CZECH OPEN 2017 - 16th International Go Tournament

15th-16th July 2017

Special note! There will be final three rounds of the 4th European Pro-Qualification tournament 2017 in Pardubice, just before Moyo Open tournament, from Thursday, 13th of July till Friday, 14th of July. Pro award ceremony and a social evening are planned for Friday evening. 

Organizer: AVE-KONTAKT s.r.o. in cooperation with PromoGo o.s. and Czech Go Association

Festival director: Jana Hricova

Tournament system: McMahon system, equal games, 6 rounds, 60 min. basic time and byoyomi 15 moves/5 min. or 1 move per 30 sec. according to the type of clock. Participation without age and performance limitations is possible. Unclassified players will obtain the rate of 20 kyu.

Criteria used for final ranking: McMahon score, SOS, SOSOS

Best 5 players:

1st place: 8 000 CZK
2nd place: 5 500 CZK
3rd place: 4 000 CZK
4th place: 2 500 CZK
5th place: 1 500 CZK

Additional prizes for best 5 players with EGF member countries passport:

1st place: 7 000 CZK
2nd place: 4 500 CZK
3rd place: 3 500 CZK
4th place: 2 500 CZK
5th place: 1 000 CZK

Prizes for 5 points achieved (except for the first 5 players in either of the final rankings above) - 600 CZK.

Prizes for 4 points achieved (except for the first 5 players in either of the final rankings above) - 400 CZK.

Financial prizes can be paid either in CZK or in EUR.

Material prizes for best woman, best player up to 18, 15, 12 and 10 years of age if they achieve at least 3 points

Starting fee (in EUR):

rating >= 2550 0 + free accommodation at the dormitory
rating 2350 - 2549 0  
rating 2050 - 2349 12  
the others 17  

Discounts on starting fee for players registered by 15th June 2017 at the following amount of:
- youngsters up to 18 years of age and players over 65 years 50%
- other players 25%

Time schedule:

Saturday 16th July 08:30 – 09:30 registration
  10:00 1st round
  14:00 2nd round
  17:00 3rd round
Sunday 17th July 09:00 4th round
  13:00 5th round
  16:00 prize giving ceremony

Side program:

Saturday 15th July 11:00 screening of the movie “the Surrounding game”
  13:15 workshop with authors of the movie “the Surrounding game"
  14:30 screening of the movie “the Surrounding game”
  20:00 social evening at the swimming pool

Place of registration, accommodation, secretariat and playing halls: 
Tipsport arena, Sukova trida 1735, Pardubice, connection from the railway station by trolleybus No. 3 and by bus No. 10, 16 and 17 (4th stop)