The Lightning Go Tournament consists of two stages, a group stage and a knock-out stage.


Tournament system:

Six players per group play a round robin tournament, the best players qualify for the knock-out stage. Handicap according to grade reduced by one stone applies.

The time limit is 10 minutes, sudden death. 

Playing meaningless moves in order to provoke one’s opponent loss by time is considered unsportsmanlike behavior and might result in disqualification.


Prizes:  to be announced.