Itemis Team Tournament

A whole day is reserved for the itemis Team tournament. Teams of four play five rounds on the first Wednesday. Full handicap will apply, but you can gain bonus handicap points for

  • each nationality on the team according to registration (max. four points);
  • at least seven stones difference between two neighbouring boards (max. three points);
  • at least seven years difference of age between the oldest and the second oldest player, the second and the third oldest player or third oldest and youngest player (max. three points).

Thus, each team will have between 1 and 10 handicap points, so for two matched teams there can be a difference of up to nine handicap points. For each handicap point difference, one of the players will get an extra handicap stone as black and give one handicap stone less as white, respectively. A team has to use their handicaps equally across all players, i.e. it is not allowed for one player to use two handicap points while another one does not use one.

A team winning three or four boards of a match will receive two points; a draw (two wins each) will award one point to both teams. Swiss system will be used for the tournament.

The tournament is sponsored by itemis.

Playing Area

Großer Saal

Thinking Times

minutes each plus three times 10 seconds byoyomi.

# Timetable Begin End
1 Wednesday - 25 July 2012 10:30 11:45
2 Wednesday - 25 July 2012 12:00 13:15
3 Wednesday - 25 July 2012 14:15 15:30
4 Wednesday - 25 July 2012 15:45 17:00
5 Wednesday - 25 July 2012 17:15 18:30