5th T Mark Hall Rapid Play – 9th December
T Mark Hall died on 9th December 2013 and left his estate in trust to create a Go centre in London, and here we are. Thanks to him. He was very keen on rapid play Go and every year we host the T Mark Hall Rapid Play tournament in his memory.
This is a five round tournament and is rated EGF Class C.
First prize is £50.
You can find out how to get to the tournament here.
There is no accommodation on site. However we do have a list of hotels and other accommodation many of which are within a 15 minute walk.
|Saturday 9th||09.45- 10.15||Formal Registration
|17:30 (ish)||Prize Giving
|Full||Student||Junior (under 18)|
|Early Bird (applications before 20th November)||£15||£10||£5|
||£5 if you are not a member of your national Go Association. (You can join BGA online). This non-member surcharge is waived if this is your first Go tournament within Europe.|
Please pay in advance as detailed here . It helps with the smooth running of the tournmament. If you cannot attend then if we can re-use your place you will get a full refund as soon as your place is taken.
In the unlikely event that we cancel the tournament all fees will be refunded within 48hrs of the announcement.
Formal registration takes place at 9.30am on the day if you have not paid in advance.
You can pre-register now to join the registration queue. Just send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org titled “5th T Mark Hall” with your grade, club, country and EGD PIN (if you have one, find your PIN).
You will pay the entry fee associated with your date of pre-registration whenever you pay.
REGISTERED AND PRE-REGISTERED PLAYERS
The tournament limit is 32 players.
Registered players have paid in advance and are guaranteed a place.
Pre-registered players are in a queue by date of pre-registration.
As soon as you choose to pay you are moved to the registered players list. Once the number of registered players reaches the tournament limit the pre-registered players list becomes a waiting list.
If you cannot see your name or would prefer us not to publish it please contact us and ask for the entry list to be updated.
The tournament is conducted according to adapted EGF rules and your participation implies knowledge and acceptance of these rules. A reference copy will be available during the tournament.
|Handicap (if required)||McMahon difference – 1|
|Analogue Timing||30 minutes sudden death|
INITIAL McMAHON SCORE
Your initial McMahon score (MMS) determines who you will play in the first round. Your 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. 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.
Prizes will be awarded as follows:
|1st below the bar||£10|
|Best single digit kyu*||£10|
|Best double digit kyu*||£10|
*providing no other prize was awarded
Tournament Certificates will be awarded to anyone with four wins or more