Nordic Championships 2016 (25/3-27/3)

Submitted by admin on Sat, 01/23/2016 - 20:58

Stockholm Go club invites you to participate in this years Nordic Go Championships which will be held during the 25th and 27th of March 2016. We welcome players of all ages, strengths and nationalities. 

The tournament will be reported as a EGF-A tournament. Prizes are awarded to first, second and third place as well as the kyu player with the most wins. (depends on the number of participants). This tournament is organized in cooperation with Studiefrämjandet.


Staffan Bäcklund (+46 70 4935571)
For further information or if you have questions (e.g. need help finding somewhere to stay), please contact Staffan Bäcklund (or call +46 70 4935571).


All rounds of the tournament will be played at Brygghuset, Norrtullsgatan 12N, subway station Odenplan (green subway line) in Stockholm. Map


The tournament will be a 6 round MacMahon tournament with Japanese rules. Each player will have 75 minutes main time and 3x60 seconds byoyomi. Komi is set at 6.5 for white. We will use the EGF tournament rules with the exception that players not in the top group may skip rounds if they notify us in good time before the round starts.


Friday (25/3)  
10:00 - 10:45 Registration
11:00  Round 1
16:00 Round 2
After round 2 Short Lecture
Saturday (26/3)  
10:00 Round 3
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Round 4
After round 4 Lecture / Game Review
Sunday (27/3)  
9:00 Round 5
13:00 Lunch
13:30 Round 6
After round 6 Prize ceremony

Tournament Fee

Regular fee: 300 SEK
Junior (18 or youger) or 20k-30k: 100 SEK
First tournament: 0 SEK


Registered Players 


There are several hotels close by, we suggest google. Contact Staffan Bäcklund (or call 0704935571) if you would like help arragning accommodation at a local go-player's home.