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June KGS+ Tournament, American/European daytime kyu division (Winner: Lodurr)

The June KGS Plus tournament is an elimination tournament. The time settings are 15 minutes plus 5 x 25s byo yomi, so the rounds are spaced 1 hour apart. In the american/european time, in addition to the open division, there is a kyu division. All games are even games. Three rounds on the first day, then all the remaining rounds on the second one. See you there!

30 non-KGS Plus members will be allowed to the auropean/american open division, 50 to the asian open one. KGS Plus members are always welcome.

The kyu division is limited to KGS Plus members who are regular players on KGS: they must enter with their strongest account which must be 1k or weaker, they must have played rated games for at least 6 weeks, and they must have at least 30 rated games played before May 30th (for instance: having played the 30 games in the last week won't be accepted). If your KGS Plus account is not your strongest account, please register to the "open" division. Also people who have been previsouly disqualified from a KGS tourney are not allowed to enter a kyu division, they can still enter an open division. People who do not fullfill those conditions but register to the kyu division anyway may be disqualified anytime (before the tournament starts, during a game, during a round, or even once 20 rounds are over). A disqualified player will have no prize and won't be allowed to enter upcoming tourneys.

IMPORTANT: you are allowed to attend only one division (out of the 3 ones) and are expected to use your strongest account on KGS.

Please respect your opponents, and don't ask a bye when there are less than 8 players around.


Sponsored by KGS, Kiseido, AyGoSchool AyGoSchool and the Korean-style insei league Korean-style league.


Single Elimination, Simultaneous Schedule.


  1. The winner of the American/European open division will get one free korean-style insei league place for a month (in September or October).
  2. The winner of the Asian/European open division and the winner of the American/European kyu division will get a teaching game with a teacher from the AyGoSchool. People who have previously won the AyGoSchool teaching game twice are not eligible for the teaching game.
  3. The runner-up (player who loses the final game) of each division will get a $18 gift certificate from Kiseido.
  4. All the above players will also get 1 month of free KGS Plus.
  5. Each round but the finale one, 1 week of free KGS Plus will be awarded at random.