Go Congress - US Women's Tournament - American Go Association

US Women's Tournament


Location:      Main Ballroom

Eligibility:     Women

Director(s): Byron Russell


The 16th annual US Women’s Tournament allows female go players to meet and play each other in a fun and competitive environment.


Registration: Sign-up sheets will be available on Sunday.


Format: four-round handicap tournament starting at 3pm on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, and Friday. Alternate times may be arranged by mutual agreement of both players and the TD, but each game must be finished on the assigned day.


Time Limit: 45 minutes per player; 3 byo-yomi periods of 30 seconds each.  Players may also choose to play without a clock.


Rating Criteria: All games are rated.


Rules: AGA rules should be used. Komi for white is 7.5 points.


Handicaps: Normal handicap rules are in effect.  See the Self-Paired Tournament page for how to calculate handicaps.


Results: Game reporting slips will be available on site. The winner should be circled, and the loser should sign the slip; put completed slips in the box in the reporting area.


Winners: Prizes will be awarded to the top two players in Band A (4k and above) and Band B (5k and below).