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September Iron Man Tournament: Open Division (Winner: York)

Welcome to the 20th KGS Iron Man tournament!

Swiss style, Simultaneous Schedule. 1 round every 6 hours, a total 20 games over 5 days. Endurance is the key to doing well in Iron Man tournaments! The time settings are 45 minutes Main time plus 5 Byo yomi periods of 30 seconds (45m + 5 x 30s), the rounds are spaced 6 hours apart. 4 rounds per day, over 5 days. You can skip up to 15 rounds, so even if you can only play one round per day you can still participate! You have to play a minimum of 5 rounds total to participate in this tournament.

Important: The Conditions for Tournament entry:

The Kyu Handicap Division:

To request a bye: Please go to the tournament web page, click on the link "you can request a bye here" on the top right. If you are on the server when a round starts, and you haven't requested a bye, then you must play in the round or get disqualified.


Sponsored by KGS and Kiseido.


Swiss style, Simultaneous Schedule.


  1. The winner of the Kyu Handi division will get a $36 gift certificate from Kiseido and 1 month of KGS Plus.
  2. The winner of the Open division will get 3 months of KGS Plus.
  3. The runner-up of each division will get a $18 gift certificate from Kiseido, and 1 month of KGS Plus.
  4. The Best Kyu in the Open division will get 1 month of free KGS Plus.
  5. Each round, 1 week of free KGS Plus will be awarded at random.
  6. An Ironplayer who played all 20 games (system byes count) will get 2 months of KGS Plus.

If needed, the score, SOS and SODOS will be used as tiebreakers.