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Saturday, November 27, 2021 to Sunday, November 28, 2021
San Diego, CA
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2021 California State Go Championship
Sat, Nov 27, 2021 to Sun, Nov 28, 2021 San Diego, CA USA AGA Rated 2021 California State Go Championship This will be the Fourth Annual California State Go Championship. The event will again be hosted by the San Diego Go Club at the San Diego Chess Club in Balboa Park. It will be a 5-round AGA-rated tournament over Thanksgiving Saturday and Sunday. The time control will be 45-minutes with 5 periods of 30-seconds Byo-yomi. The 2019 state tournament was won by Evan Lin, 7-dan from Sacramento, with eleven 5-dan-and-above players out of 16 players in the Open, thirty-six players in the Handicap Section and thirteen youth players in the 13x13 championship. The player with the best record in the Open section, who is a California resident (including students), will become the 2021 California State Champion. But one does not have to be a California resident to play in any section. There will be several handicap sections. There will be a minimum of $1,000.00 in prize money, which will be distributed amongst the various sections with the state champion winning at least $300. There is a $20 entrance fee ($10 for youth). Registration will open on November 1 on To play in round 1, players must register by 11:59 p.m. Thursday (Thanksgiving), November 25, 2021. Professional Go players are not allowed to win the title of 2021 California Go Champion. The state go title can only be won by an amateur California resident. Professionals and non-residents are allowed to play, but cannot win prizes. Due to safety concerns, all players and spectators must wear masks indoors and adults must be vaccinated against Covid19. Outdoor tables will be available for those who wish to play outside. Ted Terpstra (619/384-3454)
Ted Terpstra
Enrique Garcia