Please note that all dates and times are in Japan Standard Time (JST), so please be mindful of this.

▼Tournament Outline
▼Entry Procedure [Pre-registration]
▼Entry Procedure [On-site Registration]
▼Flow until Match Participation

Tournament Outline

Tournament System

・Qualifiers (Conducted on DAY1 and DAY2)
5-game Swiss Tournament
*Ranking will be determined in the following order:
1.Number of wins
2.Total wins of opponents (excluding the top and bottom player, considering the total wins of three players)
Top 4 players from each qualifier will advance to the main event, and in case of ties, playoffs will be conducted.

・Main Tournament (DAY3)
Single elimination tournament with a maximum of 8 participants.
Participants who pass both qualifying rounds will start from the Best 4.

Match Format

All matches are 5-point matches
Clock: 10 minutes & Delay 12 seconds

Main Tournament
Semifinal: 9-point match
Clock: 18 minutes & Delay 12 seconds

Final: 11-point match
Clock: 22 minutes & Delay 12 seconds

All matches are eligible for JBS rating.


Champion: Free invitation to the 53rd Japan Championship (& to be confirmed)
Runner-up: (to be confirmed)
3rd and 4th Place: (to be confirmed)

Champion: Invitation to the 53rd Japan Championship (& to be confirmed)
Runner-up: (to be confirmed)
Top 4: (to be confirmed)


Only JBS members can participate.
*If you wish to join, please apply through the "JBS Membership Application".

Entry Fee

Participation in both DAY1 and DAY2 qualifiers Pre-registration (Card payment): 12,800 yen *Includes card payment fee

Participation in either DAY1 Qualifier or DAY2 Qualifier (Card payment): 6,400 yen
*Includes card payment fee

On-site registration (Cash payment): 8,000 yen

Entry Procedure [Pre-registration]

Pre-registration offers discounted fees. Please take advantage of this opportunity.

Registration Period

From April 1st (Mon) to April 30th (Tue)
Online (Through this website)

Entry Procedure

Please complete both "1. Application for Participation" and "2. Payment of Entry Fee".
Please note that if both steps are not completed, the pre-registration will be considered invalid.

1.Application for Participation
From April 1st (Mon), please proceed to the "Application for Participation" reception page via the announcement posted on the top page of the dedicated website.
Enter the email address registered with JBS membership and follow the entry procedures from the email you receive.

2.Payment of Entry Fee
・Card Payment
Please make the payment through the following gateway.
Enter the email address registered with JBS membership.
▶Participating in both days
▶Participating in one day

3.Confirmation of Pre-registration Completion
Upon confirmation by the management administrator that pre-registration has been successfully completed, your name will be listed on the "List of Participants".
Please make sure to check this list. Pre-registered participants do not need to register on the day of the event.

Entry Procedure [On-site Registration]

Registration Period

DAY1 Qualifier : May 3rd (Fri) 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
DAY2 Qualifier : May 4th (Sat) 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Entry Procedure

Fill out the application form with your "Name," "JBS Membership Type."
Please pay the designated entry fee in cash only.

Flow until Match Participation

Confirmation of Eligibility for Participation

After completing the application, your name will be listed in the "List of Participants".
Please make sure to check it.
If your name is not listed, please contact the management administrator as your entry may not be complete.

Match Participation

Qualifiers are scheduled to start at 1:00 PM on both DAY1 and DAY2.
By 12:50 PM, the match schedule and boards will be posted, so please arrive at the designated board by 1:00 PM.
After winning a match, please report the result to the event administrator.
After ROUND5, players are free to leave, but those who have the potential to be in the top 4 should stay.
Main event participants will announce the main event tournament bracket by 9:00 AM on DAY3, so please be sure to check it and start the match as soon as both players are ready.

Awards Ceremony

Participants who place 4th or higher will be honored at the awards ceremony on DAY3.
We hope you can attend.