North American Pair Go Championship
|Director(s)||Todd Heidenreich and Jesy Feliccia|
|Eligibility||All registered players with opposite gender partner|
|Open or Invitational?||Open|
Tournament Director: Todd Heidenreich and Jesy Feliccia
Round 1 Board 1 - Hugh Zhang & Jasmine Yan vs Aaron Ye & April Ye
Round 1 Board 2 - Dae Hyuk Ko & Wan Chen vs Patrick Allen & Lisa Scott
Round 2 Board 1 - Yuan Zhou & Roxanne Tam vs Hugh Zhang & Jasmine Yan
Round 2 Board 2 - Dae Hyuk Ko & Wan Chen vs Lionel Zhang & Amy Su
Round 3 Board 1 - Yuan Zhou & Roxanne Tam vs Lionel Zhang & Amy Su
Description: Sponsored by NKB, Inc., this is a 2 round team tournament with teams made up of one male and one female player. The players may not consult with each other during the game. Rules are available at http://www.pairgo.or.jp/setumei/rule.htm and complete rules will be available in a handbook at the Congress.
Time Limit: 45 minutes per team; no byo-yomi.
Handicaps: Based on the difference in the average team strengths; there will be no handicaps at the top table.
Top Table: The Top Table comprises the top 4 teams both eligible and willing to go to Japan in the fall for the World Amateur Pair Go Championship. Contact the Congress Office for rules for eligibility requirements.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to table winners, as well as to the overall top teams.