Presentation 2017

General information

The tournament takes place at the Lycée Georges Guérin in Neuilly from the 15th to 17th of April 2017.

All players, including those who have already paid, must present themselves at the tournament venue before noon on the 15th of April to confirm their participation in the first round.

Please remember that the venue allows neither smoking, nor imbibing.

Please preregister here.


The standard registration fee is €30, if paid in advance. Juniors (those under 18 years old the first day of the tournament) have a reduced price at €20. The fee is increased by €10 if the payment come after April 2nd, 2017.

Payment before april 2nd Payment after april 2nd
Junior 20 € 30 €
Standard 30 € 40 €


The tournament is a six-round McMahon H-1 go tournament. Games will be played according to the French rules. Each player will be given 1 hour 30 minutes with Canadian byo-yomi of 5 minutes for 15 stones. A komi of 7.5 points is given to white.

Players have to fill and sign the result sheet at the end of their game and put it in the result box provided for this purpose.

Top group composition is done by organizers using Mac Mahon bar. Every games in top group is played with no handicap.

The clock’s placement is the white’s favour (except if this one is late). If a player is absent, his opponent can start this clock at the time begin of the round.

A forfeit will be declared after one hour for any player not present at their game. The forfeited player is automatically unregistered for the next rounds until he registers again with the organizers (for free).


Saturday, April 15
10:30 Registration opens
12:00 Registration closes
12:30 Beginning of the competition
13:00 First round
17:00 Second round
Sunday, April 16
9:00 Third round
13:30 Fourth round
Monday, April 17
09:00 Fifth round
13:30 Sixth round
17:30 Awards and Closing Ceremony




The tournament rewards top 8 players.

1st €1000
4th €150
5th €150
6th €100
7th €100
8th €50

Moreover, all players with at least four victories will be also rewarded as follow :

6 victories €80
5 victories €40
4 victories gift-in-kind