US Open

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The US Open is a tournament played at the annual US Go Congress. Being an "Open" tournament, it is open to both amateurs and professional players alike. The tournament is a six-round, Swiss-McMahon Tournament, one round per day (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday). The player with the highest score will be declared the new US Open Champion. AGA rules apply, 7.5 komi. Players up to 3 Dan in strength receive 90 minutes of initial playing time, with 5 30-sec overtime periods. 4 Dans and stronger receive 120 min initial time, and 5 30-sec overtime periods.

The US Open is the largest tournament in the United States, typically drawing over 300 competitors.

Tournament Champions

 2012: Zi Yang Hu
 2011: Yongfei Ge
 2010: Kim Myungwan
 2009: Kim Myungwan
 2008: Kim Myungwan
 2007: Yongfei Ge
 2006: Andy Liu
 2005: Lin Xuefen
 2004: Jie Li
 2003: Jie Li
 2002: Jie Li
 2001: Yongfei Ge
 2000: Ted Ning?
 1999: Danning Jiang?
 1998: Jie Li
 1997: Thomas Hsiang
 1996: Danning Jiang?
 1995: Danning Jiang?
 1994: Keun-Young Lee?
 1993: John Lee
 1992: Woo Jin Kim?
 1991: Si Yeon Li?
 1990: Jung Ho Lim?

Further records available at [ext] http://www.usgo.org/us-championship


US Open last edited by 69.68.182.121 on September 10, 2012 - 15:09
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