Dado 2014 Southern California Go Championship
by
Orange County Go Club & Dado (大道) Culture Exchange Association


Registration Deadline: Feb 5, 2014

Tournament Date: Feb 8-9 2014
Place: 3000 W Valley Blvd Alhambra, CA 91803

[This tournament will also serve as 2014 NAMT qualifier event]

Sections

Open Section: For players with 5dan and up rating in AGA, KGS, Tygem or any countries or Go servers. All games will be played even. No Handicap. Komi is 7.5 points.

Handicap Dan Section: For players from 1 dan to 5 dan rating in AGA, KGS, Tygem or any countries or Go servers. Handicap is set according to players’ ratings.

(Note: 5 dan players can choose to play either in open or handicap section)

Handicap Kyu Section (3 groups): For all kyu players from beginner to strong 1 kyu.

Rules

Rules: AGA Rules
Rounds & Pairing: 5 rounds, Swiss McMahon

Game Time:
Open section: one hour basic time. 5 times of 30-second byo
Handicap section: 45 minutes basic time, 5 times of 30-second byo

Awards

$2500 cash award, $600 award to the open section winner.
Trophy award:
Open section: Top 5 players with best win/loss records
Handi Dan section: Top 5 players with best win/loss records
Handi kyu section: Top three players of each subgroup (3 groups)
with best win/loss records

Tie breaker:
First Tie Breaker – Sum of the finishing bands of the players he/she has played
Second Tie Breaker – face to face record
Three-way tie or any conditions that cannot be resolved by the first and second tie breaker – Coin toss

Fees and Schedule

Adult -- $25 for current AGA member, $30 for non member
Youth -- $15 (age 18 and under)

Day 1 (Saturday)

Registration & Sign up 11 am – 12 noon
Game 1 12:30 pm
Game 2 3:00 pm
Game 3 6:00 pm

Day 2 (Sunday)

Sign up 11:45 am
Game 4 12:30 pm
Game 5 3:00 pm

Award Ceremony 6:00 pm

Registration

Please email the following info to ocgoclub@aaace.us or ocgoclub@yahoo.com  by Feb 5, 2014

First Name: (in English)
Last Name: (In English)
Country of current residence: (example USA, Canada or China)
AGA number: (if you have one)
Rating (dan, Kyu): _______ in ______ (example, AGA or KGS or China)
Section wish to compete: (example Open, Dan Handi or Kyu handi)

Email address:
Phone number: (optional)

Registration fee is due on the tournament day when sign up.