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2023 NY Go Summit

Saturday, October 28, 2023, 9:00 AM until Sunday, October 29, 2023, 6:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
New York Institute of Go
424 W 49th Street 1A
New York, NY  10019
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Get ready for a Go experience like no other as the 2023 New York Go Summit prepares to welcome the legendary Go champion, Kim Jiseok 9 dan, along with many other esteemed professionals. This event promises to be a thrilling journey into the heart of Go, taking place on October 28-29 at the New York Institute of Go, located in Manhattan, NY.
The crowning jewel of the Summit will undoubtedly be Kim Jiseok's electrifying simul rengo games, where players of all levels will have the chance to face off against the world champion himself. Beyond the games, the event will feature a special Q&A discussion panel where you can delve into the world of Go strategy and gain insights directly from the experts. Plus, don't miss the exciting lottery prize at the social dinner, an opportunity for all players to win big!
The New York Go Summit is more than just a tournament; it's a celebration of a game that has captivated minds for centuries. Whether you're a seasoned Go veteran or new to the game, this weekend promises something for everyone. It's a unique chance to not only strengthen your Go skills but also to connect with fellow enthusiasts, forging new friendships within the vibrant Go community of New York.
What truly sets this event apart is its commitment to inclusivity. The $85 entry fee is designed to cover tournament prizes and operational costs while the event offers an incredible array of knowledge and expertise entirely free. Attendees are encouraged to show their support for this exceptional event by making voluntary donations. Your contributions help sustain the Go community and ensure the continued success of top-tier Go events.
Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to be part of the 2023 New York Go Summit, a landmark event that promises to elevate your Go experience and create lasting memories. Join us for a day of unparalleled Go experiences, where passion meets strategy, at the New York Institute of Go. 
Your generosity fuels the Go community's growth, and we can't wait to meet you all there!

Prizes Players are grouped into divisions based on their AGA rank. Prizes in all divisions.
Rules AGA rules. 30 minutes main time + 5x30 second byoyomi.
Day 1
9:00 - 9:30am Opening
9:30 - 11:30am Tournament round 1
11:30am - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30 - 2:30pm Tournament round 2
2:30 - 4:00pm Crazy Go & tsumego challenge
4:00 - 5:00pm Rengo against all teachers
5:00 - 6:00pm Panel discussion and Q&A session
6:00 - 8:00pm Get together dinner (kids friendly)8:00 - 10:00pmOpen activities

Day 2
9:00 - 11:00am Tournament round 3
11:00am - 1:00pm Tournament round 4 1:00 - 2:00pm Lunch 2:00 - 3:30pm Game review by professionals 3:30 - 5:00pm Invited talk by Kim Jiseok 9p 5:00 - 5:30pm Closing ceremony and remarks 6:30 - 9:00pm VIP dinner


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