Kiswahili Italiano

During Czech Open 2014 festival

12/13 July 2014, Pardubice (Česko)


Klubo Internacia de Bao Amantoj

organises an international tournament of


The tournament is open to experts and beginners

KIBA (Klubo internacia de Bao-amantoj) invites you to grasp this opportunity to play Bao la Kiswahili outside East Africa!

Participation in this event doesn't require any membership and players will be grouped according to their fani (skill). So even if you are a beginner please don't miss this chance to meet other friendly players and enjoy the very pleasant atmosphere of the game event at Czech Open 2014 festival in Pardubice, Česko. Visit the KIBA page if you want to play online and to practise.

Event Date:

July 12th-13th, 2014.


CEZ Arena,
Sukova trida 1735,

Entry Fee:

10 euros (5 euros to be given to the charity Changamano).

The fee will not cover the costs of meats and accommodation.

Entry Deadline:

For those, who will fill the on-line registration form by the 15th of June, there is 25% discount of entry fee. Those, who just come without any registration are welcomed too, but it will be hepful for us if you let us know you are interested to come.

Tournament Format:

Rounds will be a maximum length of 60 minutes without game clocks or 40 minutes with game clocks.

The Tournament will be run in a multi-round format, depending on number of entrants. Maximum number of rounds is ten.

Players will be matched by rank according to the Swiss System.

Games in each round will run concurrently.

Provisional 10 rounds Calendar.

Saturday July 12th

09.00am-10.00am  Setting up location, tables, scorecards.
10.00am-10.30am  Arrival and registration of players
10.30am  Official opening of tournament.
10.45am-11.45am  First round
11.45am-01.00pm  Lunch break.
01.00pm-04.00pm  Second, Third and Forth round
04.00pm-05.00pm  Free time: tea break.
05.00pm-07.00pm  Fifth and Sixth round

Sunday July 13th
09.30am-12.30am  Seventh, Eighth and Nineth round
12.30am-02.00pm  Lunch break.
02.00pm-03.00pm  Tenth round
03.00am-04.00pm  Final
03.00am-04.00pm  Final.
04.00pm-04.30pm  Prize giving ceremony


Players who have questions about the Czech Open should contact David & Hana, about Bao la Kiswahili game, or the KIBA organization, should email to K.I.B.A..


See the accommodation details on the Czech Open site or contact David & Hana. Cheap student type accommodation is the equivalent of about 9 or 10 euros a night and is situated only about 1 km from the venue (2 bus stops or 15 min. walk). Accomodation booked via Czech Open is cheaper than if you book yourselves.

How to reach Pardubice:

Please see this page of Czech Open site.

Bao tournament rules

You can play Bao on the site