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Central Iowa Go Tournament

Saturday, March 11, 2023 @ 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Calling all Go players – join us for the Central Iowa Go Tournament on Saturday, March 11th at the Urbandale Public Library.

The Iowa Go Society will be running the tournament in partnership with The Rook Room. All skill levels are welcome and there will be both a beginner’s tournament as well as a tournament for experienced players.

And if you don’t know how to play, join us for our How the Heck Do I: Play Go learning session the weekend before on March 4th. Learn more about that event here.

The tournament runs from 10:00 AM t 5:00 PM with check-in starting at 9:00 AM. Here’s a schedule for the event:

9:00 AM – Check-In
10:00 AM – Round 1
11:30 AM – Round 2
1:00 PM – Lunch
2:00 PM – Round 3
3:30 PM – Round 4
5:00 PM – Results and Prize Presentation

Main Tournament

Pre-registration and up-to-date AGA membership is required. The cost is $20 per entry. AGA rules will apply. Handicap: rating diff -2. 30+30(5) time controls. 4 rounds in total. Cash prizes for the tournament winners.

Register by clicking below, by sending an email to info@iowago.club, or by reaching out on the Iowa Go Society Discord.

Register Here

Beginner’s Tournament

The beginner’s tournament will be a self-pair 9×9 unranked tournament. Registration and play are open until 3:30 PM for this event. Walk-ins are welcome. Players will play at their own pace. Prizes will be awarded to top finishers including Go Magic premium memberships.

Games will be played to the first 10 captures, White starts with 2 captures, no passing, and players will play to completion or resignation.


Saturday, March 11, 2023
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Urbandale Public Library
3520 86th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322 United States
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The Rook Room
Iowa Go Society