2015 Carolina Spring Go Tournament

- An American Go Association Rated Event, organized by:

·        Chinese American Friendship Association of North Carolina (CAFA),

·        Confucius Institute at NC State, and

·         Cary Go Club


The Carolina Spring Go Tournament, organized by the Chinese American Friendship Association of North Carolina (CAFA), Confucius Institute at NC State, and Cary Go Club, will be held on Sunday, April 19th, 2015. This is an annual American Go Association (AGA) rated tournament in its 12th year. This tournament is open to everyone. Players of all levels are welcome – we will group players into different sections based on their strength. Players will play four rounds of games against players within each section. Top players finish in each section will receive a prize and an award certificate. Young players - under 18 years of age could form a 3-person team to compete in both individual competitions and the team competitions. Parents could drop their kids at 9:00am and pick up them at the end of the tournament around 5:30pm. Lunch and drinks will be provided.


What: 2015 Carolina Spring Go Tournament - An AGA Rated Event

When: Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 9:00am--5:30pm

Where: NCSU Campus, Mann Hall, Room 323

Address2501 Stinson Dr., Raleigh, NC 27607


Format: 4 rounds, 30 minutes and five 30-second byo-yomi periods per player. One hour break for lunch after the second round.

Tournament Fee and AGA Membership Fee: The tournament will collect tournament entry fees in order to provide foods and drinks for each participant, and cash prizes for players who finish in the top two of each section.

Tournament Fee:

$20 for adults

$15 for youth (under 21 years old)


AGA Membership Fee - if you don't have an AGA membership, you may apply one online at the AGA website or on-site:

$30/year for adult

$10/year for youth

Prizes: There will be 5 or more sections. Each section will have at least one prize winner and the divisions with stronger players will have larger prizes. The exact prizes will depend on the tournament turn-out.

Lunch: We will provide pizzas, snacks and drinks on-site.

Registration: Seats are limited. An online registration is required to participate the tournament. Please register online below: