Prizes

Division 1

This is the premier division for players 5 dan and above.

All matches will be even games with 6.5 komi for white, the draw and player colours are determined by the draw.

Players will have 1 hour each plus 3 x 40 seconds byo yomi.

Prizes

1st – $2,000

2nd – $1,000

3rd – $650

4th – $400

5th – $300

6th – $200

Note – the highest placed Australian Go Association member in this divisions will be the 2017 AGA National Champion.

Division 2

This division is for players between 1 dan and 4 dan.

All matches will be even games with 6.5 komi, the draw and players colours are determined by the draw.

Players will have 1 hour each plus 3 x 40 seconds byo yomi.

Prizes

1st – $1,000

2nd – $750

3rd – $500

4th – $300

5th – $200

6th – $150

Division 3

This division is for kyu players.

All matches will be handicap game, players get half a point each for a drawn game.

Players will have 1 hour each plus 3 x 40 seconds byo yomi.

Prizes

1st – $750

2nd – $500

3rd – $400

4th – $250

5th – $200

6th – $100

Tournament referee

The Tournament Referee is An Younggil 8P – all issues related to the rules and disputes are decided by Mr An, his decision is final.