Women's Tournament

Location Ware Pavillion
Director(s) Lisa Scott
Eligibility Female Registered Players
Open or Invitational? Open

The 6th annual Women’s Tournament is a four round handicap tournament which allows female go players to meet and play each other in a fun and competitive environment. This tournament is not automatically rated, but players are welcome to submit their games as they would for a self-paired game. Pairings will be posted and games will begin each tournament day at 3 PM (3:30 PM on Sunday), although participants are welcome, with the permission of the TD and their opponents, to play at any other time during the course of the day. Participants should mark the results of their games on the pairing sheet or to email the Tournament Coordinator at tournaments@gocongress.org.

Registration: Interested players may register online or at check in on Saturday, August 4. All players must attend the Round 1 meeting at 3:30 PM on Sunday, August 5.

Schedule: All rounds begin at 3 PM, except for Round 1, which will begin at 3:30 PM. Round 1, Sunday, August 5; Round 2, Monday, August 6; Round 3, Thursday, August 9; Round 4 Friday, August 10. Alternate times may be arranged with the agreement of both players and the TD, but each game must be finished on the assigned day. (Assuming youth pair go tournament is Tuesday, August 7.)

Time Limits: 45 minutes per player, 3 overtime periods of 30 seconds each. Players may also play without a clock if they mutually agree.

Handicaps: Handicaps will be set by the TD as appropriate, following the guidelines in the Self- Paired Tournament description.

Rules: AGA rules will be used. All disputes will be resolved by the TD.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top players in 3 or 4 divisions.