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Youth Relay Go Tournament

Please visit this link and join by 1pm EDT today.

  • There is no need to join extra early, but you will need to join before the timer reaches zero. After that, the event will begin and no one else will be able to join.
  • Additionally, please watch this instructional video before the event.

    Please direct any questions to the Tournament Director, Devin Fraze, at devin.fraze@usgo.org

    Small-Group Pro Events

    If you would like to get your game reviewed, sign up here! (Group reviews are $35 per person.)

    Please send any questions to procoordinator@gocongress.org

    e-Go Congress Store

    Anyone interested in buying merchandise from the 2020 e-Go Congress should check out the official store: https://usgo-stuff.org/

    Items for sale include t-shirts (men’s, women’s, and children’s sizes), mugs, lapel pins, canvas grocery bags, and face masks.

    Registration

    Regsitration is now closed for the 2020 e-Go Congress.

    However, if you are still interested in playing, you may joing the waitlist, and individual Tournament Directors may aside to allow people from the waitlist to join their tournaments (at the TD’s discretion). You can join the waitlist here.

    Registration is free and open to everyone. All costs are born by the American Go Association. AGA or national association membership is required.

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    Do you have questions about our event? Check out our FAQ page first!

    Beginner's Promo

    Beginners

    Introducing beginners to the game is a big part of the 2020 e-Go Congress. Find information for beginners here.

    Summer Stage Promo

    Teachers, Pros, and Other Summer Online Events

    NYIG Internet Go School Promo You can find information about other summer online go events here.

    These include In-seong Hwang’s Summer Stage, the New York Institute of Go, and Guo Juan’s Internet Go School.


    Tournaments and Events

    Looking for information about tournaments and events at the 2020 e-Go Congress? Check them out here.


    Broadcast Schedule

    We will have a full schedule of broadcasts on Twitch, including game commentaries, lectures from pros, public game reviews, a film screening, and the AGF Teacher of the Year Presentation. The schedule for those events is available here.

    Professionals Available for Individual Teaching

    If you are interested in individual lessons with professionals, you can find more information here.

    Blitz Tournament

    For more information about the Blitz tournament, go here! For a tutorial video on the tournament, go here!

    Double-Digit Kyu Tournament

    DDK RESULTS Submission Form

    Tournament Directors KGS Names

    Getting Started Video

    Registration

    Registration is now closed for the 2020 e-Go Congress.

    However, if you did not register in time, you are welcome to join the waitlist. If there are openings in their tournaments, individual tournament directors may be able to include people from the waitlist (at his or her discretion). You can find the waitlist here.

    Registration is free and open to everyone. All costs are born by the American Go Association.

    Registration will close on Wednesday, July 29 at 9pm EDT. After registration closes, interested people may still sign up for a wait list for all tournaments, and the TD may be able to let more people in (at his or her discretion).

    All registered people will receive an email with a check-in form by July 30. You can find the check-in form here, but you must have previously registered or your check-in will not be valid.

    You must fill out the check-in form in order to play in the 2020 e-Go Congress. We strongly recommend that you check-in by July 30 at 8pm EDT, but will accept check-in forms until July 31 at 8pm EDT. This is to enable us to pair tournaments.

    AGA or national association membership is required. For more information, see our FAQ!

    2020 e-Go Congress Schedule

    2020 e-Go Congress Full Schedule

    Day

    Time

    Event

    Platform

    People

    Saturday, August 1

    1pm-3pm EDT

    Opening Ceremony

    Twitch

    MC – Stephen Hu

    Featuring – AI round table discussion with Hajin Lee, Lucas Baker, Andreas Hauenstein and Sichen Zhong

    4pm-7pm EDT

    e-Go Congress Open Round 1

    OGS

    TDs – Dan Ritter, Milan Mladenovic, Cat Mai, and Neil Ritter

    8pm-11pm EDT

    9x9 Tournament

    OGS

    TDs – Eric Wainwright, Emil Meng, Ke Lu, and Solomon Smilack

    Sunday, August 2

    1pm-4pm EDT

    e-Go Congress Open Round 2

    OGS

    TDs – Dan Ritter, Milan Mladenovic, Cat Mai, and Neil Ritter

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    OGS and KGS

    Game Review – Yilun Yang 7p, Yuan Zhou 7d

    Simus – Myungwan Kim 9p, Ryan Li 1p

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Lectures by Pros and Leading Teachers

