Santa Monica Coffee Cup


Santa Monica Coffee Cup

The Santa Monica Coffee Cup is an annual, AGA-rated tournament held in Santa Monica, California, at the [ext] UnUrban Coffeehouse on Pico Blvd. The tournament's name is a reference to the particular venue, which is a fun and artsy coffee house where the [ext] Santa Monica Go Club has been meeting for many years. First place winners are awarded a cup.

The tournament is three rounds, either knock-out or round-robin depending on how the groups play out, but with all players playing all three rounds. Standard Japanese rules and counting.


The 3rd Annual Santa Monica Coffee Cup will be held Saturday, June 13, 2009 at the UnUrban? Coffeehouse, 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, California. Check-in is from 9 a.m. and the rounds are at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Prizes this year, aside the the famed "Cup" include a pro lesson, Go books, subscriptions to Go4Go and Dark Roast coffee.

Please contact Andrew Okun at to register.


The 2008 Santa Monica Coffee Cup was held on June 14, 2008, at the [ext] UnUrban Coffeehouse Coffeehouse.


The [ext] First Annual Santa Monica Coffee Cup, organized by aokun, was held on June 16, 2007.


Espresso Division, eight players 4D-6D

Calvin Sun 6D, 1st place Stefan Kaitschick 5D, 2nd place Tony Emsenhuber 5D, 3rd place Wenhua Tang 6D, 4th place

Java Division, four players, 1D-3D

Jonathan Brown 2D, 1st place Yuliang Du 4D, 2nd place

Mocha Division, four players 1k-5k

Andrew Okun 2k, 1st place Jeff McLellan? 5k, 2nd place

Latte Division, four players, 8k-19k

Terry McIntyre? 8k, 1st place Larry Gross 17k, 2nd place

Santa Monica Coffee Cup last edited by on June 7, 2009 - 01:30
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