WeiQi Cup of Consulate general of China in Saint Petersburg 2017

 
Dear friends! Welcome to the 8th WeiQi Cup of Consulate General of China in St.Petersburg, one of the largest and most popular tournaments in Russia. We have been organizing this tournament since 2004, and since 2009 it has become a consulate-supported event, an important part of Chinese cultural festival in St. Petersburg. This time we expect more than 200 participants including professional players from China and Europe. Traditionally we organize cultural side events such as Chinese painting, handworking and calligraphy master-classes. You can join them as well. We are sure it will an unforgettable Go-festival.
 

Prizes

Players of any level

Rules

Main tournament

Chinese rules, MacMahon system, 6 rounds, basic time 1 hour, japanese style byo-yomi 2x30 sec, komi 7.5 points,  nigiri.
Prizes (at least)
1st  30 000 RR
2nd  25 000 RR
3rd  20 000 RR
4th  15 000 RR
5th  10 000 RR
The best result among women.
The best result among juniors U16.
Prizes for winners 6 or 5 games.

Beginners tournament

Chinese rules, MacMahon system, 6 rounds, basic time 30 min, japanese style byo-yomi 2x30 sec, komi 7.5 points, nigiri. 1st – 3rd place winners will be awarded diplomas and souvenirs.   Pairing in accordance with GoReferee program. Entry fee RGF members and foreigners - 600 RR students (RGF members), pensioners, children U18 - 300 RR Non-members of RGF - 1200 RR

Schedule

February 11

9-00 – 10-15 – participants registration

10-30 – opening ceremony

11-00 – 1 round

15-00 – 2 round

18-00 – 3 round

February 12

10-00 – 4 round

14-00 –  5 round

17-00 – 6 round

20-00 – prize giving and closing ceremony

Beginners tournament schedule will be claimed on opening ceremony.

Venue

Tournament venue - Azimut hotel Saint Petersburg. 43/1, LERMONTOVSKY PROSPECT, SAINT-PETERSBURG, 190103, RUSSIA

HOW YOU CAN GET HERE

From Pulkovo airport:  bus No.13 to the bus station "Moskovskaya metro station". The trip will take 15 minutes. Go from "Moskovskaya" metro station to "Technologichesky institute-2", then transfer to the station "Technologichesky institute-1". Then go one station to "Baltiyskaya" metro station. It is 900-meter walk from "Baltiyskaya" metro station to the "AZIMUT Hotel"
From Moskovsky railway station: Go down to the underground and go from the station "Ploshchad Vosstaniya" (Vosstaniya square) to "Baltiyskaya" station. It is 900-meter walk from "Baltiyskaya" metro station
From Vitebsky Railway Station: Take tram No.16 from the railway station to stop "Lermontovsky prospect". It is 150-meter walk from the stop to "AZIMUT Hotel".
From Ladozhsky Railway Station: Take subway train from metro station "Ladozhskaya" to "Dostoyevskaya" station. Then transfer to "Vladimirskaya" and follow to "Baltiyskaya" station. It is 900-meter walk from "Baltiyskaya" metro station to the "AZIMUT Hotel"
From Finland Railway Station: Take subway train from "Ploshchad Lenina" (Lenin Square) metro station to "Baltiyskaya" station. It is 900-meter walk from "Baltiyskaya" metro station to the "AZIMUT Hotel"
How to order cheap taxi, using Android application  In other places,  especially at the Pulkovo airport, prices are much higher

Accommodation

Cup of consulate general of China  will be held in "AZIMUT Hotel Saint Petersburg", one of the biggest and best hotels in its class. The hotel is located in the historical center, just 10 minutes walk from the main city attractions, and 30 minutes by car from "Pulkovo Airport". "AZIMUT Hotel Saint Petersburg" provides over a 1000 comfortable rooms with 322 rooms of superior SMART category. All rooms are equipped with a functional workplace, telephone, satellite TV, mini­fridge and free Wi­Fi (works well not only in hotel rooms, but also in restaurants and playing halls).

Special accommodation prices (Russian roubles)

Breakfast included
 Room type  Single  Double/Twin
 Standard 1800  2400
 Smart Standard  2200  2800
For booking rooms in Azimut hotel you should enter gochamp promo code on official hotel site.

Registration

For preliminary registration use the REGISTRATION FORM
Registered players

Results

Wait for a while.

Visa

We will be happy to send you an invitation for visa purposes. For invitation we will need information from you:
1. Copy of passport
2. Dates of stay in Russia
3. City visa
4. Contact phone

Contact

On all questions: m.podolyak@gofederation.ru

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