Tournaments

Youth European Championship
Greece, Chania, May 2017 (04-28 - 05-04), Taraguchi-7 rule

Tournament homepage - http://www.greecerenju.com/


Regulation of The Eleventh Youth European Championship Of Renju and rapid gomoku

   28.04.-4.05. 2017.
Opening rule – Taraguchi-10
Time control for all groups - 75 minutes per player per game + Fisher 30 sec per move.


Preliminary schedule:

27.04. Arrival of players
28.04. Opening Ceremony, 1-st round of Renju EC
29.04. Rounds 2.-5. of Renju EC
30.04. Rounds 6.-8. of Renju EC
1.05. Rounds 9.-11. of Renju EC
2.05. Excursion Renju EC, Rapid Gomoku
3.05. Biathlon (Chess, Gomoku) Closing Ceremony
4.05.-6.05. Departure of players

Accommodation: 12,5 euro per person per night (Villa Irini, Manos Appartments, Almaryda Rooms)

The competition will be organized by Greece Renju Federation and Renju International Federation. There will be eight official groups:
Gr. A: There will play Juniors, who were born during 1992 – 1996.
Gr. B: There will play Boys, who were born 1997-2001
Gr. C: There will play Boys, who were born 2002-2005
Gr. D: There will play Boys, who were born 2006 and later
Gr. E: There will play Ladies, who were born 1992-1996
Gr. F: There will play Girls, who were born 1997-2001
Gr. G: There will play Girls, who were born 2002-2005
Gr. H: There will play Girls, who were born 2006 and later
Each RIF member country can take part with 10 players in each group.
* Players who achieved place in top 3 in each group have personal place in next YEC, if they have still have right to play in YEC  by age.
* Group A: Juniors, who are at least 21 years old or will become 21 years old during the same year when the competition is held and not more than 25 years old. If player becomes 26 years old during the same year when the competition is held, he cannot participate.
* Group B: Boys, who are at least 16 years old or will become 16 years old during the same year when the competition is held and not more than 20 years old. If player becomes 21 years old during the same year as when the competition is held he can only participate in group A.
* Group C: Boys, who are at least 12 years old or will become 12 years old during the same year when the competition is held and not more than 15 years old. If player becomes 16 years old during the same year as when the competition is held he can only participate in group B.
* Group D: Boys, who are younger than 12 years old. If player become 12 years old during the same year when the competition is held, he can only participate in group C.
* Group E: Ladies, who are at least 21 years old or will become 21 years old during the same year when the competition is held and not more than 25 years old. If player becomes 26 years old during the same year when the competition is held, she cannot participate.
* Group F: Girls, who are at least 16 years old or will become 16 years old during the same year when the competition is held and not more than 20 years old. If player becomes 21 years old during the same year as when the competition is held she can only participate in group E
* Group G: Girls, who are at least 12 years old or will become 12 years old during the same year when the competition is held and not more than 15 years old. If player becomes 16 years old during the same year as when the competition is held she can only participate in group F.
* Group H: Girls, who are younger than 12 years old. If player becomes 12 years old during the same year when the competition is held, she can only participate in group G.

Tournament system:
1. 5 or 6 players - 2 times RR [5*2=10 rounds]
2. 7 or 8 players – RR and then 2 groups RR (1-4 and 5-8). Points from playing versus each other are brought to the second RR. Three more rounds are played with opposite colors [10 rounds]
3. 9 - 10 players – RR [9 rounds]
4. 11-12 players – RR [11 rounds]
5. 13-15 players - 7 rounds Swiss, after that 8 best will play 4 rounds Swiss (from scratch), place 9 and below will play according to system decided by referee [7+4=11 rounds]
6. 16-20 players - 9 rounds Swiss
21 or more players - 11 rounds Swiss
In case of small number of players The Judges Council may decrease the number of rounds or to change the playing system.

Opening rule – Taraguchi-10
Time control for all groups - 75 minutes per player per game + Fisher 30 sec per move.

Tie-break criteria:
In case of same number of points, the following criteria will be used:
1) Buhcgoltz coefficent
2) Berger coeficent
3) Personal meeting

4) Number of wins
If all criteria are same, then players will share place, except top three places. If players will share top three places, extra game(s) will be used. The time for extra game(s) will be decided by The Judges Council.

Main referee: Ants Soosorv (Estonia)
Tournament fee: 20 euro

All players will be rewarded with diplomas, 3 best of each group will get cups or medals.

List of players

gr. A  (5): Villem Mesila, Tauri Purk, Johan-Eerik Kõlar (all Estonia)
Semenov Oleg, Vostriakov Aleksei (both Russia)  
gr. B (10): Karpov Fedor, Shabanov Ruslan, Fedotov Denis  Iusupmurzin Danila , Ponezhin Gennadii, Lavrik-Karmazin Maxim (all Russia)  
Kuno Kolk, Georg-R. Topkin,  Kristofer Lõhmus, Mark Heidmets (all Estonia)
Gr. C (15): Pestov Arsenii, Vladykin Nikita, Giannis Efthimakis, Abovan Alexander (all Greece) Metreveli Maksim, Diachkov Nikita, Stoianov Kirill, Gromov Danila, Epifanov Evgeny (all Russia)
Mart Narva, Karl-Ustav Kolar, Karl-Mattias Moor, Sander Piik, Markus Ikla, Jaan Oskar Narva (all Estonia)
Gr. D (10) : Kokranis Andreas, Andreas Gyini, Panagasidis Kostantinos, Efthimakis Ahileas
Abovan Ilya (all Greece)
Prokopev Andrei ,  Stoianov Egor, Gromov Ivan (all Russia)
Mairon Moisto, Andres Juht (both Estonia)

Gr. E (1) : Makhina Alla (RUS)
Gr. F (3) : Stulova Daria , Prokopets Tatiana, Stulova Kristina (all Russia)
Gr. G (10): Mihailidi Kristina, Maria Bozgia, Kokrani Urania, Panagasidi Eleni, Ibragim Jiasmin (all Greece)
TOLSTOGUZOVA SOFIA , Sadova Taisiia , Pirozhnikova Alisa, Vokhtomina Vladislava, Popova Daria (all Russia)
Gr. H (12): Lufardaki Amalia, Ibragim Agia, Harokopaki Hrisa, Marinela Prega, Elisa Gyini
Kottaridi Marixenia, Ella Mpedugia, Efthimaki Natalia, Zefi Simona (all Greece)
Iusupmurzina Daria, TOLSTOGUZOVA DARIA, Epifanova Alisa (all Russia)