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

Sat, Dec 7, 2019
Portland, Oregon
US
Myungwan Kim Visits Portland, OR

Simul games, private/semi-private lessons, mini-workshop, Dec. 7th and 8th. Go here to see details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/portlandgoclub/

peter freedman (971-888-9624)
Sat, Dec 7, 2019
Seattle, WA
United States
Gala Night of Pair Go

Seattle Go Center is pleased to present the 7th Annual Gala Night of Pair Go!
This is a great holiday event, with two rounds of Pair Go, cake, prizes and lots of fun. We will be following a slightly modified form of the International Pair Go rules (see http://www.worldpairgo.org/rules/index.htm for details).
- Register at the Go Center, 5:00-5:30 PM
- Entry: $10 (youth and Go Center voting members, $5)
- First round starts at 6 PM, and we expect to be finished around 10 PM
- Mixed gender two-player teams
- Festive attire is encouraged

Michael Malveux (206-545-1424)
Sat, Dec 14, 2019
Little Neck, New York
US
AGA Rated
NYGA Monthly Tournament December

Format: 4 rounds, AGA rated, with AGA rules, Swiss categorizing and rank pairings.

Handicaps: The open division (4D and up) will have no handicap, while other divisions will play with handicap-1 (e.g. a 1 Kyu player will give a 4 Kyu player 2 stone handicap).

Time settings: 25 minutes with 5 times 20-second byoyomi. Clocks are started 5 minutes after the round starts. If a player does not arrive 10 minutes after that, they will forfeit the round.

Tentative Divisions: The Open Division requires a minimum of 6 players. The rank divider is subject to change depending on the number of participants.

For more information please visit: https://www.ny-go.org/nmt

Zhongfan Jian (617-921-4105)
Stephanie Yin
Sat, Dec 14, 2019
Washington, DC
US
AGA Rated
NGC Winter Warmer


Gurujeet Khalsa (7036260777)
Sun, Jan 5, 2020
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Jin Chen Tournament

The Jin Chen is the biggest tournament of the year at the Seattle Go Center. This three-round tournament has cash prizes, with the first place prize in the open section winning $300. The open section will be limited to the top 8 players who register. There will also be prizes in the handicapped sections.

Entry: $15 (for youth and Go Center voting members, and $10) -- includes lunch (probably pizza). This tournament is AGA rated; please make sure your AGA membership is up to date (or come early, if you're joining / renewing at the tournament). Registration at the Go Center on the day of the tournament, 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Sun, Jan 12, 2020
Cambridge , MA
US
AGA Rated
Massachusetts Go Association Winter Tournament 2020

The event will be held at the Boylston Chess Club, 40 Norris Street, Cambridge MA
Registration starts at 9:45 a.m. Play starts at 10:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded bin the pm-6:30pm timeframe.
It's a 4 round handicap tournament. All go players from 20 kyu to high dan welcome.

Eva Casey (617 666 8934)
Milan Mladenovic
Sat, Jan 18, 2020 to Sun, Jan 19, 2020
Columbus, Ohio
US
AGA Rated
MIDWEST OPEN

The man pulling radishes
points the way
with a radish

This huge regional tournament will bring you together with friends old and new! Join us for live musical performances, pro commentary, exciting mini-games, and some live streaming by popular twitch commentators.

And of course, there will be a tournament for serious play. Pairings will be done in the innovative "Chicago Style" which maximizes play and minimizes boring waiting. The top performing players from Ohio, Tennessee, and West Virginia will be a honored as their respective states champion. And finally, the winner of the Open Division will be be crowned the tournament champion!

Don't miss out on this two day extravaganza! This may very well be the best tournament you will ever attend and you don't want to regret not getting the chance to make new friends and have amazing games!

Other exciting features:
-Longer time settings for serious players
-Unique trophies and prizes
-Youth and Student Discounts
-And personalized name badges if you register early!

Check out the website gohio.org for all the details and to register today! It's about time the Midwest held an amazing and large tournament. We can't wait to see you there!

Devin Fraze (614-705-9839)
Sun, Feb 2, 2020
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Seattle Monthly Ratings Tournament - February

Seattle Go Center Monthly Ratings Tournament
This is a great way to play some intense face-to-face Go! Three rounds, Japanese rules, 45 minutes per player plus byo-yomi. You do not have play all 3 rounds (just inform the Tournament Director of your plans).
· Entry is free (but Go Center admissions policies apply)
· AGA membership needs to be up-to-date
· Register on-site, day of the tournament, 10:00-10:45 AM
· First round starts 11:00 AM

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Sun, Feb 2, 2020
San Francisco, CA
US
AGA Rated
2020 Jujo Tournament

$3000 in prizes; 5 divisions; open,dan,expert,intermediate,novice

Ernest Brown (4156067641)
Mike Bull (5102200760)
Sun, Mar 1, 2020
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Seattle Monthly Ratings Tournament - March

Join us at the Seattle Go Center for some intense face-to-face Go! Three rounds, Japanese rules, 45 minutes per player plus byo-yomi. You do not have play all 3 rounds (just inform the Tournament Director of your plans).
There's no tournament entry fee, though the Go Center membership policies apply: younger than 18 free, first 10 visits free; otherwise, $5 for one-day membership (see http://www.seattlego.org/membership for other options). And you need to be a current AGA member -- visit https://www.usgo.org/members to join or renew. You can join / renew in person at the Go Center, but please come early to do that.

· Registration: 10:00-10:45 AM.
· First round starts: 11:00 AM.
· Lunch: People usually eat when they finish the first round. There are food options nearby, but we recommend that you bring lunch to the Go Center rather than going out for food.
· Second round starts: Generally by 1:30 PM, but may be earlier, depending on when the first games end.
· Last round ends: Usually by 5 or 5:30 PM, approximately.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Sat, Apr 4, 2020
Sacramento, CA
US
AGA Rated
Davis/Sacramento Spring Tournament

The DSGC will hold a four round tournament at North Natomas Library, 4660 Via Ingoglia, Sacramento, CA. Setup and registration at 9am and the first round begins at 10 am.

Willard Haynes (916-929-6112)
(916-601-0829)