Scottish Open Go Tournament

27th – 28st May 2017

Venue

Skyscanner Office

Skyscanner
Quartermile One
15 Lauriston Pl
Edinburgh
EH3 9EN

Format

The tournament will consist of 6 rounds played over two days. It will be run on the McMahon system. Komi will be set at 7.5 and the BGA rules will be adopted. There will be 60 minutes of main playing time then an 'accelerated' byo-yomi - 10 stones in 5 mins, increasing to 20/5, 30/5 etc. This will be a Class A event. Single-day players are also welcome.

In addition there will be an informal get together/lightning event on the Friday evening for those already in town at
"Noughts and Coffees" Games Cafe (on Morrison Street) at 7:30pm.

Schedule

Saturday
Registration 10:00
Round 1 10:30
Round 2 13:30
Round 3 16:15
Sunday
Round 4 10:00
Round 5 13:00
Round 6 15:45
Prizegiving 18:15

Directions

The Skyscanner Office is a 15 minute walk from Waverley station. Follow the instructions in the link above. There are two entrances to the building - one in front and one in the back. Front Entrance is the preferred entrance.

Fees (per tournament)

Fee Concessions
BGA members £6 £5
Non-BGA £9 £7

Food/drink

Please indicate if you'd be interested in Catered Lunch. Cost £6.

Contact

Further information and enquiries can be directed to Boris Mitrovic (boris.mitrovic at gmail.com).

Accommodation

Skyscanner gives hotels for less than £20 per person per night.
Also accommodation / floor space with local players likely to be available.

Parking

Edinburgh Park & Ride seems good. Newcraighall cost is 50p for 24hrs. Buses to the venue every 20 mins (ish) and 30 mins journey.

Entry

Email the following information to boris.mitrovic at gmail.com with subject line "Scottish Open 2017".

  • Name
  • Grade
  • Club (if one)
  • BGA Member?
  • Overseas player?
  • Unwaged Concession?
  • Play on Saturday?
  • Play on Sunday?
  • Interested in catered lunch?
  • Phone number (optional)
  • Other info (optional)


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