2022 Autumn Halifax Go School Rating Tournament

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Director: Zheng Qi
Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
Registration Closes: Saturday, October 15, 2022


2022 Autumn 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, Oct 16, 2022


location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS




Ø  The deadline for registration and payment is Oct 14, 2022.


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



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 Rules:


Ø  5 rounds - MacMahon Method;

Ø  AGA Rule, 19x19 board, Komi 7.5;

Ø  25 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]

16 Players Registered

Registered Players

Name Rank Certificate City Date Registered
YiYang Li 3k 4k Halifax Oct 09, 2022
BINGSHENG PENG 7k 6k Halifax Oct 10, 2022
Leyang Liu 10k 6k Fredericton Oct 10, 2022
Siyuan Wei 11k 6k Halifax Oct 09, 2022
Tianqi Jia 12k 7k Halifax Oct 11, 2022
Amy Qi 18k 14k Halifax Oct 15, 2022
Jimmy Li 20k 13k Halifax Oct 14, 2022
William Zhen 21k 2k Halifax Oct 09, 2022
Jizhou Li 23k 9k Bedford Oct 09, 2022
Kaishan Zhu 23k 8k Halifax Oct 09, 2022
Conan Yang 23k 11k Halifax Oct 09, 2022
Leon Xun Hu 23k 10k Bedford Oct 09, 2022
Ruihan Song 24k 13k Halifax Oct 09, 2022
Aaron Luo 25k 20k Hammonds plains Oct 14, 2022
Owen Liu 25k Halifax Oct 14, 2022
Jerry Xun Hu 25k 23k Bedford Oct 09, 2022

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