Mind Sports 2007 Go Tournament#

8.-9. September 2007

Oulun Goonpellaajat will organize an open go tournament as a part of the 13th INTERNATIONAL OULU EVENT's Mind Sports Festival Oulu 2007. The tournament is open to the audience. For those interested in learning the basics of the game, some of the players are willing to instruct them in between the tournament games.

Mind Sports Festival will be held in the center of Oulu, in Oulun Lyseon lukio.

Map of Oulu

Registration and Accommodation

Älypelit suomeksi

Entry fees#

  • Entry fee 5€ is to be paid during registration on Saturday. Please prepare the exact amount of cash if possible.


  • As prize money to be awarded to the winners, the City of Oulu has traditionally donated 555€. This has been divided in the following manner:
    • I 200€
    • II 125€
    • III 75€
    • IV 50€
    • The remaining 105€ has been divided amongst individuals who played especially well, keeping in mind that any single player may receive only one award.
  • The Mind Sports go tournament is also part of the Finnish SGP series, so SGP points and GP prizes (two books) will be handed out to the players who have gathered the most GP points.
  • Additionally, one to two of the best players from Oulu will receive places in the Oulu Championship 2007 finals (assuming they do not have one already).


  • Game rules: Japanese rules -89
  • System: MacMahon, even games
  • Komi: 6.5 for white
  • Playing time: Probably 40 minutes and 25 stones in 5 minutes Canadian byo-yomi (EGF B class)
  • Rounds: 5 rounds
  • Tie breakers: MMS and SOS

Preliminary tournament schedule#

Saturday 8.9.

  • 10.30 Registration begins
  • 11.30 Registration closes
  • 12.00 1st round
  • 14.00 Lunch
  • 15.30 2nd round
  • 18.00 3rd round
  • ~20.00 Game evening and sauna

Sunday 9.9.

  • 10.30 Doors open
  • 11.00 4th round
  • 13.00 Lunch
  • 14.30 5th round
  • ~16.30 Closing ceremony and handing out awards


  • On Saturday tournament continues with additional games and sauna in Toivoniementie 1 club room. More information during Saturday.


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