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Belfast Open 2014

Posted by Tiberiu Gociu on May 10th, 2014

The Belfast Open tournament will take place at Belfast Boat Club in the Stranmillis area of Belfast on the 30th and 31st of August. Belfast Boat club is close to the city centre and thus relatively easy to find. There is ample free car parking space beside the venue.

The event will be played in the Main Function Room (downstairs) of Belfast Boat Club. (You can ask at reception if you get lost) The Belfast Open is an EGF Class B tournament, and will count toward both Irish Korea Points and the British Stacey points. This year we will have 5 rounds.

Rules

Japanese Rules, 6.5 komi
50 minutes maintime, 30 seconds 3 times overtime
McMahon tournament, Handicaps ?MMS-1, SOS only tiebreaker, no cheating.

Schedule
Saturday 30th August
– Registration: 9:30 to 10:30
– Round 1: 11:00 to 13:15
– Round 2: 14:00 to 16:15

Sunday 31st August
– Round 3: 9:00 to 11:00
– Round 4: 11:30 to 13:30
– Round 5: 14:30 to 16:30
– Prizegiving after 16:30

There is some possibility of making the rounds on Saturday longer and those on Sunday shorter

Entry Fees:
Please pre-register for the event before 27th August to avoid the penalty fee
Normal: 12 pounds (Concession: 8 pounds)
One Day Only: 7 pounds (Concession: 5 pounds)
Concessions (Unemployed, Students, OAPs)
Penalties (Not a member of any National Go Organisation OR Late registration) 2 pounds

To enter email James (james8hut [at] hotmailDOTcom) or Tibi (tiberiuDOTgociu [at] gmailDOTcom)

If you want to find a place to stay let us know and we can try to find some suggestions for you.
See you all there.