It is our pleasure to invite you to join
EUROPEAN GRAND PRIX NIŠ OPEN GO TOURNAMENT 2019

„NEW GO HORIZONS 2019“

AN UNFORGETTABLE WEEKEND OF PLAYING GO,
GIFTS, PRIZES, FESTIVE PARTY AND OTHER SOCIAL EVENTS

2019, March 29th– April 1st

VENUE: City of Niš (Serbia), Hotel Vidikovac Niš


SCHEDULE:

Friday, March 29th

15:00 Niš Open 2019 Registration opens
19:00 GoSMART – THE FUTURE OF GO TOURNAMENTS
Presentation of innovative tournament system designed to optimize organisation (Demonstration of smart go clock prototype).
20:00 Welcome Party

Saturday, March 30th

10:00 Registration closes
10:30 Opening ceremony
11:00 First round (1)
15:00 Second round (2)
18:00 Third round (3)
21:00 Niš Open 2019 Festive Dinner – NEW LOCATION!!!

Sunday, March 31th

10:00 Fourth round (4)
14:00 Fifth round (5)
17:00 Awarding and Closing Ceremony

Monday, April 1st

09:00 – 14:00 City sightseeing and free time, go playing in hotel lounge, possibility of organizing a lunch for groups and individuals


TOURNAMENT REGULATIONS:

SYSTEM: MacMahon 5 rounds, Japanese rules (6.5 komi)

TIME: 60 minutes + 3*30 sec (or 10/25) byoyomi

REGISTRATION FEE: 10E for early registrations until 1st March, and 15E after that until the beginning of tournament. Free for Youth under 18 years.


PRIZES:

We are preparing prizes for the first five places, the best kyu player, the best youth player (U20, U16 and U12) and the best women’s player. We will reward all players with 5 points.

The tournament prizes for TOP 5 players are:

  • The first (1) place: 400€
  • The second (2) place: 250€
  • The third (3) place: 200€
  • The fourth (4) place: 150€
  • The fifth (5) place: 100€

+ Other tournament prizes & The tournament prizes for the best YOUTH players in all three categories U20, U16 and U12.

NOTE: Prizes are not cumulative!


ACCOMMODATION:

For more info regarding the accommodation, please check this page.


CONTACT:

For any further assistance with the registration for the tournament, accommodation or transportation, do not hesitate to contact us.