Jean Daligault of France is the Arimaa World Champion
Karl Juhnke of USA placed second
Greg Magne of Canada placed third
The 2010 Arimaa World Championship tournament will
determine the best human Arimaa player. A contest will also
be held for spectators during the
final rounds of the tournament.
The winner will receive an official Arimaa World Champion certificate.
The top three players will receive gift prizes and a cash prize from the
All participants in the finals will also receive a cash prize for each game they win.
See tournament rules for details.
Spectators will also receive prizes for picking the right player and number of moves.
See spectator contest rules for details.
A Swiss preliminary (Open Classic) to select the top 8 players followed by
a Floating Double Elimination final.
The tournament will begin on Tuesday January 5th, 2010
and run for 10 to 12 weeks. The participants
will play one game per week.
The games will be played over the Internet in the Arimaa gameroom.
Interested players should register before the deadline of 6PM EST Friday January 1st, 2010.
The registration fee is $20 USD which is returned if you do not forfeit any of your games
or drop out of the tournament.
There is no penalty for resigning a game, however resigning is discouraged and completing
a game to the end is highly encouraged.
Commemorative World Championship T-shirts listing the names of all participants
and match-ups will be available for purchase after the event.