Beijing, December 2011

April 30, 2011 ·  

Good motivation for World Cup competitors!  World Cup classification will be used to define participation in Sport Accord World Mind Games.

Sport Accord World Mind Games it will be unique event with 5 sports: Chess, Bridge, GO, Xiangqi and Draughts. All with really top players.

We will be represented with 12 man & 8 women. Prizes $90.000 will be divided into this 20 elite players. Also 8×8 player will be there with 6 players as a performance.

Qualification to Beijing

  • Man
    • 12 players → 11 in order of WorldCup
    • 1 FMJD Wild Card
    • maximum 3 per country
    • minimum 1 per continent and minimum 1 from China
  • Women
    • 8 players → 7 in order of WorldCup
    • 1 FMJD Wild Card
    • minimum 1 from China
    • maximum 2 per country

Competition

scoring

Players are playing unlimited number of games till first victory.
Score depends on moment of victory:
1st game gives result → 12:0, 2nd game → 9:3, 3rd game → 8:4, 4th or next … 7:5

Every game – rate of play is shorter!
- 1st game 1h20′+1′ per move
- 2nd game 20′ + 5” per move
- 3rd game 5′+3” per move
- for all next 5′+2″ (for unlimited number of games)

system

Man (12)
12 players divided into 2 groups. After 5 round cross semifinals and finally direct duels for 1st, 3rd,… 11th place

Women (8)
Simple round-robin tournament (7 rounds)

64-performance
round robin (5 rounds) then semifinals (1-4, 2-3) and finals

Schedule

December 6th/7th staff arrival
December 8th players arrival/opening
December 9th – December 16th playing days
December 17th departure

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  • FMJD World Cup logo