Mancala

CZECH OPEN 2017 - 10th Mancala Games Festival

13th – 20th July 2017

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) 13th July - Presentation of mancala games and Duel exhibition
- suitable for players of all ages and ability
- free of charge
- you can learn how to play Toguz kumalak, Oware, Mangala and other mancala games
- Duel exhibition: two players will play together 10 different mancala games simultaneously – after making one move in one game, players move to other game, until all games are finished. If you feel, you can try with us. Exhibition can be repeated other days.

Time schedule:

Thursday 13thThursday 20st July
10.00 – 18.00 Presentation
Sunday 16th 14.00 Duel exhibition

 

B) 14th July – Hawalis International Championship
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- 5 round Swiss, 2x 20 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
 youth up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%, other players 25%.
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Friday 14th
09.30 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 15.00 Tournament
Sunday 16th 19.30 – 20.00 Prize giving ceremony


C) 14th July – Bestemshe International Championship
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- 10 round Swiss, 2x 10 min, 2 groups, A group (masters) compulsory records games (details at www.mankala.cz)
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
 youth up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%, other players 25%.
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Friday 14th
15.30 – 16.00 Registration
  16.00 – 21.00 Tournament
Sunday 16th
19.30 – 20.00 Prize giving ceremony


D) 15th – 16th July – Toguz kumalak/Toguz korgool International Championship (Toguz main)
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- 7 round Swiss, 2x 40 min
- starting fee 6 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
 youth up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%, other players 25%.
- financial prizes, material prizes

Time schedule:

Saturday 15th
09.30 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 18.00 Tournament 1st part
Sunday 16th 10.00 – 13.00 Tournament 2nd part

19.30 – 20.00 Prize giving ceremony

 

E) 15th July – Toguz kumalak/Toguz korgool Computer International Championship
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- Round Robin, 2x 45 min
- 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 12th July

Time schedule:

Saturday 15th
17.30 – 18.00 Registration
  18.00 – 21.00 Tournament
Sunday 16th
19.30 – 20.00 Prize giving ceremony

 

F) 16th July – Toguz kumalak/Toguz korgool Blitz Championship
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- 7 round Swiss, 2x 7 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
 youth up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%, other players 25%.
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Sunday 16th
15.30 - 16.00 Registration

16.00 - 19.00 Tournament
Sunday 16th
19.30 - 20.00 Prize giving ceremony

 

G) 17th July – Toguz kumalak/Toguz korgool Junior Rapid Championship
- suitable for players  up to 18 years
- 7 round Swiss, 2x 20 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount 50% on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Monday 17th
13.30 – 14.00 Registration
  14.00 – 19.30 Tournament
  19.45 – 20.00 Prize giving ceremony

 

H) 17th July – Bao International Championship
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- 5 round Swiss, 2x 20 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
 youth up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%, other players 25%.
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Monday 17th
15.30 – 16.00 Registration
  16.00 – 19.30 Tournament
  19.45 – 20.00 Prize giving ceremony

 

I) 18th July Oware / Warri International Championship
- suitable for players of all ages and ability
- 9 round Swiss, 2 x 25 min
- starting fee 6 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
 youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
 other players 25%
- material prizes, special prizes for juniors and beginners

Time schedule:

Tuesday 18th
09.30 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 20.00 Tournament
Thursday 20th
16.00 – 16.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

J) 19th July – Passupandi Indian International Championship
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- 5 round Swiss, 2x 20 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
  youth up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%, other players 25%.
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Wednesday 19th
09.30 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 15.00 Tournament
Thursday 20th
16.00 – 16.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

K) 19th July – Um El Bagara International Championship
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- 5 round Swiss, 2x 20 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
  youth up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%, other players 25%.
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Wednesday 19th
09.30 – 10.00 Registration
  16.00 – 21.00 Tournament
Thursday 20th
16.00 – 16.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

L) 20th July – Turkish Mangala International Championship
- suitable for players  of all ages and ability
- 7 round Swiss, 2x 20 min
- starting fee 4 EUR
- discount on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following rates:
  youth up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%, other players 25%.
- material prizes

Time schedule:

Thursday 20th
09.30 – 10.00 Registration
  10.00 – 16.00 Tournament

16.00 – 16.30 Prize giving ceremony

 

M) Mancala Pentamind Special Price
Players, who will play at least 5 different games, will get special price. Computer and junior championship are not counted. Detailed conditions at www.mankala.cz

 

In general, players are expected to record games, if the time per player is 15 or more minutes.
Break for lunch every day about 13 – 14 o’clock.

***** 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)