Divisions & Prizes

Divisions There will be three divisions as follows: Division 1 This is the premier division for players 5 dan and above. All matches will be even games with 6.5 komi for white, the draw and player colours are determined by the draw. Players will have 1 hour each plus 3 x 40 seconds byo yomi. Prizes 1st - $2,000 2nd - $1,000 3rd - $650 4th - $400 5th - $300 6th - $200 Note – the highest placed Australian Go Association member in this divisions will be the 2017 AGA National Champion. Division 2 This division is for players between 1 dan and 4 dan. All matches will be even games with 6.5 komi, the draw and players colours are determined by the draw. Players will have 1 hour each plus 3 x 40 seconds byo yomi. Prizes 1st - $1,000 2nd - $750 3rd - $500 4th - $300 5th - $200 6th - $150 Division 3 This division is for kyu players. All matches will be handicap game, players get half a point each for a drawn game. Players will have 1 hour each plus...
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The 3rd Tournament

3rd Australian Go Congress Date: Sept 28th to Oct 1st 2017 The 3rd Australian Go/Baduk Congress will be held in the second half of 2017.  The Australian Go Championships will be the central event at the Congress.  In addition, we will have a one day 'kyu' tournament to enable younger players to take part and enjoy the experience of being part of a major international event. The organizing committee are also planning other events to take place during the evenings such as Pair Go, Lightning Go - details will be released in the coming months. If you have ideas or suggestions, please email: contactus@ausgocongress.com The organizing committee look forward to welcoming you to the Congress....
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The 2nd Tournament

The 2nd Tournament

Date: 15th of January 2016 –  19th of January 2016 Place: Novotal Paramatta, Sydney, New South Wales Three divisions in the main tournament, pair go tournament, several professionals. Seven rounds over four days, Swiss draw, McMahon pairing. AGA first-class tournament, AGA members earnt representative points by competing....
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