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, April 30, 2016
Toronto, ON
Toronto Go Open (Spring 2016)
Saturday, April 30, 2016 — 9:00am to 7:00pm - The 519 Community Centre, Room 106, 519 Church Street, Toronto - Registration fee: $20 - A Trophy will be presented to the top player - Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st place ($125), 2nd place ($50) & 3rd place ($25) - Go books will be given to players with the most wins - 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
Johnny Lau
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Philadelphia Spring Open
Philadelphia Spring Open. Saturday, April 30th. Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 in room 230 (Class of '49 Auditorium). 4 rounds Fischer time, 30/6. AGA-rated tournament with over $200 in cash prizes. AGA membership required in advance for entry. Check-in 8-8:30. Entry $20. Round 1 starts at 9. Tournament is limited to the first 50 entries. Light refreshments will be provided, and many restaurants are within easy walking distance for lunch and dinner. Please contact Henry ( for advanced entries. Please include your name, entry rank and AGA membership number.
Henry Hathaway
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Portland, OR
3 schools chess and Go Tournament
Primarily for children in the Portland Go Club's chess and Go in the schools program.
Peter Freedmann
Saturday, April 30, 2016 to Sunday, May 1, 2016
KGS: ING's GOE Class
2016 The 33rd World Youth Goe Champion Tournament US Representation Selection
Eligibility: US Citizen, Senior Group (Age 12—15) Junior Group (Age under 12) (Players cannot represent USA team at the same group more than twice with in 3 years, in other words, if you obtain the seat to go to Japan this year, you can not represent again in 3 years.) Rule: Plays on KGS, with Ing’s rule, 1hour 3/30 each. The top two players of each group will play final games face to face at Ing’s Foundation in Menlo Park, California. Final winner will represent US to this year’s Ing’s World Youth Cup in Tokyo. Round trip airfare and hotel to Menlo Park will be paid by American Ing’s Goe Foundation. Registration: By email or phone (650-796-1602) by April 23, 2016 Sponsored by: Ing’s Goe Foundation
Mingjiu Jiang
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Seattle Go Center, WA
Spring Tournament
Our big Spring Tournament, with a purse of $500 for prizes. This is the week after the Cherry Blossom Festival at Seattle Center.
Brian Allen
206 545-1424
206 632-1122
Sunday, May 1, 2016
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University Sakura Matsuri Go Tournament
TOP PRIZES IN EACH DIVISION as well as table prizes! Registration/Check In: 9:00am to 9:50am 4 Rounds Total First Round: 10:00am Breakfast: Bagels and Juice Lunch: Sushi and Subway * A $5 donation would be appreciated towards tip :) Date: 5/1/2016 Place: Charles B. Wang Center Zodiac Lobby Stony Brook University 100 Nicolls Road Stony Brook, NY 11794 If you know that you are DEFINITELY coming to the tournament please fill out the registration form: This will allow us to figure out how much food to buy for breakfast and lunch. If you have dietary restrictions please answer the last question as soon as possible so we can make necessary arrangements. If you need directions please email: Google maps link:,-73.1218907,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89e83f3a67386e07:0x51597a2c4d09cf84 This tournament is held next to the annual Sakura Matsuri held in the Wang Center. Guests are welcome to come enjoy the festivities while the tournament is happening.
Marlene Shankar
Benjamin Yu
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Seattle, Washington
Li Hai 5P Workshop
I’ve been working both with Brian Allen of the Seattle Go Center and Li Hai, a 5p from Tianjin China. We have finally set Saturday, May 7th for Li Hai’s workshop. You can go to the Tacoma Go Club web page ( web page and look under “Club News” for more information. In addition, people can register and sign up either at the door, or on-line at There is a discount if you sign up before April 20th. Li Hai came with Zhang Wen Dong 9p for the 2005 US Go Congress in Tacoma.
Gordon Castanza
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA
2016 Spring Pittsburgh Tournament
Open handicap tournament held at Carnegie Mellon University; for more info and registration, please see our website! All ages and ranks welcome. Handicaps assigned up to 5 stones, timed 30m + 5x30s byo-yomi, Japanese scoring, 7.5 point komi. $5 advance registration, $10 day-of registration.
Vincent Zeng
412 837 9833
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Ames, Iowa
Central Iowa Monthly Casual
Come join our new casual monthly tournaments! Please visit the Facebook event page for details. Jacob
Jacob Upland
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
Carolina Spring Tournament
4 rounds, 45 minutes main time with 5 byo-yomis of 30 seconds, this is an annual event to encourage new players and welcome returning experienced players. Lunch will be provided! Come have fun! All entry fees ($20, $10 for youth) returned as cash prizes. Game reviews by 5 Dan TD. See website for details and registration.
Bob Bacon
Saturday, May 28, 2016 to Sunday, May 29, 2016
Baltimore , MD
43rd Maryland Open
Register at
Keith Arnold
410 788 3520
Sunday, June 5, 2016
White Plains, New York
Tri-state Area Go Tournament
Public Go Tournament at White Plains High School. The event is open to Go players of all ages and skill-levels. Games will be played Round-Robin style. AGA members can play in rated games. There will be demonstrations and discussions, such as of the Lee Sedol v. Alpha Go games. Please register using the following link:
Leon Lei
Tang Jie
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Des Moines, Iowa
Central Iowa Monthly Casual Tournament
Part of our new schedule of monthly rated tournaments! Please visit the linked Event page for full details.
Jacob Upland
Monday, June 20, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016
Mountain View, CA
2016 Summer Go Day Camp
Learning Go From a Professional ! Teacher: Mingjiu Jiang, Professional 7 Dan Qualification: All interested in Go Limit: 12 Seats (first come first serve basis)
Mingjiu Jiang
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Evanston, IL
Spring Fling
Spring Fling Tournament Saturday June 25, 2016 Hosted by the Evanston Go Club Sponsored by Yellow Mountain Imports ------------------------------------------------ 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. ------------------------------------------------ 9:00 am - Registration 9:30 am - Tournament begins $15.00 in advance $20.00 at the door AGA membership is required. Please join (or renew) BEFORE you arrive! Mail check (made out to Mark Rubenstein) to: Mark Rubenstein 917 Maple Ave Evanston, IL 60202 Or send payment via PayPal or Chase QuickPay to: For more information: (847) 869-6020
Mark Rubenstein
Saturday, April 29, 2017
portland, oregon
Pro Workshop with Yilun Yang
rescheduled from this spring to next spring.
peter freedman