Director: Quan Sun
Location: 7550 Birchmount Road, Markham, ON
2023 We-Go Open
Since its establishment in 2016, We-Go Club has gathered a large number of Go enthusiasts of all ages. Together we are on a mission to create a professional Go environment for beginners and to popularize Go across the world! In February 2023, We-Go Education will be hosting The Sixth We-Go Open. The event will be divided into two major groups: the Open group, and the rating group. We will set up qualifying competitions for all category, where winners will be allowed to qualify for the major event competition. The Open category will be an open format, and those who score well will receive prizes and other bonuses. Whether you are an admirer of Go, play Go for fun, or just want to learn more about the game, we welcome you all to journey with us on our mission to popularize Go throughout the World!
1. Date: Saturday-Sunday, February 18-19, 2023 EST (9:00 am - 6:00 pm)
2. Location: 7550 Birchmount Road, Markham, ON
3. Registration (Deadline: February 15, 2023)
Step 1: Register
Login to the CGA website with your account (if you don’t have one, please create a new account), and click on the “register” option on this event page. This can be done right now, and you should immediately see your name listed below on the participants.
Step 2: Additional Information Form
Please fill out this google form for additional information: https://forms.gle/8e682WnanL88uR37A
Fees: The payments can be E-transfered to [email protected] （Please leave a message: Full Name）
Early Bird: $45/player (Before February 01 , 2023)
Regular: $60/player (After February 01 , 2023)
Rating Group Fees
Early Bird: $35/player (Before February 01 , 2023)
Regular: $50/player (After February 01 , 2023)
4. Certificates: All the certificates are issued by CGA (Canadian Go Association). If grading is successful, additional fees will be charged for certificate processing.
5. Open Group Schedule
|10:00 am - 12:00 pm||Round 1|
|12:00 pm - 12:50 pm||Lunch Break|
|1:00 pm - 3:00pm||Round 2|
|3:30 pm - 5:30 pm||Round 3|
|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm||Statistical Results & Rewards Ceremony|
|3:00 pm - 4:00 pm||Round 4|
|4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||Round 5|
|6:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
6. Tournament Rules:
5 rounds - Swiss MacMahon Method
AGA Rule, 19x19 board, Komi 7.5; 13x13 board, Komi 5.5.
Timing: 20 minutes main time + 3 periods of 30 seconds (A typical game will take about 30-45 minutes to complete).
Rating tournament system: http://info.go-canada.org/youth-rating-tournament/
7. Promotion table: http://info.go-canada.org/promotion-tables/
1D or above players will be collecting winning points in order to upgrade their level (the points will be calculated by CGA system)
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.
20K – 1K division will use 19x19 board to play.
30K-25K beginner level will use 13x13 board, win at least 1 games out of 5 will get a certificate of 25K.
If there are not enough players, the Tournament/ Exam Organizer will arrange the pairing manually and post it during the matches.
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/
8. Tournament Special Rules (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY)
1. The participant needs to pay the exam fee in full before the exam starts.
2. The participant should not quit the exam in the middle of the day. All players need to complete all 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.
3. All forms of AI and alternative help is strictly forbidden in this competition. Failure to do so will result in immediate termination of the tournament. The player is not welcomed to any of the We-Go tournaments in one year.
4. If you suspect a player is using AI or other alternative help, you can request the referees to conduct an inspection report of that round. $30 is needed for the inspection report. However, if the inspection indicates that the other player did use AI or other alternative help, we will fully refund as well as changing the result of the round. If the other player’s playing history is clear and valid, you will not receive the refund of the inspection report.
5. If there are any other emergency situations, please contact We-Go to let us know.
Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st ($500), 2nd ($200) & 3rd ($100) place
There will be special rewards for girls’ player.
Players in rating division who win all games a day will be rewarded
Name: Quan Sun
Email: [email protected]
|Guanyu Song||7d||Toronto||Jan 23, 2023|
|Qiyou Wu||7d||Toronto||Jan 18, 2023|
|Tianyi Chen||6d||Toronto||Jan 18, 2023|
|Hao Chen||6d||Toronto||Feb 14, 2023|
|James Sedgwick||5d||Toronto||Jan 18, 2023|
|CGA Admin||5d||Toronto||Feb 04, 2023|
|Ronnie Fan||4d||Charlottown||Jan 31, 2023|
|Crane Kuo||4d||2d||Waterloo||Jan 20, 2023|
|Lanzu Xia||4d||Markham||Feb 10, 2023|
|Xinyue Wang||4d||Toronto||Feb 14, 2023|
|Xiaotian Zhu||4d||Waterloo||Jan 31, 2023|
|Jeff Cui||4d||Toronto||Feb 04, 2023|
|Junyu Guo||3d||Toronto||Jan 30, 2023|
|Yiqun Du||3d||Waterloo||Feb 01, 2023|
|Yundi Duan||3d||Waterloo||Feb 13, 2023|
|LING FANG||2d||Markham||Jan 31, 2023|
|Yunshi Li||2d||Toronto||Jan 29, 2023|
|Ruiqi Wen||1d||1d||Stratford||Jan 30, 2023|
|Xinghao Yin||1d||2k||Calgary||Jan 30, 2023|
|Qiyou Wu||1d||Markham||Jan 30, 2023|
|Kevin Li||2k||Toronto||Jan 31, 2023|
|Max Reznitskii||2k||Kitchener||Jan 22, 2023|
|Jerry Yu||3k||2k||Newmarket||Jan 29, 2023|
|Colin Tong||6k||Toronto||Jan 25, 2023|
|Steve Kong||6k||2k||Markham||Jan 25, 2023|
|Clarck Perez||7k||Cambridge||Feb 03, 2023|
|Nathan Liu||8k||Oakville||Jan 27, 2023|
|Wenyong LUO||8k||5k||Waterloo||Jan 31, 2023|
|Jerry Chai||8k||7k||Markham||Jan 19, 2023|
|Tony Wu||9k||8k||Markham||Jan 26, 2023|
|Austin Li||10k||Baden||Jan 31, 2023|
|Astral Cai||13k||Toronto||Feb 06, 2023|
|Matthew Ye||16k||9k||North york||Feb 12, 2023|
|Jason Liu||20k||1k||Richmond hill||Jan 18, 2023|
|Samuel Yan||20k||15k||Charlottetown||Jan 31, 2023|
|Maryam Parvez||20k||15k||Toronto||Jan 25, 2023|
|Hanson Yuan||23k||10k||Charlottetown||Jan 30, 2023|
|Chelsea Wan||23k||11k||Toronto||Feb 06, 2023|
|Felix Fan||24k||18k||Newmarket||Feb 17, 2023|
|Jerry Zhu||25k||10k||Toronto||Jan 26, 2023|
|Benson Chen||25k||10k||Vaughan||Feb 01, 2023|
|Xiang Zheng||25k||17k||Newmarket||Feb 17, 2023|
|Angel Lee||25k||10k||Charlottetown||Feb 08, 2023|
|Jeremy Chen||25k||14k||Richmond hill||Jan 24, 2023|
|Michael Mi||25k||15k||Vaughan||Jan 20, 2023|
|William He||25k||15k||Markham||Jan 29, 2023|
|Dave Cheung||25k||18k||East gwillimbury||Jan 25, 2023|
|Oliver Yang||25k||Waterloo||Jan 24, 2023|
|Aiden Yang||25k||Waterloo||Jan 27, 2023|
|Zhouying Ye||25k||Toronto||Jan 31, 2023|
|Hannah Zhang||25k||Toronto||Feb 04, 2023|
|Zachary Tan||25k||Charlottetown||Feb 10, 2023|