Mancala

CZECH OPEN 2016 - 9th Mancala games tournaments

16th – 21st July 2016

Organizer: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o.

Tournament director and main arbiter: David Kotin

Rules of individual games and other information: http://www.mankala.cz/, http://www.czechopen.net


A) 16th - 21st July – Presentation of mancala games
- suitable for players of all ages and ability
- free of charge
- you can study how to play Toguz kumalak, Oware, Mangala and other mancala games

Time schedule:

Saturday 16th July - Thursday 21st July
10.00 – 18.00 Presentation

 

B) 16th - 17th July – Oware / Warri International Championship
- suitable for players of all ages and ability
- 9 round Swiss, 2 x 30 min
- starting fee 6 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2016 at the following rates:
  youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
  other players 25%
- financial prizes, material prizes, special prizes for juniors and beginners

Time schedule:

Saturday 16th July 09.00 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 17.00 1st - 6th round
Sunday 17th July 10.00 – 13.00 7th - 9th round
  18.30 – 19.00 Prize giving ceremony

Lunch break after 3rd or 4th round


C) 16th July – International Toguz kumalak Computer Championship
- round robin system, no time limit
- free of charge
- material prizes, financial prize for best Czech or European program (see details at www.mankala.cz)
- competitors have to preregister at federace@mankala.cz by 15th July

Time schedule:

Saturday 16th July 17.30 – 18.00 Registration
  18.00 – 21.00 Tournament
Sunday 17th July 18.30 – 19.00 Prize giving ceremony


D) 17th July – Mangala Tournament for beginners
- for players of all ages and ability
- Swiss or round robin systems, depends on number of players - at least 6 rounds, 2x 15 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discounts on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2016 at the following rates:
  youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
  other players 25%
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Sunday 17th July 13.30 – 14.00 Registration
  14.00 – 18.00 Tournament

18.30 – 19.00 Prize giving ceremony

 

E) 18th – 19th July - Toguz kumalak International Tournament
- suitable for players of all ages and ability
- 7 rounds Swiss, 2x 40 min
- starting fee 6 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2016 at the following rates:
  youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
  other players 25%
- material prizes, financial prizes, prizes for juniors and beginners

Time schedule:

Monday 18th July 9.00 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 13.00 1st and 2nd round
  14.00 – 18.00 3rd - 5th round
Tuesday 19th July 10.00 – 13.00 6th and 7th round

14.00 – 14.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

F) 18th July – Open Tournament in Small Toguz kumalak (Bestemshe)
- suitable for players of all ages and ability
- Toguz kumalak on board with 5 cups without Tuzdek rule
- round robin, 2 x 10 min, 2 games each round
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2016 at the following rates:
  youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
  other players 25%
- material prizes, prizes for juniors and beginners

Time schedule:

Monday 18th July 17.30 - 18.00 Registration

18.00 - 21.00 Tournament
Tuesday 19th July
14.00 - 14.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

G) 17th - 19th July – Toguz kumalak Juniors International Tournament
- 7 rounds Swiss or round robin, 2x 20 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2016: 50%
- financial prizes, material prizes

Time schedule:

Sunday 17th July 17.30 – 18.00 Registration
  18.00 – 20.00 1st and 2nd round
Tuesday 19th July 14.00 - 18.00 3rd - 7th round
  18.15 - 18.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

H) 20th July – Mangala International Tournament
- for players of all ages and ability
- 7 rounds Swiss, 2x 20 min + 5 seconds per move.
- starting fee 6 EUR
- discounts on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2016 at the following rates:
  youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
  other players 25%
- material prizes
- Lunch break after 3rd or 4th round

Time schedule:

Wednesday 20th July 9.30 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 18.00 Tournament
  21.15 – 21.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

I) 20th July – Toguz kumalak Blitz
- for players of all ages and ability
- 7 rounds Swiss, 2x 7 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discounts on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2016 at the following rates:
  youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
  other players 25%
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Wednesday 20th July 17.30 – 18.00 Registration
  18.00 – 21.00 1st - 7th round
  21:15 – 21.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

J) 21st July – Oware Open Tournament
- for players of all ages and ability
- rules used in Ghana
- 7 rounds Swiss, 2x 12 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discounts on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2016 at the following rates:
  youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
  other players 25%
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Thursday 21st July 09.30 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 13.00 1st - 7th round
  13:30 – 14.00 Prize giving ceremony

Program subject to change.

Place of registration, accommodation, secretariat and playing halls:

Tipsport arena, Sukova trida 1735, Pardubice, connection from the railway station by trolleybus No. 3 and by bus No. 10, 16 and 17 (4th stop)