Place: Blansko is located 30 km north of Brno in the Czech Republic (100 km from Wien). The playing site is Masaryk school, Rodkovskeho street (next to the wooden church in the centre of the town, see the map)
System: Open to all players, even games, 5 rounds, MacMahon, time limit 75 minutes + byoyomi 15 stones per 5 minutes or 30 sec per move, komi 6.5 points.
Final order criteria: MacMahon, SOS, SOSOS, mutual game.
Director: Jaroslav Jiruse
What we offer besides good prizes: 1. team competition 2. gym room for relaxation 3. board games at playing site 4. tea room.
|Friday 24/2||18:00 - 22:00||Registration|
|Saturday 25/2||8:00 - 9:45||Registration|
|10:00 - 20:00||1 - 3 rounds|
|Sunday 26/2||8:30 - 15:30||4 - 5 rounds|
|16:00||Closing ceremony, prize-giving|
Prizes: For first five places, best 1 dan, 1-2 kyu, 3 kyu and lower, players with 5 or 4 points, and best team. Guaranteed prize money minimaly 25 thousand CZK. Minimum financial prizes (25 CZK is approx. 1 EUR):
|1st place||6 000 CZK (240 EUR)|
|2nd place||4 500 CZK|
|3rd place||3 500 CZK|
|4th place||2 500 CZK|
|5th place||1 500 CZK|
|Best 1 dan||1000 CZK|
|Best kyu||1000 CZK|
|Best 3 kyu and lower||1000 CZK|
Team competition: Players from one club can form 4-member teams (more teams from one club are possible but every player in just one team). The team with most wins will be awarded.
Options of accompanied entertainment: school gym-room for various games (please, take appropriate shoes); possible trips to caves and abyss of Moravian Carst on Sunday.
Entry fee (please, register until 19th February):
Children up to 12 years free, 20 kyu 100 CZK (approx. 4 EUR), youth up to 18 years 200 CZK (approx. 8 EUR), others 250 CZK (approx. 10 EUR)
Registered after 15th February +50 CZK.
in school for 50 CZK per night in own sleeping-bag.
or in hotels: cheap Probe, standard Macocha, style guest house U Rechu, Sypka or excellent cooking U Golema
Food: Buffet at place, restaurants in the neighbourhood up to 10 minutes by walk.
Application (as soon as possible): Jarek Jiruse; email: jiruse(at)email.cz; mobile +420 774 220 573
Organizer: Go club Blansko.
By train: Direct connection from Brno, station "Blansko-město", 10 minutes by walk.
By car: Blansko is situated 30 km north of Brno. After entering the town, go along the main road, on the second round-about to the right and the third street to the left. The Masaryk school is at a quiet place next to the wooden church.