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. If your entry need correcting please let us know by contacting the Calendar Admin. Please note, your tournament is not posted immediately. It may take a few days for your event to be posted.

Sat, Dec 15, 2018
Sacramento, CA
US
AGA Rated
Davis/Sacramento Winter Quarterly

The Davis/Sacramento Go Club will hold their Winter Tournament at the Arden-Dimick Library, 891 Watt Ave., Sacramento, CA 95864. Setup and registration at 9 am. First round at 10 am.

Willard Haynes (9169296112)
(9166010829)
Sat, Dec 15, 2018
Columbus, OH
US
AGA Rated
Columbus Candlenight Cup

You're invited to compete in this historic Ohio tournament. Test your skills on the goban and strive for glory, honor, and prizes!

We'll be doing a "Cup Style" tournament where our grand prize winner will become enshrined in eternal glory on the cup and will be the title holder for a year until the next cup tournament!
If you don't often go to tournaments, this is the one to Go too!

There is even a Division D 9x9 tournament for really new players or young children.


4 Rounds | AGA Rules | AGA Rated
Divisions: A, B, C, D (beginners 9x9)
Handicap: none for A and D, rank difference minus 1 for B and C,
Time Setting: 30 minutes, basic time | 5 sets of 30 second byo-yomi

Prizes:
Rare Limited-Edition Cherry Blossom Go Set
Choice of Unique Go Stone Netsuke Strap
DVD's, stickers, and various items
Cash Money
THE COLUMBUS CUP (for the grand prize winner)

Schedule:
9:00AM | Registration with Coffee, Tea, and Bagels
10:00AM | Round 1
11:30AM | Round 2
1:00PM | Lunch
2:00PM | Round 3
3:30PM | Round 4
5:30PM | Award Ceremony
6:00PM | Dinner at The Spaghetti Warehouse [Optional]

Cost:
$10 if you preregister online before December 8th
-To pre-register visit http://tform.gohio.org
$15 at the door for AGA Members, $25 for non-AGA Members
(speak with Devin for a Membership Discount)

Notes
-Boards, stones, and clocks will be provided
-Lunch will be provided on site for $5 extra

Devin Fraze (614-705-9839)
Sun, Jan 6, 2019
Cambridge, MA
US
AGA Rated
Massachusetts Go Association's Winter Tournament

The Tournament is held at the Boylston Chess Club
40 Norris Street
Cambridge MA 02140
Registration begins at 9:45, Play begins at 10:30
This is a 4 round handicap tournament. We typically have players ranging from 20 kyu to high dan.
Free parking is available on the street, especially on nearby Massachusetts Avenue. Cash prizes are typically awarded by 6:30p.m.

Eva W. Casey (617 666 8934 )
James Peters (617 372 6839)
Sun, Jan 6, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Jin Chen Tournament

The Jin Chen is the biggest tournament of the year at the Seattle Go Center. This tournament has cash prizes, with the first place prize in the Open section winning $300. The Open section will be limited to the top 8 players who register. There also will be cash prizes for players who win all three of their games in the Handicap section.

There is an entry fee of $10 for youth and voting members, and $15 for all others. The tournament is AGA rated, so please make sure your AGA membership is up to date at www.usgo.org . Registration is the day of the tournament, from 10:00 to 10:30 AM.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sat, Jan 12, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
Seattle Speed League

Every Second Saturday at Seattle Go Center, join us for Speed League! Three rounds of fast-paced tournament Go, without the burden of excess thinking time. At 10 minutes + 3 periods of 20 seconds byo-yomi, these games are not rated by the AGA, but they *are* a lot of fun!

Register in person, 1:15 - 1:45 PM. First round starts by 2:00. If you're running late, call us at 206-545-1424 and we'll try to pair you in. The third round is usually done around 4:00 or 4:15.

AGA membership is not required, and Go Center membership policies -- http://www.seattlego.org/membership/ -- do apply.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sun, Feb 3, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Seattle Go Center Monthly Ratings Tournament

This is a great way to play some intense face-to-face Go! Three rounds, Japanese rules, 45 minutes per player plus byo-yomi. You do not have play all 3 rounds (just inform the Tournament Director of your plans).

There's no tournament entry fee, though the Go Center membership policies apply: younger than 18 free, first 10 visits free; otherwise, $5 for one-day membership (see http://www.seattlego.org/membership/ for other options). And you need to be a current AGA member -- visit https://www.usgo.org/members/login to join or renew. You can join / renew in person at the Go Center, but please come early for that.

Registration is from 10:00 - 10:45 sharp, and the first round starts at 11:00. If you come before 12:30 and register, you will probably be able to play in the second round, which starts by 1:30 (but may start sooner).

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sat, Feb 9, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
Seattle Speed League - February!

Every Second Saturday at Seattle Go Center, join us for Speed League! Three rounds of fast-paced tournament Go, without the burden of excess thinking time. At 10 minutes + 3 periods of 20 seconds byo-yomi, these games are not rated by the AGA, but they *are* a lot of fun!

Register in person, 1:15 - 1:45 PM. First round starts by 2:00. If you're running late, call us at 206-545-1424 and we'll try to pair you in. The third round is usually done around 4:00 or 4:15.

