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.

Sunday, March 18, 2018
San Diego, CA
2018 San DIego Go Club Spring Soiree
San Diego Go Club's seventh annual Spring go soiree. Self-paired AGA rated games. Also a mini-9x9 tournament. NEW time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. NEW place: San Diego Chess Club in Balboa Park. 2225 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 SPECIAL guest: Hai Li, a 7-dan professional go player who has just moved to southern California from China where he ran a successful go school. He will play a simultaneous exhibition with several attendees. Come and welcome him to the USA. (He brought several of his go school's students from China to the 2017 US Go Congress last summer.) FREE entry. Free beverages. Free pizza at 2 p.m. More than 50 players showed up for the last soiree from high-level dans to beginners. All welcome.
Ted Terpstra
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Syracuse, NY
2018 Salt City Tournament
This is a 4-round paired tournament. The top three finishers in our A Division will receive cash prizes of $100, $60, and $40, and all other participants will get to select a new go book or other go-related prize at the end of the day. Registration is from 8:15 to 9:15 AM, and first round begins at 9:30 AM. Registration fee is $15, or $10 for students high school age or younger. Current AGA membership or one-day tourney pass ($10) is required (either can be purchased at tournament). All playing levels are welcome. The school is wheelchair accessible. More information at the website link.
Richard Moseson
Sunday, April 1, 2018 to Monday, April 2, 2018
Jerusalem, Israel
Korean Prime Minister Qualifier - Spring tournament - Israel
The Israeli Korean Prime Minister Cup (KPMC) Qualifier tournament will be held 1-2 April 2018 at Korean Culture Center in Jerusalem – 2 Ben Yehuda street, Jerusalem. Open for all. This is a 5 round tournament (Main time 40min + Byoyomi 3x30 sec or Canadian 15moves/5min) Winner (Israeli) will have the right to represent Israel at the upcoming Korean Prime Minister Cup.
Shavit Fragman
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Washington, DC
NGC Cherry Blossom Festival Tournament
Four-round Go Tournament. Come to our Nation's Capital to see the cherry blossoms and then come to the National Go Center to play some Go!. It is also a chance to help us celebrate our one year anniversary! Fun for all levels! Multiple divisions! Winners in each division will receive prizes. 45 minutes of basic time and five 30-second byo-yomi periods. Register online and save 20% off the in-person registration fee!
Gary Smith
1 (202) 244-0208
Saturday, April 14, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018
Orlando, Florida
2018 Orlando Go Tournament
Paul Wiegand
Saturday, April 14, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018
Austin, Texas
United States
Austin 'Not so taxing' Go Tournament
Two day, 6 round handicap tournament. 40 minute main time and 5x30 byo yomi. Starts at 10:00AM each day. Open to all individuals with a valid AGA membership on day of tournament. Ensure you arrive at the tournament with a current membership. Tournament flyer: Pre-registration available via or Send email to with Name, AGA membership number , Home City/State, Approximate Rank Indicate if you need a bye (for a particular round) or would like to volunteer for a bye if one is needed. Fees: Registration prior to April 15th - $15 Registration at tournament - $17 Payable via cash, check or Paypal (
Bart Jacob
Bart Jacob
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Cambridge, MA
Massachusetts Go Association Spring Handicap Tournament
The event is held at the Boylston Chess Club, 40 Norris Street, Cambridge MA. 02140. Registration starts at 9:45, play begins at 10:30 a.m. There will be $100 in cash prizes distributed. The Tournament fee is $20, with a $5 discount bringing the fee down to $15 for those who pre-register, a simple matter of emailing the TD your intention to play. This is a handicap tournament. AGA membership, available at the registration desk, is required. Free parking on the street.
Eva Casey
617 666 8934
James Peters
617 372 6839
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Toronto, ON
Toronto Spring Meet 2018
Toronto Spring Meet 2018 -- Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 9:15 am to 5:00 pm -- The 519 Community Centre, Room 106, 519 Church Street, Toronto (north of Church & Wellesley) -- Registration fee: $20 -- Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st ($100), 2nd ($50) & 3rd ($25) place -- Participants will be entered into a raffle for Go books -- Limited to 50 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
Johnny Lau
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Rosh Ha'Ayin, Israel, Israel
GO / Baduk Gala event - Rosh Haayin, Israel
We are holding a GO / Baduk Gala event, playing GO freely. Expected to join are senior officials from the Municipality and top players of Israel. Come and enjoy the celebration. Bring your GO skills, spirit and set. 4 Teena street. Strating from 5pm onwards. Sponsor: Mind Pharma Europe
Shavit Fragman
Saturday, April 28, 2018 to Sunday, April 29, 2018
Philadelphia, PA
1st Annual 2018 Pennsylvania State Go Championship
The Penn Go Society is proud to announce the 1st Annual 2018 Pennsylvania State Go Championship, held on Saturday, April 28th and Sunday, April 29th, 2018. Featuring five rounds spanning two days, with both handicap and open divisions, and over $1000 in prizes! Pre-registration is required to participate in the tournament. Due to security reasons, the building requires us to provide a guestlist ahead of time, or YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED inside. The deadline for pre-registration is April 24th, 2018. The games will be AGA rated and Japanese byo-yomi time setting. Check-in on Saturday and Sunday will be from 9:30AM-10AM. The first round on both days will begin at 10:15AM. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided, and many restaurants are within easy walking distance of the venue. The tournament will be held on the 8th floor of the Wharton Student Life Center, 2401 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 (Directions) To pre-register, please click here ( and complete the registration form. For any questions or inquiries, email Please note the following: Official State Winner Titles reserved for Pennsylvania residents only. Non-PA residents are still eligible to play and to win prize money.
Gina Shi
Jason McGibbon
Saturday, May 5, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tennessee
United States
Tennessee Go Tournament
Tennessee Go Tournament is open to all ranks with a 5 dollar entry fee and prizes for the top winner.
Jacob Game
Sunday, May 6, 2018
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook Sakura Matsuri Tournament
The biggest Spring tournament in NY State! Prizes are various gifts and gift cards up to $200. There will be 4 rounds and 4 divisions from low Kyu up to high Dan. During the tournament, there will be a Japanese Cultural Festival, so this is a perfect opportunity for a family outing while you play Go! The tournament will be taking place on The Wang Center, Stony Brook University from 10am to 6pm. Registration open at 9am, no fees but donations are welcomed :) You can register by filling this form
Joy Abasolo
no phone
Ricky Simanjuntak
Saturday, September 29, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018
Toronto, ON
Toronto Fall Cup 2018
Toronto Fall Cup 2018 -- Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 9 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 10 am to 5:30 pm -- The 519 Community Centre, Rooms 106, 100 & 303, 519 Church Street, Toronto (north of Church & Wellesley) -- Registration fee: $30 -- A Trophy will be presented to the top player -- Cash prizes will be awarded on Sunday to 1st ($200), 2nd ($100) & 3rd ($50) place and the top players of each division ($50) -- Participants will be entered in a raffle on Saturday for Go books -- Limited to 50 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
Johnny Lau