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.

Saturday, January 21, 2017
Los Angeles, CA
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
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Portland, OR
4 schools chess and Go tournament
Primarily for children in our chess and Go in the schools program
peter freedman
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Seattle Go Center, WA
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)
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 to Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Portland, OR
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
Saturday, February 4, 2017 to Sunday, February 5, 2017
San Francisco, CA
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
Mike Bull
Saturday, February 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
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Evanston, IL
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 OR 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
Saturday, February 18, 2017 to Sunday, February 19, 2017
Plano, (in the Dallas area), TX
United States
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
Saturday, February 25, 2017 to Sunday, February 26, 2017
Los Angeles, CA
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
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Sacramento, CA
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
Saturday, April 1, 2017 to Sunday, April 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
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Syracuse, NY
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
Saturday, April 29, 2017
portland, oregon
Pro Workshop with Yilun Yang
rescheduled from this spring to next spring.
peter freedman