AGA membership is not required, and Go Center membership policies -- http://www.seattlego.org/membership/ -- do apply.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sun, Mar 3, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Seattle Go Center Monthly Ratings Tournament

This is a great way to play some intense face-to-face Go! Three rounds, Japanese rules, 45 minutes per player plus byo-yomi. You do not have play all 3 rounds (just tell the Tournament Director your plans).

There's no tournament entry fee, though the Go Center membership policies apply: age 17 and younger free, first 10 visits free; otherwise, $5 for one-day membership (see http://www.seattlego.org/membership/ for other options). And you need to be a current AGA member -- see https://www.usgo.org/members/login to join or renew. You can join / renew in person at the Go Center, but please come early for that.

Registration is from 10:00 - 10:45 sharp, and the first round starts at 11:00. If you come before 12:30 and register, you will probably be able to play in the second round, which starts by 1:30 (but may start sooner).

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sat, Mar 9, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
Seattle Speed League - March!

Every Second Saturday at Seattle Go Center, join us for Speed League! Three rounds of fast-paced tournament Go, without the burden of excess thinking time. At 10 minutes + 3 periods of 20 seconds byo-yomi, these games are not rated by the AGA, but they *are* a lot of fun!

Register in person, 1:15 - 1:45 PM. First round starts by 2:00. If you're running late, call us at 206-545-1424 and we'll try to pair you in. The third round is usually done around 4:00 or 4:15.

AGA membership is not required, and Go Center membership policies -- http://www.seattlego.org/membership/ -- do apply.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sat, Mar 30, 2019
Sacramento, CA
US
AGA Rated
Davis/Sacramento Spring Quarterly

The Davis/Sacramento Go Club will hold their Spring Tournament at the Arden-Dimick Library, 891 Watt Ave., Sacramento, CA 95864. Setup and registration at 9 am. First round at 10 am.

Willard Haynes (9169296112)
(9166010829)
Sun, Apr 7, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Seattle Go Center Monthly Ratings Tournament

This is an awesome way to get in some intense face-to-face Go! Three rounds, Japanese rules, 45 minutes per player plus byo-yomi. You don't have to play all 3 rounds (just inform the Tournament Director of your plans).

There's no tournament entry fee, though the Go Center membership policies apply: 17 and younger free, first 10 visits free; otherwise, $5 for one-day membership (see http://www.seattlego.org/membership/ for other options). And you need to be a current AGA member -- visit https://www.usgo.org/members/login to join or renew. You can join / renew in person at the Go Center, but please come early to do that.

Registration is from 10:00 - 10:45 sharp, and the 1st round starts at 11:00. If you come before 12:30 and register, you probably will be able to play in the 2nd round, which starts by 1:30 (but may start sooner).

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sat, Apr 13, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
Seattle Speed League - April!

Saturday the 13th at Seattle Go Center, join us for Speed League! Three rounds of fast-paced tournament Go, without too much thinking time. At 10 minutes + 3 periods of 20 seconds byo-yomi, these games are not rated by the AGA, but they *are* a lot of fun!

Register in person, 1:15 - 1:45 PM. First round starts by 2:00. If you're running late, call us at 206-545-1424 and we'll try to pair you in. The third round is usually done around 4:00 or 4:15.

AGA membership is not required, and Go Center membership policies -- http://www.seattlego.org/membership/ -- do apply.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sun, May 5, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Seattle Spring Tournament 2019

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with three rounds of intense tournament Go!

This is one of Seattle's three big tournaments of the year, with cash prizes, plus book prizes and equipment prizes, and special prizes for youth. Three rounds, 45 min. + OT, Japanese rules.

The Open Section has all even games, and is limited to the top 8 players who want to play in it. First place in the Open Section wins a $150 cash prize (as long as there are at least 4 people in the Open Section.) There will be no second prize.

The Handicapped Section will have book and equipment prizes for players who win three games. The Youth Prize for players younger than 18 is $50, divided equally among the youth players who win all three of their games. Youth players also can win book / equipment prizes.

Entry fee: $10 general admission; $5 youth and voting members. Register in person, 10:00 - 10:45 sharp. First round 11:00 AM, second round 1:30 PM, third round 3:30 PM. You do not have play all three rounds - just be sure to tell the Tournament Director your plans.

You can call 206-545-1424 if you will be late. If you call in, your clock starts 10 minutes into the first round; and if you're not present after 30 minutes, you forfeit. The Go Center will be ordering lunch for delivery (probably pizza) as the first round is ending. If you come before 12:30, you probably can play in the 2nd round.

This is an American Go Association rated tournament, and AGA membership is required; please make sure your membership is current. You can join the AGA or renew online (or in person at the Go Center, but please come early to do that). More info on membership at www.usgo.org/join-aga-today

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager
Sat, May 11, 2019
Seattle, WA
US
Seattle Speed League - May!

This Second Saturday at Seattle Go Center, celebrate Spring with us at Speed League! Three rounds of fast-paced tournament Go, but not too much thinking time. At 10 minutes + 3 periods of 20 seconds byo-yomi, these games are not rated by the AGA, but they *MAY* be a lot of fun!

Register in person, 1:15 - 1:45 PM. First round starts by 2:00. If you're running late, call us at 206-545-1424 and we MAY be able to pair you in. The third round MAY be done around 4:00 or 4:15, as usual.

AGA membership is not required, and Go Center membership policies -- http://www.seattlego.org/membership/ -- do apply.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Manager