Director: Yingzhi Chen
Location: OGS Go Platform
Registration Closes: Saturday, December 26, 2020
The 7th Ottawa Cup Go Championship – Online 2020
The Ottawa Cup Go Championship, organized by OACCUA, is held annually. This year the tournament will take place online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The tournament will be a one-day event on Sunday, December 27, 2020 on the OGS Go platform. The Cup is open to amateur Go players of all levels from all regions of Canada.
1. Date: Sunday, December 27, 2020
2. Location: OGS Go Platform. (https://online-go.com/register)
· Regular Registration: $10. (Regular registration ends on December 20th.)
· Late registration: $15. (Late registration ends on December 26th at 10:00pm ET.)
Step 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 in additional information at our website. https://sites.google.com/view/ottawacupgo/register
Step 3: Payment
. Please pay the registration fee with the methods below.
· E-transfer the registration fee in CAD to: [email protected]
· Wechat pay: add Wechat ID Yingzhi_Chen and send a money transfer in RMB (currency rate is 5.3 for all times)
· Please contact: [email protected] if the above payment methods do not work for you.
1. Registration is completed only after you have paid the registration fee.
2. This tournament will fit for 48 players. The first 48 players that registered and paid the fee will be accepted for the tournament.
3. If you registered but for some reason are not able to attend the event, please notify us before December 26th.
Games will be played on OGS (http://online-go.com/register/). OGS is a free online Go platform that is accessible to everyone. Please register your user ID before registration.
There will be 6 groups based on the levels of the players. Each group has 8 players. The grouping is based on the player level. Top group is composed the eight players of the highest level (e.g. 6D and up and the strongest 5Ds); and second group is formed by the next level of eight players (5D and some strong 4D players); the third group will have eight 4D players; and the forth group contains some 4D players and some 3D players, and so on.
For the lowest level group handicap games may be arranged so that everyone will enjoy the event.
These will be funded from the collected fees. The top group winner will hoist the Ottawa Cup and receive $200 cash prize. Also the name of the winner will be engraved into the Cup.
The top group runner-up will receive $100 cash prize, and the third place will have $50 cash prize.
The group winner of each of the other groups will receive a Reward Certificate and a cash prize of $30. The 2nd and 3rd position of each groups will receive a Reward Certificate.
7. Rules and Regulations
This is a one-day 3-game tournament.
We use the Swiss pairing rules. Tie breaking system is SOS and SOSOS.
AGA rules, 7.5 points komi.
Time setting: each player has 45 minutes of main time. Byo-yomi: 5 x 10 seconds.
All players are expected to avoid any assistance in their play. AI obviously, but also books, help from friends/family. We expect to use cameras in the top group (technical details TBD). Game records for all players will be available to the tournament director and subject to review as needed.
8. Tournament Schedule
Date: Sunday, December 27, 2020
Round 1: Start - 9:30am (ET)
Round 2: Start - 1:00pm (ET)
Round 3: Start – 4:00pm (ET)
Register this event now at: https://sites.google.com/view/ottawacupgo/register
|Guanyu Song||6d||Toronto||Oct 17, 2020|
|Rémi Campagnie||6d||Montréal||Nov 13, 2020|
|Huaijin Hu||5d||Barrie||Nov 22, 2020|
|HJ (Hejun) Cai||5d||Scarborough||Nov 03, 2020|
|Henry Chen||4d||Ottawa||Oct 17, 2020|
|David Mu||3d||Calgary||Nov 04, 2020|
|Ron Mackenzie||1d||Ottawa||Nov 08, 2020|
|Kevin Li||1k||Toronto||Oct 18, 2020|
|Christopher Boucher||2k||Kingston||Dec 10, 2020|
|Jiawei Tang||2k||1d||Kanata||Nov 08, 2020|
|Matt Mennie||4k||Ottawa||Oct 17, 2020|
|Jessie Zhu||13k||Richmond||Dec 17, 2020|
|Robbie Cai||25k||Stratford||Nov 12, 2020|