JANUARY 18-19 / 8AM-8PM EST

2020

MIDWEST

OPEN

REGIONAL TOURNAMENT WITH
OHIO, TENNESSEE, KENTUCKY, & WEST VIRGINIA

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

0 DAYS TO THE EVENT
Gather and play Go with new friends from Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and more!

WHEN /

JANUARY 18,

8AM - 8PM

JANUARY 19,

8AM - 6PM

WHERE /

Meekers Venue,
385 E WILLIAM ST,

DELAWARE, OH

(JUST NORTH OF COLUMBUS)

ABOUT THE EVENT /

The Midwest Open is the largest annual Go tournament in the Midwestern United States! As host of the Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia State Go Championships, the Midwest Open brings together players of all skill levels from around the region. Come to compete, play, and make friends while enjoying the community around your favorite board game, Go!

 

Hosted by the Columbus Go Club in partnership with the Ohio Go Association and the Tennessee Go Organizers. Sponsored by BadukClub.

DETAILS /

OPEN DIVISION

  • Traditional bracket style tournament

  • Winner gets Championship Title

  • For players ~3 Dan and up

  • 4-5 rounds

  • No handicap

  • 60 min + 5x45 sec

  • 16-32 players

MAIN DIVISION

  • "Chicago Style" pairing software (self-pair)

  • Unique system reduces wait between games

  • For players 25 kyu - 3 Dan

  • 6+ rounds

  • Handicap

  • 45 min + 5x30 sec

  • 100+ players

MORE DETAILS

  • AGA-rated games available, AGA membership not required.

  • Epic trophies and medals

  • Personalized name badges if you register before January 4th

  • Reviews with a professional Korean 8-Dan, along with strong amature Dan teachers

  • Live musical performances by Ohio local Hal Walker (click for video) and others

  • Live streaming and commentary of the event

  • Special Guests!

  • Youth & student discounts (50% off)

  • Local housing available

  • Terrific nearby food options in quaint downtown Delaware

  • Best tournament ever?

 

SCHEDULE /

*All info subject to change

SATURDAY

8 - 9:20 AM | ON-SITE REGISTRATION

9:30 - 10 AM | OPENING CEREMONY

10:30 AM - 6 PM | TOURNAMENT PLAY

6 - 8 PM | CASUAL PLAY (&MOVIE?)

SUNDAY

8-8:50 AM | ON-SITE REGISTRATION

9 AM - 4:30 PM | TOURNAMENT PLAY RESUMES

5 PM | AWARDS AND CLOSING CEREMONY

OPEN PLAYERS

SATURDAY

10:30 AM | ROUND 1
1 PM | LUNCH

2 PM | ROUND 2

4:30 PM | ROUND 3

SUNDAY

9 AM | ROUND 4

12 PM | LUNCH

1 PM | ROUND 5

MINI-GAMES

TBD

 

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