After a nine-years hiatus the World Amateur Go Championship is returning to Tokyo.
The Gurunavi Cup – 39th World Amateur Go Championship will be decided in eight rounds played May 4-7 at the Nihon Ki-in. The field of 63 players will range in age from 14 to 63 and in official rank from 5 kyu to 7 dan. The full list of players can be viewed here.
The opening ceremony and reception party will be held in a banquet room of Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo on the evening of May 3. Side events and sightseeing programs will be arranged as well.
Starting May 4, Ranka online will provide full coverage of the championship.
|Gurunavi Cup – 39th WAGC: Schedule|
||9:30 ~ 11:00||IGF Board of Directors Meeting||The Nihon Ki-in – Tokyo|
|10:30 ~ 12:00||Goodwill Match|
|13:30 ~ 15:00||IGF Annual General Meeting|
|15:30 ~ 16:30||Orientation|
|16:30 ~ 17:00||Press Conference|
|18:00 ~ 20:00||Opening Ceremony Reception||Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo|
|Fri 4 ~ Sun 6
||9:30 ~ 12:30||Rounds (1,3,5)||The Nihon Ki-in – Tokyo|
|13:30 ~ 16:30||Rounds (2,4,6)|
||9:30 ~ 12:30||Round 7|
|13:30 ~ 16:30||Round 8|
|17:30 ~ 18:30||Closing Ceremony
|Tue 8||All Day||Sightseeing|