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Portland Go Tournament 2012

Date: October 20, 2012 Location: Albany

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October 20-21, 2012
Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR


Come play SEVEN rounds of AGA-rated Go! That’s right, MORE GO THAN YOU’LL GET IN THE US OPEN! This is a handicap tournament, so you can expect some exciting, close games no matter your rank.

Strong players (6D+ AGA) may opt instead for the 5-round open tournament – all even games, may the best player win!

Prizes (merchandise, lessons, or cash) will be awarded for:

Top three places (open)
Top three dan players (handicap)
Top three single-digit kyu players (handicap)
Top three double-digit kyu players (handicap)
Top youth player (22 and under) (handicap)
Top female player (handicap)

TO REGISTER: Register at If you entered all of your personal information last year, it should still be there; you may wish to update your rank. Email me ( if you have any questions.

REGISTRATION FEE: $15 if you’ve preregistered by SEPTEMBER 20, $25 otherwise, no registration fee for youth players (22 and under). ALL players must also either be AGA members (you can join at the tournament for $30, $10 for youths) or pay a one-tournament membership fee of $10.

All fees are paid by cash or check on the day of the tournament.

LOCATION: Albany 218 and 220 on the campus of Lewis & Clark College. This is the same location as last year. Maps:


Handicap games give each side 60 minutes plus five 30-second overtime segments (byo-yomi). Open games give each side 90 minutes plus five 30-second overtime segments.

Saturday, October 20
8:00 AM Registration
9:15 AM Handicap Round 1 Open Round 1
1:00 PM Handicap Round 2
1:30 PM Open Round 2
3:30 PM Handicap Round 3
7:00 PM Handicap Round 4 Open Round 3

Sunday, October 21
9:15 AM Handicap Round 5 Open Round 4
1:00 PM Handicap Round 6
1:30 PM Open Round 5
3:30 PM Handicap Round 7
6:00 PM Award Ceremony

TRANSPORTATION: Parking on campus is free on the weekends. If you’re coming from downtown Portland, you can take the Pioneer Express shuttle bus:

(Note that the shuttle route has changed slightly from last year.)

FOOD: In the past, volunteers have provided some coffee, muffins, etc. There is a coffee shop (Maggie’s) open on campus; Fields Dining Room is open for lunch and dinner. Info on these establishments can be found here:

Note that Maggie’s doesn’t open until noon on the weekend, so if you need an infusion of caffeine before your first round, bring something along.

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