9×9 and 13×13 Tournaments

9×9 and 13×13 Tournament

The popular small board tournaments are played in two stages, a round robin group stage and a knock-out stage. The games will be played with a 'Steininger' handicap, so that everybody can enjoy the games. The details of the handicap will be published at the notice board before the tournament.

Rules: Both the 9×9 and the 13×13 tournament are played in the same way. They will each comprise of two stages, a round robin group stage and a knock-out stage. The games will be played with a slight handicap to assure everybody can enjoy their games. ('Steininger'-style handicap is used, which will be published at the notice board. The time limit will be also announced on site.)

9x9 preliminary rounds: Monday 30 July
9x9 finals: Tuesday 31 July
13x13 preliminary rounds: Monday 6 August
13x13 finals: Tuesday 7 August.

Please note: As we move closer to the beginning of the congress, we might add sections including further details, a schedule, pictures, a results page, etc. The information currently on display may also be subject to change, so please check back later to double-check this event.