Regulations for Cadets and Hopes Beilen 2015
FEDERATION MONDIALE DU JEU DE DAMES
Special regulations World Championships for Cadets Boys, Cadets Girls,
Mini-Cadets Boys, Mini-Cadets Girls, Hopes Boys, Hopes Girls
Beilen (Netherlands) 2015
Course of the Tournaments
The tournaments will be played according to the Swiss system on Solkoff at most in 9 rounds according to the timetable provided by the organization committee. The players will be regrouped corresponding to the here added official list.
These will be made in accordance with the Swiss system by using the program “Toernooimanager”. Players of the same country are not bound to meet each other in the first round.
The official rules of the FMJD will be used. The time rate will be 1 hour and 20 minutes per player plus 1 minute per move played: « Fischer system ». Use of clock and recording games is compulsory. There is no more a phase of ‘time shortage’, and recording games is compulsory from move to move. The 40 move rule for agreeing a draw will be enforced. Any players agreeing a draw in less than 40 moves will be awarded a score of 0-0.
Decision of ex-aequo.
After the last round the players will be classified on the base of the total points obtained. In case of an ex-aequo, the decision will be taken in accordance with FMJD Annex 3, article 18.104.22.168.2b, by using the following criteria:
The classification after each round, including the final order at the end of the tournament, is made in the order of the scores. Players with equal scores are ordered on Solkoff
– 1 Median Solkoff: the largest total score of opponents played, not counting the strongest and the weakest score
– 2 Truncated Solkoff: the largest total score of opponents played, not counting the weakest, if needed the second weakest etc.
There will only be a tie break if all results are completely the same after having applied all criteria for players ending on the first place. This tie break will be played in the form of a Lehmann-Georgiev tie break.
Assignment of the titles.
The first place gives right to the title of World Champion Cadets Boys 2015, World Champion Cadets Girls 2015, World Champion Mini-Cadets Boys 2015, World Champion Mini-Cadets Girls 2015, World Champion Hopes Boys 2015, World Champion Hopes Girls 2015.
The players finishing in the first three places will receive a medal and an official diploma.
These special regulations are juridically superior to all later translations.
According to the rule adopted in the General Assembly of Abidjan 1996 it is forbidden to smoke in the playing hall.