General information

1. ORGANIZERS
The Russian Go Federation under the auspices of the European Go Federation.
E-mail: ewgc2014@gofederation.ru

2. VENUE, DATE, SCHEDULE
EWGC 2014 will be held in Kazan 27-29 of June (27th of June – day of arrival).
The tournament will be held in Hotel RegattaHadi Taktash street, 122

Friday, June 27:
12:00 – 18:00 Registration
15:00 Sightseeing
18:30 Opening ceremony

Saturday, June 28:
9:00-10:00 Late registration
10:30 Round 1
Lunch
14:30 Round 2
17:30 Round 3

Sunday, June 29:
10:30 Round 4
Lunch
14:30 Round 5
18:00 Awards ceremony

3. PARTICIPATION
The European Women’s Go Championship is open to women players representing Go Federations which comprise the European Go Federation regardless of their title or rating. There is also no limit in the number of participants per countries. 1 official representative from each European country (EGF rank 1 Dan 5 kyu or stronger) will have compensation for travel expenses (no more than 320 Euro) and accommodation for free in Hotel Regatta.

 4. QUALIFIERS
The European Women’s Go Championship 2014 is a qualification event for the SportAccord World Mind Games 2014 in Beijing. According to EGF regulations and the decision of the Executive Board, two players will qualify.

5. SYSTEM AND RATE OF PLAY
The championship will be organized in 5-round Swiss or McMahon system depending on the number of registrants, in accordance with Japanese rules.
The rate of play will be 60 minutes plus 3 times per 30 sec/1move.

6. TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR
Tournament Director – Eugenii Popov