|STYLE:||The Candidates' is a 6 round Swiss tournament conforming to BGA championship rules 2010. The rules of play are AGA-style as specified by the BGA.|
|KOMI:||Komi is 7½ points awarded during counting at the end of the game.|
|TIME LIMITS:||Ninety Minutes per player.|
The Canadian overtime system is used, with 20 stones in 5 minutes.
Once you have played all the required stones, reset the clock. You lose on time if the flag falls before you have played all your stones.
|KIBBITZ:||Spectators are not allowed to comment on any aspect of the game between two players, including timing. If any apparent infringements are observed, please inform the referee who will then take any appropriate action.|
|DISPUTES:||In case of any dispute that you can't resolve under the rules, consult the referee.|
|QUALIFIERS:||The top seven players qualify for the Challengers' League.|
|RULES OF PLAY:||Games are played under BGA tournament rules (AGA-style) as specified in: rulesofplay.pdf|