Regulations of Russian Cup
Providing a negative PCR test for Covid-19 that was done no earlier than 3 days before arrival is mandatory. Spectators are not allowed into the playing area.
Russia, Vladivostok, Russky Island,
Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), campus.

Organizing committee
Chief organizer – Gleb Kataev
Chief referee – Sergey Pavlov

Participation Conditions

Any Russian players with an RGF rank above 300 are allowed to participate, as well as foreign players who will participate on special terms.

There is no tournament entry fee.

The Cup of Russia is held in 5 rounds with McMahon pairing.
Ruleset — Japanese
Time Settings — 60 minutes + 30 seconds byoyomi (3 periods).
Pairing is set before the start of each round.
Being more than 10 minutes late for the round is considered as absence and therefore becomes a forfeit, counted as a loss in the game.

Determining the Winners, Prize-giving
The winners are determined in accordance with the number of McMahon points scored. If two or more participants have an equal number of points the following additional criteria are used as a tiebreaker (in the order of decreasing significance):
  • SOS;
  • SODOS;
  • head-to-head score among tied players
Etiquette Rules
The participants should assist the organizers in making the tournament successful, they must observe the tournament etiquette and rules. They are required to keep quiet in the playing area, not to cause any trouble or discomfort to other players. Mobile phones and other communication devices must be turned off or muted during play.

The participants are strictly forbidden to use any electronic devices. Referees or organizers should be called in case of any violation of the tournament rules or order of conduct. The participants' appearance should be neat and tidy.
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