Pair Go Tournaments

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There are multiple Pair Go tournaments held around the world. Here is a listing of some with links and brief descriptions.

World

Pair Go World Cup

Japan

13th Pair Go Ricoh Cup (2006-2007)
Ricoh Cup [ext] web site

16 pairs of some of the best male and female players in Japan compete through 5 rounds for a 5,000,000 yen winners prize. Notable features include: 1) Random initial pairing of male and female players 2) Playoffs held on 9x9 boards to determine quarter-finalists 3) Very short time limits: 30 seconds per move plus 10 1-minute byo-yomi periods

17th Amateur Pair Go Araki Cup (2006)
Araki Cup [ext] web site

Held in Japan with pairs from across the globe. This tournament is now better known as the International Amateur Pair Go Championship.

International Student Amateur Pair Go Championship
Introduced in 2014 this tournament is for university students who are amateurs.

USA

Te wo Tsunaide
Te wo Tsunaide [ext] web site

Held annually in Denver, Colorado, since 2005. First specifically Pair Go tournament in the United States, outside of the US Go Congress. Notable features include: 1) Strong youth participation. 2) Additional prizes awarded for "Most In-Sync Pair", “Out-Standing Youth Pair”, and other categories.

US Go Congress
US Go Congress [ext] web site

Held annually at various locations in the United States. As part of the general Congress, a 2 round Pair Go tournament is held. Notable features include: 1) 60 pairs participated in the Congress’ 2006 Pair Go tournament.

France

France has a national Pair Go Championship

Germany

German Pair Go Championship

5 round Swiss event. To qualify as a team, 1 player must be 1 dan or better and the other 5 kyu or better.

United Kingdom

3 round Swiss event. Top 8 rated pairs play. The BGA website has detailed information on [ext] this page.


Pair Go Tournaments last edited by OscarBear on December 5, 2016 - 10:14
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