• The tournament is open for both sexes but the male players are required to wear a skirt and improve their general appearance to be more female-like. The organizers reserve a right to judge if any male player is fit enough to enter the competition.
  • The system will be 6 round Swiss with SOS and SODOS as tie breakers, handicap according to rank difference reduced by 2 stones (maximum 9 stones), 20 minutes per player, no byoyomi.