Open Tournament and Workshop Calendar

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Note:Always contact the tournament or workshop organizers before making plans to attend. The AGA cannot be held responsible for errors or changes in this information. This calendar is provided as a free service to the North American Go-playing community.

Sun, Aug 31, 2014
AGA Community Room , Clubs
Simul Games -- 10 am Central time, Sang Ho Lee, AGA 4d, shlee on KGS

These simuls are for AGA members current through 9/30/2014 and are held in the AGA Community Room on KGS (under “Clubs”) in the Rooms List. If you need room access, email with your AGA ID number and KGS username.

These simuls are a great way to test your strength and develop your game. You will have the chance to learn tactics and strategies from a stronger player. There will generally be a brief review afterwards. And don’t worry about being “too weak.” These are handicap games and intended to help you learn.

Bob Gilman (
Sat, Sep 6, 2014
Sacramento, CA
AGA Rated
Davis/Sacramento Fall Quarterly

This will be a one-day, four-round, AGA-rated tournament held at the Arden-Dimick Library, 891 Watt Avenue, in Sacramento. Registration opens at 9:00 am and play begins at 10:00 am. The Community Room is on the north side of the building.

Willard Haynes (916-929-6112)
Sat, Sep 13, 2014
Raleigh, NC
Educational Event

On September 13th, from noon to 4 PM, Yuan Zhou, a strong Go teacher from Washington DC, will host an educational event to teach newcomers about the game. The presentation will include the history and culture of Go, and an explanation of the extremely simple rules of the game. Teacher Zhou will also demonstrate his skill by playing a group of local amateur Go players simultaneously. This event is intended for all those interested in learning more about this fascinating game. This event will be held in the Community Room at the Brier Creek Earth Fare, at 10341 Moncreiffe, Raleigh, NC.

Bob Bacon (919-732-5184)
Paul Celmer
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Raleigh, NC
AGA Rated
Triangle Memorial Tournament

On September 20th, the Triangle Go Group will sponsor our 14th annual fall Go tournament, in north Raleigh, NC. This all day event always offers cash prizes and great competition, but this year the open section prize winner will take home a minimum of $500. This prize will be increased if the number of participants surpasses our expected turnout. The tournament will be divided into sections, classified by AGA ratings, and generous cash prizes will be awarded in each section. The entry fee is $20. AGA membership and pre-registration are required. Register online at Lunch will by provided onsite by the Triangle Go Group. The Tournament Director is Charles Alden. The tournament will be held at Reedy Creek Shelter #2 in Umstead Park, Raleigh, NC.

Bob Bacon (919-732-5184)
Paul Celmer
Sat, Sep 27, 2014
Atlanta, GA
4th Annual Emory University GO Tournament

DATE: Saturday, September 27, 2014. This is a ONE day tournament.
TIME: 8:30 AM Registration
PLACE: Emory University Winship Ballroom, 3rd Floor of Dobbs University Center (DUC)
605 Asbury Cir. Atlanta, GA 30322
FEES: Only $20 Entry Registration.

Jeff Kerlagon (770-992-0308)
Johnny Wang
Sat, Oct 18, 2014 to Sun, Oct 19, 2014
Portland, OR
AGA Rated
Portland Go Tournament

October 18-19, 2014
Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR


Come play five rounds of AGA-rated Go! This is a handicap tournament, so you can expect some exciting, close games no matter your rank.

For strong players (6D+ AGA), all games will be even -- may the best player win!

Prizes will be awarded for:

Top three 6D+ (even games)
Top three 1D-5D (handicap)
Top three 9k-1k (handicap)
Top three 10k- (handicap)
Top youth player (22 and under)
Top female player

TO REGISTER: Register at If you entered all of your personal information last year, it should still be there; you may wish to update your rank. Email me ( if you have any questions.

Peter Drake (503-768-7539)
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
Austin, Tx
AGA Rated
Austin 2014 Fall Classic

One day, 4 round AGA-rated tournament in fabulous Austin, Tx. Held at our club sponsor, Great Hall Games.
All strengths are welcome!

Where: Great Hall Games
5501 N Lamar Blvd A-135, (Corner of Nelray)
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 505-0055

Time settings:
40 minutes main time and
5, 30 second byo-yomi periods

Schedule: (Times approximate)

8:15 - 8:45 Registration/Check in
9:00 Round 1
11:00 Round 2
12:45 Lunch (not provided)
1:30 Round 3
3:30 Round 4
5:30 Awards and wrap up

Bart Jacob (512.659.1324)