|STYLE:||Best of three games. Black is decided by Nigiri at round 1; thereafter colours alternate.|
The senior aged player takes some stones out of the white bowl. The junior player tries to guess the parity. If correct, junior takes black, otherwise senior takes black.
If players have exactly the same age, then the stronger player is senior, as decided by the ranking in the Challengers' League.
|TIME LIMITS:||MAIN TIME 180 minutes
OVERTIME 10 moves in 10 minutes.
|KOMI:||Komi is 7½ awarded during counting|
|DAME:||It is advised to play all dame on the clock in order to avoid any end of game ambiguity|
|ADJOURNMENT:||Either player can adjourn for lunch at the scheduled time. A sealed move is marked on the recording sheet provided along with the times of each player and the number of captives. The sheet is kept by the referee till resumption.|
|RULES OF PLAY:||Games are played under BGA tournament rules (AGA-style) as specified in: rulesofplay.pdf |