2002 WORLD INDIVIDUAL WARGAMES CHAMPIONSHIPS

5th WORLD INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

23rd - 24th MARCH 2002

 

MORABARABA COMPETITION RULES

 

 

The Playing Board

 

Morabaraba is a game for two players, and is played extensively throughout Africa and Asia. It is a recognised part of the TRADITIONAL WORLD GAMES.

 1) The rules to be used are the Generally Accepted Rules (GAR), as follows:

 Play consists of three stages:

 Stage 1:

 Stage 2

 Stage 3

 Winning the game

  1. Boards and counters shall be provided for the competitors.
  2. A modified Swiss Chess system will operate throughout the competition. Players shall not play against any relatives in the first degree of consanguinity. Thus a player would not be allowed to play against his/her spouse, parent, brother, sister, and/or child. Additionally where possible a player will not be drawn against any fellow club or team member in the first two rounds of the competition.
  3. The current IWF scoring system shall be used, that is 1 point for a victory, a point for a draw, and 0 points for a loss.
  4. Each player shall play six games against each opponent. Each player shall start three of such games.
  5. Admission to the tournament is at the sole discretion of the organisers. The cost is 20, for seniors and 10 for juniors, which includes entry to the competition and a free commemorative polo shirt. Cheques or international money orders made payable to "THE INTERNATIONAL WARGAMES FEDERATION"
  6. Entries must be submitted not later than 6 weeks before the event. A penalty for late entries may be imposed. All correspondence must enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

  1. The Venue is the BLUE WATERS HOTEL which is on the Durban's Golden Mile and just a shell's throw from the sea. Should you click the link full details in regard to the hotel full details are available.
  2. The timetable for the event is as follows;

23rd & 24th March 2002

Saturday

Sunday

Check in

1st Round

2nd Round

3rd Round

4th Round

5th Round

6th Round

8.30am 8.45am

9.00am 10.00am

10.15am 11.15am

5.15pm 8.45pm *

7th Round

8th Round

9th Round

10th Round

11th Round

12th Round

Prize Giving

9.00am - 12.30pm

1.30pm - 5.00pm

5.30 Approx

 
*NB Juniors will play only four Rounds, missing out the 3rd Round game on Saturday Evening.

 

  1. No new bound may start 10 minutes before finishing time.
  2. A trophy will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed players together with an IWF Medal and the winner of both the senior and junior championships will hold the IWF Cup for 1 year.
  1. The organisers/umpires decision on all matters is final. By completing an entry form you agree to abide by the organisers rules and the rules of the competition.
  1. The closing date for entry is the 28th February 2002
  2. Entry fees and any queries to be addressed to The I.W.F. P O Box 19275, FISHER"S HILL, 1408, Republic of South Africa. Tel: +27 (0) 11 828 4994, Fax: +27 (0) 11 622 6113. E-mail: wargames@iafrica.com

Don't miss this opportunity to compete against the best in the WORLD. The venue has been chosen to give maximum opportunity for players from all over the World to take part.

1997 RESULTS

1999 RESULTS

2000 RESULTS

2001 RESULTS

SENIOR ANCIENTS SEEDINGS

JUNIOR ANCIENTS SEEDINGS

RENAISSANCE SEEDINGS

MORABARABA SEEDINGS