1st European Online Shogi Blitz Championship

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Martin Danerud
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1st European Online Shogi Blitz Championship

Post by Martin Danerud » 24 Jul 2020 12:40

1st European Online Shogi Blitz Championship

FESA would like to invite all European shogi players to the 1st European Online Shogi Blitz Championship played on August 9th on 81dojo.
Date: August 9th 2020, CEST 16:00 / UTC 14:00
Location: 81dojo (https://81dojo.com/)

Schedule:

Round 1: CEST 16:00
Round 2: CEST 16:30
Round 3: CEST 17:00 Round 4: CEST 17:30 Round 5: CEST 18:00
Round 6: CEST 18:30 (if more than 32 participants)
Round 7: CEST 19:00 (if more than 64 participants)

Thinking time: 5 min + 10 sec byoyomi

Format: Knockout tournament with up to 128 players, max 7 rounds knockout (the losers of the semifinals will play for place 3)
Seeding for knockout done by FESA rating (last official published FESA rating list), if a player has no FESA rating alternatively his confirmed 81dojo rating will be used

Registration: Registration has to be done by registering at the tournament system page (https://system.81dojo.com/tournaments/1330?locale=en). It is required to add additional info (real name and FESA rating) in the short message while registering or to send a separate mail with username, real name and FESA rating) to eosbc2020@gmail.com. Registrations without the real name information will not be accepted!

Registration deadline: August 8th 2020, CEST 16:00 / UTC 14:00

Eligible: All European shogi players, max. 128 participants (decided by registration date)

Rules: If players are not available or are not starting their games latest 5 minutes after the official start time for each round, the game is forfeited.

Prizes: Winner gets the title "European Online Shogi Blitz Champion 2020" Awards for the first 3 players (prizes will be handed over at next year’s ESC/WOSC)

Special prize: Best game award (every participant can nominate one game, either one of his own or someone else’s), a committee will decide. Nominations (Kifu-Id) should be sent to after the tournament (on the same day) to eosbc2020@gmail.com.

Organizing team and arbiters: Thomas Pfaffel, Andreas Neumaier

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