The 2nd Ottawa Youth Go Tournament – Online 2020

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Director: Yingzhi Chen
Location: OGS Go Platform
Registration Closes: Saturday, November 21, 2020

The 2nd Ottawa Youth Go Tournament – Online 2020

On Sunday, November 22, 2020, Ottawa Go School and Ottawa Association of Chinese Canadian University Alumni (OACCUA) will jointly host the 2nd Ottawa Youth Go Tournament – Online 2020.

This is an annual event. This year the tournament will take place online due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The tournament will be a one-day event on Sunday, November 22, 2020 on the KGS Go platform. It is open for any Go players under 18 years old in Canada. The players who have successfully completed the competition with good grading will receive an official Go Ranks Certificate issued by Canadian Go Association (CGA).

1. Date: Sunday, November 22, 2020, 9:30am – 5:00pm

2. Location:
Games will be played on OGS( OGS is a free, online platform that is accessible to everyone. 

3. Cost:
Regular Registration: $10. (Regular registration ends on November 15th.)
Late registration: $15. (Late registration ends on November 21st at 10:00pm ET.)

4. Registration:
Setp 1: Registration
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
Please fill out the form on our website for additional information.

Step 3: Payment
1) E-transfer the $10 fee in CAD to: [email protected]. Please clearly mark the player’s name.
2) Wechat pay: add Wechat ID Yingzhi_Chen and send a money transfer in RMB (currency rate is 5.3 for all times).
3) Registration is completed only after you have paid the registration fee.

If you have any questions regarding registration, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

4. Certificates:
All successful players can obtain an official Go Ranks Certificate.  All the certificates are issued by the Canadian Go Association (CGA). Note an additional fee of $10 will be charged for the CGA for certificate processing.

5. Tournament Schedule

9:30 am – 10:30 amRound 1
11:00 am – 12:00 pmRound 2
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmLunch Break
1:00 pm – 2:00 pmRound 3
2:30 pm – 3:30 pmRound 4
4:00pm – 5:00pmRound 5

6. Rules:
This is a one-day 5-round tournament.
Swiss pairing rules. SOS tie breaking system.
AGA rules, 7.5 points komi.
Time setting: Each player has strict 30 minutes main time for the game, no byo-yomi.

Register now at:

12 Players Registered

Registered Players

Name Rank Certificate City Date Registered
Huaijin Hu 5d Barrie Nov 03, 2020
Minhao Shen 3d Vancouver Nov 14, 2020
Michael Xu 1d 1d Springwater Nov 08, 2020
Jiawei Tang 2k 1d Kanata Nov 18, 2020
Peng YI Lee 2k Vancouver Oct 24, 2020
Christopher Xu 8k 8k Springwater Nov 08, 2020
Yuxuan He 15k 10k Ottawa Nov 01, 2020
Timothy Xu 17k 14k Springwater Nov 08, 2020
Derek Xu 20k 15k Charlottetown Nov 03, 2020
Jason Liu 20k 1k Richmond hill Oct 21, 2020
Edward Zhu 24k 15k Charlottetown Nov 08, 2020
Hanson Yuan 24k 15k Charlottetown Oct 25, 2020

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