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The 9th Ilyo Weekly News Cup World Children’s Baduk Championship

The 9th Ilyo Weekly News Cup World Children’s Baduk Championship is an online tournament that will be held on 5th May 2020.

This online tournament is open to all primary students, online Registration starts from 14-26 April 2020 at Website “Tygem“.

Preliminary Round (Online)
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Date: May 5, 2020 – Until all qualifiers are decided
Registration period: April 14 – April 26, 5 PM
○ How to register: Go to Tygem’s website ( http://tygem.com )

○ Tournament Rules
– Venue: Tygem, Tournament Server
– Match Time: 7 PM (If a player does not show up within 15 minutes of the match time, the player shall forfeit the game.)
– Time limit: 10 minutes main time plus byo-yomi of 30 seconds, 3 times
– All games will be played without handicap, with komi of 6.5 points
– Once players sign in to the Tournament Server, a match room will be set up automatically. Players are not allowed to start a game on their own.

● Main Round (Quarter Final and after)
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○ Dates: To be decided
○ Venue: To be decided
○ Pairing: Drawing will be done in-person
○ Time limit: 10 minutes main time with byo-yomi of 30 seconds, 3 times
○ All games are played without handicap, with komi of 6.5 points

● Eligibility:
– Students enrolled in an elementary school or equivalent institution.
– For Top division, 3 dan or higher is required.

● Divisions:
* Top Division : 3 Dan or higher
* Girls Division : Girls may choose to play in another division, but they can’t play in both.
* 5-6th Grade Division
* 3-4th Grade Division
* 1-2nd Grade Division
(International students may choose a division according to their age.)

  • Prize money (unit: 1,000 KRW)
Division WinnerRunner-upSemi-FinalQuarter Final
Top Division1000500300200
Girl’s Division20015010050
5-6th Grades Division20015010050
3-4th Grades Division20015010050
1-2nd Grades Division20015010050
  • All participants who played in the Preliminary Round will receive 3 months Premium
  • Membership on Tygem
  • In each division, the top 4 players will receive trophies and the top 8 players will
  • receive certificates
  • All Main Round players will receive a t-shirt and a gift

● Co-host: The Korean Amateur Baduk Association / The Asian Go Federation
● Organizers: The Korean Amateur Baduk Association / The Elementary Baduk
Association
● Sponsor: The Korea Sports Promotion Foundation
● Cooperation: Tygem

Interested players, please contact Mr. Tiong for further information.