    Twitch

    5pm-6pm – Ryan Li

    6pm-7pm – In-seong Hwang

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    KGS

    Game Review – Ryo Maeda 6p and Francis Meyer 1p

    7pm-10pm EDT

    e-Go Congress Open Round 3

    OGS

    TDs – Dan Ritter, Milan Mladenovic, Cat Mai, and Neil Ritter

    10pm-11pm EDT

    Hangouts

    Zoom

    Organizer – Julie Burrall

    Monday, August 3

    1pm-4pm EDT

    Blitz Tournament Day 1

    KGS

    TDs – Jon Boley, Katherine Xie, Orion Campbell

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    OGS and KGS

    Game Review – Yilun Yang 7p

    Simuls – Myungwan Kim 9p, Ryan Li 1p

    8pm-11pm EDT

    City League Championships Board 3

    Broadcast: Twitch Play: Pandanet

    Commentary by Myungwan Kim 9P

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Beginner Drop-In Teaching

    OGS and Zoom

    Teacher – Julie Burrall

    Tuesday, August 4

    1pm-4pm EDT

    Blitz Tournament Day 2

    KGS

    TDs – Jon Boley, Katherine Xie, Orion Campbell

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    OGS and KGS

    Game Reviews – Mingjiu Jiang 7p, Michael Chen

    Simuls – Myungwan Kim 9p

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    KGS

    Game Review – Ryo Maeda 6p and Francis Meyer 1p

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Beginner Official Teaching Event

    OGS and Zoom

    Teachers: David Kahn and Julie Burrall

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Double Digit Kyu Tournament Day 1

    KGS

    TDs: Bart Lipofsky, Andrew Zhang, and Ke Lu

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Broadcast Events

    Twitch

    8-8:30pm – Beginner Teaching

    8:30-9:30pm – Twitch Plays Go (Eric Lui 1p and Will Lockhart)

    9:30pm-11pm – Surrounding Game screening

    Wednesday, August 5

    1pm-4pm EDT

    Youth Relay Go Tournament

    OGS

    TDs – Devin Fraze

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    OGS and KGS

    Game Review – Mingjiu Jiang 7p and Cathy Li 1p

    Simuls – Myungwan Kim 9p, Yoonyoung Kim 8p

    8pm-11pm EDT

    City League Championships Board 2

    Broadcast: Twitch Play: Pandanet

    Commentary by In-seong Hwang and Cat Mai

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Double Digit Kyu Tournament Day 2

    KGS

    TDs: Bart Lipofsky, Andrew Zhang, and Ke Lu

    Thursday, August 6

    1pm-4pm EDT

    Blitz Tournament Day 3

    KGS

    TDs – Jon Boley, Katherine Xie, Orion Campbell

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    OGS and KGS

    Game Review – Yilun Yang 7p

    Simuls – Myungwan Kim 9p

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Pair Go Tournament

    Pandanet

    TDs – Andrew Zhang and Kevin Hwang

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Pair Go Broadcast (Top Boards)

    Broadcast: Twitch Play: Pandanet

    Commentary by Yoonyoung Kim 8p and Michael Fodera

    Friday, August 7

    1pm-4pm EDT

    Blitz Tournament Day 4

    KGS

    TDs – Jon Boley, Katherine Xie, Orion Campbell

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    OGS and KGS

    Game Review – Yilun Yang 7p

    Simuls – Myungwan Kim 9p

    8pm-11pm EDT

    City League Championships Board 1

    Broadcast: Twitch Play: Pandanet

    Commentary by Michael Redmond 9p and Chris Garlock

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Beginner Drop-In Teaching

    OGS and Zoom

    Teacher – Julie Burrall

    Saturday, August 8

    1pm-4pm EDT

    e-Go Congress Open Round 4

    OGS

    TDs – Dan Ritter, Milan Mladenovic, Cat Mai, and Neil Ritter

    4pm-6pm EDT

    AGF Board Meeting

    Zoom

    AGA members may attend by request

    Contact AGF President Terry Benson at terrybenson617@gmail.com

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Lectures by Pros and Leading Teachers

    Twitch

    5pm-6pm – Ryan Li

    6pm-7pm – In-seong Hwang

    5pm-7pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    OGS and KGS

    Game Reviews – Cathy Li 1p, Yuan Zhou, and Michael Chen

    7pm-9pm EDT

    Small-Group Events with Pros and Leading Teachers

    OGS

    Game Reviews – Myungwan Kim 9p

    7pm-10pm EDT

    AGA Board Meeting

    Zoom

    AGA members may attend by request

    Contact AGA Chairperson Lisa Scott at lisa.scott@gocongress.org

    8pm-11pm EDT

    Relay Go Tournament

    OGS and Zoom

    TDs – Audrey Wang and William Luff

    Coaches: Eric Lui 1p, Michael Chen, Sichen Zhong, and Michael Fodera

    Sunday, August 9

    1pm-3pm EDT

    Closing Ceremony

    Twitch

    MC – Lisa Scott

    3pm-6pm EDT

    Hangouts

    Zoom

    Organizer – Julie Burrall

    6pm-9pm EDT

    AGA General Assembly Meeting

    Zoom; Live stream on YouTube

    Organizer – AGA President Andy Okun

    9pm-11pm EDT

    Hangouts

    Zoom

    Organizer – Julie Burrall

    The 2020 Go Congress has been Canceled

    The 2020 U.S. Go Congress has been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. We hope to reschedule the event in Estes Park again in a future year. For attendees who already paid, you will automatically receive a full refund.

    This Year’s Venue

    YMCA of the Rockies
    2515 Tunnel Road
    Estes Park, CO 80511
    970-586-3341

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