1) Registering an account
You can register only one account. You are responsible for all actions performed via your account, regardless of who actually carried out these actions.
2) Banning of account
The administration of the project reserves the right to block a player’s account with no prior explanation. The main reasons for blocking the account can be:
2.1) Registering a user name which includes swear words, insults or a meaningless combination of symbols, or a name similar to administration titles, e.g. “Administrator” or “Moderator”. Registering a name that is very similar to name of another player for foul use (cloning).
2.2) Swearing; insults, threats to other players or administration, repeating the same text continuously or interfering with the communication of other players.
2.3) Gaining elo points by not playing a real opponent e.g. playing yourself or a friend in order to gain these points, or by any other dishonest method.
2.4) Deliberate exploitation of bugs and errors to obtain benefits; hacking of the program.
2.6) Incitement of ethnic or religious hatred.
2.7) Transfer of registration data of your account, both free of charge and for benefit.
2.8) Promotion of any kind of violence; publication or distribution of materials or pictures which can be considered to be pornographic or otherwise offensive, including the use of these pictures as avatars. Promotion of the purchase or consumption of alcohol, tobacco or drugs.
2.9) Publication or distribution of any copyrighted or similarly protected materials without prior consent from the copyright or similar protection holders.
2.10) It is prohibited for users who are not authorized by the Administration of the game to directly or indirectly pose as a former or current employee of the Administration or game support, website or forum;
2.11) Communicating on the Russian chat in another language or communicating on the English-speaking chat in Russian.
2.12) Misuse of any account by purchasing or selling it, or enticing others to do so. This includes selling account contents such as game currency.
2.13) It is forbidden to participate in the same tourney using multiple accounts.
2.14) Using third party pictures in avatar without their permission.
3) Behavior in game and chat
3.1) In chat one should behave culturally and respectfully to other players.
3.2) Respect Moderators and their actions. Moderators are players who have been asked to supervise the behaviour of everyone on the chat. They have the right to punish players who do not conform to the site rules. If you do not agree with a decision taken by a Moderator, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org describing the incident and attaching a screenshot. The Administration of the site take all complaints seriously and will respond accordingly, if deemed necessary.
3.3) Chat in game is provided to help players, discuss games, backgammon rules and goodwill. Misuse of chat can result in a players right to chat being restricted.
4.1) For breaking of rules in game chat (section 2.2, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 3.1, 3.2):
– 1 time – 60 minute mute
– 2 times – 1440 minute mute
– 3 and more times – 10080 minute mute
– Ignoring of moderator – permanent mute
4.2) For violations of fair play (section 2.3):
– 1 time – nullification of rating and 60 minute ban
– 2 times and more – permanent ban
4.3) For abuse of game bugs, hacking of game, promotion of forbidden content (section 2.4, 2.8, 2.9, 2.13):
– Depending on severity of violation – ban for 10080 minutes or permanent ban
4.4) For account registration violations (section 2.1):
– Permanent ban
4.5) For violation of avatar rules (section 2.8, 2.9, including section 2.2):
– 1 time – warning and deletion of avatar
– 2 or more times – disabling avatar upload function
Moderator or administrator reserves the right to choose a more strict penalty depending on severity of violation.