2022 Summer Halifax Go School Rating Tournament

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Director: Zheng Qi
Location: McCain 105, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
Registration Closes: Sunday, June 26, 2022

2022 Summer Halifax Go School Rating Tournament

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Director: Zheng Qi
 McCain 105, Mount Saint Vincent University,Halifax,NS


2022 Summer 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.     


Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022 Atlantic time (10:30 am - 6:00 pm)


location: McCain 105, Mount Saint Vincent University,Halifax,NS





Ø  The deadline for registration and payment is June 24, 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


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  30 minutes main time, byo-yomi of 5 minutes for 20 stones.

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

Ø  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 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]


18 Players Registered

Registered Players

Name Rank Certificate City Date Registered
Ruiqi Wen 1d 1d Stratford Jun 16, 2022
YiYang Li 6k 6k Halifax Jun 13, 2022
Siyuan Wei 14k 9k Halifax Jun 13, 2022
Ming Yan 15k 13k Halifax Jun 18, 2022
Peiyu Wang 20k 15k Halifax Jun 25, 2022
Jimmy Li 20k 13k Halifax Jun 13, 2022
Jizhou Li 23k 9k Bedford Jun 13, 2022
William Zhen 23k 8k Halifax Jun 23, 2022
Ruihan Song 24k 13k Halifax Jun 13, 2022
Tianyun Zhou 24k 21k Halifax Jun 22, 2022
Conan Yang 24k 13k Halifax Jun 23, 2022
Qiaojun Yu 24k 10k Halifax Jun 24, 2022
Amy Qi 25k 23k Halifax Jun 24, 2022
Aaron Luo 25k 21k Hammonds plains Jun 20, 2022
Kaishan Zhu 25k 11k Halifax Jun 15, 2022
Leon Xun Hu 25k 15k Bedford Jun 14, 2022
Jerry Xun Hu 25k 23k Bedford Jun 14, 2022
Jingan Zhu 25k 20k Halifax Jun 16, 2022

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