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.

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, Mar 7, 2020
Little Neck, New York
US
AGA Rated
NYGA Monthly Tournament March
Each monthly tournament is a 4-round, AGA rated Go tournament that takes place on the first Saturday of every month. Players compete in divisions based on their current AGA ratings, winning cash prizes and accumulating NMT points used to qualify for the Grand Final. See the NMT details page for the dates and rules.

Zhongfan Jian (617-921-4105)
Stephanie Yin
Mon, Mar 9, 2020
Seattle, WA
US
Mr. Daiki Komatsu 3P at Seattle Go Center
Mr. Daiki Komatsu, 3 Dan professional with the Nihon Ki-in, joins Nick Sibicky (2019 AGA Instructor of the Year) at the weekly Double-Digit Kyu class! There's no charge for this activity, and your first ten visits to the Go Center are free.
6:30-8:30 PM on Monday, March 9.
Seattle Go Center, 700 NE 45th St., Seattle, WA 98105

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
(253-906-0095)
Sun, Mar 22, 2020
Painesville, OH
US
AGA Rated
7th Lake Erie Go Tournament
Join us for the 7th installment of the Lake Erie Go Tournament tournament series.
Held on March 22nd in Painesville, OH.

Tournament is held on the Lake Erie College campus, on the upper floor of the Holden Center.
391 W Washington St, Painesville, OH 44077

FREE, AGA-rated, 4 round tournament.
Two divisions, Dan and Kyu divisions.
Check out the event page for up-to-date information.

Soren Jaffe (4402317057)
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)
Sun, Apr 5, 2020
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Seattle Monthly Ratings Tournament - April
Seattle Go Center Monthly Ratings Tournament- April 2020
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; see www.seattlego.org/membership for info)
· AGA membership needs to be up-to-date (see www.usgo.org/members to join or renew)
· Register on-site, day of the tournament, 10:00-10:45 AM
· First round starts 11:00 AM
· Lunch: People usually eat when they finish the first game. Though food options are nearby, 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 about 5:00 - 5:30 PM.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Sat, Apr 18, 2020
Syracuse, NY
US
AGA Rated
Salt City Tournament
Come join us for our annual 4-round tournament! Every player will receive a nice prize (cash prizes in A Division).

Registration is from 8:15 to 9:00 AM; our first round will begin at 9:30 AM.

Information about the tournament is at our website -- please let us know if you think you'll be coming or if you have any questions.


Richard Moseson (315-682-7720)
Sat, Apr 18, 2020
Evanston, IL
US
AGA Rated
Evanston Open
“Evanston Open” Go Tournament
Saturday April 18, 2020
Includes State Championship!

Immanuel Lutheran Church
616 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 - First Game
6:00 PM - Pizza Party!
Please bring a Go set if you can

Choose your section:

HANDICAP - The standard handicap tournament. Prizes from Yellow Mountain.
Dan level players may choose to play in this section or the Open section, but not both.

OPEN - For dan level players only. No handicaps! Cash prizes!
Price money is based on attendance.. so invite your friends!
The Illinois resident with the best record in this section will become the Illinois State Champion!

Entry Fee: $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Send a check made payable to:
Mark Rubenstein 917 Maple Ave Evanston, IL 60202 

Or send payment online to:
mark@easyaspi.com from PayPal, Venmo, Chase or any bank that uses Zelle
(If you use PayPal, send via Friends & Family, not Goods & Services)
Please indicate which section you want to play in when you register!

Please join the AGA BEFORE you arrive at the tournament.
It only takes a minute, and will help us start the tournament on time!

For more information:
Mark Rubenstein • (847) 869-6020 • mark@evanstongoclub.org • www.evanstongoclub.org


Mark Rubenstein (8473416020)
Sun, Apr 19, 2020
Tacoma, WA
US
AGA Rated
South Puget Sound Spring Go Tournament 2020
South Puget Sound Spring Go Tournament in Tacoma
Sunday April 19, 2020, at
TerraCrux Games, 760 Commerce Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

Register on-site 9am-10am. Your $10 includes three rounds of fierce & friendly competition, pizza lunch, and a chance to win prizes (Go books)!

Current AGA membership is required. You can join or renew online, or at the tournament. (As an AGA Chapter, the South Sound Go Club can offer a special deal for new AGA members -- talk to Tom or Mike for details.)

The first round starts shortly after 10am, and the third round will probably finish roughly around 4:30pm. These tournaments attract a wide range of strengths, so don't worry if you're a relatively new player -- there probably will be opponents near your level.

Tom Cruver (253-307-8515)
(253-906-0095)
Sun, May 3, 2020
Seattle, WA
US
AGA Rated
Seattle Spring Tournament
The Spring Tournament is one of Seattle's three big annual Go tournaments! There will be cash prizes, book prizes, and equipment prizes -- all of which attracts a large and diverse field of players, making this is a great way to play some intense Go face to face! Three rounds, 45 min. + OT, Japanese rules.

Registration: 10:00 - 10:40 sharp.
Entry: $12 general, or $6 youth / Go Center voting members.

First round begins 11:00 AM. You do not have to play all three rounds - just be sure to tell the Tournament Director your plans.

Lunch: The Go Center will provide pizza lunch, included with your registration (with the generous assistance of the AGA Chapter Rewards program).

Sections and Prizes: There will be an Open Section and a Handicap Section.
The Open Section will consist of the 8 strongest-rated players entering, for which there will be a $150 cash prize awarded to the player who scores 3 wins. There will be no 2nd place prize. All games in the Open Section will be played even, with no handicap and 6.5 komi.
All other players will be in the Handicap Section, and games will be handicapped according the the players' relative entry ratings. There will be prizes of Go books and Go playing equipment for the Handicap Section players who score 3 wins.

This is an American Go Association rated tournament, and AGA membership is required; please make sure your membership is current. You can join the AGA or renew online (or in person at the Go Center, but please come early to do that). More info on membership at www.usgo.org/join-aga-today

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)
Sun, May 31, 2020
Seattle, WA
US
Seattle Spring Youth Go Tournament
This is a fun, friendly tournament for children at all levels of play. Prizes will include, books, equipment, and fun things. There is no fee, and you do not have register in advance.

This tournament will not be rated, so American Go Association membership is not necessary. Children choose whether they want to play on 13x13 or 19x19 boards. The 13x13 games may finish earlier than 5 p.m. There will be snacks around 3pm.

Mike Malveaux (206-545-1424)