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. Please note, your tournament is not posted immediately. It may take a few days for your event to be posted.

Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Los Angeles, CA
AGA Rated
Dadao Youth Tournament

New Youth Tournament in Los Angeles

The AGA and the American Asia Culture Exchange Association have announced a new youth tournament to take place Jan. 21 in Los Angeles. The one-day, four-round event is being sponsored by AACEA and its founder, California go enthusiast Jingwei Zheng, and supported by The Korea Daily newspaper. Children and teen-agers aged 17 and younger on the date of the tournament may play in the rated event. Prizes, including trophies, will be awarded in up to four rank divisions, along with other special prizes such as youngest player; it expected about 30 kids will attend. Please pre-register by sending an e-mail to tournament director Yixian Zhou at The event will go from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 10am to 6pm at the Korea Daily Education Center, 690 Wilshire Place, Los Angeles.

Yixian Zhou (626-617-5870)
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Portland, OR
4 schools chess and Go tournament

Primarily for children in our chess and Go in the schools program

peter freedman (503-242-4203)
Sun, Jan 22, 2017
Seattle Go Center, WA
AGA Rated
Youth 19x19

This is a child friendly tournament, open to all players under the age of 18 who can finish a 19x19 game. The time periods will be faster than our usual tournament play (30 minutes to a side, rather than 45 minutes). The overtime will be the same (5 periods of 30 seconds). There will be book and equipment prizes. Players must be members of the American Go Association ($10/year), but the tournament is free. To join the AGA, go to:

Brian Allen (206 545-1424 (Go Center))
(206 632-1122 (manager))
Tue, Jan 31, 2017 to Tue, Mar 28, 2017
Portland, OR
AGA Rated
2017 PGC Championship

This is a flexible schedule tournament played over a period of two months. Games played at Powell's Books on Tuesdays or Lucky Lab Pub on Sundays, or both. Open and handicap sections available. Play a minimum of four games against four different opponents to be eligible for title and prizes. AGA membership (not "one-day pass") mandatory. To register, go to and create an individual account. Then, edit your preferences for your account to show "Portland Go Club." Then on the Home page under Clubs, click the "join" icon for the PGC if you want to be officially a member of the club. Finally, under Tournaments follow the link and complete the registration form. All players must register online by January 30, 2017.

Roy Schmidt (3093609473)
Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Tempe, AZ
United States
2017 Phoenix Chinese Week Go Open

Location: Tempe Comics 1523 E. Apache Blvd Tempe AZ
Pre-registration requested [ name, email, rank, phone number ]
beginning 11 am - 5 pm Four divisions - three rounds No fees

Wayne Xu (480 528-6778)
Bill Gundberg (480 831-5567)
Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Evanston, IL
AGA Rated
Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland
AGA Go Tournament
Saturday February 4, 2017

Immanuel Lutheran Church
626 Lake St
Evanston, Illinois 60201

Southeast corner of Lake and Sherman.
Free parking on the south side of the church.
Nearest El stop is Dempster on the Purple line.

Hosted by the Evanston Go Club
Prizes supplied by Yellow Mountain Imports

9:00 am - Registration 
9:30 am - First Game Begins 
6:00 pm - Tournament Ends
Please bring a Go set if you can.

$15.00 until Feb 1
$20.00 after Feb 1

AGA membership is required (Please join the AGA or renew your AGA membership BEFORE the tournament at 
Annual Adult……………….… $30.00 
Annual Youth (under 23) …….$10.00 
One Day ……………………… $10.00

Pay by check or online!

Mail check (made out to Mark Rubenstein) to: 
Mark Rubenstein 
917 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL 60202


Pay online with PayPal or Chase Quick Pay
Send payment to

(If you use PayPal, send via Friends & Family, not Goods & Services)

For more information: 
Mark Rubenstein
(847) 869-6020

Mark Rubenstein (847-869-6020)
Sat, Feb 4, 2017 to Sun, Feb 5, 2017
San Francisco, CA
AGA Rated
2017 Jujo Ing Cup

25th Annual Jujo Ing Cup. $3,000 in prizes. Pre-registration fee returned for all who complete all five rounds.

Ernest Brown (4156067641)
Mike Bull (5102200760)
Sat, Feb 18, 2017 to Sun, Feb 19, 2017
Plano, (in the Dallas area), TX
United States
AGA Rated
South Central Go Tournament 2017

In the first South Central Go Tournament in February 2016 52 players competed from 5 states. Stengths ranged from 7d to 2d (Open Section) and 1k to 20k (Handicap Section)

Bob Gilman (8172576058)
Sat, Feb 25, 2017 to Sun, Feb 26, 2017
Los Angeles, CA
AGA Rated
2017 Southern California Go Championship

Total cash award $3000 hosted by Orange County Chapter. Pre-registration is recommended. Send inquiry to
Tournament Location: 690 Wilshire Place, Los Angeles CA 90005

Kevin Chao (949 616-4423)
Thu, Mar 16, 2017
Sacramento, CA
AGA Rated
Davis/Sacramento Spring Quarterly

This will be a one-day, four-round, AGA-rated tournament held at the South Natomas Library, 2901 Truxel Road in Sacramento. Registration opens at 9:00 am and play begins at 10:00 am. There is no pre-registration—just show up, sign in, and play!

Willard Haynes (916-929-6112)
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 to Sun, Apr 2, 2017
Toronto, ON
Toronto Spring Cup 2017

Toronto Spring Cup 2017 -- Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm -- The 519 Community Centre, Room 106, 100 & 303, 519 Church Street, Toronto -- Registration fee: $25 -- A Trophy will be presented to the top player -- Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st ($200), 2nd ($100) & 3rd ($50) place and the top players of each division ($50) -- Participants will be entered into a raffle for Go books -- Limited to 60 participants -- Light refreshments will be served -- Rank discrepancies can be dealt with at the tournament -- Check for parking in the area -- Check for more information and registration

Johhny Lau (416-392-6874)
Sat, Apr 8, 2017
Syracuse, NY
AGA Rated
Salt City Go Tournament

Come play in our 10th Annual Salt City Go Tournament!

This is a 4-round AGA-rated paired tournament. The top three finishers in our A Division will receive cash prizes, and every participant will get to select a nice prize at the end of the day (new go books from Slate and Shell and other go-related prizes).

Location: Manlius Pebble Hill School, 5300 Jamesville Rd.
Registration: 8:15 to 9:15 AM, with first round beginning at 9:30 AM.
Registration fee: $15, or $10 for students high school age or younger.
Current AGA membership or one-day tourney pass is required (either can be purchased at tournament).

Free refreshments provided. Order-in lunch available.

Richard Moseson ((315) 682-7720)
Sat, Apr 29, 2017
portland, oregon
Pro Workshop with Yilun Yang

rescheduled from this spring to next spring.

peter freedman (503-242-4203)