Vienna Open 2024

We are happy to announce the First Vienna Open Tournament as an EGF Grandprix bonus C. It will be held on June 29-30, 2024 in the heart of University of Vienna Campus.

Rules and Tournament System

  • Japanese rules, 6.5 komi
  • 5 rounds, MacMahon system, no handicap
  • EGF rated – class A
  • Time settings: 1 hour + 3×30 seconds
  • This tournament is part of the Austrian Championship qualification.

Participation Fee

  • 25€ for players registered until June 15th
  • 15€ for players aged under 18 and above 65
  • +5€ for players registered after June 15th

Registration

Don’t forget to register! See registered players here.

Schedule

Saturday – June 29
9:00 – Registration
10:00 – Round 1
14:30 – Round 2
17:30 – Round 3

Sunday – June 30
10:00 – Round 4
14:30 – Round 5
17:30 – Prizegiving

The schedule is subject to change.

Prizes – updated!

  • 1st: 500 €
  • 2nd: 300 €
  • 3rd: 200 €
  • 4th-5th: 100 €
  • 6th-8th: 50 €
  • best girl: 50 €
  • best U18: 50 €
  • 5 wins: 50€
  • non-cash prizes for the best three U12 and U18

Special prizes:

  • The winner gets a seat in Grand Prix Finals.
  • The first five players get Grand Prix bonus points: 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1 point respectively.

Venue

The address: Alser Straße 4, 1090, Vienna. This is the University of Vienna Campus. The tournament takes place in the Old Chapel of the Campus. Google maps

You can reach the Campus by public transport – the underground line U6 , Alser Straße station is 13 minutes walk or 7 minutes by tram lines 43 and 44. Towards the city center, U2 Schottentor station is 12 minutes walk or 7 minutes by tram lines 43 and 44.

On-street parking is generally free after 12:00 on Saturday and all Sunday (no matter where/when you park, look at the signs – rules are different depending on the area).

Go Sightseeing in Vienna

Check out this old but gold article written by Viktor Lin about Go sightseeing in Vienna! One info is outdated – the Go club Go7 moved from Mariahilferstr. to Lerchenfelderstr. 97.

Pictures are taken from the EGF website.

Contact

medak.mirta at gmail.com