Lishui Municipal Children and Teens Amateur Sports School
4. Competition Dates and Place
4.1 Dates: November 16, 2017 (Thursday) - November 21, 2017 (Tuesday)
4.2 Venue: Huaqiao New Century Grand Hotel Lishui (five-star hotel, No.651, Liyang Street, Liandu District, Lishui Municipality, Zhejiang Province, China)
5. Groups
5.1 Adult(10×10): Men and Women;

5.2 U14(10×10): Boys and Girls (was born from January 1st, 2004 to August 31st, 2011). 6. Competition system

6.1 The latest FMJD regulations shall be observed;
6.2 Swiss system is proposed to be adopted in this tournament. The actual rounds and competition system will depend on the final number of participants.
6.3 Time control is 80 minutes with an increment of 30 seconds per move.
6.4 Adult and U14 will be paired together but rank respectively.
6.5 Appeals Committee, Sportsmanship and Discipline Committee will be set in this tournament. Players may appeal any judge
s decision providing an application in writing

to the Appeals Committee with the deposit of 500 (five hundreds) CNY. The deposit will be returned if the application is granted.
7. Registration
7.1 Players should register through national association in priority. The registration should be confirmed by Chinese Draughts Association. For the players whose association could not register, their registration will be confirmed based on first-come-first-reserve principal. For each country or region, 3 players (1 for adult men, 1 for adult women, 1 for U14) will be invited. The organizing committee will bear accommodation fees of invited players. Other players should pay the accommodation fees by themselves. The accommodation fee is 400CNY per person per day (five-star hotel).

7.2 Registration fee is 50 euros per player, including certification fees of international tournament. The deadline of registration is Oct 31st, 2017.
7.3 The transportation guide will be published one month ahead of the Open; players should go to Lishui by themselves. Because of the foreign policy, we can not provide the invitation letter for the tournament.

7.4 The technical meeting will be held at 20:00 on Nov 15th; additional notifications and final registration will be made on this meeting.
7.5 Players should live in the official hotel, the unified accommodation fees will be calculated by Organizing Committee. Please be aware that players who leave earlier than the schedule or who don
t have meals in the hotel will not get returns.Thanks in advance for your understanding.

8. Ranks and prize

If the number of players is more than 50 in each group, 16 places of men and 12 places of women will be ranked. If the number of players is less than 50 in each group, 10 places of men and 8 places of women will be ranked. Diplomas and medals will be awarded to ranking players. If U14 players can enter the ranking place of Adults group, the player can only get Adults groups prize money. Please see the details of the prize money in Appendix A.

9. FMJD rating shall be calculated.

Appendix A:

Group

Ranking

Prize
(CNY, before tax)

Group

Ranking

Prize
(CNY, before tax)

Adult Men

1st

30000

Adult Women

1st

20000

2nd

17000

2nd

13000

3rd

13000

3rd

10000

4th

11000

4th

8000

5th

10000

5th

7000

6th

8000

6th

6000

7th

7000

7th

5000

8th

6000

8th

4000

9th

5000

9th

3000

10th

4000

10th

2000

11th

3000

11th

1000

12th

2000

12th

1000

13th -16th

1000

-

-

Group

Ranking

Prize
(CNY, before tax)

Group

Ranking

Prize
(CNY, before tax)

U14 Boys

1st

1800

U14 Girls

1st

1500

2nd

1500

2nd

1000

3rd

1000

3rd

800

4th

800

4th

600

5th

600

5th

500

6th

500

6th

400

7th-10th

300

7th-10th

300