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Victorian Open Tournament
May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018
The tournament is being hosted by the Victorian Go Club. The Tournament Director is Billy Sun.
There will be 2 divisions as follows:
1st division – Open competition, no handicap; 5dan and above
2nd division – Handicap competition, beginner up to and including 5dan.
Maximum handicap will be 9 stones. The tournament director may alter the division cut-off’s as required, according to entries received.
Light lunch (both days), tea, coffee, water will be provided.
There will be trophy for top 3 players of all the 2 divisions & cash prize for division 1 & 2.
1st Division – 1st $500; 2nd $300; 3rd $200; 4th $100; 5th $50
2nd Division – 1st $350; 2nd $200; 3rd $150; 4th $100; 5th $50
There will also be a prize for ‘encouragement’ and ‘fighting spirit’ for both division.
The entry fee will be adults $60 (including AGA 2017 member Fee), students $30.
Rules & Conditions
• Games will be played according to Chinese rules. Please score games according to Chinese counting.
• 60 minutes main time with 30 sec byoyomi to each player.
• Komi of 7.5 will be given against black for even games only.
• A Swiss draw system will be used.
• Winner will be determined as highest score then highest sum of opponent’s score (SOS) then highest number of defeated opponents scores.(SODOS)
Date & Times
The tournament programme will be:
Saturday 05th May 2018
8:45am 1st Round Start
12:30pm 2nd Round
3:20pm 3rd Round
6:05pm Day 1 finish
Sunday 06th May 2018
8:45am 4th Round Start
12:30pm 5th Round
3:20pm 6th Round
6:30pm Celebration and prize giving