Korean Ambassador's Cup 2009#

10.-11.1.2009 Helsinki#

The second Korean Ambassador’s Cup in Finland will be played 10.-11.1.2009. The first prize is a place in the 4th Korean Prime Minister Cup in South Korea autumn 2009 including the travel accommodation, tournament and associate events. The Finnish Go Association organises the tournament in co-operation with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, the Korean Amateur Baduk Association and the Helsinki University Go Club.

In the open tournament four rounds are played on Saturday and three on Sunday with McMahon system. After four rounds the eight best Finnish players play a knock-out on Sunday to resolve the prize winner. The other players will continue in the McMahon tournament. The members of the Finnish Go association and foreign players staying in Finland are allowed to participate in the tournament.


The New Student House, Mannerheim hall, Mannerheimintie 5 A, Helsinki

Tournament fees#

  • Dan-players 25 €
  • Kyu-players, adults 20 €
  • Kyu-players, juniors 15 €


Saturday 10.1.#

  • 9.30 -10.30 registration
  • 10.45 opening ceremony
  • 11.00 1st round
  • 12.50 2nd round
  • lunch
  • 15.40 3rd round
  • 17.30 4th round

Sunday 11.1.#

  • 10.00 5th round, quarter finals
  • lunch
  • 12.50 6th round, semi finals
  • 15.00 7th round, final
  • 17.00 prize giving

Playing time 30 minutes + byoyomi 3x20seconds (similar to Korean Prime Minister Cup)

Komi 6,5 points, Japanese 1989 rules, EGF tournament rules

Registration #

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