2023 Halifax Go Open

Sunday, May 21, 2023 - Monday, May 22, 2023

Director: Zheng Qi
Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS
Registration Closes: Saturday, May 20, 2023

2023 Halifax Go Open Tournament

Sunday/Monday, May 21-22, 2023

Location: Halifax


Welcome to the 2023 Halifax Go Open! We will be hosting a Live Go Open Tournament in Halifax for Go lovers of all ages. Hope you can come to the beautiful city of Halifax and experience the fun of Go!

This tournament is a two-day tournament. There are three games per day, a total of six games. The basic time for each player is 1 hour, and byo-yomi (according to the rules of the Canadian Go Association). The organizing committee will divide the players into four groups: A, B, C, and D (youth) according to their Rank and Age. 


Registration and Payment:


1. Click the register button on this page to complete registration.

2. Payment:

E-transfer: [email protected] Please indicate the player's full name


3. Fee:

Early Bird: $45/player (Before May 15, 2023)

Regular: $60/player (After May 15, 2023)

                  Note: Player under 16 years old enjoy discount $10



Tournament Format:


- 2-Days

- 6-game tournament 

- 3 games per day


              Sunday, May 21


              9:30 am    Registrition

              10:00 am Round1

                                           1:00 pm   Round2 

                                           3:30 pm   Round3


                             Monday, May 22


              10:00 am Round4

                                           1:00 pm   Round5 

                                           3:30 pm   Round6




$700 will be distributed to the winners!The top three in each group will be awarded medals, and the top two will receive bonuses. All players will receive a certificate for participation.




 Tournament Rules:


Ø  MacMahon Method;

Ø  AGA Rule, 19x19 board, Komi 7.5;

Ø  60 minutes main time, byo-yomi of 10 minutes for 25 stones.

Ø  The referee team has the final authority.



Contact:      1-902 549 0981                 E-mail: [email protected]




38 Players Registered

Registered Players

Name Rank Certificate City Date Registered
Ligeng Tian 6d Halifax May 01, 2023
James Sedgwick 5d Toronto Mar 16, 2023
Zheng Qi 5d Halifax Mar 18, 2023
Zhengjie Ni 5d Halifax Apr 22, 2023
Yuanhao Zhao 5d Antigonish May 10, 2023
Xiangyuan Meng 1d 8k Halifax Apr 21, 2023
Ruiqi Wen 1d 1d Stratford Apr 19, 2023
David Wolfe 1k Halifax Apr 18, 2023
Xudong Zhu 1k Halifax Apr 18, 2023
Ethan Saunders 2k Rothesay May 15, 2023
Qingwen Tang 3k Halifax Apr 22, 2023
Shane Hansen 4k Halifax May 12, 2023
John Huang 6k Halifax May 04, 2023
YiYang Li 6k 4k Halifax Mar 18, 2023
Yuk Long Lau 6k Halifax Apr 24, 2023
Veronika Keras 7k Toronto May 11, 2023
Aaron Hourie 10k Halifax May 15, 2023
Leyang Liu 10k 7k Fredericton Apr 18, 2023
Leonard Zhang 10k Sydney Apr 24, 2023
Bingshu Zhao 12k 5k Antigonish Mar 12, 2023
Siyuan Wei 14k 9k Halifax Apr 19, 2023
Naisi Zhen 15k Halifax Apr 20, 2023
Tianqi Jia 15k 7k Halifax Apr 23, 2023
Bruce Zhang 15k Sydney Apr 24, 2023
Louis Qi 16k Halifax May 07, 2023
Qingpu Li 20k Bedford May 15, 2023
Zhihao Dong 21k 20k Halifax May 03, 2023
William Zhen 23k 7k Halifax Apr 20, 2023
Tianyun Zhou 24k 21k Halifax May 15, 2023
Conan Yang 24k 13k Halifax Apr 20, 2023
Amy Qi 25k 19k Halifax Mar 18, 2023
Kaishan Zhu 25k 11k Halifax May 09, 2023
Leon Xun Hu 25k 10k Bedford May 05, 2023
Ziyuan Liu 25k 23k Bedford May 02, 2023
BINGSHENG PENG 25k 9k Halifax Mar 30, 2023
Sunny Peng 25k 25k Halifax Mar 30, 2023
Aimee Li 25k Halifax Apr 24, 2023
Sirui(Silas) Liu 25k Bedford May 15, 2023

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