Tournaments

XII Youth World Championship
Turkey, Kusadasi, August 2018 (07-28 - 08-05), Soosyrv-8 rule

Price per day is 35 euros, including transfer (if you arrive July 28 and leave Aug.5), food and accommodation

Preliminary time-table:
July 28.-29. arrival of participants, July 29. opening ceremony.
July 30.-Aug. 2   renju YWC games
Aug. 3.- Gomoku tournament
Aug. 3. Closing ceremony
Aug. 4.-5. departure

The competition will be organized by Renju International Federation. There will be eight official groups:
Gr. A: There will play Juniors, who were born during 1993 – 1997.
Gr. B: There will play Boys, who were born 1998-2002
Gr. C: There will play Boys, who were born 2003-2006
Gr. D: There will play Boys, who were born 2007 and later
Gr. E: There will play Ladies, who were born 1993-1997
Gr. F: There will play Girls, who were born 1998-2002
Gr. G: There will play Girls, who were born 2003-2006
Gr. H: There will play Girls, who were born 2007 and later
Each RIF member country can take part 5 10 players in each group.
* Players who achieved place in top 3 in each group have personal place in next YWC, if they have still have right to play in YWC  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 in renju - Groups D and H will play Taraguchi-10.In groups A-C and E-G main rule is Soosyrv-8, players with 1kuy and lower can demand Taraguchi-10.

Time control for all groups - 75 minutes per player per game + Fisher 30 sec per move.

Rapid Gomoku tournament one big group, 9 rounds Swiss, people born 1992 and earlier can join out of competition. Rules: swap-2, Time control 20 min+0 sec

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: Hiroshi Okabe
Assistant referees: Tauri Purk, Ants Soosyrv
Tournament fee 20 euros

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

Renju 12th  Youth World Championship is officially sponsored by Turkey’s World School Marmara Education Institutions

Organiser: Mert Gurguc

Contact: tenshijyuku2005@gmail.com

INFO:

www.kusadasiuygulamaoteli.com

Not: Culture tours in Hotel (Efes).

Preliminary list of players:
Gr. A  (4)
Martin Hobemagi, Brenet Rahumagi (both Estonia), Zhu Tianyi (China), Ruslan Shabanov (Russia)
Gr. B  (9)
Maksim-Lavrik Karmazin, Nikita Diachkov, Maksim Metreveli, Danila Iusupmurzin,  Maxim Orlov (all Russia),Kuno Kolk, Karl Mattias Moor, Kristofer Lohmus (all Estonia), Zhan Liyang (China).

Gr. C (17)
Kirill Stoianov , Matvei Makhin, Evgeni Epifanov, Roman Roginski, Danila Gromov (all Russia),  Arsenii Pestov (Greece), Markus Ikla, Mart Narva, Mairon Moisto, Sander Piik (all Estonia), Rahmi Kaan Ates (Turkey), Zhao Yun, Kang Zheming, Kang Ting Rui, Mao Weiming (all China), Aitenov Arnat, Issagaliyev Abay (both Kazakhstan)

Gr. D (12)
Egor Stoianov, Andrei Prokopev, Georgi Puzanov (all Russia), Rauno Lääne (Estonia), Omer Yagiz Ates, Deniz Sarikaya, Efe Hamamci (all Turkey), Issenaliyev Farid (Kazakhstan), Zhang Xiuqi, Zhang Jun Yu, Xiang Yi Cheng, Han Yiming (all China).

Gr. E  (4)
Aleksandra Sumarokova, Alla Makhina, Daria Stulova (all Russia), Liu Xun (China).

Gr. F  (4)
Kristina Stulova, Tatiana Prokopets (both Russia) Mari Kolk, Hanna-Kai Reimand (both Estonia),

Gr. G (8)
Daria Iusupmurzina, Taisiia Sadova (both Russia), Kirke Koni (Estonia), Pelin Zencir, Melek Sofia Gurguc (both Turkey), Zheng Wenxin, Qiou Yu Jing, Xu XiCheng (all China)

Gr. H (8)
Yulia Vostriakova,Polina Yudina, Alisa Epifanova (all Russia), Nil Beril Armutlu (Turkey), Zhu Jiayi , Wang Jia Yi, Wang  Ke Miao, Zhang Yun Shu (all China).