2022 Spring Halifax Go School Rating Tournament

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Director: Zheng Qi
Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
Registration Closes: Sunday, March 20, 2022

2022 Spring Halifax Go School Rating Tournament

Sunday, March 20, 2022

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

2022 Spring 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 rule.     

Due to the current policy restrictions, the maximum number of players for this tournament is 22, please register as soon as possible!


Date: Sunday, March 20, 2022 Atlantic time (10:30 am - 6:00 pm)


location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS





Ø  The deadline for registration and payment is March 13, 2022.


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


Ø  Cancellation 48 hours in advance will receive a refund of the registration fee.



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:



10:30am - 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

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/




Ø  The participant needs to pay the tournament fee in full before the tournament starts.

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]


25 Players Registered

Registered Players

Name Rank Certificate City Date Registered
YiYang Li 3k 1k Halifax Feb 26, 2022
Siyuan Wei 11k 5k Halifax Feb 25, 2022
Bingshu Zhao 12k 5k Antigonish Mar 09, 2022
Tianqi Jia 12k 7k Halifax Feb 25, 2022
Ray Li 12k 10k Halifax Mar 01, 2022
Ming Yan 15k 13k Halifax Mar 20, 2022
Leyang Leon Liu 15k Fredericton Mar 01, 2022
Amy Qi 18k 10k Halifax Mar 13, 2022
Peiyu Wang 20k 15k Halifax Feb 28, 2022
William Zhen 21k 2k Halifax Mar 10, 2022
Tianyun Zhou 22k 17k Halifax Feb 27, 2022
Jizhou Li 23k 9k Bedford Mar 05, 2022
Kaishan Zhu 23k 7k Halifax Feb 26, 2022
Leon Xun Hu 23k 10k Bedford Mar 04, 2022
Ruihan Song 24k 13k Halifax Feb 25, 2022
Ziyuan Liu 24k 15k Bedford Feb 26, 2022
Qiaojun Yu 24k 10k Halifax Mar 13, 2022
Chenxi Liu 25k 15k Halifax Mar 05, 2022
Olivia Wang 25k 25k Halifax Mar 05, 2022
Jingpeng Zhang 25k 18k Halifax Feb 25, 2022
Jerry Xun Hu 25k 23k Bedford Mar 04, 2022
James Pang 25k 15k Stratford Mar 10, 2022
Jingan Zhu 25k 20k Halifax Feb 28, 2022
Kaidi Xu 25k 23k Halifax Mar 01, 2022
Jimmy Li 25k 20k Halifax Mar 05, 2022

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