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, Aug 20, 2022
San Francisco, California
US
San Francisco Go Club - Mountain Day Go Tournament (Lunch Included)
On Saturday August 20th the San Francisco Go Club is hosting an AGA-rated Go (囲碁/围棋/바둑) tournament.

Lunch is included with tournament registration.

Cash prize for division winners.

Top 3 winners for each division will receive certificates for their achievement.

To participate in the tournament, an active AGA membership is required.

Tournament Details
- 3 round AGA-ranked tournament

- 30 minutes with 5x30s Byo-yomi per game

- Cash prizes for division winners

- Certificates will be awarded to the top 3 players of each division*

*Number of divisions depends on the number of players signed up

Schedule
- 9:30am - Registration

- 10:00am - Round 1 (followed by a break for lunch)

- 1:00pm - Round 2

- 3:00pm - Round 3

- 5:00pm - Awards Ceremony

Visit our website for updated details and schedule changes!

Matthew Barcus (415-316-2953)
Sat, Aug 27, 2022
Cape Elizabeth (near Portland), Maine
United States
AGA Rated
Maine State Championship and Open

Maine Go invites you to visit the gorgeous Two Lights State Park for the inaugural Maine State Championship and Open Tournament.

Tournament fee will be only $3, but note that there is a fee to enter the venue (see https://www.maine.gov/dacf/parks/park_passes_fees_rules/park_day_use_fees.shtml). AGA membership will also be required.

It will be a 3 round tournament using AGA rules and Fischer timing of 20 minutes + 20 seconds. Pre-registration is required. The highest placing Maine resident will be the Maine state champion. Please arrive by 9.30am

Covid vaccination will be required, and masks will be required at this outdoor, covered venue.

Jonathan Green (2072744753)
Sat, Sep 3, 2022 to Sun, Sep 4, 2022
Westford, MA
US
AGA Rated
New England Open
The first 2 day tournament in New England in recent memory, supported by pooling the catchment area funds for all six New England states (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT). Of course, players from anywhere are encouraged to attend!

Trevor Morris (413-548-6256)
Sat, Sep 17, 2022
Cary, North Carolina
United States
Triangle Memorial and North Carolina State Championship
Join us for the North Carolina State Go Championship and 21st Memorial Go Tournament at Umstead State Park, Raleigh, on Saturday September 17, 2022.

This will be a 4 round AGA-rated event with lunch provided onsite by the Triangle Go Group. Register online at https://www.trianglegoclub.org/regist091722.htm before 6 PM Friday, September 16th.

Additionally, the Triangle Go Group is now recognized as a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible and may be made at the registration page or from the homepage at https://www.trianglegoclub.org.


Paul Celmer (9196100927)
Bob Bacon
Sat, Oct 1, 2022
Vicksburg, MI
US
AGA Rated
Vicksburg (Michigan) Open Go Tournament
As part of the event “Destination Japan,” the Kalamazoo Go Club and the Vicksburg Cultural and Arts Center cordially invite you (beginner, intermediate, or advanced player) to visit the town of Vicksburg, Michigan, and participate in the Vicksburg Open Go Tournament. This tournament will be sanctioned under the American Go Association (AGA) regulations.
Tournament fee will be $20.



David Richter (269-716-5368)
Claudio Mendoza (269-370-8465)
Sat, Nov 26, 2022 to Sun, Nov 27, 2022
San Diego, CA
US
AGA Rated
5th Annual California State Go Championship
The 2022 California Go Championship will again be hosted by the San Diego Go Club at the San Diego Chess Club in Balboa Park on the Saturday and Sunday after Thanksgiving, November 26 & 27. The 2-day event will have an Open (5-rounds, 45-minutes/player + ​B​yo-Yomi) and several Handicap sections (7-rounds, 30-minutes/player + Byo-Yomi).<!--break-->


California residency, which includes students, is required to win the title in the Open section... but all are welcome to compete in all sections. No go professionals are eligible for prizes, but are allowed to play. So Kevin Yang, the 2021 ​California Go ​Champion​,​ cannot repeat as California Champion as he won the 2022 North American ​Go Federation​ ​Pro ​Qualifying Tournament and is now a pro.​ A new name will be added to the permanent plaque this year.<!--break-->


There will be over $1,000.00 in the prize pool distributed over the various sections.
All entry fees go into the prize pool.<!--break-->


Players must register, after November 1, 2022, online at https://www.goclubs.org by 11:59 pm Thursday, 11/24, to play in the first round. Walk-ins can play starting in round 2. On-site registration for rounds 2-7 is allowed.<!--break-->


​The e​ntry fee is $30 ($10 for youth not in Open) and players must have current AGA membership.<!--break-->


Pizza will be served for all players at lunchtime.<!--break-->


Balboa Park, for non-players, is the crown jewel of San Diego Parks: 9-museums, the World Famous San Diego Zoo, several gardens, and a free outdoor organ concert 52-weeks a year at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.<!--break-->


Covid vaccination ​is highly recommended for players and spectators​ and masks should be worn. The playing area is large and can seat 150, but players also have the option of moving their games outside to tables in the courtyard (Average high temperature in San Diego in November is 67-degrees).​<!--break-->




Ted Terpstra (619/384-3454)
Enrique Garcia