2021 Halifax Go School Rating Tournament

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Director: Zheng Qi
Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS

2021 Halifax Go School Rating Tournament 


Halifax Go School is committed to youth Go education, aiming to promote Go in Nova Scotia, increase the popularity of Go, and train young Go lovers. This rating tournament will be in accordance with the Canadian Go Association level standards.     

1.            Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021 EST (10:45 am - 6:30 pm)

2.            location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS

3.            Registration:


Ø  Fees: $30/player, E-transfer: [email protected]


4.              Certificates: All the certificates are issued by CGA (Canadian Go Association). If grading is successful, additional fees will be charged for certificate processing.


Promotion Level


25k – 6k


5k – 1k


1d – 4d



      Tournament Schedule:





10:45am - 11:00am


Group lottery

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Round 1

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Round 2

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Round 3

3:30 pm - 4:30pm

Round 4

4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Round 5

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Rewards Ceremony





Tournament Rules:

Ø  5 rounds - MacMahon Method;

Ø  AGA Rule, 19x19 board, Komi 7.5;

Ø  Each Game will approximately take 45 to 60 minutes. If an individual game takes too long, a countdown clock will be setup for the game;

Ø  Rating tournament system: http://info.go-canada.org/youth-rating-tournament/


Promotion table: http://info.go-canada.org/promotion-tables/

Ø  1D or above players will be collecting winning points in order to upgrade their level (the points will be calculated by CGA system)

Ø  If you are unsure about your child’s rank, please ask your current Go teacher. If you already have Go Rank Certificate, please register based on that.

Ø  25K – 1K division will use 19x19 board to play.

Ø  Win at least 1 games out of 5 will get a certificate of 25K.

Ø  If there are not enough players, the Tournament Organizer will arrange the pairing manually and post it during the matches.

Ø  If there are not enough players in the same group, and the participants level differs from each other greatly; a handicap will be decided by the Canadian Go Association and the organizer for the match to be effective. The following chart shows the handicaps will apply for each level.

           Handicap Table: http://info.go-canada.org/handicap-tables/



      Matters need attention:


Ø  The participant should not quit the tournament in the middle of the day. All players need to complete five rounds of matches. If the player gets sick or encounters emergency situations during the tournament and has to leave, the player will not be raised to their proposed level even with enough wins. 



Name: Zheng Qi

Phone#: 1-902 549 0986

Email: [email protected]

16 Players Registered

Registered Players

Name Rank Certificate City Date Registered
Xiangyuan Meng 1d 8k Halifax Sep 22, 2021
YiYang Li 13k 7k Halifax Sep 16, 2021
Siyuan Wei 14k 10k Halifax Sep 16, 2021
Ming Yan 15k 13k Halifax Sep 18, 2021
Yuyan Bao 15k 10k Halifax Sep 23, 2021
Ruihan Song 24k 13k Halifax Sep 16, 2021
Conan Yang 24k 16k Halifax Sep 19, 2021
Jingpeng Zhang 24k Halifax Sep 22, 2021
Eric Fan 25k 25k Halifax Sep 19, 2021
Jizhou Li 25k 16k Bedford Sep 16, 2021
Chenxi Liu 25k 20k Halifax Sep 16, 2021
拓 张 25k 20k Halifax Sep 16, 2021
Olivia Wang 25k 25k Halifax Sep 23, 2021
Kaishan Zhu 25k 13k Halifax Sep 18, 2021
Chenyin Ye 25k 23k Bedford Sep 21, 2021
Yin Yu 25k Halifax Sep 15, 2021

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