US Open Masters Division

Location Penn Top, 18th floor
Director(s) Chris Sira and Boris Bernadsky
Eligibility 7-dan, pro, or NAMT qualifiers
Open or Invitational? Open

This is the tournament for the best of the best, with the biggest prizes and most intense schedule. The tournament will be 9 rounds – 6 in the morning and 3 in the evening.

Each player will have 90 minutes of main time followed by 30 second byo-yomi.

The top prize will be $5000 for first place, plus a $2000 for the top-placing North American Masters Tournament qualifier.