European Grand Prix C-Bonus Points Tournament 2019

Date and Location:

09.03.2019-10.03.2019

Germany, Jena,  Ernst-Abbe-Platz (University)
Schedule
Friday:
individual arrival possible

Saturday:
~10:00 Registration starts
11:30 Uhr: Registration closes (pre-registered players need to show up as well)
11:45: Opening Ceremony
12:00: 1st round
15:30: 2nd round
18:30: 3rd round

Sunday:
09:15: Breakfast
10:00: 4th round
13:00: 5th round
Prizegiving: after 5th round finished
(~ 16:00 Uhr)

We have limited private sleeping accommodation available (local go player homes). First come first serve.

Prizes:

At this time we commit to give at least these prizes. We are looking for sponsors to further increase the prize money.

  1. 500 € + trophy
  2. 250 € + trophy
  3. 150 € + trophy
  • additional prizes for all players who finish 4:1 and 5:0.
  • best female player
  • best under 18
  • best newcomer
  • best student
  • longest distance

Tournament System:

JIGS System:

McMahon tournament in which the first 16 players (in first round, and 8 players in second round, …) are force-paired as in a knockout tournament. (Players who lose a game in the knockout part will continue to play in the McMahon tournament with all other players.)

The best four players are seeded according to rating, the remaining 12 players will be grouped by lottery just before the first round starts.

The first four places are decided after 4 rounds. All other places are decided by McMahon ScoreX.

Komi for all games is 6.5 Points

Thinking Time:

60 min + 3x 20 sec Byōyomi (all games will be played with digital clocks)

 

This tournament is an EGF Class A tournament.

This tournament is an European Grand Prix Level C tournament.

Entry Fee

30€ registration fee
-10€ member of DGoB Landesverband (or national go association)
-5€ registration until 14.2.
-5€ reduction (students…)
free entry for lower than 20k
free entry for younger than 10 years