23rd Bar-Low Tournament

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/05/2020
9:30 am - 7:00 pm

Location
London Go Centre

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INTRODUCTION

This is a five round EGF Class C tournament for kyu graded players only. The MacMahon bar is set no higher than 3 kyu (so far it has always been 5 kyu or lower)

The tournament takes place on the second day of the 2nd Kyu Players Weekend and details of how to enter may be found there.

 

SCHEDULE

Sunday 3 10:00 Formal registration starts
11:00 Round 1
12:30 Round 2
14:15 Round 3
15:45 Round 4
17:15 Round 5
18:30 Prize Giving

INITIAL McMAHON SCORE

Your initial McMahon score (MMS) will be set from your GoR as published on the date of the tournament. If you do not have a GoR you might be required to provide other evidence of your strength. Your initial MMS determines who you will play in the first round. If you do not think your GoR is accurate (for example, you are a quickly improving kyu player who hasn’t played in any recent tournaments) please email us with your preferred strength.

TOURNAMENT RULES

The Bar Low is conducted according to British Go Association Rules, broadly as follows:

Playing time 25 minutes
Overtime sudden death
Komi 7½ points
Handicap McMahon difference – 1 (where required)