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December Blitz KGS+ Tournament, American/European daytime Open division (Winner: EmeraldEye)

19×19, blitz, single elimination! The rounds are spaced 30 minutes apart, all rounds the same day, the time settings are very short! The open divisions are even, the kyu one is an handicap division.

50 non-KGS Plus members per open division will be allowed. KGS Plus members are always welcome.

IMPORTANT: you are allowed to attend only one division (out of the 3 ones) and are expected to use your strongest account on KGS. Moreover, in a fast tournament like this, you must be aware of the mouse anti-slip system! For your move to be accepted, you must hover for ¼ seconds before making your move. You only have 8 seconds per move on average, so knowing exactly when to click is very important!

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

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Sponsored by KGS, Kiseido and AyGoSchool AyGoSchool.


Single Elimination, Simultaneous Schedule.


  1. The winner of each open division gets 1 free month of KGS Plus and 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.
  2. The winner of the handicap division gets 3 free months of KGS Plus and a $18 gift certificate from Kiseido.
  3. The runner-up (player who loses the final game) of each division gets 1 free month of KGS Plus and a $18 gift certificate from Kiseido.
  4. Each round but the finale one, 1 week of free KGS Plus will be awarded at random.